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With its roots planted in the now defunct Group B Rally series the 959 brought together the best the German manufacturer had to offer. XCAR took this beast out for a spin to relive the magic.
Porsche used to be pretty good when it came to Le Mans. It won everything, all the time. However, for one reason or other the brand hasn't been there since 1998. 2014 sees the 919 Hybrid racer hit La Sarthe, with someone well known behind the wheel... We took a look at the car, and the tech behind it.
After sitting in a warehouse for 111 years, the first Porsche is back.
The very first Porsche, an electric carriage, sat untouched in a warehouse for 111 years, but now it's come home.
Not only are the folks at RPM Technik passionate about restoring and selling Stuttgart's finest, they're also building their own take on the 911 -- the CSR.
At the Defcon hackers convention, a security research group proposes an automobile cyber safety rating system that could go far beyond hacking cars.
UNSW's Sunswift eVe has broken a long-standing electric car speed record and now shifts gears to make the car street-legal. And CNET got to take the car for a spin.
Porsche brings us a plug-in hybrid that proves that you don't not need to sacrifice speed for efficiently all the time.
In a wide-ranging interview with VC Vinod Khosla, Google's co-founders describe their vision of an intelligent future.
The i8 is the first plugin hybrid that really gets XCAR excited. Not only will it manage amazing MPG, but it'll see a Porsche 911 off to 62mph. It's truly a special car.