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Porsche Deliveries Up 2 Percent in First Half of 2019, Macan Still Leading

Porsche Deliveries Up 2 Percent in First Half of 2019, Macan Still Leading

Porsche has announced its global vehicle deliveries were up two percent in the first half of 2019, with 133,484 models delivered from January through June compared to 130,598 last year. Notably, however, Porsche’s European sales declined sharply in the first half of 2019 compared to 2018 —they were down 16 percent, and 18 percent in […]

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Best-Selling Porsche Macan to Go All-Electric

Best-Selling Porsche Macan to Go All-Electric

Porsche has announced that its best-selling model, the Macan SUV, will go all-electric some time “at the start of the next decade.” By 2022, the German luxury automaker will have invested more than $6.9 billion on electric mobility, and by 2025 at least half of its vehicles will be either hybrid or all-electric. With more […]

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2017 Porsche Macan Overview

2017 Porsche Macan Overview

The 2017 Porsche Macan is a compact SUV that has better performance capabilities than many sports cars. When equipped with the available 3.6-liter twin turbocharged V6 engine, the ‘17 Porsche Macan can rocket from 0 to 60 mph in just 4.4 seconds and can tow up to 4,409 pounds when equipped properly. This new compact […]

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Porsche Macan’s Six Month Waiting List Reduced for US Customers

Porsche Macan’s Six Month Waiting List Reduced for US Customers

When you consider that the 2016 Porsche Macan comes standard with a 3.0-liter V6 engine good for 340 horsepower, it doesn’t come as a big surprise that there would be a huge demand for this luxury crossover, but even Porsche Cars North America CEO Detlev von Platen said the waiting list for US customers was […]

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2016 Porsche Macan Overview

2016 Porsche Macan Overview

The 2016 Porsche Macan is a sporty and agile luxury crossover that features a top speed of 164 mph and is capable of accelerating from 0 to 60 mph in just 4.6 seconds. The 2016 Porsche Macan also features a seven-speed PDK transmission that allows the driver to choose between both the automatic and manual option at […]

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Porsche Delivered 47,007 Vehicles in 2014 Thanks To Strong Macan Demand

Porsche Delivered 47,007 Vehicles in 2014 Thanks To Strong Macan Demand

You’re about to see a lot more Porsches on the streets of North America thanks to a third consecutive record-setting sales year. Last year, Porsche delivered 47,007 vehicles in the United States thanks to strong sales of the brand’s newest model, the sporty 2015 Macan. The 2015 Porsche Macan sold an impressive 7,241 units last […]

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Porsche Offering Six-Month Lease for Macan

Porsche Offering Six-Month Lease for Macan

High demand for the all-new 2015 Porsche Macan has left the company rushing to fill every order for the luxury SUV, which went on sale in the United States in May. Forbes reports that to satisfy customers, Porsche has announced something that’s brand-new in the automobile manufacturer’s 83-year history: the six-month lease. Customers who buy […]

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Compact Crazy: 2015 Porsche Macan Debuts at LA Auto Show

Compact Crazy: 2015 Porsche Macan Debuts at LA Auto Show

Even with the existence of the Porsche Cayenne, it’s hard for many to wrap their head around the idea of the Italian automaker manufacturing anything but boxy racers that win Le Mans and carry Jerry Seinfeld dutifully to get his morning coffee.  The Porsche Macan, which made its world debut at the 2013 Los Angeles Auto […]

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Porsche Reports Record Revenue in 2019

Porsche Reports Record Revenue in 2019

We already knew that Porsche increased vehicle deliveries by 10 percent in 2019, so it comes as no surprise that Porsche has now also declared record revenues for the year. The German luxury automaker says that sales revenue rose 11 percent to €28.5 billion, with an operating profit going up 3 percent year-over-year to €4.4 […]

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2019 Porsche Deliveries Were Up 10 Percent

2019 Porsche Deliveries Were Up 10 Percent

In an auto industry struggling to maintain the sales numbers of the last few years, Porsche is doing quite well. The German automaker reported that, mainly thanks to the Cayenne and Macan SUVs, 2019 Porsche deliveries had grown 10 percent globally, breaking the record that 2018 sales figures had set. Porsche delivered 280,800 vehicles in […]

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Porsche’s Future is Electric, CEO Says

Porsche’s Future is Electric, CEO Says

It’s no secret that the automotive industry is rapidly shifting toward electrified powertrains, but some manufacturers — in particular, those selling luxury sports cars to rich enthusiasts — have provided a safe haven for drivers seeking old-fashioned, high-performance internal combustion engines. But that may not be the case for much longer, as even Porsche, arguably […]

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Bill Ford Gave Mustang Mach-E Name His Stamp of Approval

Bill Ford Gave Mustang Mach-E Name His Stamp of Approval

Mere days into the existence of the all-new Mustang Mach-E, plenty of folks are big mad about the fact that the all-electric SUV is officially part of the Mustang family. They wouldn’t be alone in their skepticism — Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford was initially not a fan of bestowing the hallowed Mustang name upon […]

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[Photos] 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E is Everything We’d Hoped

[Photos] 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E is Everything We’d Hoped

New Ford Mustang Mach-E GT Performance Edition expected to go from 0-60 mph in the mid-three-second range

Ford has at long last revealed the all-new Mustang Mach-E, the fully electric SUV that marks the first new addition to the Mustang lineup in 55 years. Revealed on Sunday after months and months of speculation, the SUV promises to live up to its pony emblem with the Mustang Mach-E GT Performance Edition, which will […]

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Mercedes Plans to Make Only Electric Cars in 20 Years

Mercedes Plans to Make Only Electric Cars in 20 Years

Mercedes-Benz is moving away from traditional engines and reducing its carbon footprint by pledging to roll out only electric cars by 2039. Trust Us: There is a lot of excitement for 2019 alone This go-getting goal on renewable energy came on Monday after other automakers pledged similar quests in recent months. Volkswagen has vowed to […]

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Porsche Developing Fully Electric 718 for 2022

Porsche Developing Fully Electric 718 for 2022

Porsche is reportedly developing electrified versions of the entry-level 718 sports cars for launch in 2022, including mild-hybrid, plug-in hybrid and fully electric models. “We have prototypes of the 718 running in electric now, and a hybrid prototype is being built,” said Porsche chairman Oliver Blume. “If you look to the next generation of those […]

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More Than 20 Thousand People Have Already Signed Up for the Porsche Taycan

More Than 20 Thousand People Have Already Signed Up for the Porsche Taycan

Though it won’t go on sale until the end of the year, the Taycan is attracting a lot of prospective buyers. According to Porsche, more than 20,000 people around the world have already put down four-figure deposits for the car, to which the automaker responded by increasing first-year production. Twenty thousand might not seem like […]

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Porsche Asks UK to Commit to 10% Surcharge in Event of No-Deal Brexit

Porsche Asks UK to Commit to 10% Surcharge in Event of No-Deal Brexit

Porsche is asking its British customers to sign a contract that commits them to paying a surcharge of up to 10 percent of their vehicle purchase in the event that a no-deal Brexit goes through. Porsche says the clause was added as a precautionary step and only affects British customers whose cars are likely to […]

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Porsche Sets New US Sales Record in 2018

Porsche Sets New US Sales Record in 2018

Porsche has announced that it set a new United States sales record in 2018 following strong performance across its entire vehicle lineup. This may inspire a sigh of relief among car enthusiasts who are wary of the SUV apocalypse and see this new record as a sign that people are still buying fun cars. The […]

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