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NewsThe Most Appealing Brands and Models in 2019 According to J.D. Power
J.D. Power today released its 2019 Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study and found out that customers are increasingly satisfied with their new vehicles, mostly due to improvements in infotainment systems and increased availability of advanced driver-assist technologies. The study measures owners’ emotional attachment and level of excitement with …
NewsThe Nardo Test Track has Re-opened!
There are cool tracks all around the world, and then there’s Nardo—not to be confused with the Volkswagen concept. Originally built by Fiat, this perfectly circular 11.3-kilometre loop located in Italy is actually a test facility that Porsche bought in 2012. After closing for several months, it’s now back open …
RecallsPorsche Recalls 340,000 Cayenne, Panamera Models Globally
Earlier this month, Porsche announced a recall on 8,742 vehicles in Canada to fix a problem with the transmission. We didn’t pay much attention to it at the time, but now we’ve learned that more than 340,000 Porsches are being recalled around the world for the exact same issue. In …
New Models2020 Porsche 718 Spyder and 718 Cayman GT4 Unveiled
Good news for sports car enthusiasts and those who seek big thrills behind the wheel: Porsche has just introduced a new, racier and more powerful version of its entry-level sports cars. The 2020 Porsche 718 Spyder and the 2020 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 share a technical base for the first …
News2019 International Engine of the Year Award Winners
The annual competition to determine the best car engines in the world is back and the 2019 winners have just been announced. Already crowned as the Best of the Best engine of the last 20 years, Ferrari ’s 3.9-litre twin-turbo V8 was recognized as the International Engine of the Year …
NewsThis Amazing 1939 Porsche Type 64 is Now up for Grabs
The RM Sotheby's auction in Monterey, California from August 15-17 will feature a unique piece of automotive history and one of the most significant Porsche cars ever: the 1939 Type 64. “Without the Type 64, there would be no Porsche 356, no 550, no 911 ,” says Marcus Görig, a …
NewsThe Car Guide’s 2019 Best Buys: Porsche Panamera
Consumers who still prefer large luxury sedans over an SUV equivalent avec plenty of choices. From eco-friendly cars to supersport cruise missiles, there is something for everyone and it’s sometimes hard to make a sound purchase decision. That’s why every year, the team over at The Car Guide publishes its …
Hybrid/Plug-in HybridPorsche Panamera to Add Mild Hybrid System for 2020
The Porsche Panamera was completely redesigned for 2017 and it recently celebrated its tenth anniversary on the market. While there have been rumours of new coupe and convertible variants to go along with the sedan and wagon (Sport Turismo), what we do know is that a refreshed 2020 model is …
NewsThe Car Guide’s 2019 Best Buys: Porsche 911
If you’re looking for an ultra-powerful ride that will provide an adrenaline rush every time you get behind the wheel, a spectacular looking car that will turn heads in a heartbeat, you probably don’t need The Car Guide’s advice for this purely emotional purchase. Well, we’ll give it to you …
NewsTop Car Brands for Customer Service in 2019 According to J.D. Power
J.D. Power yesterday released its 2019 Customer Service Index Study, which is based on the responses received last fall from more than 57,000 owners and lessees of 2016 to 2018 model-year vehicles in the U.S. Once again, it’s safe to assume the results would be similar in Canada. The study …
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