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2017 Porsche Boxster and Cayman Will Get 4-Cylinder Engines in US Market

Porsche has not sold any car that has 4-cylinder engine for a long time in the US, however this will be overthrown next year, when the 2017 model year of the Boxster and Cayman hit the market.


Above image: the 2016 Porsche Cayman GT4

According to Matthias Mueller, CEO of Porsche AG, the German sports car maker is going to put at least one turbocharged flat-4 engine in the mid-cycle-updated 2017 Boxster and Cayman.

The most possible choice of the 4-cylinder engine will be the 2.0L unit which is currently used on the Macan CUV, delivering 233hp and 258 lb-ft of torque.

We will provide updates when more information is available.

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Bentley Bentayga Cabin Interior Unveiled

The Bentley Bentayga is the first SUV model in the British auto maker’s history.


Just similar to other Bentley models, which mostly share the platform developed within Volkswagen, the Bentayga is not an exception: it is built on the VW PL71 platform, which is also used by the Volkswagen Touareg, Audi Q7, Porsche Cayenne and even the future Lamborghini SUV.

The Bentayga will feature at least two engine options: the 4.0L twin-turbo V8 and also the W12 6.0L twin-turbo W12. It is said that a plug-in hybrid variant is also in the pipeline too.

Today Bentley released a teaser video showing some of the Bentayga’s interior features, we took some nice screenshots as can be seen i...

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Upcoming Porsche Boxster Spyder May Has 375HP

For the current generation of the Porsche Boxster (981), the highest trim is the Boxster GTS which has a 3.4L flat-6 naturally aspirated engine producing 330HP.


Above image: the last generation Boxster Spyder (2010 model year)

Recently Porsche has confirmed that they have been working on the Spyder trim of the latest Boxster, which is positioned above the GTS trim. While some previous rumors said we will not see a big HP jump in its engine, our source told us yesterday that Porsche may replace the 3.4L engine with the 3.8L one (used in the current Cayman GT4 and 911 S/GTS/GT3 ), and its output will be set to 375HP. Another possibility is the 3...

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From Honda Accord Hybrid to Koenigsegg Regera

Some of you may wonder why we are talking about Honda Accord and Koenigsegg Regera at the same time. At first glance, these two cars are totally unrelated: the Honda Accord Hybrid has only 196HP combined system power, while the Koenigsegg Regera has 1,500HP. The Accord Hybrid starts from $29,305, while the Koenigsegg Regera carries a price tag of $1,890,000 (close to 1.9 million).


Above image: the Koenigsegg Regera in the 2015 Geneva auto show

In fact, despite the huge difference in power output and price, these two cars have one common feature: they are the only two production cars that connects an internal combustion engine (ICE) directly to the driving wheels...

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Live from Geneva: The 2016 Porsche 911 GT3 RS

The 2016 911 GT3 RS is equipped with Porsche’s largest displacement (4.0L) flat-6 engine, outputting 500hp and 338 lb-ft of torque. For more detailed information please see our previous report here.


Now please enjoy the following live photo we have just taken from the Geneva auto show.

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