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Masters of their craft: Coachwerks Restoration

The classic car restoration business is arguably one of the most challenging and complicated businesses to manage successfully. The restoration of an ‘old’ car, previously owned by several caring and, in many cases, uncaring owners, presents numerous challenges. These include experience, knowledge, skill, craftsmanship, innovative thinking, and, last but not least, working with a carRead Full Story

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Buy these vehicles before they’re hot: Hagerty issues annual North American Bull Market list

Hagerty has unveiled its fifth annual Bull Market list, which features the enthusiast cars and trucks that its market experts predict will increase in value over the next 12 months. The list is not intended for get-rich-quick flippers but for future owners who want to find, buy and drive a good vehicle they love. “AtRead Full Story

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Barrett-Jackson’s January 2022 Scottdale Auction to feature 1955 300SL Gullwing Coupe at No Reserve

Barrett-Jackson will celebrate 50 years of The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions with a docket filled with uniquely collectible vehicles, all selling at No Reserve, including a restored 1955 300SL Gullwing Coupe (Lot #1415) during the annual Scottsdale Auction at WestWorld of Scottsdale, January 22-30, 2022. One of only 855 made in 1955, the Gullwing wasRead Full Story

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Porsche 928 driven by Tom Cruise in "Risky Business." Photo courtesy Barrett Jackson

“Risky Business” Porsche 928 sells at Barrett-Jackson’s Houston Auction for record US$1.98M

The highlight of Barrett-Jackson’s Inaugural Houston Auction, held on Sept. 18, 2021, was undoubtedly the record-breaking sale of the 1979 Porsche 928 driven by Tom Cruise in the film “Risky Business.” Breaking world records for the sale of any Porsche 928 from any year, this piece of automotive and pop culture history sold for US$1.98M.Read Full Story

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2021 Porsche Taycan first EV to use the innovative payment system on Electrify Canada network. Photo courtesy Electrify Canada/Porsche

Electrify Canada debuts Plug&Charge payment technology

Electrify Canada has introduced Plug&Charge payment technology, which allows Canadians to charge their electric vehicles without pulling out their wallet, smartphone or bank card. This innovative system is now available on all Electrify Canada chargers across Canada and can be used with Plug&Charge-capable EVs including the 2021 Porsche Taycan models equipped with the feature. TheRead Full Story

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Actors Alex Winter (left) and Keanu Reeves ready their Taycans with a full charge before "Going the Distance."

Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter test the Porsche Taycan electric sports car in “Going the Distance”

Porsche has produced an eight-minute film entitled “Going the Distance” to showcase its new Taycan Turbo electric sports car. In this action-packed short film, Porsche enthusiasts and fellow actors Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter embark on an epic road trip in Southern California in two cars, with one charge of electric, to showcase the driveabilityRead Full Story

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The average condition 2 value of the Miata is $15,400, which is up 7.5% from a year ago.

Hottest cars of the pandemic, according to Hagerty’s Automotive Intelligence

Amidst COVID-19, North Americans have taken up an array of new hobbies. From DIY home renovations to cooking TikTok’s infamous feta pasta, new hobbies have formed in this past year like no other time in history. Some of these hobbies have stemmed from having extra free time, while others have sprung from trends. One keyRead Full Story

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Porsche celebrates International Women’s Day 2021.

Porsche celebrates ‘driven’ women on International Women’s Day 2021

To mark International Women’s Day, March 8, 2021, Porsche hosted an invitation-only driving event for high-achieving women and their female mentors at the Porsche Experience Centers in Atlanta and LA. The 90-minute driving experiences, with expert coaching included, marked the first time the two U.S. Experience Centers commemorated International Women’s Day with a dedicated program.Read Full Story

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Porsche takes top honours in JD Power Study

The Porsche 911 has been rated the highest-ranked model for trouble-free ownership in the annual J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS). This was the second time in three years the 911 took top honours among all models. The Porsche Macan ranked as most dependable among Premium Compact SUVs. Overall, the Porsche brand across modelRead Full Story

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Porsche and Electrify to provide three years inclusive charging for Taycan owners

Porsche Cars Canada has signed an agreement with Electrify Canada to provide purchasers of the first all-electric Porsche, the Taycan, with three years of inclusive charging at Electrify Canada public charging stations across the country. This charging benefit will be included in the price of the Taycan, which starts at $119,400 for the Taycan 4S,Read Full Story

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2020 Porsche Macan GTS

Porsche completes Macan series SUV with distinctly sporty model

Porsche’s new Macan GTS has been launched with a powerful engine, performance-oriented chassis, characteristic design and enhanced equipment. The Macan GTS’ 2.9-litre twin-turbo V6 engine delivers 375 horsepower—an increase of 15 horsepower compared with its predecessor—and is combined with the newly adapted PDK dual-clutch transmission. The Macan GTS can accelerate from zero to 60 mphRead Full Story

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2012 VW Touraeg

VW Canadian class settlement provides benefits for approximately 20,000 3.0L Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche diesel vehicles

Volkswagen has confirmed its agreement to resolve consumer claims in Canada regarding approximately 20,000 affected 3.0L diesel vehicles, subject to court approval. The full agreement and summaries of its terms are available at www.VWCanadaSettlement.ca. As noted in the December 2017 announcement of the agreement, the proposed settlement provides for cash payments and other benefits toRead Full Story

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