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New Porsche 911 RSR set for 2017 IMSA and WEC campaign

It’s been a big week for Porsche at the LA Auto Show: The company opened its brand-new Porsche Experience Center in Carson, California, which will become the new home of Porsche’s North American Motorsport group; it expanded its 2017 Panamera line to include two new models at the top end and bottom end of its range; and it showed off a brand-new 911 RSR race car.

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Getting a Taste of the Porsche Experience in LA

Porsche is opening its newest Porsche Experience Center in Los Angeles this week in the hopes of bringing more than the avid car enthusiast into the German-sports-car fold. The 53-acre plot of land in Carson, California, just a few miles from LAX, is Porsche’s fifth Experience Center facility and only its second in the U.S. Porsche hopes the new Experience Center will offer fans of the brand, potential customers and their families, and businesses a place to experience the “core of the Porsche brand.”

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First Drive: 2017 Audi A4 Allroad

The cowboy isn’t dead. In today’s postmodern, constantly connected world, he still rides through rain, sleet and snow, burnt forest and windy pass, yipping and yawping to his mottled black herd as they meander down Old Yellowstone Road through narrow Hoback Canyon just outside of […]

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Behind the Wheel of the New VW Alltrack

Are you a commitment-phobe? Afraid to settle down with just one vehicle that scratches the off-road-capable but dear-god-not-another-SUV itch? Fear not: VW has your back. It’s going after the wagon dominator, Subaru, with the 2017 Volkswagen Alltrack — the capable, spacious and enjoyable baby step […]

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Why I Really Want a Mercedes-Benz Adventure Van

  In an unmarked warehouse just outside of Charleston, South Carolina, wooden crates and cardboard boxes are waiting. Hulking, nondescript masses sit on shelves and floors around the warehouse. When it’s time, the half-assembled shells glide smoothly out of their protective shipping containers and onto […]

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