Speed-freak Eisenberg burns up beach to top records

LONDON, England – Record-breaker Zef Eisenberg has raced into the history books with speed records on the vast Pendine Sands on Britain’s South Wales coast. He scored: Fastest sand speed record yet achieved by a wheel-powered vehicle at 534km/h. Fastest flying quarter (one way) wheel-powered record at 427km/h Fastest flying mile (one way) wheel-powered record…

Porsche Cayenne S Coupe: More engine power, rear seats available

ATLANTA, Georgia – The 2020 Porsche Cayenne S Coupe is now available to order in a number of markets with the same 2.9-litre, twin-turbo, V6 engine as the standard Cayenne S that makes 324kW from 5700-6600rpm and 550Nm from 1800-5500rpm. Power reaches all wheels through an eight-speed Tiptronic S transmission and Porsche Traction Management all-wheel…

Racing Renée: Passion for Porsche and fighting child trafficking

Valkyrie Racing making history in vintage 356 Porsche Record six races on seven continents by 2020 Defeating child-trafficking all part of the plan LOS ANGELES,  California – When Colorado-based philanthropist and mother-of-four RenéeBrinkerhoff (right) decided to race in the legendary and dangerous La Carrera Panamericana rally in 2013 aged 57 she was a racetrack rookie….

Mad Max to hit Pendine Sands for double speed record

He’s done it on a motorcycle, now for a car Historic Welsh beach to be the track 895kW on call for epic high-speed Porsche run PENDINE SANDS, Wales – Record-setting car and motorcycle pilot Zef Eisenberg and his MadMax Race Team have a new target: at least 320km/h along the vast tidal expanse of Pendine…

Next generation Porsche Macan for Los Angeles show

New styling and new technology Revised exterior design Fully connected, integrated satnav ATLANTA, Georgia – The newest version of the popular Porsche Macan sport utility vehicle will have its North American premiere during the 2018 Los Angeles auto show. Prominent among the changes, the automaker tells us, the 2019 Macan will have a new three-dimensional…

Porsche 911 Speedster concept marks 70 years of history

Meet another Speedster in the Porsche mould It’s ‘the essence’ of what the brand means No top – just a tonneau cover for the rain ATLANTA, Georgia – Porsche has unveiled a beautiful concept as part of the 70th anniversary of its sport cars: a 911 Speedster Concept as a drivable vision of a particularly…

25 record repair bills: See what one insurer paid out

Top warranty company reveals giant 2017 repair bills See how much work on a McLaren MP4-12C cost insurer Own a Lambo, Landy or Ferrari? Then be prepared! A CAPE TOWN acquaintance, owner of a VW that’s a tad old, wanted to keep his trusty sedan for a few more years so dropped off old faithful…

Toyota C-HR R-Tuned: Porsche, McLaren see its exhausts

Supercars up-staged by supertuned Toyota Toyota crossover takes on McLaren, Porsche Follow-on to Toyota Sienna R-Tuned MPV LAS VEGAS, Nevada – Asked to name a Toyota that can outgun McLaren muscle and Porsche panache one probably wouldn’t suggest a Toyota, not even a C-HR. Hmmm… Well, whatever, a 450kW,  race-tuned, version of the Toyota crossover has…

Porsche fastest: 911 GT2 RS takes lap record at Ring

Porsche 911 GT2 RS beats expectations Top speed of the new coupé  is 340km/h Not one record lap – but SIX in a row ATLANTA, Georgia – Porsche has set a lap record for atreet-legal sport cars with a 2018 911 GT2 RS on the 21km Nürburgring-Nordschleife. The lap was officially officially timed on September 20 2017…