Porsche http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53794/more en Cayman-Derived Studiotorino Moncenisio Revealed http://wardsauto.com/europe/cayman-derived-studiotorino-moncenisio-revealed <div class="node-body article-body">Cost is an additional €145,000 on top of the price of the Cayman, a sum that pays in part for the exclusive Studiotorino fuel cap on the hood and a new front bumper made of top-quality carbon-fiber/Kevlar with three new grilles and daytime running lights.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/cayman-derived-studiotorino-moncenisio-revealed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/cayman-derived-studiotorino-moncenisio-revealed#comments Public Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology Italy Porsche Design Wed, 26 Mar 2014 17:28:00 +0000 981591 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Top view of Studiotorino&rsquo;s new Cayman-based Moncenisio.</strong></p> 2014 Studiotorino Moncenisio http://wardsauto.com/europe/2014-studiotorino-moncenisio <div class="node-body gallery-body">The Moncenisio pays respect to the Cayman’s original structure, chassis and powertrain but there's no Porsche badging anywhere on the 2-seater.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/2014-studiotorino-moncenisio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/2014-studiotorino-moncenisio#comments Public Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology Italy Porsche Design Wed, 26 Mar 2014 17:27:00 +0000 981261 at http://wardsauto.com Argentina’s New Vehicle Tax Crippling Luxury Imports http://wardsauto.com/politics/argentina-s-new-vehicle-tax-crippling-luxury-imports <div class="field-byline"> Jonathan Gilbert </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The head of an industry trade group says not a single BMW, Mercedes, Porsche or Mitsubishi has been sold in Argentina since the tax hike took effect Jan. 1.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/argentina-s-new-vehicle-tax-crippling-luxury-imports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/argentina-s-new-vehicle-tax-crippling-luxury-imports#comments Public Management & Strategy Politics Retail Auto Makers Sales & Marketing South America Argentina Audi BMW Honda Hyundai Mercedes Porsche Retail Finance Registrations Sales Results Tariffs Trade Association of Automobile Mfrs. Association of Car Dealerships Axel Kicillof Chamber for Automotive Trade Ruben Beato Mon, 24 Mar 2014 11:21:00 +0000 978111 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Tax hike of 64% leaves BMW 328i in showroom going nowhere fast.</strong></p> Porsche Buyers Line Up for ‛Personal Design’ Customization Program http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/porsche-buyers-line-personal-design-customization-program <div class="field-byline"> Alysha Webb </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Buyers typically spend at least $15,000 customizing their new car, says the marketing and customer relationship manager at Beverly Hills Porsche.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/porsche-buyers-line-personal-design-customization-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/porsche-buyers-line-personal-design-customization-program#comments Premium Limited Retail Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology U.S. Porsche Retail Design Mon, 24 Feb 2014 10:12:00 +0000 958431 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Cayenne made-to-order with bespoke walnut steering wheel, leather sun visor covers.</strong></p> Beverly Hill Porsche Transmission Maker Aisin AI Shifts Into High Gear http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/transmission-maker-aisin-ai-shifts-high-gear <div class="node-body article-body">In addition to Toyota, Subaru and Lexus, Aisin AI supplies Mazda and Mitsubishi in Japan and PSA Peugeot Citroen, General Motors and Lotus overseas. The supplier is developing a new 6-speed transmission for the Porsche 911 sports coupe.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/transmission-maker-aisin-ai-shifts-high-gear" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/transmission-maker-aisin-ai-shifts-high-gear#comments Premium Plants & Production Auto Makers Asia Pacific Supply Chain Europe Suppliers Vehicles & Technology China India Japan Poland Aisin Lexus Mazda Mitsubishi Porsche Toyota Automated Manual Manual OE-Supplier Relations Transmission Aisin AW Aisin Seiki Kazumichi Sugiura Tue, 18 Feb 2014 10:26:00 +0000 951861 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Lexus LFA features Aisin AI manual gearbox.</strong></p> Autoline Appearance of 2014 Ward's 10 Best Engines Judges http://wardsauto.com/ward039s-10-best-engines/autoline-appearance-2014-wards-10-best-engines-judges <div class="node-body video-body">Autoline host John McElroy talks with WardsAuto editors about this year's Ward's 10 Best Engines winners. The episode aired Sunday, Jan. 19.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/ward039s-10-best-engines/autoline-appearance-2014-wards-10-best-engines-judges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/ward039s-10-best-engines/autoline-appearance-2014-wards-10-best-engines-judges#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology Ward's 10 Best Engines North America Video U.S. Japan Germany Audi BMW Chrysler Fiat Ford General Motors Honda Porsche Diesel Electric Vehicles Gasoline Supercharger Turbocharger Tue, 21 Jan 2014 21:17:00 +0000 935111 at http://wardsauto.com 600 HP: Everybody’s Doing It http://wardsauto.com/blog/600-hp-everybody-s-doing-it <div class="node-body blog-body">The auto industry has traded its vegan-friendly salad plate for a medium-rare triple-bacon cheeseburger. And, boy, does it taste good.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/road-ahead">Road Ahead</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/600-hp-everybody-s-doing-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/600-hp-everybody-s-doing-it#comments Blog Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Bentley BMW Chevrolet Ford Porsche Rolls Royce SRT 2014 North American International Auto Show Electric Vehicles Gasoline Supercharger Turbocharger Bentley Flying Spur BMW M3 BMW M4 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Chevy Camaro Z/28 Ford Shelby GT500 North American International Auto Show Porsche 918 Spyder Rolls-Royce Wraith Road Ahead Mon, 20 Jan 2014 19:16:00 +0000 934251 at http://wardsauto.com 2014 Ward's 10 Best Engines Banquet http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/2014-wards-10-best-engines-banquet <div class="node-body gallery-body">The powertrain community celebrated this week at the Ward's 10 Best Engines ceremony at Detroit's Renaissance Center Marriott, down the street from the North American International Auto Show. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/2014-wards-10-best-engines-banquet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/2014-wards-10-best-engines-banquet#comments Public Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Japan Germany Italy Audi BMW BorgWarner Bosch Chrysler Eaton Federal-Mogul Ford General Motors Honda Porsche Volkswagen Diesel Electric Vehicles Fuel Economy Gasoline Fri, 17 Jan 2014 20:48:00 +0000 933461 at http://wardsauto.com German OEMs Anxious for Free-Trade Deal With U.S. http://wardsauto.com/politics/german-oems-anxious-free-trade-deal-us <div class="field-deck"> 2014 North American International Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The biggest effect of the treaty would be harmonization and mutual recognition of standards so cars approved in one market automatically would be approved in the other.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/german-oems-anxious-free-trade-deal-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/german-oems-anxious-free-trade-deal-us#comments Public Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Supply Chain Europe Suppliers North America Europe - Regional Mexico U.S. Germany Audi BMW Mercedes Porsche 2014 North American International Auto Show Finance OE-Supplier Relations Production Sales Results Tariffs Trade Euro European Union Matthias Wissmann Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership VDA Thu, 16 Jan 2014 16:00:00 +0000 932621 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Drivetrain joined to body at BMW plant in Spartanburg, SC.</strong></p> Porsche 2.7L H-6 - Award Acceptance http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/porsche-27l-h-6-award-acceptance <div class="node-body video-body">Porsche accepts its award at the 2014 Ward's 10 Best Engines awards ceremony, held Jan. 15 in Detroit. The full ceremony is available to view online, linked here by segment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/porsche-27l-h-6-award-acceptance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/porsche-27l-h-6-award-acceptance#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Porsche Wed, 15 Jan 2014 16:13:00 +0000 957531 at http://wardsauto.com