MotorheadOne

MotorheadOne

MotorheadOne is scouring the internet for all the latest press release and official content coming from the manufacturers. Trying to add vallue and perspective to the marketing bias ;)

2019 Porsche Macan - image 96205

2019 Porsche Macan

Beyond the refreshed styling and and updated tech, find out how the entry-level Macan stacks up against the competition for 2019

The 2019 Porsche Macan is a compact luxury SUV that seats five. It received a mid-cycle refresh for the 2019 model year. It shares its MLB platform with the Audi Q5 but features unique Porsche styling and performance enhancements.

2025 Porsche Cayenne GTS - image 184687

2025 Porsche Cayenne GTS

The latest GTS gets a significant engine upgrade with an additional 40 hp and 30 lb-ft of torque while boasting updated exterior and interior enhancements and handling upgrades from the flagship Turbo GT

Porsche’s Cayenne is a high-performance, mid-size luxury SUV that debuted in 2003. It’s now in its third generation, which arrived in 2019. One year later, the GTS variant was unveiled, positioning itself between the S and Turbo models. For 2025, the GTS gets better than ever, thanks to an exterior facelift, new tech, handling, and power upgrades.

2025 Porsche 911 Targa 4 GTS - image 182851

2025 Porsche 911 Targa 4 GTS

The Porsche 992.2 Targa 4 GTS features a new 532-horsepower T-Hybrid powertrain, a fresh exterior with improved aerodynamics, a 12.6-inch digital cluster. However, here's why it's already causing controversy!

The 2025 Porsche 911 Targa 4 GTS, a two-door, 2+2-seater sports car, marks a significant evolution in the iconic 911 lineup. This eighth-generation 911, known as the 992.2, introduces a new 3.6-liter turbocharged flat-six engine paired with an innovative T-Hybrid system, delivering a combined output of 532 horsepower and 449 pound-feet of torque, helping it rocket from 0-60 mph in three seconds, 0.3 seconds faster than before. However, the seven-speed manual is gone, which can be a big drawback for enthusiasts.

2021 Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet - image 182006

2021 Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet

Porsche’s 992 Turbo Cabriolet gains a new 572-horsepower 3.8-liter twin-turbo boxer-6 engine with an 8-speed PDK for 0-60 in 2.8 seconds. A new 10.9-inch touchscreen offers improved in-car entertainment.

The 2021 911 Turbo Cabriolet mixes exhilarating performance with open-top luxury, continuing Porsche’s legacy of high-performance convertibles. This latest iteration gets a more powerful 572-horsepower 3.8-liter twin-turbocharged flat-six engine and a new eight-speed PDK transmission for the 992 generation. The result is 0-60 mph in a mere 2.8 seconds and a top speed of 199 mph, placing it in the supercar territory.

2022 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 GTS - image 94663

2022 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 GTS

The latest Carrera 4 GTS delivers an additional 30 horsepower and 30 lb-ft of torque compared to the Carrera S, supported by a rear-biased all-wheel-drive system and advanced chassis technology borrowed from the 911 Turbo.

The 2022 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 GTS is a high-performance sports car that bridges the gap between the Carrera S and the top-of-the-line Turbo models. It combines the iconic 911 design with cutting-edge technology and exhilarating driving dynamics. The 2022 model is part of the 992-generation 911 lineup (the 992-generation represents the eighth iteration of the iconic sports car), which was introduced in 2019.

2021 Porsche 911 Turbo S Cabriolet - image 80005

2021 Porsche 911 Turbo S Cabriolet

After a one-year hiatus, Porsche launched the 992-generation Turbo S Cabriolet, installing a 640-horsepower twin-turbo boxer-6 mill and enhanced aerodynamics to motivate it to sixty in a mere 2.7 ticks.

The 2021 Porsche 911 Turbo S Cabriolet is the latest iteration of the iconic German sports car, now with even more power and refinement. This open-top version of the 992-generation Turbo S boasts a twin-turbocharged 3.8-liter flat-six engine that churns out an impressive 640 horsepower and 590 pound-feet of torque, significantly increasing over its predecessor. With this extra muscle, the latest model rockets from 0-60 mph in just 2.7 seconds and reaches a top speed of 205 mph.

2025 Porsche Taycan Turbo Cross Turismo - image 153137

2025 Porsche Taycan Turbo Cross Turismo

Porsche refreshes the Taycan Cross Turismo lineup, giving the Turbo variant an updated dual-motor powertrain that unleashes a whopping 817 horses, capable of launching from 0-60 mph in just 2.6 seconds

The Taycan Turbo Cross Turismo is an all-electric, high-performance five-seater wagon that combines the practicality of a family hauler with the exhilarating performance expected from a Porsche. In the Taycan Cross Turismo lineup, this Turbo model sits one below the flagship Turbo S trim.

2024 Audi RS 6 Avant Performance - image 40576

2024 Audi RS 6 Avant Performance

The latest RS 6 Avant gets a 30 horsepower upgrade, RS-specific exterior and interior upgrades, new colors, and three new significantly lighter 22-inch wheel designs

The Audi RS 6 Avant is a five-seater high-performance wagon that mixes blistering speed with everyday practicality. The 2024 facelift is powered by the same 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V8 engine, which now produces 621 horsepower and 627 pound-feet of torque - 30 ponies and 37 pound-feet more than before.

2025 Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S E Performance - image 168555

2025 Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S E Performance

Mercedes-AMG's GT series lineup introduces the new 63 S E Performance, capable of reaching 60 mph in just 2.7 seconds thanks to the addition of F1 tech, alongside the usual high dose of luxury in the cabin. However, all these benefits come at a price.

The 2025 Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S E Performance mixes blistering performance, cutting-edge plug-in hybrid technology, modern looks, and a luxurious four-seater cabin in a single package.

How Does The 2021 Porsche 911 Turbo S Fare Against The Mercedes-AMG GT R And Audi R8? - image 74006

How Does The 2021 Porsche 911 Turbo S Fare Against The Mercedes-AMG GT R And Audi R8?

The 992 911 Turbo S now boasts improved aerodynamics, bigger brakes, increased power, and a redesigned interior. Are these enough to make it stand out against the against its German rivals?

The Turbo S is the flagship model of the iconic 911 sports car range. The rear-engine, all-wheel drive coupe (or convertible) seats four and delivers stunning performance. Introduced for the 2021 model year, the 992-generation 911 Turbo S replaces the previous 991.2 version.

2019 Audi R8 Coupe - image 165257

2019 Audi R8 Coupe

With the upgraded mid-mounted 5.2-liter V10 now producing up to 612 horsepower and 428 lb-ft of torque, the facelifted R8 now rockets from 0-60 in a mere 3.1 seconds, accompanied by a thrilling soundtrack

The Audi R8 is a two-seater, mid-engine sports car that continues turning heads since its initial debut in 2006. Now in its second generation, launched in 2015, the R8 shares its platform and engine with the Lamborghini Huracán. Available exclusively with the V10 engine, it’s now capable of producing up to 612 horsepower.

2025 Audi S3 Sedan - One Step Closer To The Top-Dog RS3 - image 165636

2025 Audi S3 Sedan - One Step Closer To The Top-Dog RS3

Audi's S3 latest facelift brings updated styling, an additional 22 horses and added torque under the hood, improved standard tech, upgraded handling, and torque-vectoring wizardry from the RS3

Audi’s S3 serves as the perfect middle ground between the everyday A3 and the wild, track-focused RS3. While the S3 was sold in Europe since 1999, U.S. consumers got their hands on it for the first time in 2015. Fast forward to 2025, and we have the facelifted S3 sedan still belonging to the fourth-generation A3.

2023 Mercedes-AMG EQE 53 - A Cheaper EQS With Stomach-Wrenching Performance - image 34658

2023 Mercedes-AMG EQE 53 - A Cheaper EQS With Stomach-Wrenching Performance

The EQE 53's 677 hp dual e-motors deliver instant torque and supercar-level performance in a practical and luxurious package, capable of hitting 60 mph in just 3.2 seconds

Being the second mass-produced fully electrified Mercedes, the EQE balances excellent luxury with a price point that’s just in line with its competitors. However, the dynamics change totally when you invite the AMG EQE 53 to the game. With a $106,900 price tag, the EQE 53 brings supercar-level performance. Up to 677 horsepower and 738 pound-feet of torque are provided by the dual electric motors, with the 90.6 kWh battery pack giving an average of 225 miles of EPA-rated range.

2025 Audi SQ6 e-tron - A Powerhouse That's Also A Tech Paradise - image 160270

2025 Audi SQ6 e-tron - A Powerhouse That's Also A Tech Paradise

With 510 hp on tap, triple-screens in the cabin, aggressive exterior styling, and impressive range thanks to new battery chemistry, the SQ6 e-tron is Audi's ticket to eat up Tesla's market share

With the ever-popular midsize SUV segment booming with impressive all-electric vehicles, it was time Audi took the challenge seriously. The Q4 e-tron is just not there yet to get recommendations from EV experts, and the Q8 e-tron is just too expensive, without the wow factor you’d expect from a flagship EV. So, this is where the newly launched Q6 e-tron steps in.

Is The 2024 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid A Contender To The Cayenne S Throne? - image 94106

Is The 2024 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid A Contender To The Cayenne S Throne?

With 463 HP and a predicted EV-only range of up to 56 miles, does the advanced tech and efficiency make the latest Cayenne E-Hybrid the most desirable model in Porsche's SUV lineup? While purists will likely be swayed toward the twin-turbo V8, this greener option brings plenty of benefits.

Porsches are special, whether the rear-engined 911, the mid-engined 718, or the front-engined big and bulky Cayenne. However, neither sports car is the best seller in Porsche’s lineup. Why? Well, not everyone is a hardcore motoring enthusiast who intends to tear up the drag strip or aspires to be a GT3 driver in their new purchase, and that’s where the Cayenne wins the popularity vote.

2025 Porsche Taycan - Much More Than Just A Facelift - image 153067

2025 Porsche Taycan - Much More Than Just A Facelift

Boasting up to 938 HP and a 421-mile range, the impressive 2025 Taycan challenges the Tesla Model S, offering breathtaking acceleration and superior handling on twisty roads. However, an optioned-up Turbo S quickly reaches $250,000.

Most of us car guys have a love-hate relationship with EVs. While the impressive acceleration is undeniable, they often fall short of delivering the exhilarating driving dynamics synonymous with traditional sports cars. Meanwhile, some prioritize luxury and extended range instead. Porsche, renowned for crafting exceptional sports cars, embraces the electric revolution, focusing on delivering driving pleasure alongside environmental sustainability, and this commitment was clearly demonstrated with the launch of the Taycan in 2019.

2025 Porsche Macan - The Latest Addition To Porsche's Electric Gamble - image 150421

2025 Porsche Macan - The Latest Addition To Porsche's Electric Gamble

Transitioning from combustion to fully electric, Porsche's latest Macan EV faces the challenge of appealing to traditional Porsche enthusiasts while attracting a new, eco-conscious clientele. Will its 630 horsepower and 833 pound-feet of torque be enough to sway the masses?

The Macan is Porsche’s compact luxury crossover SUV that combines a sports car’s performance, technology, and style with the practicality and comfort of an everyday family vehicle. Introduced in 2014, it’s the smallest SUV from the German marque, below the Cayenne. Over the years, Porsche provided several updates and facelifts to the Macan, the latest being in 2021.

Does The 2024 Porsche Cayenne Impress Enough To Continue As Stuttgart's Money-Maker? - image 86935

Does The 2024 Porsche Cayenne Impress Enough To Continue As Stuttgart's Money-Maker?

Although the latest base model Cayenne gets treated to plenty of new upgrades, it's likely to leave potential buyers wondering whether it's worth the extra cost over the previous model and other rivals in the midsize luxury SUV sector

In 2002, Porsche took a huge gamble by launching the Cayenne, an SUV based on the Volkswagen Touareg, which left many purists sneering. Despite the criticisms, Porsche’s gamble paid off as the years progressed - big time. Much to the surprise of many, the Cayenne became a runaway success, bringing in more money for Porsche than ever.

The 2024 Mercedes-AMG GT Coupe Brings Just The Right Amount Of Madness - image 113495

The 2024 Mercedes-AMG GT Coupe Brings Just The Right Amount Of Madness

With 577 horsepower of unadulterated V8 performance, standard all-wheel drive, and plenty of luxury, is the GT Coupe now better than ever?

Introduced in 2014, the first generation Mercedes-AMG GT aimed to fill the void left by the iconic SLS AMG, a more expensive, ferocious beast. While the GT carved its own niche with its sleek design and incredible performance, that, too, went on to bid farewell in 2021, leaving a passionate fan base yearning for its return.

2025 Audi SQ7 - Worth The Price Hike, Or Just A Glossy Makeover? - image 151520

2025 Audi SQ7 - Worth The Price Hike, Or Just A Glossy Makeover?

At first glance, the 2025 SQ7's facelift focuses on aesthetics, but delve deeper to discover enhanced performance and cutting-edge tech upgrades, providing a luxury SUV that's subtly more than its predecessor

You may recall the 2016 superhero movie Captain America: Civil War. It featured the thrilling chase scene with Captain America hijacking a black Audi to prevent Bucky (Winter Soldier) from escaping.