The Return of the Porsche 911 GT3 6-Speed Manual

Porsche surprised and delighted their loyal owners when they announced last year they were bringing back a manual transmission for the Porsche 911 GT3. Why make such a move when the PDK dual-clutch automatic transmission can shift more quickly? Porsche believes the driving experience should be about emotion, not just efficiency. The 911 GT3 is specially tuned for performance on the track, and the manual will simply add to the thrill. It uses a naturally aspirated 4.0 liter flat-six engine. It’s rated for 500 horsepower and 339 lb-ft of torque. This is the last non-turbocharged engine in Porsche’s inventory.

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Porsche 911 RSR Wins the 24 Hours of Le Mans

The 24 hours of Le Mans were run June 16-17, 2018 at the fabled Circuit de la Sarthe. Porsche once again made history by winning both GTE classes at Le Mans, one of the world’s most difficult long-distance competitions. This was the 86th Le Mans 24 Hours, and Porsche 911 RSR number 92 placed first in the GTE-Pro division. This first and second place finish has extended Porsche’s lead in both the driver’s and manufacturer’s classes of the FIA WEC world championship.

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Porsche Macan, the Amazing Sports SUV

Porsche continues to provide the market with the best of both worlds in the Manhattan 2018 Macan — a sports car with all the convenience of a SUV. You don’t have to compromise for some ho-hum SUV when you can drive the Macan with its choice of five powerful engines. Throw in a stylish exterior and a luxury interior and you won’t even look at other SUVs.

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The Exciting Lamborghini Aventador S Roadster

Since its introduction in 2012, the the Manhattan Lamborghini Aventador has definitely been a head-turning car. With the roof of the 2018 Aventador S removed, the driver and passenger will become even more visible, a boost for those who want a bit of attention from admirers nearby. If that doesn’t get their attention, the 730 horses coming from the naturally aspirated V-12 will create a symphony of sound that will definitely grab looks from those around you. Getting from 0-60 mph in about three seconds won’t hurt either!

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Plugging in for Performance with the Panamera 4 E-Hybrid

Here at Manhattan Motorcars, we believe that respect for the environment using hybrid technology shouldn’t eliminate the pure joy of driving a sports car. You won’t have to make that compromise if you choose the 2018 Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid. In fact, you will have more performance than a Panamera 4S with the powerful engine/electric motor combo in the E-Hybrid.

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Fun Doesn’t Stop in the 2018 Porsche 718 Cayman

The legendary 718 Cayman is reborn in its latest generation, and creates a whole new meaning of “entry level” performance. The rebirth began with the 2017 model with new body features including front and rear bumpers, fenders, headlights, and taillights. The most significant change was replacing the venerable flat-six engine with a turbocharged flat-four. The new engine develops 300 horsepower and 280 lb-ft of torque, which are both increases over the previous flat-six. Porsche states this engine change makes the 718 Cayman base trim faster than the previous Cayman S, with stated 0-60 mph time of 4.9 seconds with a manual transmission or 4.7 with the PDK automatic.

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