Here is your #AutoFactoids and Car News Now for this first full week of September 2015.
Sept. 7, 1954 – Production of Ford Thunderbird begins
Sept. 8, 1903 Preston Tucker was born in Capac, MI.
Sept. 9, 1935 – Studebaker exports 163 Presidents to England.
Car News Now (C.N.N.)
Automobile reports that the 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera and Carrera S get Turbocharged!!!
- That’s the 3.0 liter flat six engine. The twin turbo will produce 379 hp w/ 331 lb-ft fo torque in the Carrera and Carrera S will have 420 hp with 368 lb-ft. That is 20 more horses the current 3.8 liter produces for Porsches.
Car Buzz took a look at Audi’s A8 with Armor – it will be bullet and bomb proof – meeting VR 9 ballistics protection standards.
- You are gonna need some extra punch to get these moving so there are two engines available. The are the 4.o liter V8 with 429 hp and a 6.0 liter W12 with 495 hp.
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