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The Porsche Macan Will Be Revealed...Next Year

Remember that time we told you about the upcoming release of the smaller sibling of the Porsche Cayenne? Yup, we're talking about the upcoming Porsche Macan, the car that Porsche has been teasing drivers with for what feels like forever. Well, it turns out we're going to have to wait just a bit longer for it than we had originally hoped.


There have been an awful lot of spy shots floating around the...

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Porsche Announces New Panamera Edition

2012 is almost over, and with the arrival of a new year comes advent of new models and trim packages for the new Porsche lineup here at Motor Werks Porsche of Barrington. One special edition Porsche that we're particularly psyched for is the Porsche Panamera Platinum Edition.


That is, of course, in addition to models like the Panamera 4, Panamera S Hybrid, GTS, and Panamera Turbo that already grace our showroom with their powerful...

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The Porsche Hybrid That Packs a Punch

When hybrid cars were first introduced to Americans in the early 2000s, they were touted as green machines; road-ready vehicles that were poised to tackle the rising cost of fuel and CO2 emissions. But they're more than just fuel-sipping hatchbacks today - in fact, this year, two hybrids powered through the world's most rigorous test of grit: 24 Hours of Le Mans. So what's to stop an automaker like Porsche from building...

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The 2014 Porsche 911 Turbo Will Feature All-Wheel What?

Living in the northern climates of the United States, we'd be surprised if you'd never heard of the benefits of driving an all-wheel drive car. And, since you live so close to Motor Werks Porsche Barrington we'd also be surprised if you don't already know all the fun there is to be had behind the wheel of an AWD Porsche like the Cayenne or Panamera 4S.

But, we would be very...

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The Porsche Panamera...Wagon?

It seems like only yesterday that Porsche unveiled the Panamera at the Shanghai International Automobile Show. But that was way back in 2009, and since then, we've met such variants as the Panamera Turbo, the Panamera Hybrid, and even the Panamera Diesel. But those are merely powertrain variants - and we all know Porsche has more than that up their sleeves for such an impressive model.

As it stands, the Panamera platform is extremely versatile...

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Going Beyond the Porsche Museum in Stuttgart

There's far more to Porsche than the powerful engines and stylishly shaped sheet metal you'll find here at Motor Werks Porsche of Barrington. It's true - Porsche has a lengthy history of technology and design that consistently raises the bar, and it goes all the way back to before World War II. Of course, with a history like that, the number of industry-shaping models to come from Stuttgart is far beyond anything we...

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'Risky Business' Porsche 928 Headed to the Auction Block

If you grew up in the 1980s, you may remember the hit movie Risky Business. In fact, even if you're from a younger generation, you've probably at least heard about the film. That being said, there are many enthusiasts who would more than give up their savings accounts for a chance to own the Porsche 928 coupe that Tom Cruise's character drove in the movie. To Porsche enthusiast's delight this exact…

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Porsche Mulling Shooting Brake on Panamera

At Motor Werks Porsche of Barrington we like to be on the up-and-up with trends in the automotive industry, and share them with drivers in the greater Chicago area on our blog. One design concept that has been gaining more traction as of late is the shooting brake, a wagon-esque look that still maintains high levels of luxury while being able to seat passengers in the rear. Heard of it? Porsche has, and is now…

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Porsche at Le Mans Classic 2012

Porsche invites you to relive the highlights of Le Mans Classic 2012. The Porsche Clubs, customers and fans celebrated during one weekend their passion around over 1000 Porsche. A team of Porsche Classic, a Porsche Parade with cars of the Porsche Museum and their original race drivers, an exhibition of Porsche Exclusive, Porsche Sport Driving School, and a boutique of Driver's Selection by Porsche Design made the Porsche village on Le Mans race track complete. Our thanks go to : The Porsche Clubs, our race drivers : Jackie Ickx, Derek Bell, Henri Pescarolo, Gérard…
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Are You Ready for the New Porsche 911 GT3?

We have big news about the 2013 Porsche 911 GT3! Not only did some lucky spy photographers catch it making the laps at Nürburgring, but the German automaker released some official specs. We know, it's not set to roll into Motor Werks Porsche until early next year. But that doesn't mean we can't spend some time drooling over every little detail, right?

Right. So, let's start by saying that the…

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