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Nov 28, 2023 2:30 AM CST
Would-Be Carjackers Stymied by Stick Shift
Suspects in attempted carjacking of a Porsche end up fleeing the scene in another vehicle
- A group of would-be carjackers were forced to flee without the Porsche they were trying to carjack once they discovered it was a manual transmission and they didn't know how to drive stick. The car's owner was outside a business in Bethesda, Maryland, late Sunday when the group...
Porsche Driver Who
Shot Homeless Man
Avoids Jail Time
Nov 8, 2022 1:05 AM CST
Porsche Driver Who Shot Homeless Man Avoids Jail Time
She was sentenced to probation in 2017 incident
- The woman who shot a homeless Nashville man who'd asked her to move her Porsche has avoided jail time in the case. Katie Quackenbush was on Thursday ordered to serve nearly a full year of probation for the 2017 crime, Fox News reports. She was convicted of misdemeanor reckless...
Sep 27, 2022 11:35 AM CDT
NFL Star Rolls His Porsche After Practice
All-Pro Myles Garrett of the Cleveland Browns is out of the hospital
- Cleveland Browns star defensive end Myles Garrett was released from a hospital late Monday night after he was injured when he rolled over his Porsche while driving on a rural Ohio road following practice. Garrett suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the one-car wreck, per the AP . He'd been taken to...
Jun 3, 2022 7:20 AM CDT
Jerry Seinfeld's Fake Porsche Problem Is Resolved
Comedian has settled 2 lawsuits related to sale of $1.5M Carrera Speedster
Jerry Seinfeld has settled a lawsuit accusing him of selling a counterfeit Porsche and another suit aimed at the dealer from which he purchased the classic car. Fica Frio Ltd. first raised the alarm about the 1958 Porsche Carrera Speedster, said to have been the only one factory-made in...
Porsches End Up
on Ocean Floor as
Cargo Ship Sinks
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
Mar 5, 2022 4:20 PM CST
Porsches End Up on Ocean Floor as Cargo Ship Sinks
Felicity Ace was being towed toward Portugal’s Azores Islands
Things have gone from bad to worse for the consumer who tweeted , "My car is now adrift, possibly on fire, in the middle of the ocean." That car isn't adrift anymore. The AP reports the large cargo vessel that ran into trouble in February while transporting...
Cops: Guy 'Bought'
$140K Porsche With Check
From Home Computer
in case you missed it
Aug 2, 2020 9:40 AM CDT
Cops: Guy 'Bought' $140K Porsche With Check From Home Computer
Casey William Kelley also tried to scoop up 3 Rolex watches with another phony check, authorities say
Grand Theft Auto: Wewahitchka
isn't a real thing, though a Florida man allegedly tried to make it one. Per the
Northwest Florida Daily News
, authorities in Walton County say Casey William Kelley purchased a Porsche 911 Turbo from a dealership in Destin on Monday for nearly $140,000. "...
Driver Accused of Taunting
Dying Cop: Look at My Car
May 11, 2020 10:15 AM CDT
Driver Accused of Taunting Dying Cop: Look at My Car
Australia's Richard Pusey complained about damage to Porsche, left scene, say police
- As an Australian police officer lay dying after being struck by a vehicle on the side of a highway, her body camera recorded a man coming over to her, reports the BBC . But it wasn't to offer help or a sympathetic word. Instead, say prosecutors, it was to taunt...
'Joey Pants' Is Severely
Injured While Out for a Walk
May 2, 2020 4:30 PM CDT
'Joey Pants' Is Severely Injured While Out for a Walk
Joe Pantoliano was hit by a Porsche that skidded out of control
- Joe Pantoliano nearly got taken out, and no wiseguys were involved. The beloved
actor was out for a walk with his family Friday when a Porsche slammed into him and inflicted serious damage, his wife Nancy Sheppard tells TMZ ; she says another car T-boned the Porsche right into him....
2 Dead After Porsche
Nov 10, 2019 4:50 PM CST
2 Dead After Porsche Goes Airborne
The crash happened in Toms River, New Jersey
- Police say a convertible traveling at high speed went airborne and crashed into the second floor of a New Jersey commercial building, killing both of the car's occupants. Toms River police say the red Porsche Boxster went out of control just after 6:30am. Sunday. The car hit the...
Was Set to Sell
for $20M. It Didn't
Aug 19, 2019 9:40 AM CDT
World's Only 'Nazi Porsche' Was Set to Sell for $20M. It Didn't
'Unfortunate confusion' at auction of Porsche Type 64 irritated potential buyers
- In the late '30s, Adolf Hitler commissioned a special "people's car" to be built for a Berlin-to-Rome road rally, and what resulted was the 1939 Porsche Type 64, or what Jalopnik calls the "missing link between Porsche and Volkswagen." Only three of these vehicles were...
Feb 3, 2019 10:07 AM CST
Comedian in Car Dispute Getting Sued
Buyer of Jerry Seinfeld's $1.54M Porsche says it is 'not authentic'
- Jerry Seinfeld says it's a lawsuit about nothing, but the comedian is being sued by the buyer who plunked down $1.54 million on his 1958 Porsche Carrera Speedster and now claims he "misrepresented" the car's provenance. In addition, Fica Frio Ltd. claims that Seinfeld reneged on...
Not End Well
May 31, 2018 2:05 PM CDT
Valet's Porsche Parking Does Not End Well
Australian hotel worker manages to drive it under another car
- A hotel valet had a lucky escape—but the luxury sports car he was trying to park did not. Australian media say the valet somehow drove the soft-top Porsche Carrera under another vehicle Thursday outside the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Sydney. Emergency workers cut the driver out from the Porsche...
Porsche Stolen in 1991. It Just
Turned Up in an Oregon Forest
Nov 30, 2017 2:54 PM CST
Porsche Stolen in 1991. It Just Turned Up in an Oregon Forest
Wreck discovered by man walking dog
- Maybe Sasquatch has a thing for German engineering? The Sinclair Broadcast Group reports a 1979 Porsche 924 was found at the bottom of a wooded cliff on Tuesday in Oregon—nearly 27 years after it was reported stolen from the parking lot of a Medford movie theater. The wrecked car—...
Volkswagen Agrees to Pay
$1.2B to 75K More Owners
Feb 1, 2017 1:03 AM CST
Volkswagen Agrees to Pay $1.2B to 75K More Owners
Without a fix, that could rise to $4B
- Volkswagen has agreed to pay at least $1.2 billion in buybacks and compensation to settle claims from US owners of cars with larger diesel engines that the company rigged to cheat on emissions tests. And the company could pay even more—as much as $4 billion—if it can'...
Apr 8, 2016 10:44 AM CDT
Paul Walker's Daughter Gets $10.1M From Porsche Driver
Settlement comes from Roger Rodas' estate
- Just days after a judge ruled that Porsche is not liable for Paul Walker's death in a 2013 crash, bittersweet news for the actor's daughter: Meadow Walker has been awarded a $10.1 million settlement from the estate of Roger Rodas, who was driving the Porsche Carrera GT...
Porsche Not Liable
for Paul Walker
Apr 6, 2016 8:21 AM CDT
Porsche Not Liable for Paul Walker Crash: Judge
But there are 2 more cases against the company still in the pipeline
- The widow of the man driving the Porsche Carrera GT that crashed and killed actor Paul Walker had hoped to prove that something wrong with the car itself, not the car going too fast, caused the 2013 accident. But a California federal judge on Monday dismissed Kristine Rodas' wrongful death...
Paul Walker's Dad
Sues Porsche, Too
Nov 27, 2015 10:58 AM CST
Paul Walker's Dad Sues Porsche, Too
Actor's daughter, others have also sued over fatal crash
- Paul Walker's father sued Porsche for negligence and wrongful death Wednesday over the 2013 accident that killed the
Fast & Furious
star. Walker's father, who is the executor of his son's estate, filed the lawsuit claiming that the Porsche Carrera GT that his son was riding in...
Is Suing Porsche
Sep 29, 2015 4:10 AM CDT
Paul Walker's Teen Daughter Is Suing Porsche
Lawsuit blames 'dangerous' car for star's death
Fast & Furious
star Paul Walker's teenage daughter believes her father would still be alive if he had been in a different car on the night of Nov. 30, 2013 , according to a wrongful death lawsuit. Meadow Walker, 16, is suing Porsche, alleging that the Carrera GT his friend...
VW's Dieselgate Now
Spreads to Audi
Sep 28, 2015 7:01 AM CDT
VW's Dieselgate Now Spreads to Audi
Company's luxury brand says 2.1M of its cars also had emissions cheat
- The dust was just starting to settle on Volkswagen's emissions-cheating software on its US diesel vehicles, but new revelations show the hubbub spreading to Audi. The company's luxury brand reported Monday that 2.1 million of its vehicles—including 13,000 in the US—had the same cheat...
Judge Spotted Driving Tycoon's Seized Porsche
Feb 26, 2015 12:07 AM CST
Judge Spotted Driving Tycoon's Seized Porsche
Brazil judge says he was just looking after it
- Eike Batista used to be Brazil's richest man; now he's a billion dollars in debt and a judge is driving his Porsche. Reporters spotted the judge overseeing Batista's insider-trading trial driving the luxury vehicle in Rio de Janeiro earlier this week after a tipoff from the tycoon'...
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