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Porsche Cayman

Boxter packs a punch

While many Hongkongers shivered through the Lunar New Year holidays, a few Porsche Boxster owners might have gone for a drive.

Friday, 3 February, 2012, 12:00am

Boxter packs a punch

While many Hongkongers shivered through the Lunar New Year holidays, a few Porsche Boxster owners might have gone for a drive.

Their convertibles are cars for all seasons in Hong Kong; cool in summer, protective in monsoons and one of the warmest places in town in winter.

When you drop the Boxster's hood, the cold air whooshes over the driver's head.

3 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Cayman a local favourite

Porsche usually identifies its sportiest cars with the initial 'R', for racing, as in the rare 210 horsepower 911 R of 1967 and the current 911 GT3 'R' track star. So local fans were rapt when the German marque unveiled its Cayman R at Pacific Place.

8 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Soap opera actress Aimee Chan thanks her lucky star as she takes fast track to fame

Unless you are a big fan of local soap operas, the name Aimee Chan Yan-mei might not ring a bell. Or at least it didn't until rumours of her romance with TVB heartthrob Moses Chan Ho began circulating a few months ago. Now, the beauty queen turned actress is popping up all over town, promoting everything from cosmetics to luxury sports cars.

28 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Footdown

Gearing up for the Olympics

The Collectors Car Club of Hong Kong (below) celebrated the 200-day countdown to the Olympic Games with a 25-car display at the Anchor Street Football Ground and then drove for 20 minutes around neighbouring Tai Kok Tsui. 'We encountered a lot of happy faces and welcome hands along the streets,' says the club's spokeswoman, Connie Lau.

26 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

AT A GLANCE: PORSCHE CAYMAN

What drives it? A mid-mounted 245 brake horsepowered 2.7-litre six-cylinder horizontally opposed 'boxer' engine with Tiptronic S five-speed automatic transmission, and active suspension on 17-inch light-alloy wheels.

How fast is it? Quick, with a 0-100km/h in 6.1 seconds; top speed: 258km/h.

30 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

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