[Video] Porsche 918 Spyder in Nevada for Hot Weather Testing
Jun19

[Video] Porsche 918 Spyder in Nevada for Hot Weather Testing

The fast, beautiful and expensive Porsche 918 Spyder is nearing it’s 1,000,000th mile of grueling testing prior beginning its production in about five months.  So, Porsche has just released this video of some hot weather testing in Nevada to keep our attention. ...

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Porsche 911 50th Anniversary Edition: Porsche Introduces their 911 Birthday Car
Jun06

Porsche 911 50th Anniversary Edition: Porsche Introduces their 911 Birthday Car

Among all of the milestone anniversaries this year, Lamborghini, McLaren, Aston Martin, Caterham and their respective anniversary editions, the 50th Anniversary Edition of the Porsche 911 is perhaps the eagerly most anticipated.  Maybe that’s because a Porsche 911 is the most attainable in the stable of birthday cars.  Or, maybe that’s because fans of the Porsche 911 are almost rabid in their obsession and devotion to that...

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Porsche 918 Spyder: Introducing the Fastest Porsche Ever
May16

Porsche 918 Spyder: Introducing the Fastest Porsche Ever

It all started in 1986 with the Porsche 959.  Then came the Porsche 911 GT1 in 1996.  Then in 2004 came the Carrera GT.  When I say it all started, I mean Porsche’s drive to make utterly bonkers, stratospherically-priced race cars for the road. The 959 started out life as a Group B Rally Car and had a 444 hose twin-turbo flat-six.  The 537 horse twin-turbo flat-six 911 GT1 was born as a BRP Global GT Series car.  The Carrera GT,...

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Porsche 918 Spyder: Full Performance Specs and Official Photos
May16

Porsche 918 Spyder: Full Performance Specs and Official Photos

Here’s all the good bits on the 2015 Porsche 918 Spyder.  Pics-o-plenty and a full breakdown of its performance and technical specs. But, first, the high points: 0-62 in 2.8 seconds, 0-62 in Electric Mode in 7.0 seconds, 0-124 in 7.9 seconds, top speed is greater than 211 mph, non-production Nürburgring North Loop lat time is 7:14, electric-only range is 18 miles, power is 887 horse and it achieves 133 horse per liter.  So...

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2014 Porsche 911 Turbo and Turbo S: Ms. Stuttgart Has Arrived [Video and Photos]
May03

2014 Porsche 911 Turbo and Turbo S: Ms. Stuttgart Has Arrived [Video and Photos]

The 40th anniversary Porsche 911 Turbo, aka Ms. Stuttgart 2014, has arrived, and judging by those rear fenders, she has some junk in the trunk… a 3.8 liter, twin-turbo flat-six to be precise.  She may look a lot like the past several Ms. Stuttgarts, but don’t be fooled the 2014 911 Turbo and Turbo S bring a lot to the table. Let start with that 3.8 liter flat-six, shall we.  In the… ahem… standard 911 Turbo,...

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Porsche 991 911 Turbo: What We Know So Far [Video]

We’re coming close to the release of Porsche’s newest Turbo ever, the 991 911 Turbo.  So, it’s probably a good time to go over what we know. First off, it’s powerful.  520 horse, 479 pound-feet for the Turbo and 560 horse, 516 pound-feet for the Turbo S powerful.  Both engines get 17.4 psi of turbo boost as well as an overboost function that will kick in another 37 pound-feet of torque for up to 10 seconds....

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Porsche 911 GT1: The Standard by which All Porsche Are Measured
Apr30

Porsche 911 GT1: The Standard by which All Porsche Are Measured

Porsche 911 GT1 Straßenversion 2013 is the 50th Anniversary of the Porsche 911, one of the most prolific and successful sports cars ever.  The 911 has evolved and improved with each generation through Porsche’s steadfast dedication to technological advancement and innovation.  Like most sports cars, much of that innovation stems from the developments of the brand’s racing program.   1951 Porsche 356 Light Metal Coupé...

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2014 Porsche Panamera Gets E-Hybrid & New Extended Wheelbase Models
Apr08

2014 Porsche Panamera Gets E-Hybrid & New Extended Wheelbase Models

Panamera has only been around since model year 2010.  So, it’s not quite ready for a full updating, but it is about due for a refresh.  Porsche agrees and did just that with the 2014 Panamera.  Two extended wheelbase options, a plug-in hybrid, a new twin-turbo V6 and LED headlights join the party.  The bad news is, the center console still looks like a very, very oversided Vertu phone. Panamera S E-Hybrid Plug-In Hybrid:The...

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2013 Porsche 911 RSR Official Debut & Photos
Apr03

2013 Porsche 911 RSR Official Debut & Photos

2013 Porsche 911 RSR It’s the 50th anniversary of the Porsche 911.  Therefore, it’s only fitting that the newly debuted 2013 911 RSR sport big, red, bold 50s on the roof and doors.  Based on the 991 911, the RSR is a purpose built endurance racer set to compete in the 2013 24 Hours of Le Mans and the 2013 World Endurance Championship. The 911 RSR sports several racer modifications, such as a new wishbone front suspension,...

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Volkswagen to Take Over Porsche, Finally.
Jul04

Volkswagen to Take Over Porsche, Finally.

It seems the VW Group family of car brands is adding one more.  Earlier today, Volkswagen AG announced it would be buying the 50.1 percent of Porsche AG that it doesn’t already own, fulling adding Porsche to the stable that includes VW, Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Seat, Scania, Skoda and Man.  Purchase price: 34,847 Porsche 911 Turbo S’s or $5.6 billion (€4.46 billion) for those people who don’t use cars as...

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