If you're looking to buy a new Porsche off the lot (or more likely special order) and the only thing you're interested in is how quickly it goes in a straight line, this is the video for you. Straight line performance is a strange metric for measuring Porsches, especially against each other, but it's a fun thing to watch, so here we are. If you …Continue to the full article
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How Does A Porsche Taycan Turbo Compare To A Tesla Model S And An Audi E-Tron In A Drag Race?
I don't normally recommend drag racing, running top speed, or panic braking while it's raining out, but that didn't stop the CarWow folks over in the UK from giving it a go. They had three high performance electric sedans on hand, so why not compare them to each other in equal conditions? Given that the specifications between Porsche's Taycan Turbo …Continue to the full article
Drag Battle: 992 Turbo Versus 991 GT2 RS
There's one nice thing about English weather: it's fairly dependable. Well, that and the regular rain which creates those verdant moors that fill one's heart with song. More to our purposes, it also points out a vehicle's bad-weather shortcomings. Turns out there are few among these two. On this day, a battle between the 992 Turbo S and its …Continue to the full article
Can Porsche’s 911 Turbo S Dethrone the Taycan Turbo S as Drag King?
As the groundbreaking Taycan Turbo S has unofficially been declared as the world's drag king, it's only fair it's stacked against one of the strongest members of the petroleum-powered opposition. Both cars are as powerful as they are heavy, and the stats supplied by Porsche places them in close competition. However, we're all familiar with the …Continue to the full article
How Does The Porsche Macan Turbo Perform In A Drag Race?
Stack Porsche's new Macan Turbo up against Alfa's Stelvio Quadrifoglio and Audi's RS Q3 in a drag race and you've got a proper battle of the European sporty compact SUVs. They're all very expensive, very heavy, and very powerful. So which company makes the quickest one? From a standstill, the Macan Turbo has a clear advantage with Porsche's …Continue to the full article
Can Porsche’s 718 Cayman GTS Keep Up With Toyota’s New Supra?
In a word, sorta. Thanks to this short video from the Carwow folks in the UK, we can see the comparative performance of a quartet of sporty performance cars. The two true Germans, Porsche's 718 Cayman GTS and Audi's TT RS Roadster stack up against the BMW with a Toyota hat, and a tuned version of the French Alpine. These cars are run through …Continue to the full article
Nico Rosberg Drag Races a GT2 RS Against a Tesla Model 3 Performance in Monaco!
With the backdrop of the clustered highrises and the turquoise Mediterranean, the 2016 Formula 1 Champion demonstrates just how capable the latest Silicon Valley supercar is against the current 'Ring King. Nico Rosberg, who hasn't slowed down much since his retirement from racing in 2016, takes great pride in showing us just where the future of …Continue to the full article
Porsche 959, GT1, Carrera GT, 918 and other Hypercars Drag Race in Stunning Swiss Surroundings
When you've done well in life, doors open for you. In this case, the owners of these gorgeous hypercars were given free reign to drive as quickly as they like across the landing strip at the Cambri Airport, just outside of Village Quinto. On their way to this meeting of the latest and greatest hypercars on the planet, the picturesque Gotthard pass …Continue to the full article
Porsche Club Cars & Coffee and Drag Racing?
Our local Porsche Club meets each month at PineScone Café in Pinehurst, NC. It's the normal scene with coffee and scones while we all tell lies about our Porsches and how quick we are. If we were really as fast as we said we were, Roger Penske and Chip Ganassi would be hanging out drinking coffee with us scouting talent! Our PCA Area …Continue to the full article
Motor Trend’s Best Driver’s Car: Porsche Carrera S Squares Off Against the Best
The Porsche 911 family has long punched above its weight. When it launched in the mid 1960s, displacing just 2.0l, the 911 gained a reputation as a giant slayer on the race track. In 2016 the story is very much the same. The new 3.0l Carrera S isn't even the top of the 911 range, yet Motor Trend set it against some of the most fearsome driver's …Continue to the full article