When Matt Farah left the potholed streets of New York for sunny Los Angeles, he didn't anticipate the roads to be so lousy. The pockmarked streets of the sprawling city required something with suspension travel—something which could absorb undulations. Though his large-but-comforting Ford Raptor was supple enough, he still wanted something small …Continue to the full article
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Matt Farah Samples Two Sharkwerks Gems—4.1 & 3.9 GT3 RSs
Back when /DRIVE was making videos regularly, Joe Rogan's Sharkwerks-tuned 997 RS made a special appearance. Throw it back nine years, and its slightly bigger brother has found its way into the hands of Matt Farah, whose enthusiasm for these hot-rodded GT3 RSs flows out of him by the bucketful. 2007 997.1 GT3 RS …Continue to the full article
Everything You Want to Know about the Gunther Werks 400R and More.
The Gunther Werks 400R has been around for a while now. However, it's only recently made the rounds to various automotive journalists and YouTubers. As a result, we know know a whole lot more about this über 993 and wanted to share with you what we've learned. Each video below has a slightly different feel and provides different info. Between them …Continue to the full article
Patrick Long Can Make You Faster on the Track in just 30 Seconds. Here’s How
Contrary to what the laymen might think, there's so much more to going quickly than gusto, bravery, and a double-dosage of manhood. It's an unfortunate assumption made by too many, as reaching the edge of adhesion depends much more on finesse, an understanding of weight transfer, and—crucially—some mechanical sympathy. So much of this is due to …Continue to the full article
“First Gear is good for 160kph;” Adam Carolla meets the 917/30
Adam Carolla isn't traditionally a "Porsche Guy," though that doesn't stop him going geeky on the brand's iconic racers. The Drive has now released two videos from Adam's time at Goodwood. The first centered on his ex-Paul Newman 1987 300ZX Turbo. This video is the second in the series, and features the Can-Am 917/30; the 1000+ horsepower monster …Continue to the full article
Does Driving a Singer-Customized Porsche Ruin Every Other 911?
By now, Porsche 911s customized by Singer (don't you dare call it a Singer Porsche) have been reviewed ad nauseam. Chris Harris has driven one for /Drive in the past, Car and Driver explained the manufacturing process and Jay Leno got into the fray during an episode of Jay Leno's Garage. Hell, even Larry Kosilla documented how to detail a Singer. …Continue to the full article
Oversteer Is How You Put Smiles On A Fat Man’s Face!
By now, if you've been reading FLATSIXES.com for a while, you're familiar with Leh Keen and you've most likely read about the Keen Project. Safari 911s are all the rage right now and the Porsches that Leh is producing through the Keen project are a big part of their resurgence. In the video below, Matt Farah talks with Leh about some of the same …Continue to the full article
Watch Akira Nakai As He Builds RWB “Brooklyn” Live on YouTube
If you haven't been following the progression of TheDrive.com, you really should be. They are a general interest automobile news, reviews, and stories site that was recently introduced to the Time.com family of sites. They've hired some really interesting writers and are genuinely trying to bring the fight to sites like Jalopnik and Autoblog for …Continue to the full article
Not All Wheels Are Created Equal. Here’s Why…
Are you running stock or aftermarket wheels on your Porsche? Have you ever wondered how the wheels on your Porsche impact the cars overall performance? What's unsprung mass? Why should it be light as possible? What's rotational inertia? What's the difference between a forged wheel, a cast wheel and a cast-flow form wheel? All those questions, and …Continue to the full article
1000HP Porsche Meets A 1000HP Minivan. Say What?
You might ask what does a Porsche have to do with a Honda Odyssey? Fair question. In this case it's Bisi Ezerioha. Better known as the founder of Bisimoto Engineering, the maker of insanely powered and wildly engineered Porsches. Bisi prides himself on making very unique creations that remain reliable. Take his '76 911 Carrera. It weighs only 2400 …Continue to the full article
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