For years Porsche enthusiasts have been begging for the next big thing in mid-engine speed from Porsche. Ever since the GT4 launched customers have been asking for a GT4 RS. Not only is there one, but now Porsche has launched a second. There is a road-going GT4 RS and the track-only GT4 RS Clubsport. Both models will get the 4-liter naturally …Continue to the full article
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Porsche pulls the cover off of a very special Panamera Platinum
Porsche offers a ton of special edition models of its normal lineup. I'm talking about more than just GT3s and GTS models. Now you can add a new one to the list with this Panamera Platinum Edition sedan. Available for the Panamera 4 and Panamera 4 E-Hybrid models, the Platinum Edition adds a few special luxury features at a surprisingly attractive …Continue to the full article
Is Porsche finally going to build an electric Boxster?
Porsche has been threatening to build an all-electric two-seat sports car for years, building electrified Boxster and Cayman prototypes on 987 and 981 platforms, but never quite making it to production. After 25 years of the entry-level mid-engine platform, it's possible Porsche is about to tear up the script and rewrite it completely for the next …Continue to the full article
Porsche Unveils An Even Tougher RS: The GT2 RS Clubsport
There is a rare breed of driver who can't quite stand anything that resembles a creature comfort. Even the thinnest carpet offends these serious folks. For those who would skip another meal in the name of another tenth off their best time, Porsche has released a meaner, leaner, even more exclusive version of their fastest RS. For better or worse, …Continue to the full article
The 992-Generation 911 Is Here
It seems to be happening more frequently these days, but there's a new 911 on the horizon. It was launched tonight in Los Angeles at PECLA ahead of its display at the LA Auto Show tomorrow. Porsche says the new car has an exterior that "unmistakably reflects the Porsche design DNA" which is a fun way to say that it looks pretty similar to the …Continue to the full article
How To Watch The Live Unveiling Of Porsche’s Next-Generation 911
The current 911 has been kicking around Porsche showrooms since 2011. Even though the 991 has received a fresh turbocharged drivetrain and a good fascia refresh, it's getting a bit long in the tooth as sports car lifecycles go. As luck would have it, Porsche has announced that a new generation of 911 will launch this Tuesday at the Porsche …Continue to the full article
Is an All Electric Macan in Porsche’s Future?
Porsche is in the process of investing 3-billion Euros in their electric future, so it would only make sense that they are interested in getting in on the electric CUV market by building a Macan-shaped Mission E. Based on what we know about Porsche, we're confident that "Mission E" is more than just a single model, it's a way of thinking, a …Continue to the full article
This Is The Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport
The new Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport made its debut at the LA Autoshow. Built for amateur and club racing the Cayman GT4 Clubsport is a 385 hp mid-engine entry level racer specifically for track use. In other words, don't try to register it, it's not street legal. Just like the street going version, the Cayman GT4 Clubsport is powered by a …Continue to the full article
Porsche Unveils Panamera GTS at LA Auto Show
After all the rumor and speculation surrounding the "world premier" at the LA Auto Show, Porsche managed to surprise some and disappoint others. Here at PorschePurist, we were hoping for the new Boxster but expected a drop top version of the new 991. So we were a bit surprised when Porsche took the spotlight off the North American premier of the …Continue to the full article
What will Porsche premier at the LA Auto Show?
Porsche's press release today announced the "debut" of the new 911 Carrera on the American continent. However, savvy and loyal readers of FlatSixes.com know that the 2012 Porsche 911 (991 variant) already had it's American unveiling at last month's Rensport Reunion IV. Regardless of the exact wording, this will be the first mainstream opportunity …Continue to the full article