Porsche has been chasing speed since the company came into being seventy years ago. It's a relentless endeavor to go as fast and as quickly as they can using whatever they have at their disposal. Sometimes it comes in the form of borrowing Nurburgring time from Chevrolet. Sometimes it involves using a 935 to deflect air for a cyclist's world land …Continue to the full article
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Cyclist Races Porsche and Wins!
Car manufacturers love to give us zero to 60 times. It's the money shot of all automotive benchmarks. Right up there with top speed. However, in the real world, it's not always useful. The fact is, unless you're drag racing the kid in the Camry next to you, zero to sixty is pretty irrelevant these days. It's good for bragging rights, but it …Continue to the full article
Porsche Factoid: A Heavily Modified Porsche 935 Was Used in an Attempt to set the World Record for the Highest Speed Achieved on a Bicycle
When I first spotted the picture below on Jalopnik I thought to myself "I need to know the story behind this picture." As it turns out, there's some interesting history and I learned about a sport that's new to me, motor-pacing. Will you look at the size of that front sprocket? 150 mph is fast, in any car, Porsche or not. Imagine how …Continue to the full article