In my eyes, Porsche has been on a roll lately just turning the dial on certain models just a bit. Does the Carrera S need to be turned to 11? Yes, of course, so we have the Carrera GTS. Could the GT3 benefit from being dialed back to 9.5? Again, yes. The new GT3 Touring fills that niche beautifully. When I first saw the GT3 Touring, I was a little …Continue to the full article
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What to Buy: Porsche 911 R or Carrera GT?
Porsche Carrera GT vs Porsche 911 R. It's not a comparison you would think to normally make. They're two completely different cars. Porsche's last true analog super car with a V-10 engine and no "nannies" vs. what may be one of their last normally aspirated flat-six engines in a light weight, no frills 911 shell. However, with 911 Rs now trading …Continue to the full article
The Driving Lessons With the 911 R Are Complete. Here’s the Grand Finale
For the past month we've followed two Porsche enthusiasts, Jack and Elvan, as Patrick Long instructed them in a series of driving lessons using the new 911 R as their platform. We learned the perfect seating position, how to correct for understeer and oversteer, the importance of heel-toe shifting and how to find the perfect line. Now, with the …Continue to the full article
Patrick Long Explains The Fastest Way Through A Corner
In order to understand a lot of what Patrick explains in the video below you have to have a rudimentary understanding of certain motorsport terms. If you don't know what Patrick means by "the line", "apex", "turn-in", etc. then take a minute to read our Motorsports 101 primer, then come back. For those of you already familiar with these terms, …Continue to the full article
Purists Rejoice! Next 911 GT3 To Offer Manual Transmission
Remember how everyone cried foul when the 991 GT3 was announced to be PDK only? The good doctor was said to be rolling in his grave and prices for used manually equipped GT3s started to climb. Then, last week, Porsche revealed their long awaited 911 R; a911 built on the GT3 ethos, but lighter, stripped down and offered with a 6-speed manual …Continue to the full article
Did You Miss The Intro Of The New 911 R In Geneva? Watch It Here!
Porsche unveiled one of their most exciting and long awaited models early this morning in Geneva. If you didn't attend or weren't awake at the time, don't fret. We have the full replay for you here. Details on the 718 Boxster and Boxster S are here. Details on the all new, limited edition 911 R are here. …Continue to the full article