For the sixth year in-a-row the Porsche 911 took first place in its segment as part of the J.D. Power "Initial Quality Study" while the Macan was awarded the same honor for the third time in-a-row. In addition to these two first place awards the Leipzig plant itself was awarded first place in plant rankings for Europe/Africa. More than 77,000 …Continue to the full article
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Doody Brown: A Porsche Story
Out of six Porsches ranging from a pair of 930s to a GT3 RS, this 1974 911 Targa is Romi Mirza's favorite. A Porsche is not by its nature modest, but in that company this Targa is certainly humble. Romi had this example fully restored, from the sounds of it by Porsche Classic, and he drives it. He drives it a lot, as he says "like a Porsche is …Continue to the full article
Porsche Introduces New Colors, Improved Porsche Connect, and Porsche Tequipment Power Kit For 911 S Models
Porsche is launching numerous extras and new colors for 2018 models, plus a power pack which can be specified as an ex-works extra for new cars or retrofitted to older 911S variants. Most of the options center around improving Porsche Connect, and enhancing the range of services available using that service. Several new interior and exterior colors …Continue to the full article
What Makes Porsche’s New 3.0 Liter Turbocharged Carrera Engines Special?
As you've seen from our recent review of the 991.2 Generation 911 Carrera and Carrera S, we really like the new three liter turbocharged engine. Porsche has managed to make everything better in the new engine versus the one it replaces. The base and S engines both produce 20-horsepower more than the engines they respectively replace, while …Continue to the full article
R Gruppe Treffen Special Report
Earlier this year I met up with a few members of the R Gruppe, and the conversation turned to their annual gathering, known as "Treffen". Treffen is a German verb meaning "to meet", so the name makes sense. I've always been enamored with the R Gruppe ethos, so I asked if it might be alright if I were to attend as a guest. A quick conversation among …Continue to the full article
Porsche Driver Rear-Ends Motorcyclist, Motorcyclist Survives
This motorcyclist survived an impact from a Porsche on the motorway in Singapore, but remains steadfast and has assured his followers on Facebook that he'd continue riding until he is six feet under. Mr. Foo was rear ended by the offending Porsche near a motorway off-ramp, and shockingly the Porsche driver appears to have barely slowed before …Continue to the full article
Check Out This 911-Themed Watch On Kickstarter. It Looks Awesome!
Straton Watch Co. is launching a new watch called the "Curve-Chrono" replete with vintage flair and a few interesting features inspired by Porsche and the Targa Florio. The company is beginning the sale of this new watch via a kickstarter campaign. They have experience with such ventures as they successfully launched their first watch, the 'Vintage …Continue to the full article
This Premise Of This Video Might Be Stupid, But It Sounds Great!
Normally, we don't share stuff like this. It's too inane, even for us. However, what struck me about this video was how amazing that 911 sounds as the driver modulates the throttle. I wonder if the kid stuffing his face with the donut throws up once the camera is off? I think I would have... Surprisingly, the tires they used don't look …Continue to the full article
Road Raging Porsche Driver Picks Fight With Box Truck. Not Surprisingly, Truck Wins
Admit it, it happens to all of us at one time or another. You're driving along and someone does something that sets your blood boiling and puts you into the red zone; Road rage. For most of us, that means a moment or two of apoplexy. Or, if we're not quite that enraged, maybe some shouting and finger salutes. Hopefully, that's as far as it goes. …Continue to the full article
Our Favorite Porsches On Ebay This Week: Volume 19
For all of the eccentric and eclectic Porsche collectors and enthusiasts out there, we've decided that it is about time someone aggregated the best of the best that eBay has to offer in the Porsches-for-sale department. Now we've tracked down five more exciting Porsches for folks to purchase. The 911-heavy list this week includes a 993 Turbo S …Continue to the full article