Ford currently produces eleven Mustang derivatives, and Chevrolet makes eight Corvette variants(both of these figures include the coupe and convertible variations of the same trim separately). That's a lot of choices from a nation known for customizing and individualization. Where variations on a theme are concerned, the Americans cannot be …Continue to the full article
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Peugeot 205 Rallye vs. Porsche 911R: A Fair Comparison?
I get to drive and photograph some very cool cars for a living, and for that I consider myself very fortunate. In that regard, Chris Harris is a much more fortunate. But, when you've experienced as many cars as Mr. Harris, do you become prone to making some absurd comparisons? Simply based on the title this latest video, comparing a 911R to a …Continue to the full article
What’s Right For You, An AWD 911 or RWD 911?
Porsche's web-site shows 20 different 911 models available (not including the 911 R) including the Carrera, Targa, Turbo, GTS and GT3. For the Carrera, Targa and GTS versions you can choose some version of all-wheel drive: Carrera 4, Carrera 4S, Targa 4S, and so on. But how do you choose? What are the major differences between Porsche's all-wheel …Continue to the full article
2013 Porsche 911 Cost of Ownership Breakdown
We get lots of questions from readers wondering if they can "afford" a Porsche? Usually, they're referring to the actual purchase price. We're always quick to remind them that if they're wondering if they can afford to purchase a Porsche, then they definitely need to take all the other costs of ownership into consideration. After all, the initial …Continue to the full article
Pirelli World Challenge Announces New Class Exclusively For Porsche 991 GT3 Cup Cars
The Pirelli World Challenge announced last Friday that they would be creating a new class called 'Porsche GT-Cup'. The class will begin with the 2015 season opener, and will be used to integrate Porsche's 991 GT3 Cup into PWC racing. Scott Bove, President and CEO, WC Vision/Pirelli World Challenge. “The series is pleased to announce a class …Continue to the full article
Porsche 911 Carrera wins “red dot award: product design 2012”
Michael Mauer's success as an automotive designer was once again showcased when it was announced that Porsche has won the prestigious "red dot award: product design 2012" for the Porsche 911 Carrera. A panel of 30 international experts found the Porsche's "unique design language" combined innovation and tradition, power and elegance into a …Continue to the full article
You Probably Know what PDK is, but what about PDK Coasting?
As I was surfing through the new Porsche micro-site I noticed a number of new videos. Part of one discussed the idea of "coasting". Immediately I thought this was something to do with "sailing" like in a hybrid Porsche, but then realized it was something different. The video below goes on to explain how "coasting" in a PDK equipped Porsche works …Continue to the full article
What is Porsche Engine Auto Stop/Start Feature and What Does it Do?
We've been asked this question a number of times and have done our best to explain it on a case by case basis. Now, however, Porsche has release the video below that does a reasonable job of showcasing the functionality and operations of the engine stop/start feature. The best thing I can say about the stop/start feature is that at least you can …Continue to the full article
2012 Porsche 991 – 911 First Official Video
It was just last week that Porsche lifted the embargo on pictures of the all new Porsche 991 taken during hot weather testing in South Africa. This morning, they upped the ante and released the following video on YouTube. If you can't see the video in your email, simply click on the title of the post to view it directly on our site. While …Continue to the full article