Porsche representatives at the Geneva Motor Show told Motor Trend's Jethro Bovingdon (see tweet below) that about 66% of US 911 GT3 buyers are optioning their cars with Porsche's exquisite 6-speed 911R-derived manual gearbox. In order to confirm that this was indeed the truth, we reached out to Porsche Cars North America product spokesperson Frank …Continue to the full article
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Introducing the Porsche 911T. The Lightest Modern 911 Yet!
There are now eight families of 911. There are the Carreras, the GTS, the Targa 4, the Turbo, the Turbo S Exclusive Series, the GT3, the GT2 RS, and now the 911 T. If you count each body style family variant individually, there are now 23 distinct 911s to choose from. Where does the new 911 T fit in? It shares its 370 horsepower, turbocharged …Continue to the full article
Is the GT3 Touring Better Than a 911 R? Let’s See How They Compare.
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
911 GT3 with Touring Package Debuts at IAA
With a rear roll-bar, fixed back seats and an audacious rear wing, the GT3 is an extremely focused tool. The newest addition to the lineup, the new GT3 Touring Package, couples the aggressive chassis and 500 horsepower naturally aspirated powerplant to a more civilized interior and understated rear wing. The Touring Package recalls the optional …Continue to the full article
Our Favorite Porsches On Ebay This Week: Volume 53
We've been compiling the best Porsche models on eBay for almost two years now, and we've seen some pretty astonishing cars pop up now and again. In all that time, we've published these every other week. Well, enough of you have spoken up that we're going to try a weekly format, with two of us picking selections, so check back often. We've tracked …Continue to the full article
The Superior Porsche 2015 Paris Auction Preview
Last year's Paris Auction can't be described as anything other than spectacular. Between Bonhams, RM Auctions, and Artcurial, the Retromobile auctions included a 917/30, a 904, a 956, a 962C, and a 2.7 Carrera RS. How can one auction week feature that many amazing Porsches and not cause a stir? Well, this year, the three major auction houses in …Continue to the full article