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PostHeaderIcon The New Porsche 911 – Too Techie for Its Own Good?

So this year’s Los Angeles Auto show saw the debut of the eight-generation 911, formally known as the 2020 Porsche 911. Showcased in Carrera 4S guise, the car comes with a completely new bottom end, mildly revised interior, and virtually unchanged face. As always, the most prominent changes have taken place under the skin. 

I know what your’re thinking: the old 911 is still pretty damn new! Who needed a new one? And you’re right. The current 991 series is still cutting-edge whichever way you look at it. But such is the state of the today’s consumer culture. No matter how good your product is, you have to waste a lot of resources changing it so as to create the illusion of progress. And if you ended up ruining a good product with those unnecessary changes? No matter. It’ll go out of fashion in two or three years and you can make a new one.

At any rate, the new Porsche 911 is now here and as a lot of people were expecting, it has gone digital. Don’t panic, that doesn’t mean it’s electric now. Although that version is coming. The new Mission E-inspired rear-end definitely hints at that. And Porsche is paving the way for that in more ways in one, including a new feature in the 992 called Porsche Impact which is an online service that calculates the financial contributions that Porsche customers can pay to offset their CO2 footprint. I know, I know, a sports car should not be about carbon footprint and stuff like that, but here we are.

Then we have all the computer-controlled digital electronic system crammed into that iconic shape. Now this is where it gets tricky. If we object to the presence of so many electronic feature robbing the 911 of its signature mechanical excellence – which has been on a downfall since the 997 – people will accuse us of living in the past. But that fact of the matter is, the more digital the 911 gets, the farther it gets from its original soul. I mean, this car now comes with a built-in Wet mode. The idea is to make it easier driving on, you guessed it, wet surfaces. Now, is that really necessary? Doesn’t that make the car unnecessarily complex, heavier, and just less cool?

And then there is the Night Vision and the multi-camera system and the 11 inch infotainment and… This thing is supposed to be a driver’s car, not a driver’s smartphone. The trouble is, these cars are no longer bought by actors and sportsmen and leaders of industry. The main customer base for fancy European sports cars work in the IT sector. They are the startup gurus, the social media experts. Geeks, in short. And those guys love the big screen, the Wet mode, the Impact app. What they don’t care about is how much more refined the new flat-six engine is in the Carrera S, that it makes 450 horsepower. Those figures used to be headlines, now they belong to the last paragraph!

The new Porsche 911 Carrera S costs from 120,125 euros in Germany and the 911 Carrera 4S from 127,979 euros. To be honest,we don’t care. All we want is for this model to come out soon and make the 997 and 991 more “old-fashioned” so that the prices start to fall on them, so that we can buy a REAL 911.












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PostHeaderIcon Porsche Challenges Itself to Post a 6:30 Lap Time at The Nurburgring

Porsche is shooting for the stars with its latest plan to conquer the Nurburgring. The German automaker is laying down the gauntlet on the vehicle that ends up succeeding the 918 Spyder supercar. The goal isn’t just to beat the 918 Spyder’s 6:57 lap time at the ‘Ring, but to demolish it by nearly 30 seconds. Porsche’s fascination — it might even be an obsession at this point — with the Nurburgring lap record for production cars won’t be dictated by a specific kind of powertrain, but by whichever powertrain allows it to shave almost 30 seconds off of the 918 Spyder’s lap time at the ‘Ring.

PostHeaderIcon If You’re Waiting for a 992-Gen Porsche 911 Hybrid, Don’t Hold Your Breath

Were you excited to see the new Porsche Carrera S and Carrera 4S at the Los Angeles Auto Show? Who wasn’t? The eighth-generation of the 911 is more refined than ever and is all set to carry the rich legacy of this renowned model. However, another bit of news that grabbed eyeballs is that there might be a hybrid version of the 911. Before you get your hopes high, the 911 hybrid is still at least four years away.

PostHeaderIcon Porsche 911

Just like its predecessor, the 2020 Porsche 911 992 is a mix of old an new. While it rides on new underpinnings and features state-of-the-art technology, its design harks back to previous generations, including the original 911. The new sports car brings a few innovations to the market, but its most notable feature remains the fact that it’s the first 911 to not have a naturally aspirated engine.

PostHeaderIcon Wallpaper of the Day: 2020 Porsche 911

It’s been a long time coming, but the new, 2020 Porsche 911 992 is finally here. Sure, it hasn’t changed dramatically compared to the 991 generation, or the generation that came before it, but that’s kind of the beauty of it. It’s still every bit a Porsche 911, and the legacy remains intact for another seven years or so. Or at least until, arguably, Porsche develops a hybrid version of the 911 in a few years or so. But, we’ll leave that for another time. For now, we want to honor the 992-gen Porsche by showcasing our favorite wallpaper. You can download it for free to display on your home or work computer. Or, if you don’t like our favorite, we’ve included a decent gallery down below with even more cool wallpaper choices.

PostHeaderIcon Performance Comparison: 2019 Porsche 911 991 vs 2020 Porsche 911 992

The new-for-2020 Porsche 911 992-gen has finally been unveiled in L.A., and it’s impressive, although you might not be able to tell with the naked eye. That’s why we’re taking a decisively geeky look at the performance stats that make up the 992-generation of, arguably, Germany’s most famous sports car and we pit them against the numbers of the old 991 model. Here’s a hint: the new one is better!

PostHeaderIcon Apparently Porsche is Considering a 911-Based SUV

Would you be ready for Porsche to make a high-riding 911? Well, it turns out the idea is something being considered, according to a report quoting a Member of the Executive Board of Sales and Marketing.

PostHeaderIcon The All-New Porsche 911 Proves That The More Things Change, The More They Stay The Same

There aren’t that many cars in the world that are as important to an automaker as the 911 is to Porsche. When you think of Porsche, you think of the 911. It comes as little surprise then that Porsche pulled out all the stops when it officially debuted the eighth-generation 911 at the Porsche Experience Center, days ahead of its appearance at the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show. Orders for the eighth-generation Porsche 911 Carrera S are already open, though don’t expect deliveries to take place until the summer of 2019. The price of the 2020 911 Carrera S starts at $113,200, while the 2020 911 Carrera 4S will be offered from $120,600. Expect an extra charge of $1,050 to account for delivery, processing and handling fees.

PostHeaderIcon Quick Visual Comparison: 2019 Porsche 911 991 vs 2020 Porsche 911 992

The 992-generation Porsche 911 is nearly upon us. Set to break cover at the2018 Los Angeles Auto Show, the new-generation 911 will bring a new yet still familiar design forward, new technology under the skin, and a crop of revised turbocharged engines. While the oily bits are still being kept under wraps, the exterior design is no longer a mystery. What has changed for the new generation styling-wise? Find out in the comparison below.

PostHeaderIcon Porsche 911 Le Mans Classic Clubsport by Paul Stephens

Porsche specialist Paul Stephens recently unveiled his latest creation called the Le Mans Classic Clubsport. It is a bespoke Porsche 911 based around the Porsche 911 G-series chassis and remodeled to take the shape of possibly the most astonishing restomod you can imagine.

I know that right now the Singer name from Rob Dickinson rings in your ears, but this is a slightly different piece of engineering compared with anything coming from Dickinson kitchen. Now, I was particularly curious to find out what actually makes this Le Mans Classic Clubsport so special, so I reached out to Paul Stephens who told me a thing or two about his newest car.

First of all, let me tell you that Paul is a proper car guy. Not only that, he is a proper Porsche enthusiast. All the way back from 9 years of age. I am not joking. His first miles were in a Land Rover he drove when he was 6. Three years later, he sat in a 911. A friend of his dad lent him the keys, and he just went for it. Love in an instant!

That was the start of a long love story that got him into race cars, into Porsches and now into making exceptional restomods based around the Porsche G-series chassis.

PostHeaderIcon Watch Chris Harris Strap Into the Porsche 919 Tribute: Video

Porsche has built its name in motorsports. The German brand won everything from the Dakar Rally to Le Mans. Chirs Harris, who needs no further introduction, got to drive Porsche’s last Le Mans winner, the 919 Hybrid from last year, and it’s tremendous to watch.

We can’t argue that Chirs Harris has been lucky enough to drive some of the world’s most coveted automobiles over the years. But buckling up inside the tight confines of Porsche’s 2017 Le Mans winner is something special even by his high standards.

PostHeaderIcon There Are So Many Variations of the Porsche 911, Even Porsche Had to Make a Video to Explain Them

Porsche sells a wide array of different versions of their 911 sports car, and the sheer variety may seem daunting for somebody not intimately acquainted with their naming strategy. But the automaker has stepped in to address this by putting out an informative video detailing the way they name their cars and how to more easily understand what 911 you’re looking at based on what is written on the back of it.

PostHeaderIcon Porsche 911 007

A Porsche Art Car isn’t something unheard of, but this is one of the strangest of them all. Designed by Peter Klasen, a German artist part of the ’La Nouvelle Figuration’ movement, it is an early 911 modified for racing with about 192-horsepower on tap and is named ’Project 007’. And no, there are no links to that secret agent.

Early 911s are revered for their purity in terms of the construction and the classic design of the body. The original 911 (901) is a Butzi Porsche design whose lines are still relevant on modern Porsches that we see and hear today. This particular 911, though, is something that we don’t see every day. Its colorful livery was drawn up by Klasen in 2009, and it’s similar, in terms of the color palette and some of the themes and elements displayed, with previous liveries he’s done.

Maybe Klausen’s most prominent work in the automotive world is a racing livery that adorned a Porsche 962 CK6 entered by German outfit Kremer Racing in the 1990 edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The German artist also designed the red-white-and-blue livery of a Porsche 911 (993) GT2 entered by French team Sonauto in the French GT Championship in the late ’90s.

PostHeaderIcon Porsche 911 Carrera RS

The Porsche 911 Carrera RS is an exercise in reducing a formula to its purest form. It was built as a lighter, faster, and more powerful version of the 964-generation Carrera 2 and it stands as a spiritual successor of the magnificent 911 Carrera 2.7 RS from the early ‘70s.

The Benjamin Dimson-penned Porsche 911 (964) debuted in 1989 and featured a rounder body shape in tune with the times which was a clear, but not profoundly radical, departure from the design of the previous 911 that was still tracing its roots back to the original Ferdinand Alexander Porsche-drawn model launched in 1963.

For 1992, Porsche launched the Carrera RS in Europe which was, in essence, a road-legal version of the Carrera Cup racing cars. This single-make series was on the bill of the Formula 1 World Championship weekends as support races in between F1 sessions.

The 911 Carrera RS never officially made it across the Atlantic and into the U.S. market. With that being said, 45 cars that were meant to be used in a Carrera Cup U.S. series that never materialized did trickle down to dealerships and were quietly sold in 1993 in the shadow of the RS America which deserves its own review as it isn’t identical to the European RS.

PostHeaderIcon Watch the Porsche 911 GT2 RS MR Become the Fastest Road-Legal Car to Tackle the Nürburgring

Nürburgring lap records are always en vogue amongst the big sports car makes, but nowadays, their popularity seems to be growing even more. The latest comes from Porsche, which just claimed the title of Fastest Road-Legal Car to ever lap the ‘Ring, with the 911 GT2 RS MR circling the treacherous German racetrack in 6 minutes, 40.3 seconds.

PostHeaderIcon Porsche Classic’s “Project Gold” Brought in $3 Million at Auction – All For a Good Cause

Porsche turned 70 this year, and the automaker decided to celebrate it by auctioning off the Porsche 911 Turbo Classic Series – a collection of 51 vehicles – at RM Sotheby’s “The Porsche 70th Anniversary Auction 2018” event.
The highlight of the auction was a 993 that was finished in flashy Golden Yellow Metallic paint. After nearly 40 bids, it’s destined to go to a new home with a price tag of €2.7 million or about $3.1 million at current exchange rates.

PostHeaderIcon Someone Seriously Turned a Pontiac Fiero Into a Porsche Carrera GT

Car customization can make your dreams come true – even if that dream is turning your mid-80’s domestic into a Porsche supercar. Case in point is this, uh, unique Pontiac Fiero, which someone transformed into a hilarious parrot of the Porsche Carrera GT.

The best part is that it’s listed on Ebay UK, so if you really want it, and have an extra $16,881 to spare, it could be yours. Don’t worry, we won’t judge you.

PostHeaderIcon Porsche Taycan Sport Turismo

Porsche is officially going to have several versions of its Taycan all-electric model, one of which will be an estate or wagon model that will most likely be called Sport Turismo. The Taycan Sport Turismo is exactly the same as the sedan model, but with a bigger trunk and more practicality.

It’s actually going to be the first mass-market, purpose-designed, all-electric wagon ever, and no, the handful of coach-built Tesla Model S wagons don’t count.

The rest of the package remains unchanged, so it’s only going to be sold with an all-electric powertrain (don’t be fooled by the fake exhausts on the back of the camouflaged prototype in these photos provided by our spies) which will provide great performance, as well as a large lithium-ion battery pack for decent range.

Design-wise, expect a slightly more toned down version of the Mission-E Sport Turismo concept that debuted at the Geneva motor show this March. Porsche is apparently also going to make a higher-riding crossover-style version of this wagon, but it will be the sedan and wagon that will be the two main models.

But even if Tesla doesn’t make a production wagon variant of its Model S, that model is going to be the Taycan and Taycan estate’s main rival because it is already quite well established in its segment.

PostHeaderIcon Porsche Cayman T

While most automakers these days are occupied searching for new methods of extracting more and more power from their sports coupes, Porsche seems more concerned with something even more elusive – lower weight. As such, the German automaker has given birth to a string of lightness-adding model variants, including the likes of the 911 Carrera T. Now, Porsche will apply a similar performance philosophy to the Cayman. Like its 911 big brother, the fresh two-door will take the name T, and offer a more driver-focused experience thanks to less heft, a taut suspension tune, and a few extra ponies to boot, all for less than the hardcore Cayman GT4 track weapon.

PostHeaderIcon Porsche 911 Turbo By Manhart

In the good tradition of the German tuning scene, German tuner Manhart reached out to all four astounding Germanic manufacturers whose cars it is modifying. I am writing here about the likes of Audi, BMW, Mercedes, and Porsche. The last car Manhart put its magical touches on is a Porsche 911 Turbo. As Manhart usually focuses on tuning Audi, BMW, and Mercedes, the company revealing this Porsche project is quite surprising. Nevertheless, Manhart made it worthwhile. The new car is simply astounding.

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