Tag Archives: Porsche

Watch the 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS blow past 200 mph

The magic number you're looking for here is 321. That's the figure, in kilometers per hour, that translates to the magic barrier that is 200 mph. This is the number that separates truly fast cars from ones that merely knock on the door of fast. Porsche gets this, and that's why the 2018 911 GT2 RS is able to pass the 200 mph mark. And then some. Automotive...

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Walter Röhrl says Porsche 911 GT2 RS too fast for Nürburgring

It can be argued performance cars have reached a new golden age, an era defined by high horsepower, trick engineering, and incredible aerodynamic feats. However, one prominent figure, none other than famed Porsche driver Walter Röhrl, believes modern cars are now too fast for high-speed Nürburgring laps. The famed driver told Drive on Monday that...

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End of an era as Ferdinand Piëch finally cut ties with VW Group

Two years ago, Ferdinand Piëch, then chairman of the Volkswagen Group, resigned from his post following a public spat with Martin Wintekorn, who was the automaker's CEO at the time. The 80-year-old has now cut all ties with the VW Group by offloading his sizable stake in Porsche Automobil Holding (Porsche SE), the holding company founded in 1931...

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Porsche Classic wants to alarm your car

If you love your classic Porsche and would hate to lose it, the Stuttgart automaker's classics division is developing a GPS-assisted anti-theft system specially tailored for all models, from early 356s and 911s to such exotics as the Carrera GT. At first, the Porsche Classic Vehicle Tracking System will be available only for European owners using a...

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Porsche 911 GT2 RS first drive review: fierce and focused

ALGARVE, PORTUGAL – The most fearsome, trackworthy Porsche is no longer the naturally aspirated GT3. If Nürburgring Nordschleife lap times mean anything to you, the wondrously capable 918 Spyder has also been eclipsed. The latest King of the ‘Ring and sharpest weapon in the Porsche lineup is the $294,250 911 GT2 RS, a twin-turbocharged, 700...

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Historic Porsche 550A Spyder race car slated for Bonhams’ Scottsdale auction

A legendary 1958 Porsche 550A Spyder works racer that placed on the podium at Le Mans, won its class at the Nurburgring 1000, and is a winning veteran of races across Europe, has been consigned to Bonhams for its January auction in Scottsdale, Arizona, where it is expected to attract rapt attention and towering bids well into seven figures. The Porsche 550A...

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Watch this Porsche 911 get a concours-level paint job

Larry Kosilla is our favorite type of automotive mad man. Without his obsession to detail, he wouldn't be a detail king and the person bringing Ammo NYC cleaning products to the world. In order to detail a vehicle at the level Larry achieves, you have to be a bit obsessed. He might say focused, but we're not going to quibble on the words. He's great at his...

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