Porsche News

Tuesday, 21 January 2020

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20 January
The Greatest Porsche 911s Ever Made

Some are just more special than others.

CarBuzz

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20 January
1970 Porsche 914/6 GT Sold for $1M at Auction Becomes Most Expensive 914 Ever

The series of auctions in Scottsdale, Arizona, this week has seen a number of high-profile vehicles change hands, from a huge collection of cars owned by Paul Walker to the replica Ferrari featured in Ferris Bueller's Day Off. The most surprising...

The Drive

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20 January
Rally-ready Porsche 911 is the perfect commuter car

Many think the answer to speed humps and potholed roads is a crossover. They’re wrong. The correct answer is a ‘Safari’ Porsche 911, as auto journalist Matt Farah has discovered in Los Angeles. Glamorous it may be, but Los Angeles has one thing in...

Motoring Research

20 January
Walter Röhrl walks us through the top 5 Porsche rally cars of all time

Rally may not be the first kind of racing people associate with Porsche, but the sports car maker isn't a stranger to speeding through deserts and off-road courses at break-neck speeds. Porsche released its top five rally cars video last month, and...

MotorAuthority

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20 January
Tesla Model 3 Versus Porsche 911 Carrera S Makes For a Very Tight Affair

While the Tesla Model S has its hands full dealing with the all-electric Porsche Taycan (not when it comes to range, though), the Model 3 has been pitted against the 2020 Porsche 911 by the fellas over at Carwow. We know, we know, and they do too,...

TopSpeed

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20 January
Tesla Model 3 vs Porsche 911 Carrera S Is Drag Race Is Very Close

Tesla cars are very good at drag races and have buried a few supercars in a straight line but what about the Model 3 up against the new Porsche 911 Carrera S? CarWow got the two together to have some fun at the drag strip and the results are quite...

Zero2Turbo

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19 January
Can a Tesla Model 3 Beat a New Porsche 911 Carrera S in a Drag Race?

It's one thing to win drag races against a BMW M3 or some kind of other executive sedan turned sports car. But can the Tesla Model 3 win against a born-and-bred sports car like the Porsche 911 Carrera S? This is the all-new generation of the 2+2...

autoevolution

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19 January
The Porsche Formula E Team Had A Really Bad Time In Chile

When the first race of the season kicked off in Saudi Arabia a couple of months ago Porsche looked pretty strong, particularly with the experienced Formula E racer André Lotterer at the wheel. With a well-earned podium place, the team hoped to...

Flatsixes

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19 January
Why the Carrera GT Still Pulls Our Heartstrings

In the era of turbochargers and PDK gearboxes we live in, it's easy to get distracted. Even mid-tier sports cars are just so supremely quick nowadays, there's a good chance that many fans forget about the other things which make a car truly special....

Flatsixes

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19 January
Porsche Gave Rimac An Impossible Task

At stake were millions of investment dollars.

CarBuzz

19 January
The Craziest Porsche To Ever Wear A License Plate

Depending on your personal vintage, the title might evoke images of 993 GT2s, perhaps the latest 935 or even a Carrera GT. In our current Insta-age this type of car is often bought and digitally paraded for enjoyment; some are driven, some stored,...

Speedhunters

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18 January
Slow Sales And Flat-Six 718s Prove Buyers Expect More From Porsche

With US sales figures drooping since being chopped to four cylinders, the Boxster and Cayman are in a precarious position, and the only possible explanation is that Porsche got it wrong

Car Throttle

18 January
The Porsche 718 GTS bombshell | PH Footnote

The idea of a 4.0-litre, six-cylinder Cayman is heavenly. But at what cost?

PistonHeads

17 January
1964 Porsche 901 vs. 1986 Porsche 959: Who’s Your Daddy?

October 22, 1964 proved to be a fateful day. The 53rd, 54th, and 55th Porsche 911s were built that day, only they weren’t called 911s. See, a year earlier at the 50th Paris Motor Show the Porsche 901 had debuted. Reaction was mixed. So big! So fat!...

Motor Trend

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17 January
Purists Rejoice! Porsche Puts the Six-Cylinder Back Into the 718 GTS

What better way to enjoy a six-cylinder wail than with an open-top Boxster? Stuffing a throaty six-cylinder in the back of a mid-tier Cayman or Boxster isn't ever going to be met with much opposition. While many have grown accustomed to the shove...

Flatsixes

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16 January
Porsche 718 Cayman GTS, Boxster GTS are bringing the flat-six back

Closely related to the 718 Cayman GT4 and 718 Spyder, these will be a hoot.

CNET - ROADSHOW

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16 January
How Do Porsche’s Sim Racers Differ From Its Real World Racers?

Porsche has invested heavily in esports racing, and has developed a crew of high-level sim racers. These virtual drivers are often as talented at piloting a virtual car as Porsche's factory team is at piloting the real thing in meatspace. They both...

Flatsixes

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16 January
Porsche Unveils 718 Series GTS 4.0 Boxster & Cayman

This has only happened a few times in automotive history. A brilliant engineer gets the urge to stuff their largest engine into their smallest car. Zora Duntov did it with the Corvette, and Carroll Shelby did it with the Cobra. Now Stuttgart has...

Autofluence

16 January
Highest-performance version of Porsche Taycan electric car goes lowest on range

Last month, results posted for the Porsche Taycan Turbo confirmed an EPA range of just 201 miles. Earlier this week, the EPA posted numbers for the higher-performance Taycan Turbo S, and it achieved an even lower number: 192 miles. That’s a...

Green Car Reports

16 January
Porsche 718 GTS 4.0

Porsche reveals 718-series GTS 4.0

Go Auto

16 January
Porsche 911 (996.1) GT3 | Spotted

Looks like any other GT3, actually powered by a 470hp 997 race car engine...

PistonHeads

16 January
Porsche 718 4.0 GTS - the flat-six is back!

You read right: the latest Cayman and Boxster are here, with a detuned GT4 4.0-litre...

PistonHeads

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15 January
New Porsche 718 Boxster And Cayman GTS Have N/A Flat-Six Power

Porsche has revealed new GTS versions of the Boxster and Cayman, which shirk flat-fours for the Spyder/GT4 4.0-litre N/A engine

Car Throttle

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15 January
Porsche 718 Cayman and Boxster GTS bring back six-cylinder power

New 718 GTS uses detuned variant of GT4's 4.0-litre engine; available to order now as coupé or convertible Porsche has brought back six-cylinder power to the standard 718 Cayman and Boxster line-up in the form of new GTS 4.0 variants. They’re...

Autocar

15 January
Porsche ditches four-cylinder for flat-six in Cayman and Boxster GTS

New models eschew turbos with detuned 4-litre from the Spyder and GT4

EVO

15 January
New Porsche 718 GTS models revealed

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 07:22 The new Porsche 718 Cayman GTS and 718 Boxster GTS both get purist-pleasing flat-six cylinder engine

Carbuyer

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15 January
New six-cylinder Porsche 718 Boxster and Cayman GTS 4.0 revealed

News 15 Jan, 2020 Porsche takes the fight to Alpine with a new 395bhp six-cylinder powerplant for Boxster GTS and Cayman GTS

Auto Express

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15 January
Driving This Porsche 934/5 Up A Slick Hillclimb Looks Super Sketchy

Many think it takes self-belief that borders on megalomania to graze a mountain road's guardrails in a turbocharged 911. As it turns out, some of the race-bred machines of this era and configuration are planted and confidence-inspiring—even when...

Flatsixes

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15 January
Porsche has put a 6cyl engine back in the Cayman

Hurrah! The 718 Cayman GTS and Boxster GTS get detuned GT4/Spyder engines

TopGear

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15 January
Porsche 718 GTS 4.0 ups the cylinder count to six

Boxster and Cayman twins now get 4.0 flat-six in GTS models

Car Magazine

14 January
Porsche Taycan Turbo S is new least-efficient EV: 68 MPGe, 192 miles EPA range

The EPA rating for the new Porsche Taycan Turbo S has been posted to fueleconomy.gov, and the results aren’t all that pretty. The Taycan is rated at just 68 MPGe with 192 miles of range, despite the car’s large 93 kWh battery. While not a big drop...

Electrek

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14 January
Porsche Is Bringing The Heat To The Bathurst 12 Hour Race

It seems like the motorsport season just ended a few weeks ago, and we're already diving into the deep end of the pool with an incredible International GT3 round in Australia with the 12 Hours of Bathurst in a couple weeks time. As the entry list...

Flatsixes

14 January
RM Sotheby’s Paris auction highlights – Lamborghini Veneno Roadster, Porsche 904 GTS & more

The next RM Sotheby’s sale will be host to some rather impressive machinery, and we’ve gathered the highlights

EVO

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13 January
Porsche’s Global Sales Up 10% In 2019

The 2019 sales year was not kind to many automobile manufacturers with the overall Chinese automobile market severely slowing down for the second year in a row, and continued downward trends in car purchases for Europe and North America. Porsche,...

Flatsixes

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13 January
Porsche & Boeing Submit Patents for Electric Aircraft

One of the most well-informed groups of enthusiasts can be found on the Taycanevforum. They amalgamate the latest in electric propulsion, and this includes scanning the Patent Office for the inevitable electric plane. This why we are intrigued that...

Autofluence

12 January
Porsche Taycan is ‘not just a good electric sports car — it’s a good sports car,’ says Sunday Times Driving editor

OF THE many car makers that have taken the dive into the pure-electric motoring pool of late, perhaps the most surprising is Porsche. After building predominantly petrol-powered performance models for more than seven decades, ditching internal...

Sunday Times Driving

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11 January
The Ruf CTR Blends The Old With The New

Read the following figures out aloud: 2,750 pounds, a 710-horsepower engine, a carbon monocoque, and pushrod suspension. Those stats alone don't suggest something with the silhouette of a vintage 911, do they? In the case of the RUF CTR...

Flatsixes

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25 December
New Porsche 911: everything you need to know

Here's everything you need to know about the new 911, including our C4S video review

Car Magazine


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