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There Seems To Be A Strong Chance The New 992 Porsche 911 Will Get Electrified

In a world of constant change, the Porsche 911 is our rock. Our foundation. Our guiding North Star as the darkness threatens to surround us completely. No matter what happens, it will always be there to give us premium speed, good noises and a flat-six engine in the back. But as an all-new one looms, […]

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The 2018 Porsche 911 GT3 RS Now Gets 520 HP From Its Naturally Aspirated Flat Six

Turbochargers are good and nice, but they’re everywhere these days, from a humble midsize sedan all the way up to the supercars. That’s what makes the Porsche 911 GT3 RS so special: it puts out a certifiably insane amount of power from just six cylinders, all with no turbos. Now for 2018, it’s getting what […]

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The 2018 Porsche 911 GT3 RS Now Gets 520 HP From Its Naturally Aspirated Flat Six

Turbochargers are good and nice, but they’re everywhere these days, from a humble midsize sedan all the way up to the supercars. That’s what makes the Porsche 911 GT3 RS so special: it puts out a certifiably insane amount of power from just six cylinders, all with no turbos. Now for 2018, it’s getting what […]

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The 24 Hours Of Daytona Started With A Car Crashing On The Formation Lap

I know we like to say that the racing year in United States starts with a bang, but we meant the figurative “bang” that is one of the world’s toughest day-long races. Not a physical bang caused by crashing out on the formation lap. No. Why?!Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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I Got All New Life Goals When I Saw This Rally Porsche On A Frozen Lake

I probably don’t need to tell you guys this, but frozen lake/ice driving is super fun! You should definitely go do it if you get the chance. And doing it in a very expensive Porsche 964 rally car? I’ve got some new goals after seeing this. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Porsche Knew Everyone Would Hate The First Water-Cooled 911

The 996-generation Porsche 911 was a break from tradition. Not air-cooled, not overbuilt, not right, at least if you listen to the hardcore Porsche enthusiasts. And the car’s original brochure from the end of the ’90s reads like Porsche knew that a backlash was coming. They knew it. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Luftgekühlt’s New Rally-Ready Porsche 911 Build Makes Me Warm And Fuzzy With Glee

If “living the dream” had its own entry in the dictionary, you’d probably see a photo of Pat Long, Jeff Zwart and the rest of the Luftgekühlt crew hovering around their latest build. This is the LuftAuto 002 1987 Porsche 3.2 Carrera build, and it’s a perfect 911 built for the dirt. Read more… Continue […]

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Watch Chris Harris Finally Review The Tesla Model S P100D Against The Porsche 911 R

If you’re Chris Harris, host of Top Gear and one of the most prolific motoring journalists working today, and you somehow haven’t reviewed the super quick Tesla Model S, you’re going to need to save face—like racing it against the incredible Porsche 911 R.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Porsche Gave Us A Manual GT3 Because They Wanted A Cut Of That 911 R Resale Cash, Duh

Surprise, surprise: Porsche really does want to take manual 911 fans’ money after all. We finally got a manual 911 GT3 because Porsche saw stick-shift 911 Rs selling for insane prices, reports Road & Track. Fans demanded when Porsche wasn’t supplying, and Porsche didn’t like being left out of that insane…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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The World’s Most Hush-Hush Porsche 911 Build Sounds Like Automotive Perfection

It took four years for filmmaker Chris Kippenberger just to track down Willi Thom, but once he did, he found one of the most obsessively perfect Porsche 911 builds in the world. This backdated 1980 911 SC was lightened to a featherweight 1,807 lbs—and my goodness, it sounds amazing. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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The First 911 Restored By Singer With A 500 HP Williams Engine Looks Phenomenal

Singer, the California-based company that “restores and reimagines” Porsche 911s made between 1989 to 1994, has been working with Williams Advanced Engineering (of Formula One fame), Michelin, Brembo, BBS Motorsport and others to offer new “lightweight services” for owners of classic Porsche 911s. The results are…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Surprise, Surprise, Porsche Probably Won’t Put A Manual In Its RS Models

When Porsche started favoring its dual clutch PDK gearbox over traditional manual transmissions in its high-performance RS models, purists everywhere let loose a thin, reedy wail that reached the unanswering clouds. Honestly, though—did you people expect anything different to happen?Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Your Ridiculously Awesome Porsche 911 And Aston Martin DB11 Wallpapers Are Here

We love it when you readers send us your Weekend Wallpaper submissions. But you’ve been sending us too many damn BMWs lately! Listen, friend, I’m super glad you’re enjoying your M4. I like BMWs too. Even owned some. But there are more cars out there. Let’s celebrate all the good cars.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Even SEMA Knows Off-Road 911s Are One Of The Coolest Things On Earth

SEMA cars don’t usually do it for me as they tend to be more show than go, but Kelly-Moss Road and Race built a ridiculous 911 that’s meant to go everywhere. Words cannot express how much I want to hoon a 911 through the dirt, and the car that won SEMA’s “Best Off-Road Vehicle” is […]

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