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Porsche's New 911 Claims 2012 World Performance Car Honors

The all-new 2012 Porsche 911 has been picked as the 2012 World Performance Car by a panel of 64 international automotive journalists, representing some 25 countries around the world. The new 911 was up against serious competition in this year’s judging, which began with 19 cars before being... read more

April 5, 2012 by 
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Four Sports Cars To Watch In 2012: Video

The economy is finally rebounding and people are spending money again. Well, a little. Just in time, a new batch of sportscars are coming to market. In this video, we're... read more March 22, 2012 by 

2012 Porsche 911 first drive

Hybrid 911 Possible, Hints Porsche--But Not Until We Have To

As the maker of the first racing hybrid that would do serious business on the track--courtesy of an F1-style kinetic energy recovery system--Porsche is no stranger to the... read more March 8, 2012 by 

First wrecked 911-series Porsche 911

Photo And Video Of The First 2012 Porsche 911 Crash

The gruesome wreckage pictured above is of a recently bought 2012 Porsche 911 that crashed in Hilversum, in the Netherlands late last week. With no other reports of a... read more February 27, 2012 by 

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Porsche Engineer Predicts Demise Of Manual 911s

When Porsche introduced its latest-generation 991-series 911, the automaker also brought to the table an innovative seven-speed, three-pedal manual transmission. Surely... read more February 22, 2012 by 

No. 44 Flying Lizard Porsche tests at Sebring - Chapman/Autosport Image

New Porsche 911 GT3 RSR Pleases ALMS Drivers

Porsche Motorsport North America's new 911 GT3 RSR had its first outing this week at the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) Winter Test on the Sebring International Raceway road... read more February 10, 2012 by 

Flying Lizard Motorsports' No. 44 at Sebring in 2011 - Anne Proffit photo

Flying Lizard Motorsports Sets Sebring Driver Lineup

Flying Lizard Motorsports have confirmed their driver lineup for the 2012 Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring, the 60th running of the springtime classic. The Sonoma, CA-based team... read more February 6, 2012 by 

Porsche 911s through the years.

Porsche Salutes Its Iconic 911: Video

When it comes to sports cars, perhaps the most iconic one of all is Porsche’s storied 911. In production since 1964, the basic shape of the car has changed little over... read more February 2, 2012 by 

The 2012 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet

2012 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet Spotted On The Road: Video

We’ve already brought you photos and videos of the new 2012 Porsche 911 Cabriolet, but until now, we hadn’t see one on the roads, anywhere in the world. Thanks to... read more January 31, 2012 by 

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Next Porsche 911 Turbo To Get Tri-Turbo System: Report

An all-new Porsche 911 inevitably means an all new Porsche 911 Turbo, although the next version of the force-fed 911 is still about a year away. If Autocar is correct, the... read more January 27, 2012 by 

Pat Long driving the JLowe Racing Porsche 911 GT3 Cup car at Monticello.

American Porsche Pilot Breaking Monticello Lap Record, In Stereo: Video

Patrick Long has every car guy’s dream job: Porsche pays him, presumably very well, to race it’s cars. That’s a rare enough honor on its own, but here's... read more January 26, 2012 by 

Chris Harris tests the cold-weather traction of Michelin Pilot Sport Cup tires.

Chris Harris' Ode To His Hibernating Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0: Video

Being a motor journalist, especially in these transitional post-print, pre-full-digital times often involves taking a vow of poverty. Many of us have left careers that pay... read more January 25, 2012 by 

Screencap from Porsche 911 Identity video

Porsche’s Identity Exemplified By The New 911: Video

The term “iconic” is thrown around a lot when describing the 911 but few others cars can lay claim to being consistently recognizable for a span of more than half... read more January 24, 2012 by 

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Porsche Shows Off Its New 911 Carrera S At Silverstone: Video

As the chief instructor at Porsche’s Experience Center in Silverstone, England, Gordon Robertson has what may be the best job in the entire world. Sure, he has his... read more January 11, 2012 by 

2012 Porsche 911 Cabriolet live photos

2012 Porsche 911 Cabriolet Live Photos: 2012 Detroit Auto Show

Porsche's new 911 is a great sports car, though to some it may be less 911 than ever. We don't really care; it's undoubtedly one of the best combinations of sport, comfort... read more January 9, 2012 by 

Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid 2.0

Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid Returns In 2012

Porsche Motorsport intends to continue development of its 911 GT3 R Hybrid by returning the advanced vehicle to race tracks in 2012. Calling it a "rolling race laboratory,"... read more December 19, 2011 by 


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