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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 idea of high-performance hybrids. But the brand, under then-CEO Michael Macht, has said as recently as 2010, that it won't build... read more

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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 

2014 Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet spy shots

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 

Porsche 911 GT3 RSR replica, built by Orbit Racing. Image: Orbit Racing

Porsche Owner Builds 911 GT3 RSR For The Street

Porsche’s 911 GT3 RSR is the fastest of its track-only variants, designed for competition in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the FIA World Endurance Championship or in... read more December 14, 2011 by 

2012 Porsche 911 Carrera S Cabriolet

Porsche 911 Found To Have Fewest Defects Among Older Cars

In Germany, keeping your car on the road means it has to pass an exhaustive roadworthiness test conducted by the Technischer Überwachungsverein, or TÜV for short... read more December 9, 2011 by 

Porsche's new 911 Carrera undergoes winter testing at the Arctic Circle

Porsche Shakes Down The 2012 911 Carrera: Video

When updating a car as iconic as the Porsche 911, “good enough” simply isn’t an acceptable term. While it’s not likely that any Porsche owner would... read more December 5, 2011 by 

2012 Porsche 911 first drive

New Porsche 911 A Hit In Europe, Likely To Repeat Here

Turn on the news these days, and you’re likely to be met with stories about the ongoing financial crisis in Europe. As bad as things are on this side of the pond, at... read more December 2, 2011 by 

2012 Porsche 911 first drive

Consumer Reports: Sports Cars Are The Most Satisfying Segment

Want to be happy with the next car you purchase? You may want to consider something that puts a smile on your face when you climb behind the wheel, like a sports car. In... read more December 1, 2011 by 


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