Porsche Carrera GT News

  • Porsche Carrera GT restored by Porsche Classic

    After 15 years, this Porsche Carrera GT received a new lease on life. At the owner's request, he or she commissioned Porsche to perform a full restoration to make the Carrera GT even better than when it came off the assembly line, and Porsche shared the results in a Monday announcement. Porsche Classic spared no expense with the request, which we assume involved the owner handing over a blank check. The team completely disassembled the supercar down to its individual parts. Each part was separately checked and refurbished, or replaced as needed. The engine and transmission received a complete...

  • 2005 Porsche Carrera GT for sale
    This Porsche Carrera GT has just 69 miles on the clock, and it's for sale

    Now is someone's chance to own one of the most coveted modern-day Porsches. This particular 2005 Carrera GT's clocked just 69 miles and it's for sale in France. The car surfaced for sale on Auto Hebdo, a French vehicle marketplace. It's unclear what dealership currently holds the keys to the...

  • These are Dr. Wolfgang Porsche's top five favorite Porsches
    Wolfgang Porsche shares his top 5 favorite Porsches

    Dr. Wolfgang Porsche is the grandson of Porsche found Ferdinand Porsche. His older brother Butzi designed the 911. Wolfgang is a competent metalworker in his own right, but he's not getting his hands dirty these days. Dr. Porsche (how cool would that look on a business card?) helps run the good...

  • Paul Walker and an R34 Nissan Skyline GT-R on the scene of Fast and Furious 4
    Paul Walker's daughter settles suit against Porsche

    Two years after "Fast and Furious" star Paul Walker's death in 2013, his daughter has settled her wrongful death lawsuit against Porsche. Terms of the settlement have not been disclosed, reports The Blast. Walker's daughter, Meadow, filed the lawsuit claiming her father survived the initial crash...

  • 2004 Porsche Carrera GT for sale at Mecum Auction
    A 2004 Porsche Carrera GT with only 25 miles heads to auction

    Porsche cars from all eras are rising in value at a brisk pace. Certain 911 Carreras from the 1970s can fetch high six- and even low seven-figure sums. Few Porsche cars from the modern era command that sort of dollar. One such car that does is the mighty Carrera GT, and an incredibly clean example...

  • Porsche Carrera GT driven at the 'Ring
    A Porsche Carrera GT on the 'Ring is a wonderful thing

    The Porsche Carrera GT is a truly stunning machine that makes some of the greatest noises on the planet. It's a German spaceship. A rare wonderful automobile, with fewer than 1,300 copies produced. One YouTube user, who goes by the handle Maxoge, owns one of those copies. Keen on seeing what his...

  • Paul Walker In ‘Fast and Furious 7’ - Image via Fast & Furious Facebook page

    Paul Walker’s father, Paul William Walker III, has sued Porsche for the 2013 accident that killed the Fast and the Furious star and his friend Roger Rodas. Walker III is the executor of the late actor’s estate and sued the German sports car marque on Wednesday for negligence and wrongful death. The new lawsuit follows similar suits filed against Porsche by Paul Walker’s daughter Meadow Walker and Roger Rodas’ wife Kristine Rodas. Porsche has sought to dismiss the lawsuits, none of which have been set for trial. Walker was a passenger in a Porsche Carrera GT driven by...

  • Paul Walker and an R34 Nissan Skyline GT-R on the scene of Fast and Furious 4
    Paul Walker Responsible For Own Death, Says Porsche

    As most readers would already know, Paul Walker, famous for his role in the Fast and the Furious movies, died in a single-vehicle accident involving a 2005 Porsche Carrera GT almost exactly two years ago. Walker was the passenger in the Porsche supercar, which was driven by his friend Roger Rodas...

  • Paul Walker and an R34 Nissan Skyline GT-R on the scene of Fast and Furious 4
    Porsche Faces Lawsuit From Paul Walker's Daughter

    Meadow Walker is the 16-year-old daughter of the late Paul Walker, and she is filing a lawsuit against Porsche. A 2005 Carrera GT driven by Paul's friend Roger Rodas is at the center of the suit, as it was the car in which Rodas and Walker died after Rodas lost control and crashed on November 30...

  • Porsche Carrera GT Gemballa Mirage GT
    Gemballa Mirage GT Introduces Itself To California With Cacophonous Exhaust: Video

    The plate on the back may be from Massachusetts but, per the video description, the car is being driven around Beverly Hills. That just means it's come home to its natural habitat--or at least the most natural habitat that doesn't happen to be a race track. The car in question is a Porsche Carrera...

  • Paul Walker behind the wheel of a Lexus LFA
    Paul Walker Crash: Porsche Was Going 93 MPH, No Mechanical Failure

    Accident investigators have weighed in on the fiery crash that killed Fast and Furious actor Paul Walker. And the conclusion is that unsafe driving—not an issue with the car—was what led to the accident. The Porsche GT in which Walker was a passenger was going 93 miles per...

  • The Porsche Carrera GT turns gasoline into beauty
    Porsche Carrera GT Is Visual Music & Auditory Art

    The Porsche Carrera GT has a reputation as a bit of a tricky car--a fact that was pushed beyond reason in the weeks following Paul Walker's death in one, alongside racing driver Roger Rodas. But if the Carrera GT is difficult to drive, it's because it's essentially a snazzed-up, road-legal...

  • Porsche Carrera GT

    Some Porsche Carrera GT owners are probably quite familiar with the word "NO". Usually preceded by "OH" and suffixed by several exclamation marks and a few expletives as their V-10 supercar goes into an uncontrollable spin. Porsche might be elbows-deep in development of its 918 Spyder--successor to the Carrera GT--but it's had time to develop a 'NO' of its own. Well, a 'N0' anyway--a new specification of tire, co-developed with Michelin for the highly-respected supercar. The N0 inscription features on the sidewalls of the new Michelin Pilot Super Sport tire, and refers to the tire's new tread...

  • Jerry Seinfeld’s 2004 Porsche Carrera GT
    Jerry Seinfeld Selling His Porsche Carrera GT

    Actor and comedian Jerry Seinfeld, a well-known Porsche aficionado, is selling his beloved 2004 Porsche Carrera GT after having put only 3,176 miles on its odometer. It’s not known why Seinfeld is selling the Porsche but the opportunity provides enthusiasts with the chance to own one of the...

  • Jerry Seinfeld’s 2004 Porsche Carrera GT
    Jerry Seinfeld’s Beloved Porsche Carrera GT Up For Sale

    Getting your hands on a Porsche Carrera GT is hard enough considering only around 1,200 cars were ever built and only half of these were sold in the U.S. So imagine how rare it would be to come across a celebrity-owned example of one of these rare beauties. Well, believe it or not, comedian and...

  • Porsche 918 Spyder Concept live in Geneva. Photos © United Pictures, Int'l.
    Production Porsche 918 Supercar To Keep Spyder Bodystyle

    With this month’s unveiling of the new 918 RSR hybrid race car concept, which featured a distinct coupe bodystyle, there were immediately suggestions that the cool convertible bodystyle seen on the previous 918 Spyder concept would be dropped at production time. Nothing can be further from...

  • Porsche 918 Spyder Concept
    Porsche To Unveil 918 Coupe at Detroit Auto Show

    The release of a new Porsche is like New Years Eve, as one gets all excited before it occurs, only to realize not much has changed. This time around, Porsche is unveiling a machine that’s a little more special. The German automaker is planning on unveiling something “spectacular”...

  • Porsche Carrera GT V-10 engine for sale
    Porsche Carrera GT V-10 Engine For Sale For A Measly $128,000

    Who needs a mortgage (or a house) anyway? With this V-10 in your possession, you'll be the envy of any block, even if you push it around in the shopping cart that has become your residence. Or something like that. The engine itself is based largely on Le Mans Prototype class designs, and built by a...

  • Porsche Carrera GT Gemballa Mirage Gold Edition

    Since 2006, Gemballa has been building custom interpretations of the Porsche Carrera GT supercar, making it perhaps the foremost Carrera GT tuner in the world. For its latest iteration, Gemballa has decided to relax the power output and focus on a decisively seductive gold finish. Some of Gemballa's GTs have put out as much as 750hp (560kW), but the Gold Edition is satisfied with 670hp (500kW) on tap. That's still about 50hp (40kW) more than the stock Carrera GT, however, and with 465lb-ft (630Nm) of torque it's sure to be a fun ride in any gear. Gemballa's claimed performance stats back that...

  • Porsche Carrera GT Gemballa Mirage Matt
    Gemballa adds Matt Edition to Mirage GT stable

    Since 2006, Gemballa has been building custom interpretations of the Porsche Carrera GT supercar, making it perhaps the foremost Carrera GT tuner in the world. For its latest iteration, Gemballa has decided to relax the power output and focus on a decisively seductive matt black finish. Some of...

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    Gemballa adds Carbon Edition to Mirage GT stable

    Since 2006, Gemballa has been building custom interpretations of the Porsche Carrera GT supercar, making it perhaps the foremost Carrera GT tuner in the world. For its latest iteration, Gemballa has decided to relax the power output and focus on a simple bi-color design scheme. We first saw this...

  • porsche carrera gt successor preview 001
    Preview: RS Spyder-based Porsche Carrera GT successor

    Even five years after its final production, the Porsche Carerra GT lives on in the hearts and minds - and often garages - of Porsche loyalists, supercar enthusiasts and plain old gearheads. Recently rumors broke that Porsche is working on a successor to the GT based around the RS Spyder American Le...

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    Ariel boss reveals plans for future models

    Small-scale British carmaker Ariel is perhaps best known for its skeletal-framed Atom two-seater, one of the lightest and most thrilling sports cars on the planet. Now, Ariel is considering expanding its model lineup, and fans of the brand will be happy to hear they will be sticking to keeping...

  • konigseder tuning porsche carrera gt 015
    Königseder Tuning takes on the Porsche Carrera GT

    Leipzig, 2004: the Porsche Carrera GT, born out of a racing program but built for the street, begins a production run that will total just 1,270 units and last only two years. Little did the world know new versions of the car would still be built by the aftermarket on a nearly monthly basis for the...

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