Porsche 911 Turbo

  • 2017 Porsche 911 Turbo

    Porsche has slowly been introducing updated versions of its 911 family, with most of the cars now featuring turbocharged engines—previously a bragging right of the actual ‘Turbo’ models only. However, to ensure that the 911 Turbo models still reign supreme, they’ve been given a power boost that sees them encroach on supercar territory. For the 2017 model year, both the 911 Turbo and 911 Turbo S stick with twin-turbocharged 3.8-liter flat-six engines but now output registers at 540 horsepower and 580 hp respectively. That represents a 20-hp bump in power for each...

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    2017 Porsche 911 Turbo Coming Soon

    Porsche is introducing a mid-cycle update across its 911 range and used this week’s Frankfurt Auto Show to unveil the first of the updated cars, which in this case were the entry-level Carrera and Carrera S. The next one to arrive will be the high-performance Turbo, prototypes for which...

  • 2017 Porsche 911 Turbo facelift spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2016 Porsche 911 Turbo Spy Shots (With Interior)

    Porsche is working on a mid-cycle update for its 911 range and we now have new spy shots of a prototype for the updated 911 Turbo variant. Yes, despite the new generation of the 911 Turbo only going on sale in 2013, Porsche is about to bring out an updated version. We’re expecting to see the...

  • 1976 Porsche 930 once owned by Steve McQueen
    Porsche 911 Turbo Owned By Steve McQueen Heads To Auction: Video

    A Porsche 911 Turbo originally owned by Steve McQueen is headed to auction. The Porsche, said to be the last special-order 911 McQueen ever bought, is an original 1976 930 finished in Slate Gray. The early production example, not unlike the very first 911 Turbo, is powered by a turbocharged...

  • 2014 Porsche 911 Turbo S GB Edition
    Porsche Exclusive Reveals 911 Turbo S GB Edition

    Porsche’s personalization department Porsche Exclusive has put together a special version of the 2014 911 Turbo S for the U.K. market. The car is called the 2014 Porsche 911 Turbo S GB Edition, and just 40 examples will be built. The car was commissioned by Porsche’s U.K. division to...

  • The first Porsche 911 Turbo
    Meet The First Porsche 911 Turbo: Video

    It was at the 1973 Frankfurt Auto Show that Porsche first showed a prototype of a turbocharged 911 that would go on to spawn the original 911 Turbo just one year later. However, what many may not know is that 1974 wasn’t the first year for 911 Turbo production because an example had already...

  • Lamborghini Gallardo Super Trofeo Stradale takes on Porsche 911 Turbo at the drag strip

    The Lamborghini Gallardo will soon be replaced by the new Huracán, but that doesn't mean it's obsolete just yet--in fact, it appears to have something to offer against even the 991 Porsche 911 Turbo, at least when it's in Super Trofeo Stradale form. MUST WATCH: LaFerrari Duels With Ferrari Enzo On Precarious Mountain Roads: Video While the race is hair-splittingly close, and may have more to do with the drivers than either car as to the final outcome, it's clear that one of the hottest road-going Gallardos still has plenty of fight left in it. To back up the straight-strip results, the...

  • Chris Harris and three of the world’s best sports cars
    Chris Harris Pits A Modded GT-R Against A 911 Turbo And Audi R8 V10 Plus: Video

    Online automotive channel Drive has a new season of its popular Chris Harris On Cars segment and the first episode starts off with a bang. The episode sees three of the world’s best sports cars pitted against one another, though the choice of cars is a bit odd. They include an Audi R8 V10...

  • 2014 Porsche 911 Turbo spy shots
    Porsche's Next 911 Turbo To Get Four-Wheel-Steering: Report

    If Germany’s Autobild is correct, the new Porsche 911 Turbo will make its auto show debut in the fall of 2013, hitting the market (likely in Europe first) in the spring of 2014. As expected, it will benefit from all-wheel-drive and more horsepower (530 hp, versus 500 hp), but it will also add...

  • Chris Harris and the 2013 Nissan GT-R Track Pack and the 2011 Porsche 911 Turbo S
    Chris Harris Pits The GT-R Track Pack Against The 911 Turbo S: Video

    British journo and avid racer Chris Harris takes a more serious look at two of the fastest road cars money can buy: the Nissan GT-R and Porsche 911 Turbo. However, we’re not talking about run-of-the-mill models here but rather the more extreme versions of both cars. In the case of the GT-R...

  • David Beckham’s 2008 Porsche 911 Turbo
    David Beckham’s Porsche 911 Turbo Fetches $217,100 At Auction

    An unnamed buyer has just dropped $217,100 on a used 2008 Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet and, to make matters worse, the car was extensively modified. Normally, this would seem a ridiculous amount to pay for such a vehicle but in this case the car was previously owned by none other than soccer star...

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    Winterkorn: Porsche To Double Sales In Next Four Years

    VW boss and newly-named CEO of Porsche Martin Winterkorn is aiming from some huge growth.

  • Corvette Z06 beats Porsche 911 Turbo around a track

    We’ve always known that Chevrolet’s Corvette Z06 was good, but we'd never have imagined that it could beat Porsche’s AWD 911 Turbo around a race track and with a lead of 2.6 seconds to boot. The test was carried out by Swedish magazine Auto Motor and Sport, who pitted the two cars against each other at Mantorp Park in Sweden, near Saab’s aircraft factory in Linkoping. Comments from test driver and STCC champion Richard Ekblom included gems like “the Porsche felt feminine in comparison with the Z06” and that “it pisses on the Porsche.” Further...

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