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Singer and Williams reveal 373kW 1990 Porsche 911

Singer Vehicle Design and Williams Advanced Engineering have unveiled the stunning result of their Dynamics and Lightweighting Study, in the form of a green 964-generation Porsche 911. By now, you're probably aware of what Singer does...

Mark Webber: “I’ve always been a Porsche guy. Even when I had to pay for them myself.”

The GT2 RS launch in Portugal gave us a chance to catch up with Mark Webber, recently retired from front-line racing duties but now working in both development and as a brand ambassador for Porsche. The 41-year old Aussie was brought along to give passenger rides on the circuit at Portimao, but sodden conditions put paid to that...

Porsche: GT3 manual doing well, but won’t be offered with the RS

Porsche’s decision to offer a manual transmission with the 911 GT3, off the back of the very limited run of stick-shift 911Rs, was seen as something of a gamble by the company, and not least by Motorsport Division’s head of road-car development, Andreas Preuinger. "We were having bets about how many we would sell," he admits, "and we recognised the risk that the demand might not be as strong as we hoped...

Gemballa GT Concept: 609kW 911 Turbo revealed at SEMA

German tuner Gemballa has used SEMA in Las Vegas to debut its latest powered-up Porsche, the GT Concept. Along with its dramatic new bodywork, the 911 Turbo-based GT Concept has been treated to a comprehensive engine overhaul for outputs of 609kW and 952Nm. The new body add-ons, which include a front skirt, splitter, rear bumper and rear diffuser, are all made of carbon-fibre...

2018 Porsche 911 Carrera T revealed, arriving Down Under Q2 2018

Porsche has unveiled the 2018 911 Carrera T, a pared-back take on the base 911. Under the bonnet is the same 3.0-litre turbocharged flat-six as the base 911, making 272kW of power and 450Nm of torque. It’s hooked up to a seven-speed manual gearbox with a shortened gear ratios, while the seven-speed PDK dual-clutch transmission will also be available...

Porsche 911 GT2 RS sets Nürburgring lap record

The Porsche 911 GT2 RS is the new king of the 'Ring, lapping the famed Nürburgring Nordschleife circuit in 6 minutes 47.3 seconds. Not only is it the fastest 911 of all time, the GT2 RS is also the quickest production vehicle around the 'Ring - some five seconds quicker than the Lamborghini Huracan Performante (6 minutes 52...

2018 Porsche 911 GT3 with Touring Package: $326,800 special revealed

The Porsche 911 GT3 with Touring Package has made its global debut at the Frankfurt motor show this week, bringing a very different look and feel to the company's track weapon. Following the reveal of the updated 911 GT3 at the Geneva motor show in March, the Touring Package is very much like a series-production version of the sought-after 911 R limited-edition that was available last year, which essentially tailored the race-ready GT3 package for the road...

Porsche 911 could get permanent 'purist' variant - report

German sports car specialist Porsche could be plotting a mainstay 'purist' version of its 911 sports car, if a new report out of the UK is anything to go by. Speaking with Autocar this week at the launch of the new-generation Cayenne SUV, company research and development (R&D) boss, Michael Steiner, hinted at a stripped-back variant in similar vein to the 2016 911 R (pictured), though this time it wouldn't be a limited-run model...

2018 Porsche 911 Turbo S gets next-gen carbon-fibre wheels for $22,000

Porsche has announced it is bringing an all-CFRP (carbon-fibre-reinforced plastic) wheel to market in 2018, debuting as an option on the current 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series. Each wheel weighs 8.6kg, which is 20 per cent lighter than the equivalent aluminium alloy version, but is also 20 per cent stronger – improving both acceleration and braking performance, according to Porsche...

Singer and Williams team up to create a 373kW classic 911 engine

Singer Vehicle Design, known well for modifying and restoring classic Porsche 911s, has teamed up with the Formula One team from Williams Advanced Engineering to create an air-cooled engine. The 4.0-litre naturally-aspirated unit produces 373kW of power and revs to over 9000rpm, which puts it on par with the latest water-cooled 911 GT3...

Porsche Exclusive Manufaktur ready to build the Porsche you desire

I’m not sure you need to make a bona fide weapons-grade supercar like the Porsche 911 Turbo S any more special than it already is, but regardless, Porsche has myriad options for those of you wanting to make an even more individual statement with your 911. In fact, you can make that statement with any Porsche, not just the flagship model...