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Porsche 911 GT3 with Touring Package 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 372kW 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 372kW 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...

Porsche 911 GT2 RS: Walter Rohrl says mega power figure was the 'biggest challenge' in development

When you have driving masters like Walter Rohrl and Mark Webber involved in the development of a sportscar from the outset, you expect a serious weapon by the time the finished vehicle reaches consumers. In the case of the ballistic new 911 GT2 RS, the fastest and most powerful 911 ever, that is very much the reality...

GT2 RS could be a Nurburgring lap hero, if Porsche wills it

Stopping short of suggesting there was anything suspicious about the Huracan Performante’s recent record Nurburgring lap time, Porsche Vice President of Motorsport, Dr Frank-Steffen Walliser, says Porsche would attack a record lap slightly differently to its upstart Italian stablemate...

Porsche GT2 RS revealed at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Porsche has chosen the 2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed for the public unveiling of the most powerful street-legal 911 of all time. Powered by a 3.8-litre twin-turbo flat-six engine delivering a staggering 515kW of power and 750Nm of torque, the new 911 GT2 RS will accelerate from 0-100km/h in 2.8 seconds, on its way to a top speed of 340km/h. The 3...

Porsche: "manual gearbox never going away", naturally-aspirated engines to stay

Porsche says that it will continue to make its iconic sports cars available with manual transmissions so long as there is even one customer that wishes it so, while the likes of the 911 GT3 and GT3 RS will remain naturally-aspirated for as long as possible...

Porsche Australia ‘displeased’ with profiteers and speculators on its special models

Porsche Australia says it is displeased with the profiteering and flipping that has occurred on its limited-edition vehicles such as the 911 R. The limited-edition and numbered Porsche 911 R, which is essentially a GT3 RS with a manual gearbox and road-focused body work, has seen prices more than double on the used car market as some owners have chosen to sell their vehicle immediately after purchase for a profit...

2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS revealed at E3

The Porsche 911 GT2 RS has been revealed on stage at the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo, commonly known as E3. The car took centre stage at the unveiling of the new Forza Motorsport 7 game, which is one of the headline titles for Microsoft's new Xbox One X console...