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Porsche 911 Speedster concept unveiled

The Porsche 911 Speedster concept has been unveiled overnight, at an event to mark the brand's 70 years in the sports car business. The concept's body is based on the 911 Carrera 4 Cabriolet, but has a lower and more steeply raked windscreen, as well as appropriately resized side windows...

Celebrating 70 years of Porsche: a podcast special

Today marks 70 years since the first Porsche, the 356 'No. 1' Roadster, was registered, and the company is celebrating its rich history with worldwide Sportscar Together Day. We've produced a podcast special for the occasion, where we talk to people who have been involved with Porsche in Australia over the journey, be it behind-the-wheel or behind-the-scenes...

Porsche GT2 RS hits the Nurburgring - video

The Porsche 911 GT2 RS is the most powerful 911 ever built, and carries a pretty serious reputation as a 'widow maker' if you don't treat it with enough respect. It also carries the production car record for the legendary North Loop, having lapped the track in 6:57.3 late last year. As a new owner living in Germany, the first thing we'd do is head to the Nurburgring and see if the reputation is accurate...

Porsche 911 Speedster snapped again

A peculiar Porsche has been snapped testing in the European alps, blending 911 GT3 running gear with a convertible soft top. What could it be? There are a couple of options. First, and most logical, is that the car is a mule for the 911 Speedster that, reportedly, is going to be unveiled at the Goodwood Festival of Speed later this year...

2019 Porsche 911 Speedster spied

A development vehicle believed to be the new Porsche 911 Speedster has been spotted during hot-weather testing in Southern Europe. Spotted in convoy with several Porsche GT models including the 911 GT3 and GT3 RS, the prototype wears a similar body and wheel/tyre package to the hardtop GT variants, though with the absence of a fixed rear wing and, obviously, the retractable fabric roof...

Porsche 911 GT3 RS tackles the Isle of Man – video

The Porsche 911 GT3 RS is a lean green racing machine – provided you specify it in 'Lizard Green', of course – but it's arguably as good on the road as it is on track. In this video, Porsche unleashes the new GT3 RS on the Isle of Man, piloted by race drivers Mark Higgins (Isle of Man lap record holder for four-wheeled vehicles) and Steve Plater (two-time Isle of Man Time Trial winner)...

2019 Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet spied

The next-generation Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet has been spied for the first time, giving us a first look at the upcoming convertible flagship sports car. Spotted in and around the Nurburgring race circuit, the 911 Turbo Cabriolet looks very much like the coupe prototype we've seen in recent months – with the obvious exception of the folding fabric roof you see here...

Time Machine Tuesday: 1 May, 2018

People often say “don’t forget where you came from”. Although we’re focused on every new car, every last detail here at CarAdvice, we have an extensive back-catalogue of news stories, lifestyle yarns and reviews. Here’s a look at what happened on the week of May 1 in years past...

Maria Sharapova and Mark Webber take the 911 GT2 RS on a speed date - Video

What do ex-F1 and World Endurance Racer Mark Webber and tennis star Maria Sharapova have in common? They're both ambassadors for Porsche. In this new video clip, the pair take the 911 GT2 RS for a spin around the company's test track in Weissach – spoiler alert, Maria shrieks once or twice...

Porsche recreates 911 Turbo 3.0 in giant Lego

There are plenty of interesting – and strange – ways manufacturers celebrate their classic models, but Lego recreations is an increasingly popular one. The latest retro legend to be recreated brick-by-brick is the Porsche 911 Turbo 3.0, best known as the first 911 Turbo...

Configurator Challenge: Porsche 911

Customisation is in vogue at the moment, but choice can be seriously confusing. In our new configurator challenge, we're going to let the CarAdvice team loose on a manufacturer's website to create their ideal spec of a certain model. For this edition of the Configurator Challenge, we're building motorsport Porsche 911s. Start your engines, folks...