Photo credit: Hussain Almossawi
Industrial designers Hussain Almossawi and Marin Myftiu wanted to see how a supercar version of the Taycan would look, so they created the Porsche Project 411 Cruiser Concept. Paying tribute to the 911 Spyder, it’s designed to travel at speeds in excess of 249 mph, thanks to inductive charging technologies. This setup would require inductive charging stripes to be installed beneath the roads it travels on. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
The 2021 Porsche 911 Turbo S is the fastest yet, but how does it compare with the Lamborghini Aventador SVJ and Ferrari 812 Superfast? For starters, the Porsche is powered by a twin-turbocharged 3.8-liter flat-six engine generating 640 horsepower and 590 lb-ft of torque, mated to an eight-speed PDK automatic gearbox sending power to all four wheels. The Lamborgini draws power from a a 6.5L V12 generating 759 hp and 531 lb-ft of torque, while the 812 Superfast also has a 6.5L V12, but makes 789 hp and 530 lb-ft of torque. Read more to see how they all fared in a drag racing showdown.
The Porsche Taycan has a steel and aluminum body joined together by different bonding techniques straight from the factory, but it’s far from a standout on the road. German tuners Prior Design wanted to change that, so they created a widebody kit for the all-electric sedan. In addition to the wide fenders with front vents that increases width by 60mm, it also gets aggressive side skirt and 22-inch multi-piece, five-twin spoke wheels. Read more for additional pictures and information.
In the late 1960s, F1 cars used aerodynamic effects used in a big way, with many teams installing huge wings on struts, but auto enthusiast Wesley Kagan took things a step further by building his own from a Porsche Boxster. To make this a reality, he had to first use the Forza Motorsport game to mock up a shell before picking up a used Boxster for $2,500. What he got was a running engine, transmission, brakes, steering rack, and other technical components. Read more for a video and additional information.
The 2021 Porsche 911 Turbo has arrived, and it’s definitely no slouch. Powered by a twin-turbocharged 3.8L flat-six engine producing 572 horsepower and 553 pound-feet of torque, mated to an eight-speed dual-clutch transmission sending power to an all-wheel-drive system. All of this mean that it’s capable of accelerating from 0-60 miles per hour in just 2.7 seconds for the coupe and 2.8 seconds for the convertible, while topping out at 198 mph. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Photo credit: Chacko Abraham
The extremely limited Porsche 918 Spyder is basically a mid-engine plug-in hybrid supercar powered by a naturally aspirated 4.6L V8 engine generating 599 hp, paired with two electric motors delivering an additional 282 hp, that produces a combined output 875 hp and 944 lb⋅ft of torque. Its 6.8 kWh lithium-ion battery pack is good for an all-electric range of 12-miles. What if the automaker built an all-electric successor? Meet the Porsche 907 Spyder by automotive designer Chacko Abraham. Read more for additional pictures.
The 2021 Porsche 911 Targa 4 and 4S have just been unveiled. What sets this model apart from the others is its fully automatic roof system that can be automatically opened or closed in just 19 seconds at the touch of a button. Both models are powered by a twin-turbocharged 3.0L 6-cylinder boxer engine generating 379 hp / 443 hp respectively, enabling them to accelerate from zero to 60 mph in just 4.0 / 3.4 seconds when equipped with PDK and the optional Sport Chrono Package. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Photo credit: Paul Breshke via Car Scoops
The Porsche 911 is the automaker’s iconic two-door, 2+2 high performance rear-engined sports car, first introduced in September 1964 by Porsche AG of Stuttgart, Germany. Ever since its introduction, the model has kept a rear-mounted flat-six engine and all round independent suspension, with the basic concept remaining unchanged. Industrial designer Paul Breshke has come up with a futuristic redesign of this vehicle. Read more for additional pictures and information.
German auto enthusiast Kai Burkhard contacted tuning company H&R to build a one-off Porsche, and this was the result. He first imported a collector’s condition 1986 Porsche 911 from Japan and then the shop went to work. We don’t know what kind of engine mods are under the hood, but as for suspension, it now comes equipped with a custom adjustable coilover suspension, which includes all-new spring plates, support bearings and geometry, bolted to chassis reinforcements for those off-road jumps. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Do you have a classic Porsche vehicle all the way back to the 1960s and want to add a modern touch? Well, now you can, thanks to new Porsche Classic audio systems that include a touchscreen, navigation, Apple CarPlay, Bluetooth, and USB connectivity. One caveat: these new head units will not come cheap, as the single-DIN model retails at $1,560, while the double-DIN will set you back $1,740. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.