Limited to just 77-units worldwide, the Porsche 935 Clubsport is a sight to behold whether in stock form or covered in gloss carbon fiber, like this example, which was just delivered to a lucky customer in the US. All of these track-only vehicles are based on the road-going 911 GT2 RS and powered by a twin-turbocharged 3.8-liter flat-six generating 690 HP, mated to a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Elon Musk’s Cybertruck presentation may not have went as planned last night, with the two bulletproof windows shattering, but there was at least one shining moment when he showed it drag racing a Porsche 911. After the said race was shown, he reassured the crowd that none of it was CGI, but rather a real race that took some place in what appears to be a desert of some sort. Read more for the clip and additional information.
Some say Top Gear just hasn’t been the same ever since Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May left, but one thing’s for sure, they’re still producing electrifying content, literally. In their latest showdown, they pit the Porsche Taycan Turbo S against the Tesla Model S, and believe it or not, the former wins in the 0-60 miles per hour sprint. Read more to watch the full review and additional information.
Boeing announced today that it has teamed up with Porsche to develop a flying electric car. They are researching the market for “premium urban air mobility” and plan to design a vehicle using technology from Boeing’s Aurora Flight Sciences division capable of operating from helipad-type ports. There’s no timeline for a possible production vehicle launch, but Porsche Consulting said that this type of transportation is expected to “pick up speed” as soon as 2025. Read more for another picture and information.
TechArt specializes in supercars, and for those who can’t wait for the 992-generation GT2 / GT3 as well as their RS variants, this TechArt has tuning package 2020 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S should do the trick. Featuring a sleek five-piece front spoiler with an integrated splitter, a two-tone paint job, front the wheel arches equipped with side air outlet trims, revamped side skirts, rear diffuser, roof spoiler, and a large fixed rear wing. Read more for additional pictures and information.
Porsche officially unveiled the Taycan Turbo ($153,310) and Turbo S ($187,610) today. The Taycan Turbo generates up to 671 horsepower and 627 pound-feet of torque with Overboost, while the Turbo S maxes out at 750 horsepower and 774 pound-feet of torque. This means the Turbo can hit 60 mph in 3.0 seconds and the Turbo S in just 2.6 seconds. Both models are powered by a 93.4 kWh lithium-ion battery pack, mated to a rear-axle-mounted two-speed transmission, good for 280 miles (Taycan Turbo) and 256 miles (Turbo S). Read more for two videos, additional pictures and information.
We’re just a little over a week away (September 4th) from the official 2020 Porsche Taycan unveiling, but today, the automaker revealed its interior for the first time. If you like the touchscreens found in Teslas, then you’ll love the Taycan, as the dash features a 16.8-inch curved display above the steering column, complete with touch-capacitive buttons that are used to control the headlights, stability control, suspension firmness, as well as ride height. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
If you’re unfamiliar with Power Wheels, it’s basically a brand of battery-powered ride-on cars, trucks and motorcycles, but let’s face it, none were designed for speed, that is unless…you’re talking about this custom build. Simply put, this auto enthusiast decided to install a KTM 450 dirt bike engine into a Porsche 911 Power Wheels, complete with a large wing out back as well as beefy tires. Read more for a video and additional information.
The all-electric Porsche Taycan turned quite a few heads at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, but Fully Charged’s Jonny Smith was recently invited to drive the camouflaged pre-production prototype, and shows us just how quick it really is. He performed several full-throttle acceleration tests with the launch control system activated, or 30 of them to be exact, without breaking a sweat. Read more for the video and additional information.
When is a 1968 Porsche 912 not just a typical sports car? When you replace its 1.6L Flat-Four engine with the electric powertrain from a Tesla Model S P85. That’s exactly what Zelectric Motors and EV West did to this classic vehicle, boosting its output to 550 horsepower and allegedly 4,500 lb-ft of torque. This electrified 912 uses a Model S-sourced inverter, rear differential, and accelerator pedal, but a 32-kWh battery pack that’s been separated into two for a better balanced chassis. Read more for a video of it in-action and additional information.