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CRAFTY ENGINEERING LETS PORSCHE’S CAYENNE SUV DRIVE LIKE A 911

EACH TIME PORSCHE sets out to design a new generation of its popular Cayenne SUV, it takes on the same challenge: making a car that feels more like a Porsche than a popular SUV. That is, ditching the rolling Barcalounger effect so common to these hulking vehicles in favor of the taut stability more common to cars like Porsche’s sports cars. ... Read More »

Porsche 911 GT2 RS (2017) review

With 200bhp more than a GT3 and two fewer driveshafts than a Turbo, the 690bhp rear-drive Porsche 911 GT2 RS must be an absolute animal, right? We jump behind the wheel to find out. Read on for our full review. Porsche 911 GT2 RS: specs, news and photos galore A 690bhp rwd 911? You’re a bit late for Halloween… Yeah, sounds scary, doesn’t ... Read More »

2017 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 PDK Automatic

As guaranteed as death and taxes is that every iteration of today’s Porsche 911 is ridiculously quick, has gobs of grip, and stops like someone dropped a concrete wall in its path. The slowest model we’ve tested, the 370-hp Carrera with the manual transmission, smoked to 60 mph in 4.0 seconds flat. That’s the base 911. The rest of the “entry-level” Carreras—those lacking ... Read More »

New Porsche 911 Speedster to Debut at Frankfurt Auto Show, Rumor Claims

When Porsche pulled the wraps off the 911 GT2 RS earlier this summer,many people assumed the 700-horsepower track monster would be the swan song for the 991 era of Porsche’s most popular model. But a new report from CAR Magazine points to the current 911 generation going out with a different sort of bang: a new version of the Porsche 911 Speedster, rumored to ... Read More »

Porsche 911 Targa 4 (2016) review

Porsche’s 911 Carrera 2 coupes switched to turbo power last year, and now the all-wheel-drive models get the same treatment. You can read CAR’s review of the new, turbocharged 911 Carrera 2 coupe here. But isn’t all-wheel-drive a bit pointless when an ordinary rear-wheel drive has better traction than a Landie on caterpillar tracks? That’s one viewpoint. But one in ... Read More »