Watch the 2012 Porsche 911 take a lap around Laguna Seca

You've seen the family portrait. You've seen the highlight reel. Porsche still wants everyone to know what else went on at Rennsport Reunion IV, though, so they're offering this clip of the 2012 Porsche 911 Carrera S barreling around Laguna Seca. » 10/26/11 3:00pm 10/26/11 3:00pm

Yes, this is Porsche's new 7-speed shift pattern

By now you know Porsche's offering a 7-speed manual transmission on the new 2012 Porsche 911. It turns out, according to CarEnvy.ca, who somehow were magically able to liberate a photo of the new shift knob, that the shift pattern we first showed you last month is absolutely the correct layout. » 8/30/11 8:30am 8/30/11 8:30am

2012 Porsche 911 gets hot and dirty in South Africa

How iconic is the 2012 Porsche 911's shape? Poor South African slum children immediately recognize it as a Porsche 911 while the vehicle undergoes a mixture of hot weather testing and glamour shots. So far, it seems to be doing better in the sand than in the snow. » 7/19/11 9:30am 7/19/11 9:30am

New Porsche 911 gets 400 hp, hybrid version

Specs from the 2012 Porsche 911 either show a slight improvement for the new generation (codenamed 991) or mark the end times. Changes include new transmissions, longer wheelbase, launch control and and a more Panameraesque interior. Oh, and an optional hybrid drivetrain. » 6/30/11 2:57pm 6/30/11 2:57pm

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2012 Porsche 911 caught on video, börk börk börk!

Ten months before it's supposed to be unveiled, the 2012 Porsche 911 was caught on video doing more winter testing in Sweden, apparently because the driver goes to the same gas station every morning. At least this time they didn't get stuck. » 2/07/11 10:00am 2/07/11 10:00am