The New Porsche 911 Is A Beaver Magnet

One of the perks of this job is having a new car delivered to my house nearly every week. This time it's the gorgeous new 2012 Porsche 911 in Carrera S trim in a stunning Guards Red. Something very strange happened when the delivery driver handed me the keys. » 7/30/12 2:40pm 7/30/12 2:40pm

2012 Nissan GT-R Vs 2012 Porsche 911: Who Wins?

The new 911 is faster than any plain Carrera S to come before it. Now Tiff Needel at Evo Magazine wants to know if the Porsche can finally beat its supercar-killing rival — the recently-updated 2012 Nissan GT-R. » 3/28/12 10:30am 3/28/12 10:30am

2012 Porsche 911: First Crash!

Imagine the joy felt at being one of the first to drive around in the redesigned 2012 Porsche 911. Then imagine the sorrow experienced when said brand-new Porsche meets a Volvo wagon head-on with enough speed to collapse the front end. » 2/27/12 12:30pm 2/27/12 12:30pm

This Porsche 911 'Identity' Video Is Amazing

The best auto brand identity videos mix heritage, history and heart with cool techno-wizardry. This just-posted video introducing the new Porsche 911 and the development of its brand identity does all that and more. In a word, it's amazing. » 1/20/12 10:45am 1/20/12 10:45am

How Porsche tested the new 911

No manufacturer wants to release an underdeveloped car. Strenuous testing plays a major role in the development of any new vehicle. Porsche's program for the 2012 Porsche 911 is just a bit more strenuous, and more scenic, than those of most other companies. » 12/05/11 3:00pm 12/05/11 3:00pm

2012 Porsche 911 GT3 RSR is a 997 to remember

Even while we're driving the 991 generation 2012 Porsche 911, the company is releasing yet another last iteration of the 997 as it continues to build blitzkrieging race cars on the familiar platform. » 11/10/11 4:30pm 11/10/11 4:30pm

2012 Porsche 911: First Drive

Does the 2012 Porsche 911 continue to advance the 911's sports-car capability, while making it accessible to the widest possible pool of potential drivers, and without throttling its famous rear-engined motoring quirkiness? Let's drive the new Carrera S and find out. » 11/10/11 12:00pm 11/10/11 12:00pm

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

2012 Porsche 911, Turbo, Boxster and Cayman paraded about in San Fran

Porsche recently held some kind of event in San Francisco that required the street parking of not just the new 911, but its yet-to-be revealed turbo and convertible variations, along with the upcoming Boxster and Cayman — not to mention a much longer parade of older 911s up the street. » 10/07/11 1:30pm 10/07/11 1:30pm

The new Porsche 911 is a better 911

The 997's seven years are now officially over. The new Porsche 911 — 991 to Jalopnik readers — is very much like all 911's over the past 48 years. Only a little better at everything. » 9/13/11 7:30am 9/13/11 7:30am

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, 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, as official as it gets

Yes, it's true. Those pics you saw of the 2012 Porsche 911 are the real deal, as Porsche confirmed this morning. With that confirmation comes copious new details on the new, 991-model Porsche, the most comprehensive update to the rear-engined classic in decades. » 8/23/11 9:30am 8/23/11 9:30am

Watch the 2012 Porsche 911 slide across the Arctic Circle

A video featuring a 2012 Porsche 911 in full camouflage is a little ridiculous, but Porsche probably didn't realize a dude on Spanish car forum was going to leak the photos early back in 2010 when they were cold-weather testing above the Arctic Circle. » 8/22/11 3:00pm 8/22/11 3:00pm

Last Porsche 997 cup car will stay through 2013

The final 997 model Porsche 911 cup car will stick around for two seasons while the company devises a new version based on the next-gen 991. The racecar's 3.8-liter naturally-aspirated six is largely the same as the streetable GT3 RS's. » 8/03/11 12:30pm 8/03/11 12:30pm

2012 Porsche Carrera S teased by Need For Speed: The Run

The 2012 Porsche 911 hasn't been fully revealed, but the new trailer for Need For Speed: The Run's limited edition pack gives us the best view yet of the sexy new Carerra's headlights. » 8/02/11 2:00pm 8/02/11 2:00pm

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

Is this Porsche's 7-speed manual tranny layout?

When it leaked that the 2012 Porsche 911 was getting a 7-speed manual transmission everyone immediately wondered how they were going to lay it out. We think we've got an answer. » 7/06/11 9:30am 7/06/11 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