What you need to know about the new Porsche 911 Turbo

The new Porsche 911 Turbo is coming. And it will be awesome. But you might still be unhappy about parts of it. Here's some of the stuff to expect. » 4/30/13 1:59am 4/30/13 1:59am

Buy the $180K Porsche wrecked by a journalist's son

The Porsche 911 Turbo wrecked under suspicious circumstances by the son of a Canadian autojournalist is now for sale for the low-low-low price of $150K. C'mon guys, own a piece of crashed history. » 2/03/11 2:30pm 2/03/11 2:30pm

Honey, The Porsche Is On Fire

What catches your eye here, aside from the flambe'd New Jersey Porsche 911 Turbo, is the slovenly business-type on the phone. ("Man, I don't know what happened. Maybe the hooker's cigarette fell between the seats?") [MyJerseyCentral] » 6/24/10 9:30am 6/24/10 9:30am

How A Journalist's Son Crashed A $180K Porsche Press Car

The story of a journalist's son crashing a Porsche press car is making the rounds today, but what's notably lacking from the writer's account is an explanation of how the kid did it. Here's what one source tells Jalopnik. » 5/20/10 5:15pm 5/20/10 5:15pm

Journalist's Son Crashes $180K Porsche Press Car

Peter Cheney lived every autojourno's worst nightmare when his son accidentally launched a brand new $180,000 Porsche 911 Turbo press car through his garage door. It's what you get for not teaching your kid to drive a stick. [TG&M] » 5/20/10 9:30am 5/20/10 9:30am

2011 Porsche 911 Turbo S: Old Dog, New Tricks

There's a reason we don't generally complain about minor upgrades to aging Porsche platforms. In the case of the facelifted 997, it's the top-of-the-911-line 530 HP 2011 Porsche 911 Turbo S. » 2/08/10 9:30am 2/08/10 9:30am

Chris Harris Hits 100 MPH In 7.9 Seconds While Drinking Coke

The 2010 Porsche 911 Turbo can hit 100 MPH in under eight seconds yet is apparently so boring you can drink coke while doing so. We miss Porsches that would kill you as soon as look at you. » 12/11/09 8:30am 12/11/09 8:30am

New Porsche 911 Turbo: 3.8-Liters, 500 HP Of Direct-Injection Glory

It may look like the old Porsche 911 Turbo, but this newest version of the 997 Turbo has been upgraded with the Carrera's 3.8-liter direct-injection mill. Can this old dog learn a new trick? » 8/07/09 10:00am 8/07/09 10:00am

540 HP DKR Porsche 911 Turbo Is A 911 GT2 On The Cheap

If you want your run-of-the-mill Porsche 911 Turbo to scoot off the line with a bit more authority, get over to tuner DKR which offers an engine package for only $7,500, good for 540 HP and 571 lb-ft of torque. Considering the extent of the upgrades are an exhaust system and a performance ECU, that's a healthy kick in… » 10/15/08 6:30pm 10/15/08 6:30pm

Could You Drive A Purple On Purple Porsche?

Going back to our QOTD, how important is it that you look cool driving a car? Because there's a certain 1991 Porsche Carrera modded so that it achieves 739 horsepower. It also features a performance suspension, Recaro racing seats, gigantic brakes, roll bar, BBS wheels and a handful of other modifications. And the… » 4/11/08 3:20pm 4/11/08 3:20pm

Porsche Sportec SP580

What's 100 horsepower between stoic, cross-border acquaintances? That's exactly what Switzerland's Sportec has accomplished vis à vis their Teutonic neighbor's Porsche 911 Turbo. It's the SP580, a title comprising the tuner porker's horsepower figure. The top kit among three stages of tweakage includes a turbo… » 7/27/07 3:45pm 7/27/07 3:45pm

TechArt's Porsche GTstreet Coming to Geneva

It was just a matter of time before TechArt unveiled its take on the new 997 Porsche 911 Turbo. That day will arrive next month, when the GTstreet takes a bow at the Geneva show. And compared to the company's last iteration, the bar has been lifted in an upward fashion. TechArt boosted horsepower to 630 from the… » 2/23/07 7:26am 2/23/07 7:26am