7-Speeds Of Manual Goodness, Then What?

We talk often about the "death of the manual", but is it really dead? Or is it just momentarily dormant as the 6-speed slowly peters out and the 7-speed ramps up? I wish. More than likely, these +1 gear'd anomalies will remain just that; anomalies. Beautiful looking, amazing handling, anomalies. » 3/01/14 8:25pm 3/01/14 8:25pm

The Porsche 911 Is 50 Years Of Pure Evolution

This year marks the 50th birthday of the most iconic sports car of them all, the Porsche 911. Now you can go the Jeremy Clarkson way and start bitching about how the whole idea of putting the engine in the rear was stupid, or start an argument about how it is only a tuned up Volkswagen, but no matter what you think,… » 2/08/13 3:00pm 2/08/13 3:00pm

Barely disguised 2012 Porsche 911 caught on video at German gas station

A quick moving witness managed to capture this video footage of a lightly disguised 2012 Porsche 911 prototype. Codenamed the 991, this new 911 was spotted in Stuttgart, Germany, the home of all things Porsche. We won't get to see the final version of the new Porsche until next month's Frankfurt Auto Show. » 8/07/11 5:00pm 8/07/11 5:00pm

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

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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Next-Gen Porsche 911 To Get A Panamera Interior

Be prepared fanboys, these spy photos of the next Porsche 911 show a decidedly fancy-pants interior similar to the Porsche Panamera. Vertu-style buttons, infotainment screen, polished steel and leather everything. It seems curmudgeon season will be fruitful this year. [Spyshots] » 9/24/10 12:30pm 9/24/10 12:30pm