My Day at Road Atlanta.

As you may know. Last year I won the Jalopnik and Blipshift T-Shirt contest thanks to my "Smoking Permitted" design and the grand prize was a one day, High Performance, Skip Barber Racing School. I Registered for the course at Road Atlanta on March 18th, and hit the road! » 3/23/14 4:45pm 3/23/14 4:45pm

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

2013 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S: If You Absolutely Think You Need It

Porsche has been stirring the pot of technological goodies this year, creating a 911 Carerra 4S that not only breathes fire, but can mete out that power judiciously to all four wheels for people who think they need that kind of thing. » 8/27/12 9:30am 8/27/12 9:30am

A Porsche That Drops Construction Cones Like It's Its Job

Porsche has taken 911 special variant editions to all new levels, with this — the Porsche 911 GT3 RS VM edition. It's the first ever Porsche designed to withstand the insane pressures found on both the race track and in highway construction zones. » 4/16/12 4:00pm 4/16/12 4:00pm

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

For $19,500, quoth the raven, never lift

In The Pit and the Pendulum Edgar Allen Poe imagines a diabolical death machine involving an arcing scythe. If Poe were alive today, he might find this Nice Price or Crack Pipe Porsche 930 equally fiendish for its pendulum-like handling properties, but would he also find its price horrific? » 6/09/11 8:00am 6/09/11 8:00am

Oh, that's just a Le Mans-winning Porsche in my garage

When Jalopnik reader Richard unloaded his Porsche 911 GT3 RSR racer in front of his house he couldn't help but send a photo. "Cool," we thought, "it's painted up like the Le Mans-winning No. 31 Petersen Motorsports Porsche." Oh, wait, it is the Le Mans-winning No.31 Petersen Motorsports Porsche. Damn. » 5/04/11 3:00pm 5/04/11 3:00pm

For $74,999, This Porsche is Wicked, And Not Just in Boston

Wicked, the Broadway musical is a re-imagining of Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe Wicked Porsche Twin Turbo has also been re-imagined, but is its price as fat as its ass? » 12/23/10 8:00am 12/23/10 8:00am

Jamiroquai Chases A Porsche 911 In A Helicopter

The latest Jamiorquai video involves frontman Jay Kay in a chopper chasing a classic 911 Carrera RS. The Porsche footage is great, but who is he chasing? Is it the pastry chef that damaged his Enzo? Get to the chopper! » 10/19/10 10:30am 10/19/10 10:30am

1984 Porsche 911 Carrera

Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the City That Rust Sorta Ignored: Denver, Colorado. Air-cooled 911s aren't as common here as in Alameda, so this '84 was worth photographing. » 9/04/10 9:00am 9/04/10 9:00am

Mercedes-Benz SLS: Once Upon A Time In Mexico

Let's cut to the chase: This is a 563-hp Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, those are its amazing doors, and I took this picture in Mexico while hanging out of the car at 50 mph. Safety is for pansies. Viva velocidad! » 4/06/10 1:00pm 4/06/10 1:00pm

Oh, the doors. They are quite possibly the coolest thing on the car, the one feature that makes…

Chocolate Porsche: The Tastiest Sports Car Ever

A Porsche dealership in the Netherlands created the sweetest Porsche ever, covering a 911 Carrera in 175kg of Swiss chocolate as part of a publicity stunt for the Dutch feast of Sinterklaas. More chocolate-covered goodness below. » 12/01/09 8:00am 12/01/09 8:00am

Porsche Supersport: Carrera 4S-Based Super 911 Coming Next Year?

Our source with ties to Stuttgart tells us next year to expect a limited edition Porsche 911 C4S-based widebody Supersport, complete with duck-tail spoiler and double bubble roof. » 7/21/09 5:30pm 7/21/09 5:30pm

Supercar Teardown: Porsche Carrera GT

Porsche's first foray into production V10 power lies just behind the driver in the Carrera GT super car. Let's take a look inside Bruce and see what makes his 605 HP, 5.7-liter DOHC V10 tick. » 4/03/09 12:00pm 4/03/09 12:00pm

Fake Carrera GT Is Still Too Nice For Teenage Drivers

What's better than handing the keys to your Porsche Carrera GT to your kid and having him destroy it? How about giving him this Chinese knockoff version he can wreck all day long at a fraction of the price? Brilliant! Though not cheap, with a 'buy it now' price of $80 grand, this Carrera actually started life as a… » 7/28/08 3:40pm 7/28/08 3:40pm

Porsche Carrera GT Suffers Death By Teenager

This one comes to us from the offices of intrepid commenter Drachen, who chatted up the driver of this flatbed after seeing its cargo — the remains of a Porsche Carrera GT in an Atlanta-area parking lot. According to the driver, he'd just pulled an all-nighter driving from Miami to Atlanta to deliver the car to the… » 7/28/08 1:30pm 7/28/08 1:30pm