Porsche Wants To Change Street Named For Henry Ford II To 'Ferdinand…

Porsche announced last year that their new North American headquarters would be built in Atlanta, on the site where a Ford Taurus assembly plant used to reside, cranking out Taurii. Though not much has happened so far, the situation is changing, as reported to us by reader Jim Mitchell. It looks like along with some… » 10/09/12 10:30am 10/09/12 10:30am

The Supercar’s New Clothes

We love our supercars to death. We obsess over their top speeds and great power. But what is it like to actually use one? Over 500 miles of European motorway, we discover an inconvenient truth. » 7/04/12 1:00pm 7/04/12 1:00pm

Audi R8 V10: The Supercar's New Clothes

We love our supercars to death. We obsess over their top speeds and great power. But what is it like to actually use one? Over 500 miles of European motorway, we discover an inconvenient truth. » 5/05/10 12:00pm 5/05/10 12:00pm

Us Europeans Want To Wish You A Happy New Year Too

Lest you think we only have good wishes for those of you who can afford Cadillacs, please enjoy Ferdinand Porsche’s original model for the Volkswagen Beetle. [Brickmania] » 12/31/09 5:30pm 12/31/09 5:30pm

Ferdinand Porsche - Genesis Of Genius by Karl Ludvigsen

You know how a lot of marque-specific car books tend to be a bit on the lightweight side? A couple of anecdotes about the designers and then a lot of pretty pictures? Not this monster! » 10/04/09 3:00pm 10/04/09 3:00pm

Panoz Batmobile: Proof Front-Engined Race Cars Don't Suck

Front-engined cars have been absent from the highest echelons of racing since the early 1960s. But in 1997, Don Panoz took a car to Le Mans ready to rattle the mid-engined establishment. It was called the Batmobile. » 6/16/09 11:00am 6/16/09 11:00am

Porsche Goes Green, Builds EVs In 1899, Hybrids In 1901

At the tender age of 25, well before his work with the Auto Union Type C, Ferdinand Porsche entered the 1900 Paris World Exhibition with his all-electric car after developing the key systems for Jacob Lohner & Company. It was heralded as the "most innovative invention" of the show and consequently orders were filled… » 4/22/08 4:15pm 4/22/08 4:15pm

Porsche-Diesel! We Didn't Know!

Herr Doktor Ferdinand Porsche was certainly a prolific fellow, this much is known. The gargantuanly-hairball Silver Arrows, the Beetle, and various German military vehicles of the Roughly-987-Less-Than-a-Thousand-Year-Reich. He also sired Ferry Porsche, who gave the world the vaunted Neun Elf, and great-uncled… » 12/12/06 6:45pm 12/12/06 6:45pm