There was some concern in the 911 purist community regarding Porsche’s decision to twin-turbocharge all Carreras moving forward. You see, purists hate turbos on sports cars because of turbo lag. Here’s an explanation of what that is and what it does.
No more naturally aspirated engines for the ordinary Porsche 911.
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.
These appear to be the first photos of the 2012 Porsche 911 (Codename: 991), the new, 400-hp generation of Porsche's famous ass-engined sports car.
Who are we to giggle at the misfortune of a Porsche test driver who not only managed to stick a prototype 2012 911 in a Scandinavian snow drift, but do so in full view of a spy photographer? Tee hee.
The 998 Porsche 911 was spotted out and about in some interesting camouflage while taking runs around Der Fatherland. Why do we say interesting? It's got a duck tail rear-end.
Porsche just released a set of three shots of their newest glass-roofed versions of the new 911, the 2009 Porsche 911 Targa 4 and the speedier 2009 Porsche 911 Targa 4S. Although we'd already spotted the new 911 Targas earlier this month, we're happy to hear the Targa 4 will get the new 345 HP 3.6-liter flat-six and…