A federal judge in California today ruled that Porsche is not at fault for the 2013 crash in a Carrera GT that killed Fast & Furious actor Paul Walker and his friend Roger Rodas. The ruling was made in a lawsuit brought against the automaker by Rodas’ widow.
The father of actor Paul Walker is also filing a wrongful death lawsuit against Porsche, almost exactly two years after his son was killed in a fiery Carrera GT crash in California.
Most modern cars have systems to keep you from skidding into a ditch at speed, while others throw caution to the wind. These adrenaline-administering thrill machines exist for no other reason but to reassure you that not only does God exist, he’s very angry.
Nearly two years after Paul Walker’s fatal crash riding passenger in a Porsche Carrera GT, the actor’s now 16-year-old daughter has filed a lawsuit against the automaker claiming the Carrera GT is “a dangerous car that doesn’t belong on the street.”
The Porsche Carrera GT has always been known for its screaming wail of an exhaust note, not so different from an old F1 car. As it turns out, there’s a very good (if complicated) reason for that.
A cop is probably pretty embarrassed and the city of Tucson, Arizona, is probably pretty pissed, after the city council was forced to shell out $43,799 after the cop rear-ended a Porsche Carrera GT. That is what we in the business call Holy Crap That's An Expensive Fender-Bender.
The Porsche Carrera GT driven by Roger Rodas and carrying Fast & Furious star Paul Walker was traveling more than 100 mph before it crashed in November, killing both men, according to the final autopsy report from the LA county coroner.
The Carrera GT is one of the finest looking and sounding cars ever created. The fellas over at eGarage know this, and now they've come to spread the word around the world.
"Speed and speed alone." That's how an investigator describes the car crash that killed actor Paul Walker and racing driver Roger Rodas last month, ruling out any mechanical issues with the Porsche Carrera GT they were riding in.
Porsche's famed test driver Walter Rohrl was scared of it. A former manager at Porsche has called the CGT "the most dangerous car on the road." And IndyCar driver and Carrera GT owner Graham Rahal says it "needs respect." This is not a car to mess with, and two people paid the ultimate price this weekend.
No beer pong table? Well, your dad does own a Carrera GT, one of the most expensive, prettiest, fastest, and greatest supercars of all time. Why not just use that?!
Recently, we saw a McLaren MP4-12C invade a Toyobaru track day in California. Instead of dominating the day, as it should, the driver put it into a wall.
The pureblood Porsche isn't in the top rung of supercars anymore, but do you still dream about the Carrera GT? This morning, would you drive one?
If there’s one photographer whose pictures of cars approach the lofty heights of art, it’s Richard Morris.