540 HP DKR Porsche 911 Turbo Is A 911 GT2 On The Cheap

If you want your run-of-the-mill Porsche 911 Turbo to scoot off the line with a bit more authority, get over to tuner DKR which offers an engine package for only $7,500, good for 540 HP and 571 lb-ft of torque. Considering the extent of the upgrades are an exhaust system and a performance ECU, that's a healthy kick in… » 10/15/08 6:30pm 10/15/08 6:30pm

Porsche Smells Rat, Claims Nissan Cheating On GT-R Nurburgring Lap Times

The boys at Porsche, obviously stunned that the Nissan GT-R » 9/30/08 1:20pm 9/30/08 1:20pm achieved a claimed of 7:29 — faster than either their or — decided to do a little testing of their own. Using a stock GT-R sourced from the States, Porsche's 'Ring expert was able to perform a best lap of just 7:54, easily beaten by both the 911 Turbo…

Could You Drive A Purple On Purple Porsche?

Going back to our QOTD, how important is it that you look cool driving a car? Because there's a certain 1991 Porsche Carrera modded so that it achieves 739 horsepower. It also features a performance suspension, Recaro racing seats, gigantic brakes, roll bar, BBS wheels and a handful of other modifications. And the… » 4/11/08 3:20pm 4/11/08 3:20pm

Darwin Defiance: Three Supercars That'll Protect the Stupid

To paraphrase Vince Lombardi, death isn't everything; it's the only thing. Well, it's the only thing guaranteed to stop a supercar owner from enjoying their extreme machine. Okay, that and the IRS. And a messy divorce, which, believe me, makes death look like a pint of H agen-Dazs dulce de leche caramel. But then,… » 4/04/06 3:00pm 4/04/06 3:00pm