Long before Singer and other outfits were reimagining classic Porsches, there was RUF. Now the standalone automaker has unveiled what looks like a restomod 911 but is actually a completely unique, all-carbon fiber car on its own (not-Porsche) platform with 700 horsepower and a top speed of 225 mph.
Frank Honsowetz of Ed Pink Racing Engines doesn’t even consider himself a “Porsche guy,” and specializes in building drag racing motors. But he is the only man that Singer Vehicle Design trusts to assemble their drool-worthy flat-six motors.
There were a lot of cars at the Detroit Auto Show but our man Kurt spent an inordinate amount of time ogling this 911 by Singer, for some reason.
The havers of profoundly bad taste at Singer Vehicle Design create cars that others would consider “museum-worthy art,” but come on. Bespoke coachbuilders are so Jazz Age.
I don’t care that all of Singer’s reworked 911s all look the same. I would buy one in a heartbeat if I got some massive windfall of money. And for the Goodwood Festival of Speed, Singer has a new addition called the “Newcastle” that is both gorgeous and wicked fast.
The dream car purveyors at Singer Vehicle Design are back with not one but two new bespoke Singer-ified 911s, and one of them is the classiest thing I’ve ever seen with the name “Florida” attached to it.
Singer Vehicle Design has always had a thing for citrus, what with their trademark orange tachometers, but one of their latest creations is a tangerine dream. This Singer 911 is orange inside and out, and proof that even the most retro shades can be worn so well by the right car.
The most expensive 911 Porsche will sell you in the UK right now is the Turbo S, which starts at £142K ($214K). Registering a Singer 911 on the islands costs three times as much. Is that crazy for a modern 911?
New Singers are about as rare as flawless emeralds, and even more beautiful. So when this awe-inspiringly green car, officially known as the “‘Manchester’ 1990 Porsche 911 Coupe modified by SVD” showed up, we’ll admit we spent precious minutes just drooling over it. Now it’s your turn to drool, too.
Daniel Simon, the guy behind the vehicles in Tron: Legacy and the Lotus C-01, is teaming up with the air-cooled obsessives at Singer. Only good things will come of this.
Using their own selection of the best 911 components from the last fifty years with a slightly different approach, three companies from three countries offer what they believe is the best Porsche ever.
Singer's latest contribution to the advancement of the human race is its first 4.0-liter flat-six, a 390 horsepower screamer based on the company's thoroughly reworked 3.6. And it was the only thing that could pull me away from the F40 on the other side of the Quail lawn.
It's a fact of life that everything gets old. That sandwich sitting in your fridge from last week, your body, your car. Even the way you remember them gets a bit stale. That sandwich was delicious. Your body was good-looking. Your old Porsche was fast. But the truth is, it wasn't always like that.
We've all got favorite cars. One of those cars exists in our minds as a hypothetical über-favorite car, one built from all the best traits of every year our favorite car was made. For most of us, this remains a drool-producing daydream, but not for the people at Singer. They're actually building these…
Not long ago, one of the 24 Hours Of LeMons perpetrators gave me a big box of Autocar magazines from the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s. Talk about your great British print car ads!
What do you call a collection of rusty Singers, Hillmans, Simcas, and Sunbeams, assembled as part of an "outdoor museum" in Waukesha, and all for sale cheap? Wisconsin Death Trip?
Village mechanic Jimmy Blanche collected antique cars for decades on his land. The decaying but complete and restorable Daimlers, Singers and Austins will be auctioned off in April.
Miley Cyrus, otherwise known as Hannah Montana, has joined the driving masses with her newly obtained learner's permit. Be careful if you live within a drunken drive of Hollywood.