Tag: Porsche 911

5 Times U.S.-Spec Cars Were More Powerful Than Europe’s, And 5 Times They Weren’t

From smartphones to sneakers, we’ve largely come to expect that what we can buy on one side of the Atlantic is, more or less, the same as what our cousins are picking up on the other side of the sea. And when it comes to cars, that’s often the case. Minor details aside, North America’s […]

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How Much Is The Original Bad Boys Movie 1994 Porsche 911 Turbo Worth To You?

The black Porsche 911 Turbo that appeared in the original 1995 film “Bad Boys” will be auctioned this January in Kissimmee, Florida by Mecum. This is the actual car that was driven by Will Smith’s character as proven by certificates of authenticity from both Porsche and Columbia Pictures. The iconic movie car is a late example of […]

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These Performance Cars Had The Lamest Steering Wheels

A steering wheel can make or break a car. Just ask anyone who’s tried to make a three-point turn in a yoke-equipped Tesla. Your seat aside, it’s the only constant point of contact with the car, it’s the tool you use to keep your ride out of the trees, and a great one can have […]

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Theon Design Built A 450 HP Supercharged Flat-Six For Restomodded Porsche 964s

Theon Design has today unveiled its take on a “sympathetically supercharged” 3.6-liter flat-six that will go into a restomodded Porsche 964 911. The engine is capable of delivering 450 hp (456 PS/335 kW). “We wanted to deliver additional performance but also maintain the seamless delivery of a Porsche naturally-aspirated engine, so chose a Rotrex centrifugal […]

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All-Electric Porsche 911 Has A Tesla Motor And A Custom Battery Pack

A number of very special cars were showcased to the world at last week’s SEMA Show and these included a particularly electrifying (or is that Tesla-fying?) 964-generation Porsche 911. The restomod 911 in question comes from a company dubbed Electric GT and features an eGT913 powertrain that also fits Porsche 912 models. This system consists […]

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Can An Old Beetle With A Model S Drivetrain Beat A Porsche 911 GT3 RS?

You might have heard the old gag that 911s are just Beetles with a fancy body. Well, in its latest drag race video CarWow pitted a modern 911 GT3 RS against a 1972 VW Beetle. Except that it isn’t a normal Beetle. This example has had its old-fashioned flat-four replaced with the motor out of […]

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