Porsche

Bumper Autumn 2018 Subject – Out Now!

The bumper Autumn 2018 problem of GT Porsche is out now and out there to buy in print and digital codecs. Options: Your First Porsche! There may be an inexpensive Porsche for each pocket. We discover among the choices in varied worth ranges… 996 Carrera The 996 shouldn’t be solely probably the most inexpensive 911 you should purchase right this moment, it’s additionally relatively good in each means – which makes it a fantastic choice as a primary Porsche… 987 Cayman & Boxster The entry-level 2.7-litre 987 Boxster and Cayman supply the right route into Porsche possession at an inexpensive worth.

We take a look at opposing ends of the present market. Final Information: three.2 Carrera Extra refined and usable than any 911 earlier than it, the three.2 Carrera provides a mix of basic Porsche attraction and practicality for round £40,000. 911 SC With costs regularly growing, investing in your first air-cooled Porsche can show daunting. Read More »

Bicycle owner Slipstreams Cayenne For 149mph Report

Forty years in the past Jean-Claude Impolite cycled behind a Porsche 935 Turbo throughout a pace report try creating within the course of an iconic set of black and white pictures. Now a British bicycle owner has mimicked the stunt using a bicycle to a brand new European report of 149mph within the slipstream of a Cayenne Turbo. The brand new pace report occurred on the two-mile lengthy Elvington Airfield runway in Yorkshire, bicycle owner Neil Campbell tucked into the slipstream of the Cayenne Turbo to beat his personal report of 135mph which he set in June.

Campbell used two specialist bicycles for the try created by Moss Bikes, the machines had been constructed utilizing carbon fibre and 3D printed elements – they featured an extended wheelbase and extremely rated tyres designed to permit it to journey at speeds of as much as 200mph. The 550hp Cayenne Turbo used for the Read More »

Carrera Cup GB: Silverstone Establishes Title Showdown

Following two action-packed races at Silverstone the 2018 Carrera Cup GB championship will go all the way down to the wire at its ultimate assembly at Manufacturers Hatch. Silverstone’s brief and quick Nationwide circuit ensured shut racing all through the weekend with GT Porsche contributor Dino Zamparelli and Tom Wrigley taking victories apiece. Zamparelli now leads former F1 check driver Tio Ellinas by eight factors within the championship standings with Wrigley an extra eleven factors adrift because the collection heads to the Manufacturers Hatch Grand Prix circuit for its finale.

Zamparelli and Ellinas squared-up on the entrance row of the grid for the primary race at Silverstone, but it surely was Wrigley from fifth place who made the very best launch – transferring as much as problem Ellinas for second place via the primary nook. Ellinas, Wrigley, George Gamble, Porsche Junior Dan Harper and Lewis Plato ran down in the Read More »

IMSA: Porsche Will get Podium at Laguna Seca

Porsche’s GT Staff visited the twisting Laguna Seca circuit in California for the penultimate race of the IMSA SportsCar Championship season. The 2 911 RSRs certified sixth and seventh for the race, the No911 entry of Nick Tandy and Patrick Pilet beginning forward of the No912 sister automotive of Earl Bamber and Laurens Vanthoor. Spherical ten passed off over two hours and 40 minutes, however the race was characterised by varied warning intervals. The very begin of the race noticed a security automotive interval, Bamber within the No912 automotive was referred to as into the pits for an early and strategic cease which in the end served to put him into the general lead shortly earlier than halftime.

Tandy within the sister automotive was not so fortunate, he was mixed-up within the chaos of the beginning, unable to keep away from a broken prototype – a head-on collision put the 911 Read More »

Supercup: Monza Establishes Three-Manner Title Struggle

Because the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup heads in the direction of its conclusion – a doubleheader in Mexico – Italy’s Autodromo Nazionale Monza hosted spherical eight of the championship. From the entrance row Porsche Junior Thomas Preining made a transfer on pole sitter Michael Ammermüller within the run right down to the primary nook, overtaking Ammermüller on the skin to get forward. On the sixth and seventh laps, Ammermüller mounted a comeback however Preining fended off each advances to keep up his lead.

Within the remaining laps, Preining managed to place some house between himself and Ammermüller, taking the chequered flag after 14 laps at some 1.7 seconds forward. “It’s particular to begin from pole place at Monza. You’re taking up the race from the skin line and have to right away cowl the within line. Later I managed to defend myself from Drudi and that price me time. With Read More »

Supercup: Preining Wins In Belgium

Spherical seven of the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup came about on the iconic Spa-Francorchamps circuit, for as soon as within the notoriously moist Ardennes area the race came about in dry and sunny circumstances. Porsche Junior Thomas Preining began the race from pole place, making a good begin to keep his lead into the primary nook. Over the course of the race, the 20-year-old continued to increase his lead over the remainder of the sector to complete the eleven lap race with a four.1-second benefit – the victory marks his third win of the season.

Yelloly now sits simply two factors off Ammermüller within the championship battle Behind Preining it was Larry ten Voorde who began third behind Porsche Junior Julien Andlauer, on the opening lap ten Voorde made a profitable transfer on Andlauer for second spot the place he stayed till the chequered flag fell to assert his finest Read More »

Carrera Cup GB: Harper Thrills At Knockhill   

Knockhill in Scotland is thought for producing two issues: nice racing and moist climate – it managed each throughout Rounds 11 and 12 of the 2018 Porsche Carrera Cup GB championship. It was 17-year-old Porsche GB 2018 / 2019 Junior Dan Harper who began on pole place for race one, having lit up the timing screens throughout free apply on Friday and qualifying on Saturday (which each passed off in dry circumstances), however Harper’s job of taking a lights-to-flag victory was made tough come Sunday when sometimes Scottish climate closed-in.

Your complete subject obtained away evenly from the grid on grooved moist climate tyres, Harper heading Lewis Plato and GT Porsche contributor Dino Zamparelli into Duffus Dip. Early into the race the main pair caught a again marker and Plato used it to his benefit, mounting a run on Harper to grab the general lead. Virtually instantly the Security Automotive Read More »

October Subject – Out Now!

The October 2018 difficulty of GT Porsche is out now and accessible to buy in print and digital codecs. Options: 930 Turbo The 911 Turbo is an automotive icon, this Porsche legend started with the 930 Turbo – a automotive that shortly advanced in the course of the 1970s and 1980s… RPM Technik 996 CSR EVO RPM Technik’s 996 CSR EVO is probably the most track-focused CSR but. We drive this GT3 various on highway and observe… Shopping for: 968 The 968 can provide each relaxed cruising and again highway enjoyable from round £15,000.

Most have worn properly – right here’s what to search for when shopping for one. 919 Hybrid: Pushed We drive Porsche’s 1,000hp 919 Hybrid LMP1 monster. Three-times a world champion, three-time a Le Mans winner and now (semi) retired… 911 SC Street Journey For years the SC has lived within the shadow of its successor – the three.2 Carrera. Can a highway Read More »

IMSA: Disappointment for Porsche at Virginia

Patrick Pilet began spherical 9 of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship from the entrance row within the No911 911 RSR at Virginia Worldwide Raceway. Pilet quickly handed over to workforce mate Nick Tandy the place the No911 entry discovered itself main the race. Nevertheless, a technical defect attributable to harm to the automobile’s drivetrain simply an hour into the race put an early finish to the No911 RSR’s problem – Tandy was compelled to park the automobile together with the monitor.

Issues weren’t going effectively on the opposite aspect of the Porsche storage both. After an incident on the primary lap, the No912 911 RSR pushed by Earl Bamber and Laurens Vanthoor acquired a drive-through penalty. The pair doggedly labored their manner ahead from the again of the sphere throughout the race’s two-hour and 40-minute period, at occasions trying good for a podium end. Nevertheless, after 88 laps the No912 911 Read More »

WEC: Podium for Porsche at Silverstone

Spherical three of the FIA World Sports activities Automobile Championship (WEC) at Silverstone handled greater than 60,000 British spectators to a gripping battle. An incident at first of the race noticed the front-runners amongst the 34-strong subject caught up in an incident, the No92 911 RSR shared by Kévin Estre and Michael Christensen navigated its manner by means of neatly to steer the GTE-Professional class. Nonetheless throughout its second stint whereas Christensen was on the wheel, the 911 skilled tyre issues and it fell again to P6.

Good pit cease technique noticed the pair carry out an efficient restoration, working their manner again as much as the entrance, at instances even holding the class lead however finally ending P3 in GTE-Professional. The No91 RSR pushed by Richard Lietz and Gianmaria Bruni initially scored a second place end in class, nevertheless they had been subsequently disqualified from the race after an Read More »

Porsche Launches Cayman GTS In UK: Priced From £55,397

Porsche has launched new performance models of two of their popular cars for the UK. One of them is the Boxster GTS which we just covered and the other one is the 2014 Porsche Cayman GTS. Just like the Boxster GTS, the Cayman GTS also features a retuned chassis and uprated engine, and with these changes it becomes the fastest Cayman to date. The Cayman GTS is powered by an uprated version of the flat-six cylinder, 3.4 liter engine positioned in the middle of the chassis for a low center of gravity.

The engine now produces 340 hp of max power and 380 Nm of peak torque, a significant increase of 15 hp and 10 Nm respectively. Once gain just like the Boxster GTS, the Cayman GTS features Porsche Active Suspension Management and the Sport Chrono package as standard. These systems allow the driver to modify the throttle characteristics and Read More »

Porsche Boxster GTS Coming To UK-Fastest Boxster Yet

The Porsche Boxster has been a benchmark roadster for decades now, and this year the car is going to get even better. Porsche has announced the new Boxster GTS which is the pinnacle of the Boxster range and arrives with upgraded chassis and engine. The Boxster GTS is powered by an optimized version of the flat-six 3.4 liter engine that powers the standard Boxster. This uprated version of the engine puts out an additional 15 hp and 10 Nm, taking the max power and torque figures to 330 hp and 370 Nm respectively.

Technology wise, the GTS model equips Porsche Active Suspension Management and Sport Chrono package as standard. The transmission options list includes a standard 6 speed manual and an optional Doppelkupplungsgetriebe 7-speed double-clutch unit. The Boxster is capable of sprinting from 0 to 62 mph in 4.7 seconds and can achieve a top speed of 174 mph. Fuel Read More »

Porsche Unveils 911 Targa and Targa 4S At NAIAS 2014

At the 2014 North American International Motor Show that begins today, Porsche has expanded its lineup with two new models. Porsche has added two new models to its 911 range: the 911 Targa 4 and 911 Targa 4S. The 2014 911 Targa models are based on the original 911 Targa of 1965 and therefore are on the lines of the latter. However, under that classic design is a host of amazing technologies including the distinctive and innovative Targa roof bar technology. The only difference the new Targa models have in comparison to the original Targa is the roof section which is movable and can be opened or closed at the push of the button.

The 911 Targa 4 is powered by a horizontally opposed 3.4-liter 6-cylinder engine that produces 350 hp. The car features the optional Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK) and Sport Chrono package, together helping the car accelerate from to Read More »

Porsche Cayenne Platinum Edition Launched In India

People who were waiting to hear a news from Porsche for a long time then the company have something new on the blogs; Porsche is coming up with a new series of cars labeled as Cayenne Platinum Edition in February 2014 and these cars will be equipped with six cylinders. The customers will also see the Cayenne and Cayenne Diesel Platinum Edition in exclusive exterior design features in Platinum Silver model and these cars will also enhanced with a broader array of updated equipment. And these updated equipments will cater to provide ample of comfort and security to the driver as well as the passengers.

The Technical enhancements When we see at the features if the Cayenne Platinum Edition we find that these models are equipped with standard Tiptronic S Transmission, BI Xenon Headlights, Special Front and Rear Parking Assistance Facility, Power Steering along with privacy glazing at the back. Read More »

Porsche Macan Unveiled In LA: Complete Details and Price

Porsche has launched its latest car, the Porsche Macan, at the Los Angeles Auto Show and it happens to be the sixth model of Porsche range. With the Macan, Porsche plans to aim at a completely new segment of the market. Porsche claims the Macam is not just a compact SUV but a sports car as well, meaning it is a true Porsche at core which is ready to take on the Range Rover Evoque, Audi Q5, BMW X3 and Merc’s GLK. From launch the Macan will be available in three versions, which come packed with features like Porsche Traction Management (PTM) active all-wheel drive and the Porsche PDK double-clutch transmission fitted as standard.

Talking about the engine options, first up is the Macan S which is powered by a 3.0-litre V6 bi-turbo engine that delivers 340 hp (250 kW), powerful enough to accelerate the car from 0 to 62 Read More »

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