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    Video: Meet the main man behind the 2014 Porsche 911 GT3
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    We have yet to catch our breath from our first drive of the 2014 Porsche 911 GT3, but if you're still not sold on the fact that this track-ready 911 is only offered with a PDK transmission, then you should take it up with Andreas Preuninger. Preuninger is the guy who led the team responsible for ...

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    Porsche 911 gets McLaren-inspired central driver's seat
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    There are many custom jobs we've seen performed on a Porsche 911 that are unimaginably hideous, but this Centro 911 is not one of them. The Florida owner of the above 997 Carrera S Cabriolet tasked Trinity Motorsports Group of Lima, Ohio with transforming the car from its standard two-plus-two ...

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    Review: 2012 Porsche 911 Carrera S
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    On The Move, Stuttgart's Icon Recalibrates The Scales Like any sensible person, I hate moving with the burning intensity of a thousand white-hot suns. Odd, then, that I've become so proficient at it. A serial renter now in my mid-30s, I've moved every couple of years like clockwork. I've long ...

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    Report: 2013 Porsche 911 GT3 won't be available with a manual gearbox?
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    If you were in the market for a Porsche 911 that could play dual roles as track toy and daily driver, the GT3 always fit the bill. And it was a given that you'd find a proper manual gearbox between the seats. According to the latest report, that might not be the case in due time. InsideLine sat ...

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    Detroit: 2012 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet brings warm weather to Detroit [w/video]
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    The Motor City has been blessed with unseasonably warm weather and mostly clear skies this week, so consider it fortuitous that Porsche has gifted the Detroit Auto Show with the global premiere of its 911 Carrera Cabriolet. This topless 911 carries with it a unique top mechanism that comes off ...

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    Report: Porsche committed to offering manual transmissions as long as there's demand
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    Purists take note: As long as customers ask for it, Porsche will offer the 911 with a manual transmission. This sigh of relief comes from the mouth of the company's CEO Matthias Muller, speaking with Motor Trend editor-in-chief Angus MacKenzie. The news will undoubtedly come as welcome to those ...

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    Video: 2012 Porsche 911 gets shifty with 7-speed manual gearbox
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    We're all clamoring to get our greasy mitts on the new seven-speed manual transmission in the 2012 Porsche 911. Porsche has officially released a video of exactly how the gearbox works. As expected, engineers opted to use shorter ratios for gears one through six while leaving seventh gear nice ...

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    Rumormill: Porsche to nix manual option for next-gen Panamera? [w/poll]
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    Porsche offers no lack of choices for the purist, but the Panamera isn't one of 'em. Despite being ridiculously capable, the company's four-door coupe is more for spirited cruising than track attack. Little wonder, then, that Porsche is reportedly likely to abandon the availability of a manual ...

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    Chronolyze unleashes the potential of Porsche's Sport Chrono Plus
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    Chronolyze software – Click above for high-res image gallery of screen shots
    Porsche's optional "Sport Chrono Package" adds a Sport button to the center console that kicks throttle, suspension and engine behavior up a few notches. It also adds a cool swivel-mounted timer to the center of ...

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    All Thumbs? No Problem: Gemballa F1 steering wheel for Porsche 911 PDK
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    Porsche 911 Carrera PDK with Gemballa F1 steering wheel - Click above for a hi-res gallery
    There's no doubt that the technology behind the Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK) transmission is a marvel of engineering – much like any other dual-clutch gearbox – but its ergonomics leave something ...

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    First Drive: 2009 Porsche Boxster S with PDK
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    2009 Porsche Boxster S with PDK – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Italian countryside passes by in a blur. At an indicated 265 km/h (164 mph), we have hit the invisible wall. The accelerator pedal has been jammed into the carpet for the last ten seconds, yet the sleek Porsche ...

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    Review: 2009 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S
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    Click above for high-res image gallery of the 2009 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S
    A 1980 Porsche 911 SC Targa was deposited in my driveway during the spring of 1999. A good friend left it in my care while a contractor remodeled his garage. I'd never driven a Porsche, let alone a 911, but I would tend his ...

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    '09 Boxster/Cayman pricing announced
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the 2009 Porsche Cayman
    The all-new 2009 Porsche Cayman and Boxster are coming Stateside in March, with new technology, more power, and a price hike over the outgoing model. The 2009 Boxster will start at $46,600, and the right to own the more powerful Boxster ...

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    Porsche PDK can turn off front-wheel-drive in Carrera 4
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    Click above for high-res gallery of the 2009 Porsche 911 Carrera S with PDK
    The Porsche PDK system is a revolutionary new dual-clutch transmission that gives does lightning fast shifts without the need to move your left foot. That's not the only cool trick up the new Carerra's sleeve when equipped ...

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    First Drive: 2009 Porsche 911 Carrera S with PDK
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    2009 Porsche 911 Carrera S with PDK – Click above for high-res image gallery Introduced in 1963, the Porsche 911 is one of the most successful competition cars ever built. Despite its unconventional rear-engine platform, the 911 Carrera holds recorded wins in nearly every type of automotive ...

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    VIDEO: Porsche's PDK gearbox in action
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    Click above to watch Porsche's PDK gear box in action Porsche's unveiling of the 2009 911 Carrera also came with the introduction of the new PDK seven-speed twin-clutch gearbox. It can shift 60-percent faster than the Tiptronic system, and reportedly helps the 911 S lap the Nurburgring eight ...

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    Porsche buyers not keen on start-stop tech
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    Porsche, like every other automaker under the sun, is under pressure to produce vehicles with improved fuel efficiency that emits less CO2. The current 911 puts out 225 g/km of CO2, but Porsche believes that it can hack another 10 g/km off that figure with the implementation of start-stop ...

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    Officially Official: 2009 Porsche 911 gets direct injection and dual-clutch gearbox
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the 2009 Porsche 997 CarrerasThe 2009 Porsche 911 has been formally unveiled, sporting lightly -tweaked styling, and important changes under the skin. The 3.6L and 3.8L engines to be found under the engine covers of Carrera and Carrera S models are new, ...

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    Roadgoing Porsches may finally get dual clutch gearboxes
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    The dual-clutch gearbox was originally conceived back in the 1930s by half-track inventor Adolphe Kégresse, but its first practical application didn't appear until nearly six decades later in the back end of some Porsche 956 and 962 race cars and some Audi rally cars. For whatever reason, ...

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