Speed Academy runs a piece looking at what's driving the skyrocketing prices of air-cooled Porsche 911s. One theory is that Joe-the-Plumber owners are valuing their own high-mileage daily drivers according to the bubble-like prices being asked for pristine, low-mileage examples.
Porsche, always keen to protect what it views as its own, has lawyered up, leading Aston Martin to drop the "GT3" moniker from its most recent sports car, even though that's also the name of a racing class.
Alex Ross of SharkWerks makes Porsches faster. Magnus Walker makes them look cooler. They first met at Jay Leno's Garage, dreamt up the 997 GT2 you see here and brought it back to where it all started to show Jay how it turned out.
The engine in the coming Porsche 911 GT3 RS will be the heart of the turbocharged engines going into the 2016 911 range coming later this year. It will remain naturally-aspirated in the GT3 models, but get boosted help for every model below those. Elsewhere, the next Boxster and Cayman will get turbocharged four-cylinders, and a V8-powered mid-range Porsche supercar is still in the works.
Porsche is celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Porsche Club of America with the limited edition 911 GTS Club Coupe. Painted in an exclusive shade of blue and featuring some vintage-inspired touches, the brand is only making 60 of these models, and they are exclusively on offer to PCA members.
Porsche R&D chief reveals that the upcoming 911 GT3 RS will get an all-new, naturally aspirated flat-six engine, hooked up to a dual-clutch transmission, and that the upcoming Cayman GT4 will debut in the spring.
Last time we rode with Chris Harris we were shotgun in the tan leather seat of his used-yet-immaculate Ferrari FF. This time we're strapped into a black racing bucket of a filthy Porsche 911 rally car, one that led Harris to effuse, "I don't think I've driven a more exciting car this year, hypercars included."
The Porsche 911 Targa 4 GTS is doffing its intricate top at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show. Benefiting from both all-wheel drive and some extra power from the German brand, the latest take on this venerable sports coupe is aimed at buyers looking for something very specific. It also wears a tweaked front bumper, 911 Turbo S wheels and inside the company's Sport Plus seats to keep a hold on drivers.