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Porsche 911 HLS Is A Weird And Futuristic Car Forgotten By Time

Porsche 911 HLS Is A Weird And Futuristic Car Forgotten By Time

Is this the weirdest Porsche 911 you have ever seen? The 196 Porsche 911 HLS is a one-off with a canopy cockpit

During the 1960s and 1970s, Porsche was experimenting with the 911 platform. At that time, the people at Porsche were yet to realize what an icon the rear-engine sports car would become, and decided to experiment with a sportier version that featured a one-piece canopy. The only issue was that Porsche did not really want to bother making the car. As a result, Porsche sent a 911 to the Technical University in Aachen and asked the bright minds there to have a go at it. They obliged, and one of the weirdest, one-off Porsche models was born.

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This Porsche 911-Based 1985 RUF BTR II Cabriolet Could Soar Beyond $500,000 at Auction

This Porsche 911-Based 1985 RUF BTR II Cabriolet Could Soar Beyond $500,000 at Auction

This Porsche 930 turned RUF Cabriolet is one of only a handful that were actually made, and a bidding war could push it into the $500,000 range

The 1985 RUF BTR II Cabriolet needs no introduction, as it was a hell of a sports car with a ton of power and excellent handling behavior. It won the world’s fastest cars contest by clocking 186.2 mph as the top speed in 1984, which was insane. So here we have an example from the 1985 model year, and it is looking for a new home. There’s a good chance that it may go beyond the $500,000 mark before the digital hammer drops, but is it really worth it?

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Porsche 911 Carrera 2.7 RS: Celebrating 50 Years of the Duck Tail Spoiler

Porsche 911 Carrera 2.7 RS: Celebrating 50 Years of the Duck Tail Spoiler

50 years ago, Porsche gave us the "Ducktail rear spoiler, after putting it on one of the greatest Porsche models ever made - the 911 Carrera 2.7 RS

The Porsche 911 has had plenty of epic iterations over the years, but very few of those can match the 1973 Porsche 911 Carrera 2.7 RS. This performance variant of the 911 was not only a homologation special but also the fastest German automobile of its time with a top speed of 152 mph (245 km/h). More importantly, the development of the car, which started back in 1972, gave birth to one of the most iconic design elements of the Porsche 911, known as the “Ducktail” spoiler. In 2022, we celebrate 50 years of the birth of this motorsport-inspired feature.

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1975 - 1989 Porsche 911 Turbo (930) - The Widowmaker That Started The Turbocharging Craze

1975 - 1989 Porsche 911 Turbo (930) - The Widowmaker That Started The Turbocharging Craze

Here’s all you need to know about one of the most significant Porsche 911s in history - the 930 Turbo

The Porsche 911 is one of the most recognized sports cars out there. The model has a long and proud history that spans more than half a century. One of the 911’s biggest highlights, however, is the 930 Turbo, which is one of the most famous 911 models ever made, and for more than a few reasons. Here’s all you need to know about the iconic, rear-engine sports car of the 1970s and 1980s.

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A Widebody Porsche 996 Slant Nose Makes For An Epic Homage To The Porsche 935

A Widebody Porsche 996 Slant Nose Makes For An Epic Homage To The Porsche 935

A one-off 935 Flachbau homage, based on a Porsche 996 Carrera, is taking shape and it already looks like a million bucks

It seems the Porsche 996’s rise in desirability has made it a go-to platform for exciting builds. We recently talked about an epic collaboration between Porsche Club of America and Porsche Classic, which spawned the Porsche 996 Classic Club Coupe. From Crucible Coachworks, Pennsylvania comes another epic 996 project. The slant nose was a distinct option for classic 911s and this 996 makes full use of the design, along with a 935-inspired body kit.

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20 Affordable Classic Cars You Don't Want to Pass Up

20 Affordable Classic Cars You Don’t Want to Pass Up

Our pick of 20 Classic cars (10 American Cars + 10 Imports) that can be had for under 20 grand

Now when people mention classic cars, most people automatically assume that it is an expensive hobby. While that may be true up to some degree, especially with regards to collector cars, i.e cars that were produced in extremely small numbers or Concours-worthy cars, pretty much anybody can get into the hobby of classic cars if you know where to look. 

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Porsche 993 Speedster By Gunterwerks Is The Ultimate Air-Cooled 911 Taken To The Extreme!

Porsche 993 Speedster By Gunterwerks Is The Ultimate Air-Cooled 911 Taken To The Extreme!

Gunterwerks took the last air-cooled Porsche 911 and turned it into an air-cooled Speedster to die for

When talking about driver’s cars, the Porsche 911 is, often, what people think about. Even with all the tech that newer generations bring, the rear-engine sports car from Stuttgart is still an exhilarating performance machine. But, what happens when you are a bit more hell-bent on tradition and want an air-cooled 911? Gunterwerks may have come up with the best solution, yet. It’s called the 993 Speedster, and, as Henry Catchpole from Carfection found out, it’s the company’s best open-top thrill machine yet.

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The Most Ridiculously Expensive Porsche Models Ever Sold In History

The Most Ridiculously Expensive Porsche Models Ever Sold In History

Prepare to be mind blown at the prices of these ultra-rare Porsche vehicles

Porsche has made numerous legendary cars throughout history. After all, racing was and still is in their blood. Each of the cars on this list has influenced the automotive world in one way or another. Another common ingredient with all these cars? All of these are extremely rare, and all were powered by a boxer or a flat engine, which is a signature engine configuration for Porsche even to this day. As such, the cars on this list have been auctioned at staggeringly-high prices, and we understand if the prices of the cars on this list will leave you mind blown.

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Stunning 718 RSK and Selection of Significant Porsches Set to Headline Gooding & Company's Return to Amelia Island

Stunning 718 RSK and Selection of Significant Porsches Set to Headline Gooding & Company’s Return to Amelia Island

An assortment of very special Porsche models to be presented by Gooding & Company auctions at Amelia Island 2022

Amelia Island is one of the go-to spots for automotive exhibitions such as Concours d’Elegance, as well as various auctions for rare and classic vehicles. Following the rescheduled from March to May Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance 2021, Gooding & Company’s classic car auction has been rescheduled for March 4th, 2022. Moreover, Gooding and Company auction will return with a bang, as it brings a stunning array of iconic Porsche models, among which a 1959 Porsche 718 RSK, which is expected to be the main attraction, at the auction.

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Porsche 911 GT3 Touring Makes a Strong Case For Manual Cars At The Autobahn

Porsche 911 GT3 Touring Makes a Strong Case For Manual Cars At The Autobahn

This manual Porsche 911 GT3 Touring goes over 190 mph on the Autobahn, makes a strong case for stick shift cars

The Porsche 911 GT3 is the ultimate, normally-aspirated 911 and the YouTube channel AutoTopNL recently got its hands on a 992 GT3 Touring – the more street-oriented, “less shouty” version of the normally-aspirated track weapon, without the crazy aero. And while race tracks are the home of the GT3, here, we see how capable the wingless version is, on the Autobahn. Is the “purest 911” capable enough, in the age of turbocharged performance cars?

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Porsche Is Paying Tribute to the Past With Three Retro-Inspired 911s

Porsche Is Paying Tribute to the Past With Three Retro-Inspired 911s

Porsche is coming up with three very special 911 versions and they are all inspired by legendary 911 models of the past

It’s safe to say that Porsche has a version of the 911 for everyone. Currently, there are 21 versions of the iconic rear-engine sports car available, and that’s before we get to the special editions like 911 Speedster or anything Porsche can cook up for you, through their “Sondewunsch” program. But apparently, this isn’t enough and Porsche is coming up with more special versions – three of them to be exact – and here’s what we know about them.

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The Porsche 696 Beutler is a Swiss-Built Porsche Everyone Forgot About

The Porsche 696 Beutler is a Swiss-Built Porsche Everyone Forgot About

The Volkswagen-Porsche 696 Beutler is Switzerland’s idea of a rear-engine Porsche from the 1950s

Throughout Porsche’s history, the 911 will remain its most definitive model. However, Porsche had other great cars and some of them, for one reason or another, remained in obscurity. This is exactly the case with the 1957 Porsche 696 Beutler, which wasn’t even built in Germany, in the first place. This is what we know about it.

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This 1979 Custom Porsche 911 Turbo "Lil Hot Stuff" Is The Culmination of 1970s Excess

This 1979 Custom Porsche 911 Turbo "Lil Hot Stuff" Is The Culmination of 1970s Excess

The 1979 Porsche 911 Turbo "Lil Hot Stuff" is a 600+ horsepower one-off that could be yours

The first automobile was invented in 1886 and since then many great cars have emerged. But even nearly 140 years after the automobile’s invention, there are very few cars that have a cult following as zealous as that of the Porsche 911. This is especially true for the air-cooled models, which are all-time classics. If we combine the significance of an air-cooled 911 with the cocaine-snorting excess of the 1970s, we can see how a one-off 1979, guards red, modified Porsche 911 Turbo can be listed for $599,000 by a Florida dealership.

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These Are Porsche's Three Greatest Designs According To Frank Stephenson

These Are Porsche’s Three Greatest Designs According To Frank Stephenson

A renowned Designer ranks the best Porsche Designs. But is the Porsche 911 among them?

When you think of Porsche, most often you think of the Porsche 911. Saying that the rear-engine sports car is the brand’s most definitive model has turned into a trite cliché. A while back, we covered Frank Stephenson’s guide to Aston Martin’s three greatest designs. Now, as part of his YouTube series, he is giving us his take on the three greatest designs from Porsche.

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