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Porsche Project 411 Concept - A Look to the Porsche 911's Future?

Porsche Project 411 Concept - A Look to the Porsche 911’s Future?

This is the coolest Porsche concept yet, but it’s not made by Porsche

Big automakers usually employ tremendously skilled designers, but production cars are rarely as exotic as the concept many of these artists create. There are many reasons for that, and most of them have to do with practicality and costs. Independent designers, on the other hand, aren’t limited by regulations like these, so they often produce more extreme and spectacular digital models. The Project 411 by Mossawi Studios is one of them. A tribute to the iconic Porsche 911 Spyder, it could be a glimpse into the 911’s distant future.

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This RX Vision - 918 Mashup Is Proof Mazda and Porsche Should Build a Hypercar Together

This RX Vision - 918 Mashup Is Proof Mazda and Porsche Should Build a Hypercar Together

Looks aside, care to think what might power this thing?

It’s easy to get yourself lost in the sea of digital renders popping up these days on the interwebs. With artists becoming more and more visible, we’re constantly bombarded with wannabe futuristic vehicles, modern twists brought to classic cars, or simply all-new concoctions that are never going to see daylight in real life.

Now try to guess where this Mazda RX Vision GT3 - Porsche 918 Spyderhodgepodge fits in.

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Big-Wing Porsche 935 Looks Ready to Storm Pikes Peak

Big-Wing Porsche 935 Looks Ready to Storm Pikes Peak

It wouldn’t be the first Porsche to join the Race to the Clouds

With a little help from the creative genius of Jon Sibal, Porsche’s modern interpretation of the 935 ‘Moby Dick’ turns into a Pikes Peak monster ready to take the 156-turn course by storm.

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If This Porsche Cyber 677 Concept Is the Future Porsche 911, We Need a Time Machine

If This Porsche Cyber 677 Concept Is the Future Porsche 911, We Need a Time Machine

Bored of the Porsche 911? Not anymore!

Porsche 911 fans are always given a hard time. Be it because they love a "glorified Beetle" or because "that thing’s been looking the same since the days my grandma was in kindergarten", 911 fans rarely catch a break and it’s all simply because they love a car as anachronic as Stuttgart’s most famous automotive export (sorry Mercedes). But Paul Breshke took it upon himself to change all that and, in doing so, he made the 911 feel novel again. Behold the Porsche Cyber 677 Concept.

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This Rendering of a 993-Gen Porsche 911 Safari Will Make You Question Your Automotive Beliefs

This Rendering of a 993-Gen Porsche 911 Safari Will Make You Question Your Automotive Beliefs

We know you like it in secret

Old Porsche 911s turned rally cars are not a novelty. We’ve seen a couple of them over the years and all we can say is that our garages wouldn’t mind one. Actually, Porsche built such contraptions in the early 1970s, after it got out of racing in the WRC, and while there are no such plans for the future, here’s a batch of 993-based 911 ’Safari’ renders that might turn into reality should someone crazy enough see them.

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Meet Traycan, the Porsche Pickup Truck We Will Never Get

Meet Traycan, the Porsche Pickup Truck We Will Never Get

Truck + Taycan = Traycan. Do you get it now?

A truck is all that Porsche is missing from its current lineup. Even so, it’s extremely hard to imagine that even in its wildest corporate dreams the carmaker would think of coming to the market with a pickup truck, even in the context where a lot of brands are rushing to jump the e-truck market.

You’ve go Tesla, of course, with the Cybertruck, then there’s Rivian and its R1T, Bollinger B2, and the future all-electric Ford F-150, plus some other equally interesting contraptions. So, where would a

Taycan

based pickup truck slot in, then?

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This Intricately-Designed Porsche 988 Vision Rendering Is a Digital Wet Dream You Don't Want to Wake Up From

This Intricately-Designed Porsche 988 Vision Rendering Is a Digital Wet Dream You Don’t Want to Wake Up From

Porsche 988 Vision rendering shows a potential Porsche rival for the likes of Ferrari F8 Tributo and McLaren 720S

I know that the 911 is easily the most recognizable Porsche out there. It is a car so well grafted into our mind that we all know it has an engine positioned at the rear, behind the rear axle. Yet, if you are in a bit more know about the Porsche 911, then it’s no news that all the best Porsche race cars have been mid-engined. Including the latest Porsche 911 RSR who had to go mid-engine to remain competitive in WEC’s LMGTE-PRO race competition. Some other notable examples include Le Mans winners 919 Hybrid and 917K, the 911 GT1, or the magnificent Cayman GT4.

Yet, the enthusiast Internet warriors and everyone who knows a thing or two about cars want Porsche to build a proper mid-engine supercar that could compete with the likes of F8 Tributo and McLaren 720S. Enter the Porsche 988 Vision, a beautiful virtual creation coming from the minds of the designers over at Colorsponge and Invisive. They took the clean styling approach you can recognize from the 918 Spyder and then intertwined it with Taycan influences.

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The Porsche Half11 Is The Car You Bring Up When You Want To Make Porsche Purists Go Insane

The Porsche Half11 Is The Car You Bring Up When You Want To Make Porsche Purists Go Insane

Can you imagine how a 911 would look like if you cut it in half and glue the rear bit of an old F1 car to it? Imagine no more!

If you’re a lover of anything classic 911, you might want to look away now. That’s because the Half11 (sounds better than 4.511, I guess) is a V-8-engined, tube-framed sports car with the front bodywork of a 911 from the early ’70s and the tail section of an open-wheel racer from about the same period. Oil Stain Lab released a bulk of renders, and it looks insane and what’s even more insane is that it’s almost ready to roll.

Porsche is one of those brands that’s been able to gather a huge fanbase and then grip to it firmly by staying true to its ethos in the sports car department, at least. The 911 essentially follows the same design language drawn up by Ferdinand ’Butzi’ Porsche in the early ’60s, and this is, by and large, quite unique in the automotive world. But while the looks of a 911 haven’t really changed with the passing of time, the technology has and what was once a sportier Beetle is now a benchmark grand tourer that still has its engine hanging behind the rear axle.

Many people have put innumerable hours into updating old 911s and creating what’s known as ’restomods.’ Some are based on period chassis while others are all-new down to the smallest bolt, but the skin resembles that of its elder relatives from the Porsche family. Singer Vehicles is maybe the company that does this the best but the folks at the Oil Stain Lab want to have a stab at it too, but they’re not following the beaten path. Instead, they’re building a mid-engined version of the 911. One that lacks a roof or rear bodywork...

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This Porsche 911 Shooting Brake Rendering Proves Porsche Needs to Rethink its Strategy

This Porsche 911 Shooting Brake Rendering Proves Porsche Needs to Rethink its Strategy

There could be a market for this oddity

Is your average Porsche 911 not roomy enough for you? Rain Prisk has answered your plea with this, a shooting brake 911 that actually doesn’t hurt the eyes when you look at it. Porsche should get to work!

There comes a time in everyone’s lives when the sports car has to make way for something bigger, more family-friendly, like a sedan or a crossover SUV. What if, however, you could bargain your way into a compromise: have the sports car, but with some added room?

That’s exactly what the 911 in shooting brake guise is: the extra practicality offered by a hatchback rear without going for the added hassle of the longer wheelbase and two more doors of the Panamera. It would be really cool if it was real.

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2018 Porsche 911 Speedster Concept

2018 Porsche 911 Speedster Concept

Is a production model underway?

Porsche just celebrated 70 years since its very first automobile, the 356 "No. 1," was created on June 8, 1948, and unveiled a speedster model based on the 911. But, while we were expecting a production model this year, the Germans showcased a production-ready concept car.

Developed at the Porsche Motorsport Center in Weissach, which is the birthplace of the 911 GT3, 911 GT3 RS, and the 911 GT2 RS, the Speedster Concept also celebrates the company’s long-standing tradition of making speedster-type roadsters, which don’t have folding roofs and are usually stripped of convenience features. The concept car likely previews a production model, further feeding rumors that a 911 Speedster will follow toward the end of 2018. But until that happens, let’s have a closer look at this concept car.

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Porsche Design Tower - Miami Breaks Ground With 2016 Move-In Dates Planned

Porsche Design Tower - Miami Breaks Ground With 2016 Move-In Dates Planned

Do you prefer a shabby beach house or high-tech luxury condo with 60 floors of pure ocean views and in-unit garages?

Vacation living just got a lot swankier for car-loving fat-cats across the globe. The new Porsche Design Tower in Miami broke ground this April with a fabulous pre-launch gala showcasing unique features, tech and style of the new Porsche beach-front high-rise.

The Porsche association is the most newsworthy element of this A-list project in Miami’s Sunny Isles, but the building itself is a masterpiece of holistic and conceptual design.

From the drafting tables and wild technology of the Porsche Design think-tank comes this 130-unit oceanfront tower on some of the best beaches in the world. Even the most affordable of the $5-million-plus floor-plans will be enough to feel like king of the Atlantic with 4200 square feet of living space and a glass-walled, two-car garage right next to the living room fireplaces.

No, this is not a timeshare in Boca. This is a fully-staffed, museum-quality building that is both a showpiece for Porsche’s foray into lifestyle design, and a tech-infused beach getaway for some of the world’s richest people.

These residences are not yet complete, but the developer preview renderings are enough to fill your dreams of the ultimate high-rise castle in the sky.

Click past the jump for all the high-res details of the upcoming Porsche Design Tower in Miami, including its automated system of elevators that bring a driver — and his whole Panamera full of groceries — up as high as 60 floors and into his glass condo garage.

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Supercar Frankenstein: Piecing Together the Ultimate Supercar

Supercar Frankenstein: Piecing Together the Ultimate Supercar

Every car nut has daydreamed about building a car. Hell, we do on a daily basis, and building one in real life would cost more money than we could ever imagine having in our checking accounts. Let’s suspend reality for a tick here and imagine that someone handed you a blank check and asked for you to build the ultimate supercar.

Well, we are going to go over all of the supercars and lay out what pieces from which cars would come together to create the ultimate supercar Frankenstein. Now, there are some rules here. We have to make sure things are feasible. Things like slapping a W-16 Veyron engine into a Lotus Elise will not work, therefore it flat out can’t be done.

We’ll review our favorites in each of the three major categories — body and chassis, engine, and transmission — and end it all up by giving you our estimated specifications for our new vehicle.

Click past the jump to experience our build.

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