Back to Porsche

Porsche Sports Cars

Models

view thumbnails grid view horizontal compact blog view
This New Video Shows How the Porsche Cayman Has Evolved Over the Years

This New Video Shows How the Porsche Cayman Has Evolved Over the Years

Are you fan of the Porsche Cayman? Here’s all three generations compared

It’s been 24 years since Porsche introduced the Boxster as a smaller and more affordable version of the iconic 911. The roadster was joined by the Cayman coupe in 2005. The Cayman is now in its third generation, and enthusiasts are still debating which one is the best and which one is the purest driver’s car. The folks over at EverydayDriver set out to answer this question by comparing Caymans from all three generations. They’ve test a 987-gen Cayman R, a 981-gen Cayman GTS, and a 982-gen 718 Cayman GTS, rating their stying, performance, and handling.

Read more
Would You Pay $3,000 For A Dual-Clutch Transmission in Your Porsche 718 Boxster or Cayman GTS?

Would You Pay $3,000 For A Dual-Clutch Transmission in Your Porsche 718 Boxster or Cayman GTS?

Porsche updated the 718 Boxster and Cayman. New PDK transmission available

The GTS 4.0 versions of the Porsche 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman, basically the only naturally aspirated models you can buy, are now available with a new seven-speed, dual-clutch transmission (PDK).

These gearboxes are similar to those offered in the 718 Boxster Spyder and 718 Cayman GT4. They make both models quicker from 0 to 62 mph, but they also cost £2,300, which converts to roughly $3,000 as of September 2020. Is the premium worth it? Let’s find out!

Read more
2020 Porsche 911 Turbo S 991.2 by Manhart

2020 Porsche 911 Turbo S 991.2 by Manhart

The now "old" 911 Turbo S 991.2 can still pack a mean punch with the help of Manhart

The Porsche 911 Turbo S (991.2) remains a stellar sports car even with the arrival of the 2021 911 Turbo S (992). This is important because Manhart Racing has developed a new tuning kit for the 911 Turbo S 991.2 that will make you forget all about the shiny new 2021 911 Turbo S.

In true Manhart fashion, this new program is loaded with upgrades with a decal set, a new exhaust, a new set of wheels, and a significant engine upgrade program that boosts the Porsche’s output to supercar-like levels.

Read more
The 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette Can Hold Its Own Against the Porsche 911 and Audi R8

The 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette Can Hold Its Own Against the Porsche 911 and Audi R8

The C8 Corvette Isn’t Quite As Fast As the Porsche 911 and Audi R8, But It Can Keep Up

The mid-engine C8 Corvette has literally been decades in the making. When it arrived for the 2021 model year, the Corvette found itself competing against some new competition that at one time were little more than distant competitors. The Corvette name has always been associated with performance, but now that it has to take on a long list of European competitors, we – like the rest of you – have been wondering just how well the C8 can hold up. Now, thanks to a new video from Sport Auto, we can see how the C8 fairs against the Porsche 911 and Audi R8 V-10 on the track, and you have to see what happens.

Read more
There's a Strong Business Case For A Two-Door Porsche Panamera

There’s a Strong Business Case For A Two-Door Porsche Panamera

The two-door Porsche Panamera would be a spiritual successor to the old 928, and Porsche has every reason to do it.

It’s been more than a decade since the idea and rumors of a two-door Porsche Panamera – one that would serve as a spiritual successor to the Porsche 928 – was in the works. Yet, here we are in the incredibly dark year that is 2020, and Porsche has yet to morph the Panamera into a proper two-door. The same can be said for a carbio model which has also been said to be in the works for quite a while now. I’m not here to tell you that it’s happening yet, but I can make one hell of a business case for why such a model will work, and Porsche hasn’t abandoned the idea yet.

Read more
The Porsche 911 GT3 RS Looks Wild In The Latest Spy Shots

The Porsche 911 GT3 RS Looks Wild In The Latest Spy Shots

The Porsche 911 GT3 RS is coming back with wilder aerodynamics and more power

The latest-generation Porsche 911, dubbed 992, arrived in 2019 and as of August 2020 the German company has unveiled both the Carrera and Turbo models in coupe, cabriolet, and targa body styles.

But we’re still missing the hardcore GT3 and GT3 RS models, as well as the extreme GT2. There’s no word as to when these variants will arrive, but our paparazzi just spotted the GT3 RS testing in the wild. And it looks more aggressive than ever.

Read more
The 2021 Porsche 911 Targa 4S Is Obese Compared To the Original 911

The 2021 Porsche 911 Targa 4S Is Obese Compared To the Original 911

The 2021 Porsche 911 Targa 4S is the Heaviest 911 Ever

It’s been almost 60 years since Porsche introduced the 911 and the nameplate continues to be the epitome of the sports car market. The 911 has come a very long way since then. It’s available in a wide variety of models, now with turbocharged engines, rear- or all-wheel drive, coupe or drop-top, winged, or plain simple in appearance. The 911 has also evolved into a technology-packed machine, a trait that makes it heavier than before. The latest-generation 911 is obviously among the heaviest, and the Targa 4S model sets a new record.

Read more
Your 2008-2013 Porsche Panamera or 911 Might Have Been Molested

Your 2008-2013 Porsche Panamera or 911 Might Have Been Molested

Porsche is Investigating Potential Emissions Cheating Software and Hardware in Certain 911 and Panamera Models

Dieselgate has, for the most part, come and gone, but now it looks like there might be another scandal on the horizon – this time involving the gasoline-powered engines found in the 2008-2013 Porsche 911 and Panamera. As of now, Porsche won’t say for sure, but it has launched an internal investigation and alerted the proper authorities.

Read more
Amazing Car for Sale: Porsche 935 in Bare Carbon with Just 60 Kilometers

Amazing Car for Sale: Porsche 935 in Bare Carbon with Just 60 Kilometers

This bare-and-rare model could be one of the most iconic Porsches of this century

Two years ago, Porsche unveiled a modern-day interpretation of the iconic 935/78 “Moby Dick” race car that competed at the 1978 24 Hours of Le Mans. The “new” Porsche 935 was based on the 911 (991-generation) GT2 RS and only 77 of them were ever made.

As rare as the 911 GT2 RS-based 935 was, there’s a specific subset among the 77 units that came in an even rarer naked carbon fiber body. It’s unclear how many of these 935 units are wearing their birthday suits, but one of them is up for grabs courtesy of high-end dealer Hollmann International.

Read more
This Modern Porsche 911 Is The Spitting Image of Its Ancestor From 1965

This Modern Porsche 911 Is The Spitting Image of Its Ancestor From 1965

The first Porsche 911 in Australia with its matching grandchildren

Porsche’s 911 is a true staple among sports cars as well as being a benchmark in terms of both performance and the driving experience. It all started more than five decades ago and merely months after the 911 was put into series production, a Stone Grey example arrived on the shores of Australia. That was the first 911 to drive on the roads Down Under and now, Porsche Center Melbourne and Porsche Center Sydney South have joined forces to build two 992-based tributes some 55 years on.

Read more
2020 Porsche Taycan Turbo S by Prior Design

2020 Porsche Taycan Turbo S by Prior Design

We hope to see this on the street ASAP

EVs don’t get a lot of attention from tuners and for good reasons. Few electric cars on the market can claim and back up dynamic driving and there’s no point in dressing up a Nissan Leaf in a Liberty Walk widebody kit, is there?

Now, Tesla’s cars are capable of delivering high levels of performance and we’ve seen some kits tailored to imbue aerodynamics and whatnot. But then the Porsche Taycan came, and we were wondering when will someone find a way to make it wider and meaner.

Read more
Porsche Looks to Save Naturally Aspirated Engines With Electric Motors

Porsche Looks to Save Naturally Aspirated Engines With Electric Motors

That might not be a bad idea after all

The automotive world is on the brink of losing two elements that turned so many people into car nuts and kept them there: the manual transmission and the aspirated engine.

We live in the era of the turbo mill. Naturally-aspirated engines are rare birds these days, and in an ironical twist of fate, some carmakers are offering manual gearboxes as optional features (some at no cost, like Porsche does for the current 911). And speaking of Porsche, hear this out: the sports car manufacturer actually believes naturally-aspirated engines can be saved by the electric motor.

Read more
This Detail Video of the Manthey Racing Kit for the Porsche 911 GT3 Will Give You the Itch

This Detail Video of the Manthey Racing Kit for the Porsche 911 GT3 Will Give You the Itch

The 911 GT3 RS is a complete sports car, but this kit somehow builds on that quite nicely

Mansory and company, do take notes. This is how you improve on a presumably well-rounded recipe that offers staggering performance right off the factory gate WITHOUT messing up with its design. Let’s check out this 911 GT3 by Manthey Racing.

Read more
2021 Porsche 911 Turbo

2021 Porsche 911 Turbo

The 2021 Porsche 911 Turbo isn’t as powerful as the Turbo S, but it’s also more affordable

The 2021 Porsche 911 Turbo is a version of the 992-generation 911. Slotted under the range-topping Turbo S, the 2021 911 Turbo is the second-most powerful vehicle from the lineup. It shares its twin-turbo, 3.7-liter flat-six engine with the Turbo S, but output is down from 641 to 572 horsepower. Likewise, torque decreases from 590 to 553 pound-feet of torque. But the 2021 911 Turbo is notably more powerful than the 911 Carrera S, and it charges from 0 to 60 mph in less than three seconds. Let’s find out more about it in the review below.

Read more
A Decade Apart: Manual 2020 Porsche 911 Carrera S vs. 2010 Porsche 911 Carrera S

A Decade Apart: Manual 2020 Porsche 911 Carrera S vs. 2010 Porsche 911 Carrera S

The Porsche 911 gets better by the generation and here’s the hard proof

With every new 911 generation, Porsche doesn’t forget to mention that it is the best 911 to date and equally important, the best 911 it can be at the moment of launch. This, however, doesn’t make past-gen 911s weak, for the simple reason that Porsche wholeheartedly invest all its know-how into its core sportscar, regardless of the age they came to be.

So when Throttle House dropped a video that compares the current 2020 911 to the 2010 911, our interest piqued.

Read more
A Porsche 911 Turbo S and a McLaren 720S Roll Onto the Drag Strip - Can You Guess Who Wins?

A Porsche 911 Turbo S and a McLaren 720S Roll Onto the Drag Strip - Can You Guess Who Wins?

Is AWD more important than power at the drag strip?

Quarter-mile times were a big thing back in the 1960s when the big American companies were operating by the motto "win on Sunday, sell on Monday." It’s no longer used as a business model nowadays, but quarter-mile times are still a cool way to measure performance. In today’s comparison, we take a look at an exciting drag race between the Porsche 911 Turbo S and the McLaren 720S thanks to Carwow.

Read more
Here's One Good Way to Dress Up the New Porsche 935

Here’s One Good Way to Dress Up the New Porsche 935

A throwback livery always works, especially if it’s on a throwback car

Porsche shocked everyone when, out of nowhere, it decided to revive one of the most insane racing cars from its past, the winged Porsche 935. Based on the already ludicrous 911 GT2 RS ClubSport, a 700-horsepower track day weapon, the new 935, also known as the 935/19, is the sort of car that blends everything we love from the days of yesteryear with everything with love from nowadays.

Only 77 of these were made and Jonsiball decided to do away with the classic Martini livery and, instead, dress the 935/19 in this "X-Ray" scheme that makes the car look like it belongs in Blade Runner.

Read more
This Ford Coyote V-8 Swapped Porsche Cayman is the Midlife Crisis Car of Your Dreams

This Ford Coyote V-8 Swapped Porsche Cayman is the Midlife Crisis Car of Your Dreams

You don’t see a Mustang-powered Porsche Cayman everyday, do you?

The wild and often weird world of engine swaps is no stranger to nutty creations. We’ve seen some absurd engine swaps, and we’ve certainly seen engine swaps that border on the ridiculous. Somewhere between all of that is this particular creation: a first-generation Porsche Cayman 987 that’s powered by a 5.0-liter Coyote V-8 engine from, you guessed it, a Ford Mustang. The combination is about as strange as it gets. Then again, is there anything that isn’t strange when it comes to engine swaps? The sheer practice is insane in itself. Why should we be surprised that someone thought a Mustang-sourced Coyote V-8 engine would be great on a first-generation Cayman?

Read more
This Video Review Explains Why the 2020 Porsche 718 GT4 Seamlessly Blends the Line Between Track and Street

This Video Review Explains Why the 2020 Porsche 718 GT4 Seamlessly Blends the Line Between Track and Street

Porsche basically managed to balance the 718 Cayman GT4 to perfection

Porsche dropped a 4.0-liter naturally-aspirated mill inside the latest iteration of the 718 Cayman. That’s how the GT4 gets 414 horsepower at 7,600 rpm and 309 pound-feet of twist at 5,000. Oh, end the engine redlines at 8,100 rpm, which is more like something you’d see in a race car than in your run-of-the-mill daily driver. Except this is Porsche, and the 718 Cayman GT4 can do both - equally well.

Read more
The Porsche 911 Turbo S (992) Just Out-Tracked the Mercedes-AMG GT R Pro and Porsche 918 Spyder!

The Porsche 911 Turbo S (992) Just Out-Tracked the Mercedes-AMG GT R Pro and Porsche 918 Spyder!

What a machine is this 911 Turbo S!

With every new 911 generation, Porsche conveys pretty much the same message: that the current Neunelfer is the best it can be. The same applies to the 911 Turbo S range topper and to show we’re not just blowing meaningless words in the wind, here’s a video that stamps yet another seal of approval on the current Turbo S’ prowess.

Read more
2021 Porsche 911 Turbo joins Turbo S With Less Power, Sub-$200K Price

2021 Porsche 911 Turbo joins Turbo S With Less Power, Sub-$200K Price

The 911 Turbo isn’t as powerful as the Turbo S, but it’s more affordable

The Turbo lineup of the 992-generation Porsche 911 debuted with the amazing Turbo S model. Rated at a massive 640 horsepower, the current 911 Turbo S sets new and incredible benchmarks for Porsche’s iconic sports car. Now, Porsche rolled out the regular Turbo model, which isn’t as powerful, but it shares some upgrades with the Turbo S, and it’s a bit more affordable.

Read more
The Cost of Daily Driving a Porsche 911 GT3 Will Make You Weak in the Knees

The Cost of Daily Driving a Porsche 911 GT3 Will Make You Weak in the Knees

Noblesse oblige, as they say in France

Buying, owning, and daily driving a sports car or a supercar is no different than getting around in an econobox in the sense that the cost doesn’t stop with the acquisition. This goes for any car, but of course, things get spicy when the vehicle in question is a Porsche 911 GT3 that’s also weekend raced every now and then. Let’s listen to what this YouTube-famous owner has to say.

Read more
This is How the Porsche 997 GT2 RS Stacks Up Against the 991 GT2 RS

This is How the Porsche 997 GT2 RS Stacks Up Against the 991 GT2 RS

This 911 GT2 RS comparison reveals how different the 997 and 991 really are

Born from Porsche’s need to homologate its cars for GT2 class racing, the 911 GT2 debuted in 1993, when it was based on the 993-generation 911. A twin-turbo flat-six model since day one, the GT2 was updated to 996 specs in 2001 and then to 997 specs in 2007. In 2010, Porsche came up with an even more aggressive version, the GT2 RS. Rated at 612 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque, it was Porsche most powerful car for the 2011 model. A follow up came in 2018 with the 991-generation, this time around with 690 horses and 553 pound-feet of torque on tap. However, the 991 GT2 RS lost the manual transmission. The latter is by far the most impressive GT2 RS built to date, but is it actually much better than the 997 model?

Read more