Archive for the ‘Porsche’ Category

You’d love to get caught in this Spyder’s Web

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Imagine your day job is a factory Porsche driver and that you’re thrown the keys to a new Boxster Spyder to drive to work: You have to get the basics right. It doesn’t matter how much performance a car has if the driving position is terrible, or the seat doesn’t hold you properly. This is […]

First look at the 991.2 Porsche 911 facelift

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The 991.2 Porsche 911 is due to be revealed at the Frankfurt Auto Show in September, but an undisguised model was spotted lapping the Nürburgring industry pool session yesterday. And here it is! You’ll notice the revised styling at the front compared with the first gen 991 911 launched in 2011. Also, at the rear […]

2015 LM24: Porsche claims win number 17

If Porsche didn’t have such a proud history at Le Mans achieving a one-two result in its second year would be difficult to believe. But Porsche went about the business of returning to the LMP1 category with enormous respect for its competition and seeing Porsche dominate and indeed tame the Circuit de la Sarthe for […]

Porsche wins 2015 24 Hours of Le Mans

The #19 Porsche 919 Hybrid (Bamber/Hulkenberg/Tandy) has won the 24 Hours of Le Mans and delivered Porsche its 17th win in the endurance epic. The winning car led for more than half of the race and completed 395 laps (two off equalling the distance record) and finished one lap ahead of the #17 Porsche 919 […]

2015 LM24: LMP1 gallery first 12 hours

The 2015 24 Hours of Le Mans is now into its second 12 hours and the #19 Porsche 919 Hybrid enjoys a reasonably comfortable lead (live timing). Keeping the lead Porsche honest is a pair of Audi R18s, with the #17 Porsche 919 fighting to stay on the lead lap. In the early stages of […]

Want to buy your own Porsche 919 replica?

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Up for sale on eBay at the moment is this life size Porsche 919 replica, which is being offered up for charity by Porsche Asia Pacific. It’s a rolling chassis only with no drivetrain, otherwise known as a ‘buck’. And right now you’ll need over fifty thousand bucks (US$) to get your name at the […]

2015 LM24: Porsche claims pole position

The #18 Porsche 919 Hybrid will start the 2015 24 Hours of Le Mans from pole position. Yesterday’s time from first qualifying of 3:16.887 was enough for the crew of Dumas/Jani/Lieb and could not be bettered in the next two sessions. It’s a clean sweep for Porsche, too, as all three 919s will start from […]

2015 LM24: Porsche dominates qualifying 1

After qualifying 1 at the 2015 24 Hours of Le Mans Porsche has claimed a new qualifying record for the current circuit configuration. That’s thanks to Neel Jani in the #18 919 Hybrid who topped the timesheets with a 3:16.887 lap. Second fastest was the #17 919 which lapped the 13.629km circuit in 3:17.767, while […]

Want to see a Porsche Carrera GT naked?

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How cool is this? A disrobed Porsche Carrera GT. It’s already one of the most desirable Porsches ever made and, yet, somehow, without its bodywork it becomes even more alluring. [Source: Porsche Centre Willoughby & Teamspeed]

2015 LM24: Porsche preview

Porsche has entered three 919 Hybrids for Le Mans this year and after setting the fastest time in last month’s official test session at the Circuit de la Sarthe the team will have good reason to think it can claim victory #17 in the endurance classic. The 2015-spec 919 is super fast in a straight […]