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“It has an impressive specification that should address the pitfalls of the original”
It finished ninth overall at the 1980 24 Hours of Le Mans
The Porsche 935. We won't bore you with the background, because you lot all know exactly how special the 911 Turbo-based racer was, and still is.So, all we need to tell you is that this particular 935 is currently
Based on the 718 Boxster GTS 4.0
The Porsche Boxster is 25 years old in 2021. As if this year hadn't been taxing enough already, we're now feeling positively ancient.It was a crucial car, too. It basically saved the company upon arrival in the mid-'90s.
Porsche’s first all-electric offering sold just over 20,000 units
We don't need to tell you all the reasons 2020 was a fairly troublesome one for those in the business of selling cars. Given the circumstances, Porsche's total sales output of 272,162 cars last year ain't bad at
The carmaker has successfully made a 3D-printed electric drive housing
1Porsche is big into 3D printing at the moment. It's already producing parts for its inventory of classic cars using an 'additive laser fusion process,' and has tested 3D-printed seats and pistons-both of which offer massive improvements over their
It’s been revealed for the first time only now
Remember those unseen, secret Porsche concept cars? From the alternative universe where Stuttgart decided to build fewer SUVs and more sports cars, and bring even more Le Mans tech to the road? Good. You're in for an extra treat.Here's
It’s the All-Terrain Concept Study, based on the 964-gen 911
Question: What's better than a reimagined Porsche 911 from Californian air-cooled fetishists, Singer?Answer: One of Singer's reimagined 911s that's capable of bossing the Baja 1000 or Dakar Rally, and looks like the result of a 964 having
“It gets more and more spectacular as your confidence soars”
Is this the prettiest generation of Porsche 911? Much of the Top Gear office would argue it is. The classic nine-eleven silhouette-still with relatively dainty proportions-draped with subtle detailing. No fried-egg shapes or stark LED patterns for the
What could’ve been
In 1980, Lamborghini wasn't in a good way, in so far as it didn't really have any money. To show its support for the Raging Bull, Bertone brought this thing to that year's Turin Motor Show. Based on a
“99% of the experience for about 85% of the cost”
We've had a few of them this year, headline billing going to the Porsche 911 Turbo S that scooped our Performance Car of the Year award after a grueling few days of lapping Anglesey. Such hardship.But it's worth noting,
Only 49 were ever made
Yep, you did read that headline correctly. This is a Porsche 911 that's currently up for sale with RM Sotheby's for €1,695,000 (P99.8 million). Of course, this isn't just any old 911. This is a glorious
The PDK version, to be exact
On the surface of it, nothing is new: We have a Porsche 718 Boxster painted in a deeply classy color, looking composed and assured on a B-road. It's a story now 25 years old, with only 2016's plot twist
Good things come to those who wait
Merry Christmas, Porsche motorsport fans. The company has today announced its return to the top tier of endurance racing, and these very early sketches signal an incoming lightweight, hybrid racer with just under 700hp."The Executive Board at Porsche AG has given
It’ll make its debut in the brands’s various racing series next year
Welcome to the first racing version of the 992-era Porsche 911, the GT3 Cup. Built for Porsche's Mobil 1 Supercup and Carrera Cup series, it's more powerful than its predecessor to the tune of 25hp, taking it up to
It took less than two decades to achieve this production milestone
Almost 20 years since the Cayenne was released, Porsche has just built its one millionth unit of the SUV. Context? It took the company 54 years to build a million 911s.The Carmine Red GTS, which recently rolled off the production line
Garage goals
We're always going on and on about dream garages here at Top Gear Philippines, but mostly, we focus more on the realm of what kind of cars we'd own. We don't go into the actual garage itself because, to
Check out that swan-neck rear wing on the prototype
There are rear wing structures, and then there are rear wing structures. This one's the latter, bolted onto the upcoming Porsche 911 GT3. That's the new '992-generation' 911 GT3 for model code fetishists. For the rest of us, it'
“Asking for three pedals is a hipster choice”
The current shape of 911 (fine, they're all the same shape) has been a manual-free zone since it landed last year. Porsche promised it would throw in a manual gearbox at some point, but higher demand for the eight-speed
They had to ship the car from overseas for the scene
Well, someone in production is probably in hot water after this gaffe. Production for the upcoming Netflix heist film Red Notice ran into trouble after the movie's leading man Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson found himself unable to fit inside the car
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