The Porsche 911 is getting a new design and is slated to be introduced later during 2011 itself. Even as the model is getting ready for roll out, Porsche is going ahead with the manufacture of a few special edition cars too on the current model. The array of Porsche special edition models are something we look forward to see.
Lotus has done a bit of improvement to the Elan of the early ’90s by sprinkling some rear-wheel drive capabilities and brought it anew. A clear redone model, the new Lotus Elan comes powered by a mid-mounted 4.0-liter V6 engine with 450 PS (331 kW / 444 hp) and 465 Nm (343 lb-ft) of toque.
Dream car. But what if your wallet doesn’t support such a dream? The best way is to go weird! You have been hoping to drive the 2010 Porsche 911 GT3 RS but then don’t have the money to get one. All you can do is to make one yourself. The racecar gone street legal, which could cost $150,000, could be yours if you have the will.
Nay, we aren’t talking of the model that Porsche has built. Instead you could drive a look alike, well almost, if you have some extra time and creative skills. All you need would be some colored paper and bit of home engineering skills. An almost functional model is what you would end up making, and driving too. Once you have done that, you will have all the right to scream, “Here I come girls, driving my own Porsche! Take a look and DIY.
The 2012 Porsche 911 GT2 facelift is being developed quite secretly given the fact that there wasn’t a single spy shot of the scorcher available until date. The 2012 model which will go on sale next year and will remain in production until the release of the Porsche 991 was spotted for the first time by spy photographers in Germany. The commuter will get slight modifications on the outside while under the hood will be a direct injection engine boosting power to 550 PS which is way better than the previous 911 models. The facelifted model will also sport a new bumper as well as a new front splitter. [via WCF]
Driving a Porsche 911 in the Netherlands and the cops take you on their radar? What do you do? Our advice, don’t run away, coz here’s what happens when you’re not a very good drive, yet you’re trying to escape the police.
At the Autosport International Show in Birmingham, the chaps from Porsche have announced their latest race car. Based on former 911 models, the new Porsche 911 GT3 R adds certain goodies to make the amateur racer like you and me, to feel like a pro. And we’re talking about traction control, ABS, electronic throttle or the upgraded to 4.0-litre that sports nothing less of 480bhp. Some other features include additional wheel arches at the front and rear, LED rear lights, a rear diffuser and a more adjustable rear wing.The company claims that the Porsche 911 GT3 R is set to debut in 2010, but it has (already) nearly sold out.
Top Gear is the world’s most amazing television series in the world not just because of its presenters (Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May) but because these guys get to drive the most amazing cars in the world. This time the lucky bastards got their hands on an Audi R8 — the supercar we all crave for a ride, reviewed it and compared it to one of Prosche’s best, the 911 Carrera. Brilliant!