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  • Video: Secrets behind the Mission E exposed

    Still deciding between Panasonic or Bosch as its battery partner, here’s a few new insights into Porsche’s first electric car which is closer to production than many give it credit. Porsche’s Mission E is believed to produce around 447kW with a range of 500 kilometres and handle a faster charging speed of any...
  • Porsche close to naming battery supplier for Mission E

    If there’s one memory we take from being at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show it is that Porsche’s Mission E succinctly summed up the show’s underlying message about efficiency and performance while others nibbled at imaginative technologies. And unlike other hollow concept cars dotted around the halls, you got...
  • Video: Pass the Porsche 911 test in 90 seconds

    Got ninety seconds? Want to learn the entire 50-year evolution of the Porsche 911? Yes to both! This is not the first video we’ve posted that attempts to explain the 911 legacy in a simple set of animated slides but if you still can’t remember when Porsche went to water-cooled...
  • Nitrous-fed Porsche 911 races a 918

    The driver of this Porsche 911 claims it’s the only one in the world fitted with nitrous and since that’s the craziest thing we’ve heard of, he might be right. The 75HP nitrous injection helps this 911 run low 10-seconds passes against all sorts of machinery including a Porsche 918....
  • Launch Drive: New Porsche 911 range at Kyalami

    Flat out through the wider first kink of Kyalami in a new Porsche 911 and perhaps more importantly the throttle stays pinned well beyond the point where the older track would have peeled up and left. New Kyalami’s extended straight to 900m means that in a 2016 Porsche 911...
  • Origami has nothing on this paper V8 engine

    We’ve seen small engines before but they’re always constructed of the same stuff – metal. Which means they’re heavy and require milling, drilling and other physical tortures to work. But this working paper V8 uses air fed from a balloon to make a charming little noise with no carbon emissions. Maybe...
  • First lap of new Kyalami in GT3 RS

    The international launch of the new 911 is currently underway at Kyalami – a tempting reason to bunk work and try sneak through security –  and here’s the first bit of full length footage. The on-board camera provides a good idea of the circuit’s revisions, the racing lines and some insight into the sound and...