The 2008 Porsche Cayenne's 4.8-liter V8 engine
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Which Used Porsche Engines Are the Most Reliable?

Depreciation means buying a used Porsche can be tantalizingly affordable. That is, until the repair bill comes in, because, used or not, a Porsche is still a luxury vehicle. However, whether you’re talking 911 or Cayenne, the German brand’s modern cars are more reliable than some may realize. Especially when it comes to their powertrains. …

A blue 2022 Porsche 911 GT3 drives around a racetrack at sunset
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The 2022 Porsche 911 GT3 Shrieks Out of the Shadows

Traditionally, the GT3 and GT2 serve as the capstone for the current-generation Porsche 911. They’re the sharpest, fastest, and often the most desirable variants—that holds even for the 996. And for 2022, the 992-gen Porsche 911 is finally getting the GT3 treatment. But even before anyone’s driven it, it definitely seems to be worth the …

A silver 2021 Porsche 911 Turbo S next to a red 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon on an airstrip
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Can the 2021 Porsche 911 Turbo S Out-Race a (Dodge) Demon?

Besides perhaps its price, it’s hard to find faults with the 2021 Porsche 911 Turbo S. Especially when it comes to straight-line speed. But there’s one car that still makes waves at the dragstrip: the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon. So, what happens when these two super-speeders go head-to-head? Carwow decided to find out. The …

A 2021 911 Turbo S in Python Green parked in a desert
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This 2021 Porsche 911 Can Stop Like a Supercar

Plenty of excitement surrounds the new Porsche 911 Turbo S, and with good reason. The team at MotorTrend test-drove the latest 911 and quickly determined it’s the second-quickest production car they’ve ever driven. Its incredible performance is turning the heads of industry experts and fans alike. And what was the only car faster than the …

undercover armor plated Porsche 911 996 Carrera
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This Porsche 911 Is Hiding a 6,000-lb Secret Feature

Spy gadgets are cool. Full-stop. The only things cooler than a spy’s gadgets on their person are the gadget-laden vehicles they drive. Take James Bond’s DB5, for instance, it is one of the prettiest cars on earth, but you fill it with rockets, a smokescreen, and some deployable machine guns…now we’re talking about something. I’ll …

A gray 2010 Porsche 911 GT3 RS on a track
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Porsche Lawsuit: Is It Lying About Emissions And Mileage?

A new lawsuit has just been filed against Porsche. It alleges that Porsche gets lower fuel economy and higher emissions than the company advertises. It takes in both the iconic 911 and Panamera. The plaintiff alleges he suffered “damage in the form of overpayment and diminished value.” Is Porsche lying about emissions and mileage? The …

A Porsche 911 Targa 4S vehicle is on display during the 18th Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition
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The Base 2020 Porsche 911 Doesn’t Quite Feel Six-Figure-y

One of the most popular sports cars on the market, the Porsche 911 has timeless, distinctive styling and dynamic performance as a calling card. The 2020 model builds on that reputation with innovative improvements that remind Porsche fans that the automaker remembers its commitment to them. The 911 is offered as both a coupe and …

The white Singer ACS on a beach
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The Singer ACS Might Be the Ultimate Twin-Turbo Safari 911

At this point, the trend of modifying Porsche 911s for off-roading purposes is practically a phenomenon. Various companies, including the famed tuner RUF, have displayed their own take on the Safari 911 idea. Even Porsche itself may be dabbling in it. And now Singer, a company practically synonymous with restomodded Porsche 911s, is joining in …

The rear 3/4 view of a white 2012 Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0 on a track
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The Last Mezger: The 997 Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0

While the IMS bearing looms over every 996-gen Porsche 911, two models escape it. One is the 996 Turbo, and the other is the non-US 996 GT3 RS. That’s because both of these cars’ powerplants have elements derived from Hans Mezger’s legendary Porsche racing engines. Sadly, he passed away in June 2020, having retired from …

A silver-and-red 2016 Porsche 911 R
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Porsche 911 R: The Underground Parts-Bin Throwback

911 fans tend to split themselves into two camps regarding Porsche’s iconic sports car. Some prefer the modern water-cooled 911’s performance and luxury touches. Others, though, crave the simpler vintage air-cooled experience—which explains these cars’ high prices. It also explains the 2016 Porsche 911 R. On the surface, it seems like a parts-bin special, something …

A white 2011 Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0
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The Porsche GT Director Picks His Top 5 Modern 911s

If you want a sports car that can seamlessly double as a luxury car, arguably the best answer is a Porsche 911. However, what happens if your rear-engine car isn’t extreme enough? If you’re into off-roading, you go Safari. But if your goal is carving corners, that’s where Porsche has the 911 GT3 and GT2 …

Porsche 911 Turbo S shares two-tone paintwork and elegant details with an Embraer jet.
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Get a Matching Plane With Your Porsche 911 Turbo S

Have you ever wanted a business jet that matches your new Porsche? If the answer is yes, you’re in luck. Porsche has an Embraer-themed 911 Turbo S that’s the perfect accessory for your Embraer Phenom 300E business jet. The catch is that you have to buy the jet before you can get the car. And …

1971 Porsche 911T
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This 1971 Porsche 911T Is the Sleeper of Your Dreams

Sleeper cars are some of the most exciting cars in the world. If you are unfamiliar with this term, it is a car that appears to be stock or even intentionally raggedy but has, in fact, been built out to be monster quick. The idea is that your car looks normal and non-threatening but is …

Porsche 911 Turbo S and Embraer Jet
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Buy 1 Jet, Get 1 Porsche 911 Turbo S Free

If you’re like me, it’s a real problem that every time you pull up to your private jet in your Porsche 911 Turbo S and people don’t immediately know that you own both cause they don’t match – No? How does that not drive y’all crazy? Well, either way, Porsche and Embraer have solved this, …

The front 3/4 of a red 1966 Porsche 912
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Bring a Trailer Bargain of the Week: 1966 Porsche 912

Vintage air-cooled 911s may be fun to drive, but these classic Porsches have sky-rocketed in value over the years. And that’s not even including the restomods companies like Gunther Werks create. But there is a way to get the classic style and most of the vintage performance in a more affordable package. And it’s this …

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Cadillac’s New Magnesium Wheels Are a Big (but Not Heavy) Deal

Although the V-Series Blackwing models won’t have Cadillac’s Blackwing engine, they’re shaping up to be serious performance sedans. Plus, like the BMW M3 and M4, you’ll be able to get them with a stick. And recently, Cadillac unveiled details about another V-Series Blackwing feature: magnesium wheels. Why are the Cadillac V-Series Blackwing models getting magnesium …

A photo of a vintage Porsche 911 on track.
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You Should Daily Drive a Vintage Porsche 911

As new vehicle design becomes homogenous thanks to strict regulations, the allure of driving a vintage car becomes quite tempting. From American muscle cars to depreciated Italian exotics, there are plenty of good options to chose from. But what if your fun car also has to handle daily driver duties? In that case, you are …

A black lifted Porsche 911 test mule on the Nurburgring
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Is Porsche Working on a Factory Safari 911?

If you’re tired of over-restored, over-valued air-cooled 911s, there’s one kind of Porsche build that’s arguably their anti-thesis. That would be the Safari 911, where tuners turn the rear-engine sports car into a lifted dirt-pounding ersatz rally car. The trend has grown rapidly in popularity in recent years, and Porsche may be thinking about getting …

The Porsche 911 is one of the most successful sports cars of all time.
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Stop Paying Big Money for Vintage Air-Cooled Porsche 911s

If you’ve browsed any car auction site and stumbled upon a vintage air-cooled Porsche 911, chances are it isn’t selling for cheap. Regardless if it’s a market bubble or not, people are paying entirely too much for air-cooled 911s. The crazy pricing isn’t even exclusive to the special edition models. A standard 911 Carrera recently …

Blue 2020 Porsche Taycan Turbo driving down the road
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The Porsche Taycan Turbo Is a Better GT Than the 911 Turbo S

Besides its better-than-reported range, the Porsche Taycan is an impressive car, not just an impressive EV. However, even though it’s not electric, the 911 has traditionally been the German automaker’s centerpiece. Especially the Porsche 911 Turbo S, which packs supercar-level performance. But, as YouTube team The Straight Pipes describe, the EV may have caught up …

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What Makes the Porsche 993 911 So Desirable?

Its newest models may be fast and capable, but for Porsche fans, the classic models are where it’s at. Especially the air-cooled Porsche 911. So much so, that restomodding the vintage sports car has become a high-profile business. But, although the earliest ones are the most valuable, it’s the last air-cooled model, the Porsche 993 …

Two Porsche 911 models on display at a car museum
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The 911 Targa Might Be the Coolest Porsche of 2020

Just when you were thinking the Porsche 911 lineup couldn’t get any more exciting for 2020, it does. Porsche has officially revealed the 2021 911 Targa 4 and 4S models and as you would expect, they are more extravagant looking than ever.  What makes the 911 Targa so cool? The most notable characteristic of the …

2019 Porsche 911 GT3 RS
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There’s a Big Difference Between the Porsche 911 GT3 and GT2

Although the base Carrera model is almost all the car you’ll ever need, there’s more than one Porsche 911. And we’re not just talking about the different model generations. In addition to the Carrera, the modern 911 lineup includes the S, GTS, Turbo, Targa, Cabriolet, and AWD ‘4’ models. And, for those interested in the …

2003 Porsche 911 996 Turbo
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The 996 Turbo: The Best Affordable Used Porsche 911

Although it makes well-regarded vehicles, not all Porsches have been trouble-free. In particular, the 996-gen Porsche 911 has a black-sheep reputation, due to its dreaded IMS bearing. However, even notably reliable or high-end cars, like the Toyota 4Runner, Nissan Skyline GT-R, and Mitsubishi Montero have had engine problems. Though, as with the contemporary Cayman, the …

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See Your Porsche Order Go Through The Assembly Line

Imagine ordering something that you are really excited about from Amazon. You know from the order what day it is expected to arrive. But, nowadays you can track the shipment with the delivery company too. So, basically, you can order your product, have it plucked from the shelves of a warehouse, and watch the package …

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Ellen Degeneres Loves Portia and Porsches

Ellen Degeneres is a popular celebrity talk show host icon and comedian. She helped Disney find Nemo and Dory, she’s a day show dancing queen, and wife to Portia De Rossi. But she is also a known car enthusiast and lover of Porsches (among others). She has shared secrets for getting out of speeding tickets. …

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Who is the Porsche Panamera Made For?

When we typically think of Porsche, we think of spectacular power and astounding agility. We think of the allure of the carmaker’s coupes like the Porsche 911 and the prestige of their Cayenne SUV lineup. The last thing you would probably associate Porsche with is a traditional looking, family sedan﹣and that’s where the Panamera comes …

1986 Porsche 911 Syberia RS
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The Porsche 911 Syberia RS: When a Hummer Is Too Slow

As air-cooled Porsche 911s have risen in popularity—and price—so too have alternative takes on the typical hyper-restored build. One of these is the Safari 911, which sees the German sports car turn into a genuine rally replica. The trend is now so popular, well-known Porsche tuners are starting to get involved. And the Safari idea …

Severine Loeb and her copilot Denissa Fonjallaz are seen driving their Porsche 911 S on the road
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Porsche Fans Are Drooling Over a Restored 1985 911

In terms of luxury cars, Porsche vehicles are some of the most popular and high-quality. Consumer Reports named it the best brand for 2020 due to impressive reliability scores across its lineup. The newest models of the Cayenne and 718 Boxster currently have the highest reliability scores possible. One of the brand’s most popular cars, …

1965 Porsche 912
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Porsche 912: Air-Cooled 911 Style, Relatively Affordable Price

Although the Porsche 911 isn’t perfect by any means, it is one of the best vehicles on the market. Over the years, the iconic sports car has amassed a large following and a stellar reputation. Unfortunately, that’s caused another problem: high prices, especially for the original air-cooled 911s. Some of the earliest ones cost so …