Porsche Taycan charging at Electrify America station
Hybrids & Electrics

Why Fast Charging an EV Costs More

Charging, arguably more so than battery capacity or chemistry, is one of the biggest limitations to widespread EV adoption. Supercapacitors could theoretically cut charge times, but they’re not production-ready. And although hydrogen fuel cells can refuel as quickly as ICE vehicles, the infrastructure isn’t there yet. New fast-charging stations, and fast-charging EVs like the Porsche …

2002 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S
Cars

How the Porsche IMS Bearing Doomed the 996 911

Porsche’s current reputation has much to do with the iconic 911. It’s evolved from a simple sports car into something that can out-accelerate and out-handle some supercars. And classic 911s aren’t some delicate garage display, either. Singer restores them into over-engineered works of art, for one. And for another, it was the 911’s presence in …

Porsche Panamera
Trucks & SUVs

Why Hasn’t Porsche Made a Pickup Truck?

Enthusiasts may consider the 911 the quintessential Porsche, but the iconic sports car isn’t the German automaker’s big earner. Both the Cayenne and Macan have proved immensely popular, as has the Panamera sedan. Even the recently-announced electric Taycan may outsell the 911. Porsche doesn’t just make sports cars anymore: it makes luxury vehicles, too. But …

2020 Porsche Taycan
Hybrids & Electrics

5 Porsche Taycan Reviews You Have to Read

Seven years ago, Tesla introduced the Tesla Model S to the world, proving that electric vehicles don’t have to be boring. With the Porsche Taycan, Porsche proves that you can enjoy everything you love about Porsches and still drive an eco-friendly vehicle. The Taycan represents Porsche’s first foray into the world of long-range electric vehicles …

Cars

How the Porsche 911 Has Grown Since 1963

We all love the Porsche 911. From its heritage and gorgeous looks to its performance. Even Ferrari enthusiasts will admit that the 911 is a worthy sports car with a racing legacy as rich as Maranello’s finest. But Porsche has a problem, and that problem is bloat. We noticed it especially coming up on two …

Cars

What It’s Like to Drive a RUF-Tuned Porsche 911

When it comes to tuning cars, few companies do it better than Ruf Automobile. Matt Farah of The Smoking Tire recently had the chance to test drive a Ruf RTurbo, which is a unique sports car that’s based on the 996 generation of the Porsche 911. Here’s a little background on why the RTurbo is …