Porsche: Review, Specification, Price | CarAdvice

Although the Porsche Company was founded in 1931, the first Porsche car developed wasn’t until 1939. Proud of their German Heritage, Porsche continues to be one of the most prestigious car makers and also the world’s largest race car manufacturer. In Australia there are 5 different models available including the Boxter, Cayman, Panamera, Cayenne, 911 with the new 911 GT2 RS one of the newest on the market. Porsche is part of the Volkswagen Group. Porsche Reviews 2019 Porsche Macan S review Review By Curt Dupriez 28th Feb 2019 The first big revamp of Porsche’s Macan range has arrived. Is it ‘almost new-generation’ as its maker claims or closer to the facelift it appears to be? Let’s find out in the newish V6-powered S version. 2019 Porsche 911 review Review By Rob Margeit 24th Jan 2019 While the new 2019 Porsche 911 might not look all that different from the car it replaces, it is, in almost every way, a completely new car. Singer 911 review: The Porsche money can’t buy in a hurry Lifestyle By Anthony Crawford 8th Jan 2019 Florence, Alabama is probably the last place on Earth I expected to see, let alone drive, a bespoke Porsche 911 built by Singer Vehicle Design out of Sun Valley in Southern California. That’s no slight on Alabama, by the way, as there’s plenty of serious car money in the deep south – but trucks (F-150 Raptors and the like) are more sought after in these parts… The CarAdvice Winners Circle 2018, Mandy Turner: Porsche 911 GT3 Lifestyle By Curt Dupriez 25th Dec 2018 My choice of Porsche 911 GT3 for Winners Circle 2018 demands some back story. There’s no other brand that gets my heart racing than Porsche. When I imported a red 1974 911 from America in 2010, I realised it was the type of car I had been searching for for a long time. A car proud of its history, a car gorgeous from every angle, and a car that uses curvy mountain roads as its playground… View All Reviews Porsche Videos Singer 911 REVIEW: A quick spin By Anthony Crawford 18th Jan 2019 You need a lot longer than 20 minutes to properly appreciate all the Singer 911 has to offer, but you need a lot less time to discover this might just be one of the world’s most desirable motorcars. CarAdvice Winners Circle 2018: Our favourites By Curt Dupriez 25th Dec 2018 You told us you don’t trust the traditional ‘Car of the Year’ format favoured by most publishers, and you wanted to know more about our own personal faves, objectivity be damned. Well, here it is. Get the full story right here. NOTE: This video was first published on December 18. 2018 Porsche Cayenne Range review: Which should you buy? By Curt Dupriez 18th Sep 2018 If you’ve settled on a Porsche Cayenne, firstly, half your luck. Secondly, just which model in the Cayenne range should you buy? We’ve assembled what we consider the three best options to pick the variant we think you should check out. View All Videos Porsche Comparisons 2019 Porsche 911 GT3 Touring v Lotus Evora GT410 Sport comparison By Curt Dupriez 1st Mar 2019 The notion of comparing the oddly matched couple of new Lotus Evora GT410 Sport with the latest Porsche 911 GT3 Touring might seem preposterous enough that I’d be lucky to even capture just one person’s interest. But one person’s curiosity counts, right? Even if that person is yours truly? The impetus for this match-up is the Evora in newly arrived GT410 Sport form… 2018 Nismo GT-R v Porsche 911 GT3 Touring comparison By Kez Casey 16th Jan 2019 If you placed me in a room with a Porsche 911 GT3 Touring Package and a Nissan GT-R Nismo and ordered me to pick just one to live with for the rest of my days, without first letting me drive them, I’d make a terrible decision. Before these two ultimate tourers even arrived at CarAdvice’s Melbourne office, I had a sneaking suspicion I was going to be on Team Nissan… 2018 Porsche Cayenne range review By Curt Dupriez 18th Sep 2018 The third generation of Porsche Cayenne has introduced more changes under the skin for the large SUV than the restrained remodelling of its exterior facade suggests. There’s been much effort, a few shake-ups, and a lot of massaging that has culminated in positive impressions of the revised range in reviews to date: a 9/10 rating (by yours truly) at the global launch of the S and Turbo, a slightly more sober 8… View All Comparisons Porsche News 2020 Porsche Taycan sketch sent to buyers By Derek Fung 15th Mar 2019 Earlier this week, the sports car maker sent wallpaper links to prospective buyers of the Porsche Taycan sketching out the look of the production electric sedan. These give us our first good look at the Taycan’s head- and tail-lights, as well as the design of the front and rear bumpers… Porsche Cayenne Coupe to be revealed later this month – report By James Wong 13th Mar 2019 The Porsche Cayenne Coupe is just weeks away from reveal, the company’s British boss has told Autocar. Speaking with the UK-based publication, Marcus Eckermann, managing director for Porsche Cars Great Britain, said the new variant will be revealed later this month, ahead of an on-sale date during the northern hemisphere’s autumn (September-November)… Porsche 917 ‘concept study’ revealed By James Wong 13th Mar 2019 Porsche has revealed a very special ‘concept study’ as it celebrates 50 years of the 917 – dubbed by the marque as “the most famous racing car of all time”. First presented at the 1969 Geneva motor show, the Porsche 917 (below) dominated various motorsport events (including Le Mans and the North American CanAM Series) from the late 1960s through to the mid-70s… 2016-19 Porsche 718 Boxster, Cayman recalled By Scott Collie 12th Mar 2019 Porsche has recalled the 2016-19 718 Boxster and Cayman over a structural issue that puts the fuel tank at increased risk of damage in an accident. According to the company, a frontal collision could make the lower longitudinal crash beam penetrate the bulkhead wall. If that happens, there’s a higher risk of the fuel tank being damaged, creating a risk of leakage and, by extension, fire… View All News Porsche Owner Reviews 2006 Porsche Boxster review By By Ranil Illesinghe 31st Aug 2018 Note: I owned this car for 12 months back in 2013–14. We live in a world that celebrates, and yearns for, that which is perfect. Take a look at the feed of one of those dime-a-dozen Instagram ‘influencers’ – it’s all blue skies, white bikinis, beautifully lit rooms with Scandinavian furniture and #blessed hashtags… 1994 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet Tiptronic review By By Scott Hall 17th Jul 2018 I always feel that the cars you love most are the cars you lusted after when you were a late teenager. The Porsche 911 993 variant was released when I was 17, and I immediately thought it was the most beautiful car I had ever seen. For most of my life, I have had more chance of flying to the moon than buying a Porsche. Children and a mortgage will do that… 1989 Porsche 911 Carrera review By By Alex Misoyannis 14th May 2018 A Note from the Editor: Alex is car enthusiast from Sydney who makes regular contributions to the CarAdvice community. The year is 1981. Porsche’s sales are declining, especially in the USA – customers were just not buying the latest models, the 928 and 944. To rectify this, Porsche hired a new CEO – Peter Schutz… 1980 Porsche 924 review By By Stuart B 20th Mar 2018 Timing is, as they say, everything. Let’s suppose you arrive at work one day, point to your colleagues, laugh, then announce in a loud voice you’ve won the lottery and you’re “outta here, suckers”… Before you buy a ticket. See, it’ll simply end in tears all ’round. But good timing, as it happened, was with Porsche back in the 1970s… View All Owner Reviews Porsche Galleries View All Galleries

IBM Hints at Entering the Stablecoin Arena


Jesse Lund, head of blockchain solutions at IBM, has just hinted that the tech company has plans to explore stablecoins in an interview with Cheddar yesterday. Lund did not disclose when this venture may debut but said it would be on its World-Wire platform.

IBM and Stablecoins

IBM began its venture with Stellar in late-2017 and finalized most of its plans in mid-2018. Stellar is an open-sourced, decentralized protocol that focuses on transfers between fiat currency and digital currency.

Lund told Cheddar that US banks are “very interested” in using stablecoins to send cross-border to replace the current SWIFT system. The reason banks are interested in stablecoins over other forms of digital currency is that stablecoins are linked 1:1 to fiat currencies making them more ‘stable’.

“We’re really feeling excited that we’re on a roll to build something new and revolutionary that’s really going to change the landscape of cross-border payments,” Lund explained.

IBM feels the market demand for stablecoins has risen, despite the copious amount of similar coins that have flooded the market as of late. Lund hinted that IBM hopes to create an ecosystem of various digital assets, with many different types of digital assets—including stablecoins.

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Cheddar asked Lund how the company’s alleged stablecoin compared to the one that JPMorgan just released. The IBM exec said that the company’s solution to cross-border transactions would be “somewhere in between.” Lund claims that this new venture would not be a proprietary coin like JPM coin but feels the major US bank is doing what’s best for them. The bank’s stablecoin will only be used with clients of JPMorgan.

IBM feels its stablecoin should be more broadly accessible and World-Wire seeks to do just that. When this project will be released is still up in the air, but the recent interview proves it is just around the corner.

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PORSCHE – PORSCHE 911 – JE Pistons

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Classic Porsche Market – Porsche Values

(Editor’s Note: Hagerty valuation expert Rob Sass weighs in on the state of the Porsche market, with help from Mike Wastie, who runs the Projects Division of independent Porsche specialist Autofarm.) The momentum that we’ve seen in the collector car market over the last several years has amounted to an almost unprecedented bull market. The bears aren’t out at this point, but in some places we are seeing a bit of a cooling trend. The Porsche market in particular deserves a close look. Early 911s and 356s seem to be taking a bit of a breather at the moment with only the top condition examples of the rarest variants up perceptibly. Average condition cars have likely retreated about 10 percent. It may just be seasonal; time will tell, as will the upcoming Arizona auction orgy in the U.S. in January. An exception to this cool down is the air-cooled Porsche turbo market. It’s incredibly active right now, with 930, 964 and 993 Turbos all up at least 100 percent or more this year. We’ve long predicted a rise in prices for early Porsche 930s, and that seems to have arrived with a vengeance, with the earliest cars from 1975-76 well over £100,000. Where exactly are the bargains? They’re few and far between in the air-cooled world. It’s difficult to call 914s a bargain at their current price point, but they are the cheapest point of entry into the air-cooled Porsche world. Savvy buyers who can tolerate LHD would have to look to the U.S., which remains the low-cost supplier of 911s to the world. Nice Californian 911 SCs and 3.2 Carreras can still be had in the high teens. But for the most part, you have to go water-cooled to find a reasonably priced classic Porsche. If you can stand the upkeep bills, early 928s are looking particularly good at this point as are 944 Turbos and 968s. Even the 924 and 924 Turbo with its less-than-silky Audi four-cylinder are worth a look. For Wastie, there are two cars that stand out with regard to potential collectability: the 924 Carrera GT and the 968 Club Sport. “Both are extremely special and are already sought after by collectors and enthusiasts,” he says. But the strongest buy in the water-cooled Porsche world has to be the 996 Turbo. Tainted by the fiasco of exploding intermediate shaft bearings in the naturally aspirated 996, the Turbo doesn’t in fact use an intermediate shaft bearing and has proven to be quite robust. Eventually the market will figure out that these are close relatives to the brilliant and expensive 959 and the party will be over. Wastie agrees. “I think there is a lot of potential with 996 and 986 Boxsters. They are around in good numbers and values are very low.” As far as cars to avoid, Wastie says, “I would rather avoid cars with incomplete or inconsistent paperwork and history. A scruffy but honest car is often more interesting than a clean car with fresh paint if there is no history for the latter.” But, he adds, “I suppose if pushed for a particular model, then Autofarm doesn’t have strong demand for Cabriolets with Tiptronics. I would also be very wary about any car where the vendor was reluctant to allow the car to be inspected. That would be concerning and we would walk away.”

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Porsche 944 Classic Cars | eBay

Porsche 944, 2497cc petrol manual spare repairInterior is not in bad condition. Happy to provide ID with sale since V5 isn’t available. Car will need to be recovered. South east London Dulwich based.£155.003 bidsEnding 20 Mar at 2:25PM GMT5d 9hCollection in personManufacturer: PorscheModel: 944Transmission: ManualPorsche 944 1986 Silver944 for sale. Bedfordshire, UK. MOTd until May and 173k on the clock. Front Fog Lights White. It’s sewn up so not as noticeable. Like I said, it’s not mint but a usable 33 year old classic that holds its own at the NEC and has pop up lights!£5,500.00Collection in personor Best OfferManufacturer: Porsche72 watchingModel: 944Transmission: Manual1986 Porsche 944 2.5 LUX 16v upgrade plus spare engine & partsThe engine is an ‘87 low mileage 2.5 16v that has been refreshed & upgraded. I saw it running before buying it complete from a sub 60k mile 944 being broken for parts. If you’re looking for a sorted & well loved 944 with extra oomph then this may be for you.£6,950.00Collection in personClassified AdManufacturer: PorscheModel: 944Transmission: ManualPorsche 944£4,500.000 bidsEnding 18 Mar at 5:43PM GMT3d 12hCollection in personManufacturer: PorscheModel: 944Transmission: ManualPORSCHE 944 S2 CABRIOLET IN CYCLAMENLOVELY 1990 PORSCHE 944 CABRIOLET 3.0LTR. Porsche 964 Carrera 4 (arriving soon). Austin Healey Sprite Mk1 Frogeye,fully rebuilt. MG RV8 Woodcote Green. Also available.£11,995.00Collection in personClassified Ad with Best OfferManufacturer: PorscheModel: 944Transmission: ManualPorsche 944 S2 Cabriolet – Stunning in Peridot GreenSTUNNING IN PERIDOT GREEN, BLACK INTERIOR/HOOD, INCLUDING GENUINE REASON FOR SALE: Reunited with previously owned Porsche 993 Cabriolet. Foot and handbrake systems fully overhauled and most components renewed.£6,600.0010 bidsEnding Sunday at 7:30PM GMT2d 14hCollection in personManufacturer: PorscheModel: 944Transmission: Manual1985 Porsche 944 2.5 Petrol, Low Miles, Investment, classic car, 34 years oldPorsche 944 Original Car never been welded, A very solid car, Original inner and out sills. Both electric windows do not work but can hear the motor, maybe locked in place due lack of use. All four tyres are okay.£2,205.0013 bidsEnding Sunday at 11:30AM GMT2d 6hCollection in personManufacturer: PorscheModel: 944Transmission: Manualporsche 944 s2 cabriolet£8,775.00Collection in personor Best OfferManufacturer: Porsche28 watchingModel: 944Transmission: Manual Porsche 944 2.5 lux1984 Porsche 944 2.5 lux. Porsche decals fitted to car. I have the certificate of authenticity from porsche which confirms spec etc. she only has just over 92000 which is low. I also have an agreed valuation from the porsche owners club with a valuation of 9000.£3,000.009 bidsEnding Sunday at 2:34PM GMT2d 9hCollection in personManufacturer: PorscheModel: 944Transmission: ManualPorsche 944 S2The 944 bridged the price and performance gap between the 924 and 911. Although the body of the 944 was based on the 924, it had considerable more striking contours. In 1989, the S2 model replaced the 944 S.£17,995.00Collection in personClassified AdManufacturer: PorscheModel: 944Transmission: ManualPorsche 944 S2, 3.0 16V, Manual, 1990No knocks or bangs and fantastically tight in the bends. There is a reasonable folder of history with this car including a Porsche magazine feature where this very car was used as the example in the 944 butyers issue (magazine included).£7,000.00Collection in personClassified AdManufacturer: PorscheModel: 944Transmission: ManualConcours condition Porsche 944 2.7 Lux 1989Concours winning 1989 2.7 Lux Zermatt silver.Very rare colour and interior. Belts changed in 2016 by Porsche centre Bristol. Good service history and history file, previous owner was a retired Rolls Royce engineer who serviced the car himself, mot certificates going back to 1997.£9,990.00Collection in personClassified Ad with Best OfferManufacturer: PorscheModel: 944Transmission: Manual1986 PORSCHE LUX 2.5 LITRE COUPE IN DESIRABLE METALLIC SLATE GREY “PROJECT”I HAVE OWNED THE CAR SINCE LATE 2015 AND RAN IT FOR A YEAR, BUT THEN PUT IT ON SORN AS I HAD TOO MANY CARS BEING USED. 2.0 SERVICE. THE BODYWORK APPEARS TO BE IN REASONABLE CONDITION, IT HAS HAD NEW SILLS IN THE PAST BEFORE I BOUGHT IT.£1,700.009 bidsEnding 18 Mar at 6:23PM GMT3d 13hCollection in personManufacturer: PorscheModel: 944Transmission: Manual1986 Porsche 944 Project Runs and drives NO RESERVEOK, here we have a 1986 Porsche 944 up for sale. This is a project car with no MoT. Basically, expect to replace them if you want to do the job properly. Steers OK, Has functioning power steering. Tyres hold air but are knackered.£1,070.0022 bidsEnding 20 Mar at 2:50PM GMT5d 9hCollection in personManufacturer: PorscheModel: 944Transmission: ManualPorsche 944 2.5 COUPE* UK WIDE DELIVERY AVAILABLE * CALL ON 01405 860021 *£3,295.00Collection in personClassified AdManufacturer: PorscheModel: 944Transmission: ManualGot one to sell?Get it in front of 17+ million UK buyers.Showing slide of – You may also likeTell us what you think – opens in new window or tab

Porsche Race Car Classic

Words: Nic Jimenez | Photos: Ernesto Che & Jorge Payan (Quail Lodge, Monterey CA) Porsche Race Car Classic featured 1960 Prototypes to 1965 purpose-built Race Cars. This was a remarkable and memorable gathering of Automobiles that made the Porsche Marque famous. With recognizable names like Speedster, Spyder, and Carrera they were all on one lawn for the first time at the same time. Museums and collectors gathered their prized Porsche race cars from all over the world for Rennsport Reunion IV – Sunday’s Porsche Race Car Classic at the Quail Lodge was the week’s exclamation point! Historic Porsche model types were arranged in 18 groups. Each group represented another step in Porsche’s remarkable evolution and included the very cars that propelled Porsche into the racing world spotlight. To say the rarest of the rarest Porsche’s were present is a true understatement. Sports Car Digest cited “Over 2 dozen Speedsters and Convertible Ds along with the first production Speedster. Additional 356 variants: 356B GTs, 356 SC GTs, Pushrod Speedster GTs, Carrera Coupes, Gmünds, Glocklers, America Roadsters, plus the only 2 Dreikantschabers ever made.” Other Porsche models on the green fairways of Quail at the Porsche Race Car Classic were Elva’s, 718s, Abarth Carreras, and the only two 804 Formula One cars. Within the group of eleven 550’s the eGarage 550A Spyder was among the original five 550 prototypes: 550/01, 550/03, 550/04, 550/06, and 550/09. The Porsche 550 had wins at the Nürburgring, Le Mans, the Carrera Panamericana, Nassau, and these wins engraved the Porsche name into the books of race history. On this sunny day outside Carmel, the Porsche marque was honored in a way the world has not yet witnessed. This legendary congregation of race cars will be talked about for generations to come. The spirit, energy, and the souls of Porsche’s past looked on with great pride as their blood, sweat, and hard work was recognized like Automotive religion. Additionally proceeds from the Porsche Race Car Classic ticket sales went directly to the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation and the UCSF Thoracic Oncology Program.. -FOR MORE PHOTOS OF PORSCHE RACE CAR CLASSIC SEE eGarage FLICKR-

Porsche 911 Sport Classic 2010 – Rare sports car goes on sale in London

Express. Home of the Daily and Sunday Express. AN INCREDIBLY rare, limited edition 2010 Porsche 911 Sport Classic in mint condition goes on sale in Hexagon classic cars in London, with just 80 miles on the clock. PUBLISHED: 08:47, Thu, Jan 12, 2017 | UPDATED: 08:51, Thu, Jan 12, 2017 ‘);$(‘.gig-button-container’,commentIco).append($(‘#spotCommentCounter .spot-im-replies-count’).clone(!0));$(‘#componentDiv .gig-share-bar-container > table > tbody > tr’).append(commentIco)},onShareButtonClicked:function(e))({“call_type”:”event”,”events”:{“category”:”Social”,”action”:”Intent”,”event”:”socialIntent”},social:{“platform”:e.shareItem.provider}});if(e.shareItem.provider==’comments’){$(‘html, body’).animate(,’slow’,’easeOutExpo’)}}};gigya.socialize.showShareBarUI(showShareBarUI_params) PHAn incredibly rare 2010 Porsche 911 Sport Classic has gone on sale in LondonProduction models of the Sport Classic were limited to 250 making it one of the rarest 997-generation Porsches.Hexagon, who are selling the car in London have said that the condition of the modern classic is as-new, like it has just rolled of the production line. The car features a ducktail rear spoiler, front lip spoiler and Fuchs-style alloys a clear nod to the fabled Porsche 2.7 RS of the 1970s. 2010 Porsche 911 Sport Classic – Rare sports car goes on sale in London Wed, January 4, 2017Incredibly rare limited edition 2010 Porsche 911 Sport Classic goes on sale in London with just 80 miles on the clock. There were only 250 of the cars made. PH1 of 11Rare 2010 Porsche 911 Sport Classic Although the styling and construction of the Sport Classic was a nod to its forbearer, modern touches such as PCCB carbon brakes.It’s a rear-wheel drive car, powered by a 3.8-litre flat six modified to 402bhp and the sports chassis means the ride height is 20mm lower than the standard model. The 911 Sport Classic also packs yellow brake calipers, a sports exhaust system with larger tail pipes and limited slip differential, while the cabin doesn’t skimp on quality with aluminium door skins, a Nappa leather wheel and Bose sound system. Presented in Sport Classic Grey, this car comes with a full history and will be sold with a fresh MOT and a 12-month warranty. This is the best 911 Sport Classic on the market anywhere in the worldHexagon Classics Chairman Paul MichaelsHexagon Classics Chairman Paul Michaels said: “The 911 Sport Classic was such a hit with Porsche collectors that the 250-car limited run sold out even before the company officially announced it. “It’s not hard to see why – it harks back to legendary 911s like the 2.7 RS but mixes those classic cues with some well-chosen modifications to make it a proper enthusiast’s machine.“Because it’s not a Rennsport car, it’s a 997 that has always flown a little under the radar – just look at the spotlight that’s fallen on the RS 4.0 and GT3 models for example – but that hasn’t stopped its stock from quietly rising. PHThe mint-condition 911 has only clocked up 80 miles since it was soldPHThe model was limited to 250 making it one of the rarest 997-generation Porsches”All those upgrades make the 911 Sport Classic a really rather wonderful package after all.”“Finding one with 8,000 miles on the clock would be hard enough, let alone 800 miles – but with a barely believable 80-miles, this is the best 911 Sport Classic on the market anywhere in the world. “It looks like it has just rolled off the line in Stuttgart, with not a mark on its paintwork or leather trim. Ulta-rare Porsche 911’993′ RS Clubsport now on sale. Mon, December 19, 2016Incredibly-rare Porsche 911’993′ RS Clubsport has been put up for sale by Hexagon Classics car retailer in London. NEWSPRESS1 of 11Rare Porsche 911’993′ RS Clubsport “We’re privileged to have it in stock and there’s no doubt it’s the ideal addition to any Porsche collection.”This Porsche 911 Sport Classic is available to view now at Hexagon Classics’ flagship showroom in north London.

Porsche 997 v Porsche 991 head-to-head

News | Lee Sibley | Few generations of 911 can have been anticipated quite as much as the 991. Yet, at first glance, the new Porsche does not appear dramatically different from its predecessor in the way the 996 was from the 993, and neither is it the urgent and much delayed updating of the previous model that the 964 represented. The 991 is nevertheless a landmark Porsche. Most observers favour the analogy with the 964, which superficially looked very similar to the 3.2, but under the skin harboured much newer technology – the first planks of an updating process not completed for ten years until the 996. The other significance of the latest 911 is that it is the model that will represent the icon on its 50th birthday – an unprecedented anniversary in automotive model history. Style Although it has been six months since its launch, so understated are the visual changes between the 997 and 991 that a second and longer glance is required to confirm the sighting of the newer model. Porsche’s data sheet reveals that the 991 is 2.2 inches longer than the 997, the front track two inches wider (or more precisely, 46mm on the Carrera and 52mm the S) and the wheelbase is increased by a substantial four inches. It sounds radical, but is far more subtle in the flesh. Even then, it is difficult to take in all the detail, and the 991 really demands a further viewing to begin to form an opinion. The first and unexpected impression, though, is how Porsche has changed the roofline. The 991’s is lower, and the windscreen is more heavily raked, seeming even to shorten the bonnet. It is interesting that the lead stylist for the 991 is Tony Hatter, he of the 993, whose imaginative plans for the roofline of that car were never realised due to lack of budget. How different it all is almost 20 years later. From that roof, the eye is drawn to the 991’s slightly raised rear quarters, a striking new feature which incorporates the slimmer and, to some eyes, more elegant brake and side lights. On the subject of lighting, at the front the new model slightly forsakes the 997’s headlights, which had pleasingly reprised the 993’s, themselves reminiscent of early racing Porsches. The 991’s headlight glass is a more raised oval and wraps itself around the wing. It’s a mild shock, though not as much as the 996’s fried egg look was. Time will tell whether people get used to it or if the 991 Gen2 will feature a redesign, but even from the side the eye picks up the headlamp first, and not the most fundamental change, the 100mm longer wheelbase. So smoothly does this merge with the 20-inch wheels, now standard on the S (19-inch on the Carrera) that you begin to realise that with the new 911, Porsche has a significantly bigger car. Harm Lagaay, the Chief stylist at Weissach from 1989 to 2004 used to say that Porsche was “the recognised master at putting the right amount of surface tension in its design,” and with the new 911, you can see what he means: those sweeping curves have a harmony even a die-hard Porsche traditionalist wouldn’t deny. The overall effect is bigger, but it takes some time to become apparent. Simple details like mounting the side mirrors on the doors rather than the window frame is a pleasing acknowledgement of a traditional Porsche style last seen on the 993, but they now fold in automatically. Comfort Porsche’s main objectives with the cabin of the 991 were to enhance quality and equipment, and to improve refinement. The 991’s greater – if deftly disguised – dimensions are reflected in the cabin where the immediate impression is one of airiness, a spaciousness quite unlike previous 911s, which is reflected in the greater shoulder room. Seats have more fore and aft movement, and the rear of the cabin now offers increased luggage/occasional passenger space. The new chassis allows for a deeper boot at the front, too. The 997’s sports seat becomes standard on the 991S, with the previous Sport Plus variety as an option. These seats are firm yet particularly supportive, with the only criticism being that they might be a little tight for those with larger figures. With its base 77mm further forward, the angle of the windscreen is also very different from what the 996/997 driver is used to surveying, and those famous 911 wings are now slightly more visible. The standard steering wheel is flatter and wider, too, making it all the better for appreciating the 991’s electrically assisted steering. The dashboard largely retains the successful 997 layout, the main change being the conversion of the warning light fourth dial to a more useful information screen which replicates the display. Among other information, this includes the sat nav screen (where it is more accessible to the driver), and also the cornering G-force readout delivered by the optional Sport Plus Chrono. The central info screen itself is also usefully bigger on the 991. What is most striking about the new interior is that the long march to improve quality, which began after unprecedented criticism of the 996’s cabin, goes on. There were few complaints about the 997’s insides apart from the tendency of the bolster on the driver’s seat to wear and fray, but with the 991 Porsche has produced a more plush interior with more robust wearing surfaces. Most noticeable is the ‘corporate’ raised centre console housing the gearshift, a development first seen on the Carrera GT and more recently extended to the Cayenne and the Panamera. The handbrake lever has also disappeared, replaced by an electric parking brake. The combination of more space and richer materials has elevated the 911’s cockpit to a distinctly ‘grand touring’ environment rather than that of a mere top flight sports car. The most consistent criticism of life aboard the 997 was the level of tyre roar transmitted to the cabin. This is lowered on the 991 we tried, which had optional 20-inch Carrera Classic rims, and on 19-inch wheels tyre noise is less intrusive still. If there has been any negative reaction at all to the revised interior, it has been of a certain ‘Panamerisation’, which seems to some be taking the 911 ever further from its ethos as a sports car. Porsche would counter that the 911 was always an upmarket car, and the new interior simply reflects the expectations of buyers in this category in 2012. To this, we could add that with three quarters of Porsche production now comprising Cayenne and Panamera, it is no doubt more cost effective to endow the 911 with the same fittings and trim. Transmission & Chassis To understand the real difference between the 991 and the 997, you have to look beneath the sheet metal. The 991 carries over only the 9A1 engine and the PDK transmission from its predecessor, while the rest of the car is all-new. While the PDK remains as on the last 997, the manual gearbox now becomes a seven-speed as standard, giving the economy of a very high top gear with the pleasures of self-shifting. Porsche UK says that sales of PDK to manual were 70:30 for the 997. It won’t hazard an estimate for the 991, but Porsche North America is talking in terms of a 50:50 split. Porsche says that it is possible to get one generation of a model from a given chassis, and at the very most, two. Effectively, the underpinnings of the 997 were those of the 996, a design that managed an impressive thirteen-year lifespan. For comparison, BMW’s forthcoming new MINI will have an entirely new chassis after barely a decade. New in 1997, the structure of the 996 was modified several times. The advent of the 997 meant bigger wheels, which required more space, and the chassis itself has periodically had to be reinforced in places to meet evolving safety norms requiring impact absorption from more angles. The eventual result was a design no longer capable of compromise: Porsche has logically started again, and the result is a longer and wider 911. It is a chassis renovation every bit as thorough as that of the 964, which had to accommodate MacPherson struts at the front, not to mention drive to the front axle and a complete revamp of the passage of air beneath the car to improve stability. In fact, a wider track (in particular) and a longer wheelbase were changes Porsche’s chassis engineers had been calling for some time, but it was not possible to work them into the 997. A longer wheelbase improves stability and the wider track means that a slightly milder anti-roll bar can be employed at the front, thus reducing the tendency to understeer, an inherent 911 trait. As it stands, the revised front and rear running gear combined with the larger dimensions make the 991 a different handling Porsche than the 997, particularly in terms of stability. A 911 is an invitation to the keen driver to press on, and the 991 is no exception. While it does feel like a larger car, it loses nothing in terms of the 997’s outstanding cornering agility, and deals with imperfections better, endowing a more refined yet no less rapid ride. Part of the feeling of refinement is contributed by Porsche’s new electro mechanical steering, which filters out much of the vibration and feedback, though keen drivers may find that this first version lacks mechanical interaction. Its accuracy, on the other hand, is faultless. In terms of grip, the 997 already sets the handling benchmark for cars in its class, and its cornering ability is far beyond what can be investigated thoroughly on public roads, so we were fortunate to be able to try both these 911s back-to-back over the famous Hill Route at Millbrook. Here, the new car is nothing short of a revelation. Gone is the 997’s tendency to understeer its way into the bend: the combination of the 991’s longer chassis, which places the engine slightly nearer the centre of the car and wider front track, contributes an altogether sharper turn in and more balanced cornering with a hint of oversteer. It is behaviour that inspires tremendous confidence. Gone is the feeling (on dry surfaces at least) that either end is nearing breakaway, and what seems like ridiculously high cornering speeds can be easily sustained. Thanks to the 991’s greater composure, the driver readily accelerates even earlier from the apex of the bend Porsche has made no claims about the PDK on the newer model, but solicited with our usual enthusiasm, it seemed more responsive than on the 2010 model 997, which shows how Porsche is constantly honing its electronic systems. Porsche brakes represent an industry benchmark. For the new Carrera they are essentially unchanged, carrying over the 997’s 330mm discs and four pot calipers (front), but with enhanced cooling from new ducts. The bite, stability and stamina of 911 brakes have long set the standard, and the 991’s uphold Zuffenhausen’s honour. Performance Porsche’s main objectives with the 911, besides the normal updating, were increases in performance, fuel economy and reduced emissions. This is a squaring of the circle that Porsche has become past master at. Gone are the days when each new generation of 911 was heavier. Weight is the enemy of performance and fuel consumption, and during planning for the 991 an all-aluminium mock-up was built, which turned out to be heavier. Astute use of both aluminium panels (the skin is 45 per cent aluminium) and magnesium has enabled Porsche to reduce the weight of the PDK Carrera from the 1,455kg of the 997 to 1,415kg for the equivalent 991 model, which is quite an achievement given that 58kg of what Porsche calls ‘safety products’ had to be added to the new version. The 9A1 engine from the 997 has been subject to internal changes mostly related to lightening reciprocating parts and drivetrain components and reducing friction losses. The S retains its 3.8-litre capacity, but unusually the base Carrera reverts to a 3.4 version of the Boxster/Cayman S tuned to yield 350bhp, which Porsche says will deliver both better performance and mpg than the preceding 3.6. It’s an impressive claim, but entirely credible when you realise that the electronically variable oil pump introduced in the 997/2 model is now more sensitive to road/engine speed and lateral forces, ramping up oil pressure (which takes energy) only when it identifies the greater stress of track driving or hard cornering. The same philosophy has resulted in the energy saving electric steering. An energy recovery system now operates through the alternator, collecting kinetic energy (without the GT3 Hybrid’s enormous flywheel) from deceleration, which is fed into the battery. Using the same logic, when the accelerator is floored, power to ancillaries is reduced, enhancing acceleration and lessening the overall demand for fuel. A further intelligent saving is the managed cooling system. The 991’s electronic brain confines coolant to the cylinder head, momentarily shutting out the crank case passages, and accelerating the warming up phase when combustion engines are at their most thirsty. In terms of acceleration, only a stopwatch can separate the old and new 911, yet it feels faster, perhaps because it’s lighter and stiffer. Porsche’s figures (listed below) illustrate how the 991 Carrera PDK – which was our test car for this comparison – manages to quietly improve on the attributes of its predecessor in all departments, bar the maximum speed, which stays at 178mph. Power is up by 5bhp, with an additional 3lb ft of torque, and it’s a tenth of a second quicker to 62mph, yet boasts both lower fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. Where the 991 does impress over the old car, though, is with the interior sound level. The newer car, as mentioned earlier, dispenses with much of the 997’s tyre noise. Instead, the (now standard) sport button is linked to an acoustic tuner, which brings the characteristic flat-six exhaust note into the rear of the cabin – a very clever arrangement that is achieved without making the external exhaust note excessively loud. Verdict Once again, it is no surprise to find that the new 911 is the better car. The real surprise is how radical some of the changes are and, on the road, how successfully a larger 911 offers the same – if not even more – driver involvement than before. Reworked suspension front and rear and a wider track bring appreciably higher levels of refinement than the 997, but above all, transform traditional 911 handling. Gone is the initial turn in understeer, replaced by an altogether more balanced corner entry and grip. With the 991, Porsche has married the refinement and stability of a GT with the poise and handling of a pedigree sports car – a feat indeed. As regards value for money, the base Carrera 991 is priced at £71,449 in Britain, compared with £67,270 for the final 3.6 997 – about a six per cent increase. For this, you get an entirely re-engineered Porsche with a better quality cabin and higher dynamic capabilities than its predecessor. Yet, that benchmark Porsche quality of ‘feel’ emerges sharpened even with this 991. It’s a tremendous achievement, and the price increase is modest for such a radical upgrade. The combination of performance and economy makes this base 3.4 Carrera the model we would happily opt for. Where the potential buyer may blanch is at the prices on Porsche’s copious list of options, which can add over £20,000 to the invoice. We feel some, notably the Sports steering wheel, are worth having. On the other hand, you may think electronic safeguards like PASM and torque vectoring are essential, but in our experience only a trackday specialist will feel them intervening on the 991. These options do, however, help protect the 911’s resale value at second-hand, as it is always the least equipped cars that suffer the worst depreciation. Finally, we are excited by Porsche’s seemingly bottomless ability to extract yet more power and economy from the flat six, which leads us to think that this famous piece of engineering architecture may now even survive into the next generation of 911. Quite amazing. To read more fantastic, in-depth features looking at all generations of the Porsche 911 – the only Porsche that matters – check out the latest issues of Total 911, available online to order and to download digitally.

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