Published on 10-31-2013 09:41 AM
Porsche is not about to sit on the sidelines as the Mercedes-Benz E63/CLS63 AMG get a power boost along with the BMW F10 M5. The Panamera Turbo S gets a 20 horsepower bump from its previous 550 horsepower putting it right inline with the 577 horsepower E63/CLS63 AMG and the 575 horsepower BMW M5/M6 Competition Package. The Panamera Turbo S remains priced much higher than its competition and whether that premium is worth over $180,000 is up to the buyer. ...Published on 10-30-2013 11:51 AM
What you see below in the video is a 997.1 Porsche 911 Turbo tuned on E85 by Todd at Protomotive. Additional modifications to the car are a Europipe exhaust, 997.2 Turbo intercoolers, upgraded Sachs clutch (car is manual), upgraded fuel injectors, and BMC filters. The dyno used is a Mainline dyno from Australia which is considered a "heartbreaker" dyno. Todd Knighton estimates the Mainline reads roughly 15-17% lower than a Dynojet. ...Published on 10-26-2013 12:10 PM
USP Motorsports has been pushing their 996 GT2 shop car pretty hard and showing some great results in the process. The last time we saw this GT2 in action it hit an impressive email@example.com in the 1/4 mile. USP Motorsports improved on this at the FL2K13 event with a very fast 9.7@152 1/4 mile run. How much power does it take to hit a 1/4 mile like that in the Porsche 996 GT2? A recent Dynojet run states the vehicle putting down 925 wheel horsepower. ...Published on 10-25-2013 03:28 AM
A week back a video was posted on PorscheBoost.com showing a Porsche 991 Turbo S ripping through the gears from 0-207 miles per hour. The car appeared very fast for its rated 560 horsepower and test numbers from German publication Auto Zeitung definitely confirm that the 991 Turbo S is a blazing fast car. 0-60? A traction limited stat these days that is losing importance but one that all wheel drive cars now dominate as the 991 Turbo S 2.9 second sprint demonstrates. ...