Published on 07-27-2013 01:22 AM
The ever popular fill in the blank car versus Ferrari 458 race video. Let's be honest, people like seeing videos against Ferraris partially due to the name and panache. There is a reason a Ferrari was chosen in that classic (well it's classic to guys on automotive enthusiast sites) Fast and the Furious Pacific Coast Highway race scene against the Supra. Regardless, here is yet another race video with a Ferrari 458 this being a Spyder versus the Porsche 997.2 with PDK dual clutch transmission. ...Published on 07-25-2013 06:53 PM
Here is some final testing of the upcoming Porsche 918 Spyder hybrid supercar on the Nurburgring. The brochure, price, and specifications have all already been leaked and first deliveries will be later this year. Porsche already stated the Nurburgring time is 7 minutes and 14 seconds but it looks like they are doing some final tweaking and perhaps will exceed that laptime. One thing is certain, the car looks and sounds absolutely amazing. ...Published on 07-21-2013 05:51 PM
The Cayenne has been a great success for Porsche despite what people may think of the idea of a Porsche SUV. The 958 generation, the second generation Cayenne, evolved the formula to a lighter more road focused SUV. Range Rover has historically been a very off road capable SUV but like the Cayenne is also evolving namely with the Range Rover Sport into a performance sporty utility for the street. The question is, which SUV is more capable in which environment? Do these SUV's still offer strong off road performance? ...Published on 07-19-2013 02:55 AM
Here are dyno results on a Mustang dyno of the Agency Power carbon fiber y-pipe intake for the Porsche Panamera Turbo. The stock plastic piping is 78mm at the throttle body inlet but goes down to a much more restrictive 51mm diameter at the y-split. This is a significant point of restriction in the stock intake system. The Agency Power carbon y-pipe features a three inch pipe diameter all the way to the factory end piece connection to the intercoolers. ...Published on 07-17-2013 10:24 PM
Perfect comparison for the summer between two drop top Germans that can be considered siblings as Audi and Porsche both fall under the Volkswagen halo today. There are key differences between them as the R8 is all wheel drive with a mid-engine 4.2 liter V8 and the Porsche 911 Carrera S has a rear engine 3.8 liter flat-6 driving the rear wheels. MotorTrend chose the Carrera S over the all wheel drive 4S interestingly for this comparo or that is all they were offered. ...