Matt Gidley

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First drive: Porsche 911 Turbo S

What is it, you ask? Only the quickest-accelerating 911 ever, and one of the very fastest cars in the world.<p>The new Turbo S, with its bi-turbo 3.8-litre flat six, sends 553bhp and a ludicrous 553 torques to four very large tires, The 0-62mph sprint is officially quoted at 3.1 seconds, with top …

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Take a late-night ride with Magnus Walker

The Urban Outlaw in his natural environment.<p>Magnus Walker recently took a video crew on a late-night tour of L.A. in his 1971 Porsche 911T "277." Despite a garage full of gorgeous Porsche hardware, the 277 remains one of his favorites, and it doesn't take long for Walker to touch on the subjects …

Porsche

Before the Cayenne, there was another Porsche SUV

The Type 597 Gelandewagen was typically overengineered, and expensive.<p>It's hard to be productive at work, sometimes, when you could get lost in the Road & Track archives for hours finding obscure and interesting things. I'm not sure I knew that Porsche built any 4WD-ers in the pre-Cayenne era, save …

Porsche

Notre Dame Football Practice Update - Aug. 9, 2013

Notre Dame schedules itself to play in the BCS title game

Notre Dame ended a stellar 2012 season by running into an Alabama buzzsaw in the BCS National Championship game — but that loss hasn’t dampened the spirits of the Fighting Irish. Despite losing Manti Te’o to the NFL, Notre Dame is already planning on making a trip to Pasadena for the 2014 title …

2014 Porsche 911 GT3 [w/video]

<i>The Bearable Lightness Of Being</i><p>Start with a standard Porsche 911 Carrera and its 350-horsepower, 3.6-liter flat six-cylinder engine. Bore a crepe-thin slice of aluminum from each cylinder to get to 3.8 liters, add a wider track out back and two extra exhaust pipes and voila, you can append an S to …

2015 Porsche Macan Turbo Spy Photos

The Cayenne's little brother looks like no Audi Q5 we've ever seen.<p><b>What It Is:</b> Porsche’s upcoming mid-size SUV, the Macan, caught testing wearing almost no camouflage. The Macan, which carried a code name of Cajun—short for “Cayenne Junior”—is smaller than the Cayenne and designed to bring even …

Automotive Design

Porsche 962 Driver Control Diagram: Who’s In Control?

Oh the days gone by. I’ve had cellular telephones that are more complex than the driver control layout of a Porsche 962. With the loud pedal …

Someone's Building Cayenne Convertibles and They're, Ahem, Interesting

If you’re like most Americans, your daily routine serves merely as a minor distraction from the weight of life’s most pertinent and urgent question: How can I turn my Porsche Cayenne into a sweet-ass convertible, possibly including faux-wood paneling? Thanks to the efforts of California-based …

Porsche

Motorists like VW's Porsche, Audi cars best -- JD Power list

Volkswagen grabbed the top spot in the latest J.D. Power APEAL study, a survey that focuses on the things that surprise and delight car buyers. The German automaker’s Porsche and Audi brands topped the annual report while five individual VW Group models led their individual product segments.<p>General …

General Motors

Porsche Macan enters production in December this year

The <b>Porsche Macan</b> is the Stuttgart based manufacturer’s small SUV. Porsche has been testing their baby SUV for quite sometime now and we thought it …

College Football

Watch this three-minute Porsche flat-six teardown

A hypnotic look at one of our favorite engines.<p>Here's a fascinating look at the disassembly of a Porsche Carrera 3.2-liter flat six, as documented via stop-motion video.<p>The meticulous disassembly depicted brings you up close to the process, and it only gets more interesting as more parts come off …

Stop Motion

Cal-Look Delete: Porsche-Swapped 1957 VW Beetle

This 1957 Volkswagen Beetle has been thoughtfully customized with special attention paid to performance and period-correct parts, many sourced from …

Solomon Thomas Talks Alabama, Notre Dame & Ohio State

With June visits to Alabama, Notre Dame and Ohio State still fresh on his mind, Coppell (Texas) High Top25 DE Solomon Thomas spoke highly of each …

Notre Dame Remains In The Mix For Iowa State Pledge Allen Lazard

Urbandale (Iowa) High top-247 athlete Allen Lazard says it would take a lot to get him to go back on his commitment to Iowa State, but Notre Dame …

Testing the 2014 Porsche Cayman S on Ignition (W/Video)

On this week’s episode of <i>Ignition</i>, associate road test editor Carlos Lago grabs the keys to a 2014 Porsche Cayman S to find whether the mid-engined Cayman is a better car to drive than the rear-engined Porsche 911.<p>Lago starts off the new <i>Ignition</i> by putting the 2014 Cayman S through the usual …

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Porsche 911 GT2 caught testing, is super bad

Look what spy photographers have spotted sprinting around the Nürburgring. Our shooters nabbed a few photos of the all-new Porsche 911 GT2 in its native habitat without any of the bulky camouflage or cladding we're used to seeing. The result is our first truly clear view at the upcoming successor …

Mark Webber Quitting F1 To Join Porsche’s 2014 Le Mans LMP1 Campaign

Formula One ace Mark Webber has been confirmed as one of the drivers for Porsche’s LMP1 campaign in the 2014 World Endurance Championship and the …

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Motor Authority

Chris Harris Drives The 2014 Porsche 911 GT3: Video

If you only watch one of Chris Harris' videos this year, this is the one you’ll want running on your screen--on repeat.<p>It’s the British journo’s …