Peter Leich

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Modern materials add a retro touch to the Ford GT '66 Heritage Edition

For those with a passion for racing legends, you can now order a Ford GT '66 Heritage Edition, its design paying homage to the GT40 MkII podium sweep at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1966 and the win by Bruce McLaren and Chris Amon in the No. 2 car.<p>And while you may be anticipating the …

Sports Cars

Porsche 911 GT3 RS Tech Dive: Why It’s the Best 911 of Them All

This is the greatest piece of automotive engineering I've ever seen from Porsche

The 911 is a masterpiece of German automotive engineering: Introduced in 1963, it's been steadily improved for over 50 years. If you want a great sports car, you really need to look no further.<p>This simple truth is brought home whenever I spend any time with a 911. I like to call it my "drive for …

For sale: one rare, practically new, quite lovely Porsche Carrera GT

May we present to you a rather pristine, showroom-fresh Porsche Carrera GT. It is being offered up for auction at Mecum’s Monterey sale, is one of …

Porsche 718 Cayman: First Drive

The base Cayman no longer feels like a compromise. Finally.<p>You probably know the big story for the new Porsche Cayman is the switch from naturally-aspirated flat six power to a turbocharged boxer four – that and the addition of a '718' prefix to the Cayman name to remind downsize deniers that …

2017 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S Review – Turbo all the things

Brand purists are simultaneously the best and worst buyers a car company can have flocking to its showrooms, and few automakers understand this …

The Spirit of '76: 1976 Porsche 911 Turbo for Sale

Porsche wasn’t the first to apply turbocharging to production gasoline engines. GM had done it a decade before with both the Chevy Corvair and the Oldsmobile Jetfire. Which, in fact, means the 930 was actually the <i>second</i> production turbocharged flat-six. But while GM quickly abandoned the idea and …

This Ford GT '66 Heritage Edition is pretty superb

Last week, Ford won its class at Le Mans with the new GT. The car, and Ford’s return to Le Mans, owe their existence to the company’s original win in …

Review: Lamborghini's 760bhp, £1.7m Centenario

<b>So what’s this then?</b><p>It’s the £1.7m Lamborghini Centenario, a car created to celebrate what would have been the 100th birthday of Lambo’s founder …

2016 McLaren 675LT: What Happens When You Crank a Supercar Up to 11? - Ignition Ep. 148

Eighteen of the Best Porsches That Aren't 911s

We'd happily take any one of these over a 911.<p>Porsche is defined by the 911, but it's made plenty of other great models over the years. In fact, we'd happily own any one of these over a 911. Here are some of the best non-911 Porsches out there, according to you.

Ford GT documentary part one: The Decision

If you're a fan of the Blue Oval, nothing gets your heart pumping like the Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] GT. Built as a tribute to the GT40 that won …

2016 Lamborghini Aventador SV LP750-4: Is it Legal to Have This Much Fun? - Ignition Ep. 147

Watch an Extremely Detailed Teardown of an Air-Cooled Porsche 930 Turbo Engine

Peek into the guts of the Widowmaker.<p>Have you ever wondered what an air-cooled Porsche 911 engine looks like on the inside and how it's put together? If so, take a look at the guys from Speed Academy tearing down the engine from their Porsche 930 in preparation for a full rebuild.<p>As the first 911 …

Full List of Porsches, VWs Jerry Seinfeld Sending to Auction at Amelia Island

At first there were three, now there are 18—that’s the total number of Porsches (and Volkswagens) Jerry Seinfeld has consigned to the Gooding & Company auction at Amelia Island next month. Besides releasing the full list of cars the actor, comedian, and noted Porsche-head plans to part with, …

So, Wait, When Are We Actually Getting a Porsche 911 Hybrid?

Trying to get to the bottom of Porsche's inevitable hybridization.<p>Last week at the Geneva Motor Show, a Porsche representative told <i>R&T</i> that a hybrid Porsche 911 wouldn't happen until after the introduction of an all-electric vehicle based on the Mission E concept, set to hit production in 2020.<p>But …

The curios & priceless classics of Amelia Concourse 2016

Lamborghinis, Ferraris, BMWs, and Fiats, with every slice of exotica in-between. Amelia Island Concourse d’Elegance might feature some of the rarest, …

Very first Lamborghini Miura SV restored in honor of 50th anniversary

The Miura is one of Lamborghini‘s most iconic and beautiful models, and the Italian sports car maker has revealed that in celebration of the 50th …

This latest Singer reimagined Porsche 911 is Amelia automotive art

Singer Vehicle Design may not be a household name, but ardent fans of classic Porsche cars know exactly who the Southern California restorer is. …

How to Achieve the Perfect Performance-Driving Position

If you want to drive fast, especially on track, your seating position is of chief importance. But not everyone knows how to achieve an ideal position, and it’s not necessarily the most intuitive thing to figure out. For those in that camp, Porsche factory driver Patrick Long explains how get …

This Road-Legal 1997 Porsche 911 GT1 Evolution Racer Sold for $3.1 Million

Expensive? Yes, but it's a real GT1 race car.<p>When we talk about race cars for the streets, we usually mean street cars that are hardcore enough to handle almost as well on the track as a proper race car. What we rarely mean is a race car that's been made street legal. But that's exactly what we …