The GTS’ Ultimate Test – 2015 Porsche 991 GTS Coupe Vs 2015 991 GTS Cabriolet Vs 2015 991 Targa 4 GTS

GTS: three letters that, when siphoned together, evoke a strong yet wonderfully nostalgic sporting spirit in the Porsche world. As you’ll know, the legend started more than 50 years ago with the 904 Carrera GTS, a Targa Florio-winning car that gave rise to the infallible 917, and was reignited for the 911 production line in … [Read more…]

Past Is Hard to Forget – 2003 Porsche 996 Turbo Vs 2016 Porsche 991.2 Turbo


It’s incredible, in terms of engineering evolution, what Porsche has achieved in 15 short years with the 911 Turbo. As the 996 Turbo sits silently next to its younger 991 brethren, their respective exhausts still making light ‘pinging’ sounds as they cool from our country blast, the overarching theme of change – even visually – … [Read more…]

Porsche 964 RS Vs Porsche C4 Lightweight – Who’s Will Win The Lightweight Crown?


A s introductions to a new track go, this undoubtedly registers at the ‘surreal’ end of the spectrum. I’m no stranger to learning unfamiliar circuits, but I don’t normally initiate myself to new surroundings quite like this. At the wheel of a 964 Carrera RS, I’m familiarising myself with Botniaring’s nine distinct turns, all the … [Read more…]

The Battle of Targa – 1973 Porsche Targa 911T Vs 1974 Carrera Targa 2.7 Vs 1981 911 SC Targa Vs 1986 3.2 Supersport Targa


Born out of necessity, the Targa is an enduring if sometimes unloved model in the 911 range. Its inception was the result of Porsche’s obvious desire to of er an open-topped version of the 911 in the 1960s, though early 911s lacked the structural rigidity to of er a full open top. Fate would intervene, … [Read more…]

McLaren 675 LT vs McLaren P1


We’re in Scotland, so far north that it feels lawless. Any farther north and it becomes godless. We’ve been blessed with bright sunshine for three days straight, but fog is hiding the scenery this morning and photography is off the agenda. Thankfully visibility is good at road level, which means we can at least drive.

Mclaren 570S vs Mclaren 570 GT


They share many a component, but the difference between the 570S and GT is all in the detail Despite this being the first time I’ve driven a 570GT, I’ve got an uncanny sense of deja-vu. Ever since I first sat in a car, I have like most people assimilated through hands, feet, backside, nose and … [Read more…]

McLaren 12 C v McLaren 540 C

Just like the P1 and the mighty F1 long before it, the 540C breaks new ground for McLaren. Far from being the fastest or most expensive car to come from Woking, though, the 540C is actually the slowest. And the cheapest. It’s also the least powerful, and the first to have a sub-200mph (322km/h) top … [Read more…]