The Old Champ In Front of The Challenger – 2003 Porsche 996 Turbo Vs 2016 Porsche 991.2 Turbo

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I t’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 – is very much evident. For context though, we first need to look outside of … [Read more…]

Battle For The 996 Supremacy Part I – 2004 Porsche 996 GT3 RS Vs 2002 Porsche 996 GT2 Clubsport

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For anyone investing in Mezger engined 996 Porsches, the GT3 RS has long been the default choice. Iconic in appearance and exceptionally rare, the 996 GT3 RS was a collectable for Porsche enthusiasts well before the current global 911 collecting phenomenon. But there are other 911s of that era produced in limited numbers that are … [Read more…]

What Details Make The Difference? 1993 Porsche 964 Carrera Vs 1994 Porsche 993 Carrera

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Launched exactly a quarter of a century after the original 901, the Porsche 964 was meant to be “the 911 for the next 25 years”. Printed in the press material at the 964’s unveiling, these were the words of then Porsche AG Chairman, Heinz Branitzki. As corporate claims go, it was simultaneously extravagant and conservative. … [Read more…]

1995-1996 Porsche 993 GT2 Having a Snow-Test

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When was the golden period for Porsche’s venerable 911? Your answer will probably depend on when you were born. Some 911 enthusiasts argue that pre-1973 911s are the real deal. Then, for some of us, an impact-bumper series car is the archetypal 911.