A 911R Replica? 1966 Porsche 912/6

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The 911R was developed out of a need to go quicker; to go racing. But the Porsche factory was slow offthe start line to develop a hot version of the 911. Only in 1965 did the factory field a works 911 in the Monte Carlo Rally. Prior to 1965 it was left to privateers to … [Read more…]

New Maserati Home

SINGAPORE Automotive dealership, Komoco Holdings, has officially become the new local importer and dealership for Maserati cars under the moniker Tridente Automobili. The new showroom and service centre at 30 Leng Kee Road is now open for business and sits next door to the Ferrari dealership, Ital Auto, which is also run by Komoco Holdings. … [Read more…]

Elise & Golf R: Too Good To Be True

Removing weight from something as ethereal as the Elise can’t be an easy task, but the engineers at Potash Lane have managed it with the new Lotus Elise Sprint, trimming an already insubstantial car down to a 798kg dry weight. It’s the first time the Elise has dipped into the ‘sevens’ since the flyweight first-generation … [Read more…]

Reunion Over 44 Years – 2 Models of 1973 Porsche Carrera RSR IROC

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In 2017, the Porsche Supercup celebrates its 25th anniversary. The one-make series has, alongside the various national Carrera Cup Championships, used its level playing field to allow the best up-and-coming racers to rise to the top. Two decades before the Supercup was even formed though, Porsche was involved in another one-make series, one with a … [Read more…]

Is Four-Wheel Drive Better Than Rear-Wheel Drive In The Case of Porsche? 2016 Porsche 991.2 Carrera S Cabriolet Vs 2016 Porsche 991.2 Carrera 4S Cabriolet

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S erendipity, they call this. It is the hottest day of the year in Britain, the 911’s on-board thermometer showing a scorching 34.5o C, and your favourite automotive magazine team are out on road test with a delectable double of 991.2 Carrera Cabriolets. Basking in the sun’s intense glare, both 911s are topless, their fourpanel … [Read more…]

Take a Risk Or Play It Safe? 2010 Porsche Carrera GTS 997 Vs 2008 Porsche 997 GT3

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The nomenclature consists of three simple letters: G, T and S. During the past few decades, many sports car manufacturers have employed the GTS designation in naming selected models, so much so that the abbreviation has become synonymous with “sportiness”, but the value of the respective distinctions can vary dramatically. Even Porsche is guilty of … [Read more…]

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…]