Porsche 997 GT3 – Is it Time to Buy?

By   December 16, 2020

Porsche 997 GT3

Porsche 997 GT3

The Porsche 997 GT3 is simply an incredible car. It is the race car for the street. The 997 generation of the Porsche 911 is one of the best loved modern generations.

Most people prefer the 997 exterior styling and interior quality over the 996 generation that it replaced. While all 911s are very special cars, the 997 generation of the Porsche 911 GT3 is certainly one of the most special of the modern era.

Continue reading »

5 Reasons Why The Hated Porsche 996 Is The Best 911

By   December 9, 2020

Porsche 996

Porsche 996

The Porsche 996 is currently the most hated generation of the 911. The reasons for this have been well documented and include the headlight design, interior and the move to a water-cooled power plant.

Of course fear over a possible IMS Bearing failure has helped keep prices down. This often overblown issue certainly adds to the dislike of the 996.

But crazy thing is, the 996 may just be the best generation of the Porsche 911.

Continue reading »

What Does Audi And BMW Leaving Formula E Mean For Porsche

By   December 4, 2020

Audi Motorsport

Audi Motorsport

Audi and BMW have announced that they will be leaving Formula E. Audi will return to endurance racing and will now return to competing at the top level of Le Mans.

With Audi’s announcement the question is what does this mean for their VW Group stable mate, Porsche? The history of Porsche at the top level of Le Mans is epic. From the Porsche 917 to the most recent top level winner, the 919 Hybrid it is the stuff of legend.

Continue reading »

1999 Porsche 996 – Interesting Features

By   December 3, 2020

Porsche 996

Porsche 996

The 1999 Porsche 996 is one of the last 911s that offers a vintage driving experience. It was the last time you could get a Porsche 911 with a cable driven throttle body instead of the modern eGas system.

It is still when the 911 was very mechanical instead of using wizardry like torque vectoring. Because of this you have to respect the rear engine bias more than you do in a newer 911. Although, it is better behaved than earlier versions of the German rear engined sports car.

Continue reading »