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Singer Porsche 911 Lightweight Design Study Concept To Make North American Debut At Pebble Beach

By   August 15, 2018

Singer Porsche 911 Reimagined

Singer Porsche 911 Reimagined

Singer Vehicle Design showed off two of their lightweight design concept Porsche 911 reimaged creations at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. These same vehicles will make their North American debut during Monterey Car Week at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.

The special no expenses spared 911 creations are exquisite examples. These vehicles are a result of a partnership with Williams Advanced Engineering. The air-cooled 911 with vintage styling offers 500 horsepower from its flat-six engine.

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How Long Would It Take To Save Enough Money To Pay Cash For A New Porsche 911

By   August 11, 2018

Porsche 911 Carrera

Porsche 911 Carrera

Buying a new Porsche 911 is the dream of many a sports car enthusiast. The problem most have in affording one is that they are quite expensive.

A base Porsche 911 Carrera currently starts at $91,100. However, if you start adding options the price of the car can quickly cost $115,000.

So, just how long would it take to save up enough money to pay cash for a new $115,000 Porsche 911 Carrera?

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What The Press Said About The Porsche 911 SC When It Was New

By   August 6, 2018

Porsche 911 SC

Porsche 911 SC

The Porsche 911 SC is currently shooting up in value. What is incredible is just about 5 years ago, nobody saw it coming. In the world of air-cooled 911s it was one of the less desirable models. This may not be totally fair, but the 911 SC is overshadowed by the later 3.2 Carrera.

The 911 SC has performance that won’t make you take notice when compared to modern cars. However, it is an analogy driving experience that is difficult to find in newer vehicles.

Comparing a vintage car to modern cars is not fair. Technology has progressed to the point that the two are barely comparable. Because of this it is good to go back and see what reviews of the vehicle were like when it was new.

Below we have gathered a few snippets from various publications that reviewed the 911 SC when you could still get one in showrooms.

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What Not To Do With A 240,000+ Mile Porsche 996

By   August 5, 2018

240,000+ Mile Porsche 996

240,000+ Mile Porsche 996

240,000 miles is a lot on just about any car, but on an early 996 generation Porsche 911 it is not too common. Because they have gone down in price, maintenance is often deferred resulting in major mechanical trouble before you hit the 175,000 mile mark. If we’ll maintained and the IMS Bearing is addressed, they can stay on the road for a long time.

All of this isn’t to say that a 996 isn’t a well made car. It is. However, to keep it on the road requires that you keep up on wear items and don’t let things slide. Otherwise, what would have been a fairly manageable repair bill can turn into a small fortune.

Of course if you get to almost 250,000 miles there are some things that you just shouldn’t do.

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Lamborghini Aventador SVJ Grabs Nürburgring Lap Record From The Porsche 911 GT2 RS

By   July 30, 2018

Lamborghini Aventador SVJ Versus Porsche 911 GT2 RS

Lamborghini Aventador SVJ Versus Porsche 911 GT2 RS

This past week the Lamborghini Aventador SVJ set a new production car lap record. The raging bull managed a lap time of just 6:44.97 besting the previous record holder, the Porsche 911 GT2 RS.

Last year the 911 GT2 RS lapped the ring in 6:47.03. That’s right, the Aventador SVJ beat the record by two seconds.

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