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Is The Porsche 918 Spyder No Longer Insanely Fast

By   April 24, 2018

Porsche 911 GT3 RS

Porsche 911 GT3 RS

6:57, I remember reading that time with my jaw to the floor. The under seven minute lap time of the Nürburgring was recorded by the Porsche 918 Spyder. Back in 2013 it seemed like that production car record would stand forever (with only the McLaren P1 getting close to it).

But just a few years later and that time is no longer indestructible. Back in 2013 it took nearly 900 horsepower to provide that lap time, but it was just bested by the new Porsche 911 GT3 RS with a comparatively low 520 horsepower.

So, is the Porsche 918 Spyder still insanely fast?

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Just How Close Is A Track Focused Porsche To A Track Focused Ferrari?

By   March 28, 2018

Porsche 911 GT3 RS Ferrari 360 Challenge Stradale

Porsche 911 GT3 RS Ferrari 360 Challenge Stradale

Porsche and Ferrari make some of the most desirable cars money can buy. But the question remains as to which is better.

Sure, Ferrari is the more exclusive marquee, but from a pure performance stand point, many Porsche models have been as fast and sometimes even faster.

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Porsche At The Geneva Motor Show

By   March 26, 2018

Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo and 911 GT3 RS

Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo and 911 GT3 RS

At the Geneva Motor Show, Porsche unveiled both the Mission E Cross Turismo and the 911 GT3 RS. One car represents the future of the brand as it moves toward an all-electric (or mostly all-electric) future. The other is a race car for the street that represents Porsche’s performance history.

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2019 Porsche 911 GT3 RS: The Race Car For The Street Gets Even Faster

By   February 22, 2018

2019 Porsche 911 GT3 RS

2019 Porsche 911 GT3 RS

Just its name is enough to make other sports cars tremble in their boots and now it is even faster. The 2019 Porsche 911 GT3 RS builds on the success of past GT3 RS models. It is faster and yet in a turbocharged world it continues to use a naturally aspirated flat-six (and there was much rejoicing).

For those that can pay the price (and it is up there), the 991.2 GT3 RS provides a track focused machine that can also be driven on the road. When we say track focused we mean track focused. A look on the inside will tell you all you need to know with the lack of back seats and the full bucket seats with carbon fiber reinforced backrests. Door opening loops and reduced sound deadening help enforce that this is a car made for a single purpose.

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