Archive for the ‘Sports Car’ Category
We could soon be seeing an influx of 997 911 GT3s in the World Rally Championship, which is the best news we’ve heard in ages. UK-based Tuthill Porsche has built an FIA-spec GT3 that has been approved for entry into the GT class of the top tier rally championship, and it looks awesome. Just look at that wing!
The car was … More
Every year racers from around the globe flock to Pikes Peak International Hillclimb in Colorado, including photographer, commercial director, and seven-time Pikes Peak champion Jeff Zwart. Since his record-setting run up the “hill” in 2010 in a Porsche 911 GT3 Cup car, a lot has changed.
Back then the course was a mix of pavement and gravel, and Zwart used Pirelli road-race rain tires to put the power down. In 2011, his weapon of choice was a bone-stock (except for safety upgrades) 911 GT2 RS, whose turbocharged motor made a reliable 620 horsepower the whole way up the mountain. In 2013 the course was fully paved, so Zwart brought back the Cup car from 2010’s run with two key upgrades: turbocharged power and racing slicks … More
The Porsche 959 is one of the rarest, greatest supercars ever made and was one of the original bedroom poster cars. We took a look at its past, at its Group B origins and took it for a spin.