Porsche 911 991 · Blog
Porsche Doppelkupplungsgetriebe has outsold them manual gearbox in 911s for the past 10 years… The use of automatic gearboxes in cars predates Porsche by almost 50 years – an unkind person might say that many automatic gearboxes drove like they did. Not so with Porsche’s Doppelkupplingsgetriebe, or PDK for short.
With an engineering background and previous career in Formula One, performance driver coach Neil Furber reveals his blend of driving tips and vehicle technology explanations to help you get more from your rear-engined machine. Somewhat of a Stuttgart stalwart since the 997, PASM has long been a hot topic among customers who are new to the world of Porsche. Referring to its full name hints at what secrets lie within the acronym: Porsche Active Suspension Management.
The 991.1 GT3 is a brilliant sports car when on song, but is its engine its weak point? Total 911 investigates… Written by Kieron Fennelly 991.1 GT3 engines - Why were they recalled, and why have they been revised? Our deep-dive reveals all The BURNING QUESTION of the 991.1 GT3 Schadenfreude – pleasure at the misfortune of others. Strangely, this human if rather reprehensible trait has no word to describe it in English and the language has to resort to a foreign word to convey the sense.
Pay attention to the Porsche marketplace and you’ll have noticed a general inflation of prices for used 911s across the board, from collectibles at the very top, right the way down to the everyday 996 at the bottom. Whether this consumer confidence is boosted solely by a relaxing of year-long coronavirus restrictions remains to be seen, but there’s no doubting enthusiasts are happy to spend lavishly on acquiring 911s – perhaps best exemplified by the mammoth £7.
A rolling showcase of fresh Porsche technology and a redevelopment of the 911 for a new generation, the 991 is available in a huge number of different engine, trim and body options... Words Dan Furr. Photography Petersen Automotive Museum. BUYING GUIDE: 991 Hints and tips for the hunt Last of the narrow bodies. Last of the naturally aspirated 911 Carreras. Return of the classic Targa hoop. These are just three of the 991's claims to fame.
It’s the most populous Porsche Rennsport of all time, and for good reason. Total 911 presents the full dossier on the 991.1 GT3 RS, with technical and market insights from specialists Written by Kieron Fennelly. Photography by Damian Blades. Porsche Index: 991.1 GT3 RS Your comprehensive guide to the most populous Porsche Rennsport of all time The Rennsport moniker was first applied to the 1973 Carrera 2.