The 2005-12 911 built on the 996’s superb mix of speed and handling, and gave the water-cooled 911 a more voluptuous look.
On the Shoulders of Giants
This 997 Turbo coupe pays homage to a storied Porsche-racing house
Le Mans GT winner and factory driver Romain Dumas decided it might be fun to take a racer's holiday and trt something a little different — on Pikes Peak,
With a 911 GT3 Cup and a seasoned crew, Mercer Motorsports completes a hat trick at the 25 Hours of Thunderhill.
The Six-Second Advantage
A closer look at the GT3 RS 4.0, the last 911 to use the venerable "split-case" flat six and the first 911 to double the displacement of 1964's air-cooled original.
The handling of Porsche’s first 997 Turbo disappointed us—so how does the second one fare on our road test loop?
A Relative Bargain
Whether the Carrera GTS deserves its own model name is open for debate—but it does offer pricey 911 options at a discount.
2010 911 Sport Classic
With just 250 offered for $200,000+ a piece, the 911 Sport Classic is an unusual proposition. So, is it any good to drive?
The 700 Club
Intergalactic power, two street-legal 997 Turbos, and one pro racer take to VIR.
Hello, 8800 RPM
A 3.9 liter GT3 RS that claims 500 horsepower meets The Loop — and a 3.8-liter 2010 GT3.
The Hard Way
Driving two identical 997 Carrera 4Ss on two continents to answer a simple question: Sport PASM or regular PASM?
The Big Guns
The fight between the 911 and the Corvette is just heating up in the ALMS. So what happens when you pit the ultimate street versions against each other?
State of the Art
After time in 911 track toys and club racers, what does the 997 GT3 RSR feel like?
Ruf's gasolineo-free Greenster meets its targa-topped forebear: Can a roofless, electric 911 provide the same thris as a carbureted piece of history?
Does Porsche's latest take on "pure 911" have the personality we crave?
A tuned Turbo and a meaner Cayman S chase a supercharged 997 on the north test loop.
What happens when you introduce a knife-edge 997S to the 997 GT3, Porsche’s hard-core handling benchmark?
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