News | Porsche produces one-millionth 911

It might have taken over 53 years of production, but Porsche has finally built the one-millionth version of the 911. It’s green, and a little bit hipster. Painted ‘Irish Green’ in fact, and apparently inspired by a colour used on a 911 owned by the founder of the company – Ferry Porsche. Put together by…

Motorsport | Can a Porsche 911 really be mid-engined?

With a new Porsche 911 RSR announced, EngageSportMode ponders if anything is truly sacred in 2016. It’s fair to say that 2016 has been something of a rollercoaster ride. From Brexit, to Donald Trump, and even Boaty McBoatface this has certainly not been a ‘normal’ year. However, amongst the madness, there’s always certain automotive things you can…

Friday Photo – Two 911s reimagined by Singer

Singer Vehicle Design has gained a huge cult following for the breathtaking restoration of air-cooled Porsche 911s. Two new customer-commissions continue to show why.The Singer story still sounds almost too unlikely to be true, with a small workshop in Southern California, ran by a former rock musician. But that is the genuine truth – the cousin of Iron…

Geneva 2016 – Porsche 911 R

Turbocharging, dual-clutch gearboxes; is nothing sacred in Zuffenhausen anymore? Porsche appears to have heard those collective complaints, and picked Geneva as the place to launch the enthusiast-pleasing 911 R. Ned Jasper gives you the details. Fancy a GT3 RS with less shouty bits and a manual gearbox? Step this way; it’s the 911 R. When Porsche…

Porsche 911 Martini Racing Edition – Details and Photos

Porsche and Martini sponsorship go together in the world of racing cars much like, well, Lancia and Martini sponsorship come to think of it. But anyway, the German manufacturer has produced a special edition 911 to celebrate the Porsche’s return to the Le Mans big time.  As we saw last week, some of the most famous Le…

Top Gear Review – Series 20, Episode 5

After the mixed up message from the previous week’s episode, including the media fallout from parts of the Hover Van segment being staged, what would number five bring? As usual, contains spoilers (of the pop-up kind too). Top Gear Series 20, Episode 5 – UK Air Date 28th July 2013  Some people have already labelled…

Hidden Desires #2 – BMW X5 4.8iS

With this week’s announcement of the new third-generation BMW X5, I felt it was time I owned up to the irrational inclination I have towards wanting to own the original iteration. #2 – BMW X5 Way back in 1999 when the millennium was just around the corner, Bill Clinton was President of the United States…