Work commitments meant I couldn’t see the new Porsche 911 being unveiled at the Frankfurt motor show but I didn’t really mind. After all, photos and details of the new 911 had already been released so there were no real surprises. That said, it would have still been an exciting occasion, and this video gives some of the flavour of the event.
The Porsche Car Configurator at www.porsche.com is always a lot of fun and now it’s been updated to allow you to create your ideal new Porsche 911 – the 991. What’s more, it now creates a three-dimensional image of your completed car so you can view it from a range of angles, in day or night, inside and out. To be hones, this 3D ability is a bit of gimmick, I think and looks too much like something from a computer game. Still, you don’t need to choose the 3D option and the basic configuration is excellent. Even if you’re […]
Here’s a fresh batch of photographs of the new Porsche 911 (991). The more I look at this car, the more I like it. It’s a fresh take on the classic Porsche 911 shape – larger, sleeker and lower. The design has moved away from the compact sports car of old to a more supercar style machine. It’s good but is it still a 911? We won’t know until we’ve had a chance to drive it. I suspect we won’t be disappointed!
Porsche has released photos of the new 991-model 911 on test in South Africa. The cars are under camouflage and the images are all over the internet, so I won’t go into details here. Suffice it to say that the all-new 911 will be better in all ways, and I’m very excited about it. However, in an odd way, the new car makes the current 997 even more appealing to me. I don’t know why, but I always like slightly older models of Porsche and the 991 has, all of a sudden, made the 997 exactly that. When the 993 […]