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Porsche 996 Cabriolet or Targa?

Which would you choose? It’s a difficult one as each Porsche has its own unique appeal. The Targa is the more practical choice with its lifting rear hatch, and the glass roof gives open-air motoring without any wind buffeting. The Cabriolet, on the other hand,...
Porsche 911 RS replica

Porsche 911 RS replica

I’ve just been having a blast in this Porsche 911 RS replica. So often, these replicas are disappointing – made on a budget and, frankly, not as good as the standard 911s on which they were based. Not so this one. It’s had a shedload of money pumped into...
Porsche 964 is better than expected

Porsche 964 is better than expected

  I went to look at a Porsche 964 Carrera 4 for a customer today. I wasn’t expecting much, as it was a 1992 car for just £12,000. That’s cheap for a late Porsche 964 and cars are usually cheap for a reason. And the reasons were obvious. The Porsche had...
Porsche 996 – 3.4 or 3.6 engine?

Porsche 996 – 3.4 or 3.6 engine?

Which Porsche 996 engine is better? The 3.4 or the 3.6? The original Porsche 996 came with a 3.4-litre engine that developed 300bhp at 6800rpm and 350Nm at 4600rpm. Then, in 2001, came the so-called facelifted 996 with its 320bhp (at 6800rpm) engine that developed...