Is the Boxster S Faster than a 991?

For a time, no one took Porsche’s Boxster seriously. When  it debuted in the mid-1990s, it was slow, awkwardly shaped, and commonly derided as a “poor man’s 911.” Though, even then, it handled well. The people who owned them loved them. Despite being an entry-level Porsche and widely derided as a hairdresser’s car, it developed […] More »

  Comments | By - October 5, 2012

991 Carrera S Nurburgring Time is Crazy Quick

No, it didn’t beat the 918, obviously. Porsche’s 991 Carrera S isn’t hyper car fast, but it’s still capable of outrunning most things on the road with four wheels. To be honest, even motorcycles have trouble keeping pace with ring times like these.  The capable hands of Timo Kluck took the 991 around the Nordschliefe […] More »

  Comments | By - October 3, 2012

Twin Turbo Gallardo and 1250hp GT-R Hit the Streets in Russia

  Not long ago, I mentioned the rivalry between the cars from Underground Racing and AMS in passing. I didn’t know that the very next day there would be a video proving my point exactly. While the Gallardo in this video isn’t tuned to the same 1750hp that the other one was, it’s making enough power […] More »

  Comments | By - October 3, 2012

Koenigsegg Bringing Agera R to the US

Though we frequently complain about the cool cars we don’t get in the states, the truth of the matter is that we’re spoiled. Every super car, exotic, and sports car under the sun is available if you’ve got the cash… with one notable exception: Koenigsegg. Luckily, that hyper car-less period of our history is now […] More »

  Comments | By - October 2, 2012

Fifth Gear Season Premier Wednesday 10PM on Velocity!

Jonny Smith is in the Netherlands meeting the De Rooy race team who won the 2012 Dakar rally in their 900hp trucks. Vicki Butler-Henderson helps break a world speed record in the latest Nissan GT-R supercar – involving a never before seen method of re-fuelling on the move. Tiff Needell is behind the wheel of […] More »

  Comments | By - October 1, 2012

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