After a long time without test drives, it felt refreshing to head onto the roads in the new Porsche 718 Boxster 4.0, even getting wind in my hair in the process. I won’t beat around the bush here; the Boxster GTS offers a fantastic driving experience! But it is too good for Porsche’s own good?
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It was bound to happen. An all-electric Porsche. Unthinkable only a decade ago, yet now on the market: The Taycan was launched at last year’s Frankfurt Motor Show, and order books soon filled up – in an automotive world turning more and more towards battery powered cars, the Porsche Taycan was an eagerly awaited car with a lot riding on it. So how about it? Did Porsche pull it off? Continue reading “Porsche Taycan 4S: Electric Soul?”
The 8th generation of the Porsche 911 has been let loose on the streets, and I thought it would be good fun to give it a go, especially with the recent experience from the 911 Carrera T fresh in mind. Porsche themselves call the new 911 a “Timeless Machine“, and seeing how they have worked on perfecting the somewhat unexpected concept of a rear-engined sports car for more than 50 years, that’s in fact not such a silly expression. The design and silhouette of the 911 are long since household elements of the high performance sections of car history. Continue reading “The New Porsche 911 (and some) Rocks”
The bright red 911 Carrera T started without hesitation, and I rolled out of the Stavanger dealership and into an overcast February morning. The ease of driving this car was immediately apparent, and the thought of this 911 as a daily driver soon followed. Porsche launched the Carrera T as a “less is more” option in the spirit of the 1968 911T, and it has received warm words from many a journalist. In Porsche terms, T stands for Touring, so I thought it would be nice to do some local touring and touristing.
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If you like seeing the rarest and most extreme of modern hypercars, both stationary and in action, you should consider attending one of the events of the Blancpain Ultracar Sports Club. This club offers owners of automotive unicorns the opportunity to let their cars stretch their legs on track on some of the best racing venues available. Continue reading “Zonda R, 911 GT1, P1 GTR; Heard of the Blancpain Ultracar Sports Club?”