Video: Brand new Porsche Cayman vs Beater Tuned Audi S4

I spent the last two weeks bombing around Europe experiencing car culture, a big part of which was cruising the UK B-Roads (in RHD cars for the first time) with Chris Harris. Originally, we had planned to do a "tuned vs. stock" kind of thing with a new Porsche Cayman and a boosted Subaru BRZ, but as tends to happen in… » 6/04/13 11:20am 6/04/13 11:20am

Here's Why You Need To Watch The Porsche IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge

Porsche IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama may be a mouthful to say out loud, but as a single-make driver's series, it has some of the best racing action you can find. John Hindhaugh, the golden-throated Radio Le Mans announcer, narrates this video recap of the 2013 series opener at Sebring last month. » 4/05/13 1:35pm 4/05/13 1:35pm

Is The New Porsche Cayman Still The World's Best Sports Car?

Those aren't Chris Harris's words in the headline, but they do reflect what tons of people who've driven the previous Cayman S have said about Porsche's mid-engined masterpiece. For 2013, the Cayman's gotten more power, a facelift and (FUUUUUUUUUUUU!) electric steering. But does it still provide an experience as… » 4/05/13 1:35pm 4/05/13 1:35pm

The Beautiful But Terrifying Track That Haunts Young Drivers

Some call Virginia International Raceway a "golf course with faster carts." But it's also one of the most demanding courses on the sports-car calendar. If the young hopefuls of Porsche GT3 Cup can't cut it here, they'll never get a coveted seat in the post-ALMS Grand Am racing world. » 4/05/13 1:31pm 4/05/13 1:31pm

The Nerd's Way To Bring A Car's Crapped Up Paint Back To Life

Did you know you can bring a car's paint back to its original color and lustre with a little skill, knowledge, high-tech gadgetry and elbow grease? Paint correction is one of the most difficult, but most satisfying detailing skills to master. Especially on a 1958 Porsche Speedster. » 4/05/13 1:30pm 4/05/13 1:30pm

Would You Rather Watch A "Driver's Race"?

Arguably, there are two kinds of racing. There's racing that, despite increasing standardization, still pits engineer against engineer in a development contest that mirrors the on-track throwdown. Then, there's racing that pits driver against driver in identical cars, leaving the crew only to handle car/track setup.… » 4/05/13 1:06pm 4/05/13 1:06pm

BMW M3 GTS Vs. Porsche GT3 RS 4.0 Vs. Mercedes C63 AMG Black: Which Is…

The BMW M3 GTS has a great engine and amazing chassis dynamics, the Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Black has a wickedly charismatic V8 and quick-acting autobox. Both are lighter than their downmarket counterparts and sport huge premium price tags. But can they compete with the Porsche GT3 RS 4.0 on road and track? » 4/05/13 1:06pm 4/05/13 1:06pm