The Truth About Cars » 991 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Mon, 02 May 2016 17:45:38 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Ownership Update: Time To Buy a New (To Me) Car http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/ownership-update-time-buy-new-car/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/ownership-update-time-buy-new-car/#comments Fri, 07 Aug 2015 12:00:44 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1116777 Rather than begin in media res, let’s recap: I sold my first Porsche 911 (a “993” as they call it, which means it was built sometime from 1995 to 1998 and was the last version of the 911 to feature air-cooling; mine was a 1996) to a nice guy in Minnesota. The very next day, […]

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Rather than begin in media res, let’s recap: I sold my first Porsche 911 (a “993” as they call it, which means it was built sometime from 1995 to 1998 and was the last version of the 911 to feature air-cooling; mine was a 1996) to a nice guy in Minnesota. The very next day, […]

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2015 Porsche 911 GT3: The Capsule Track Test http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/05/2015-porsche-911-gt3-capsule-track-test/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/05/2015-porsche-911-gt3-capsule-track-test/#comments Wed, 06 May 2015 14:00:23 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1032033 19 months ago, the illustrious Jack Baruth wrote a brilliant op-ed painting the Porsche faithful akin to a battered spouse in a Lifetime film about empowerment. No, the other film about empowerment. No, the one with Tiffani Amber Thiessen. No, I mean the other one with Tiffani Amber Thiessen. Nevermind, it doesn’t matter When it […]

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19 months ago, the illustrious Jack Baruth wrote a brilliant op-ed painting the Porsche faithful akin to a battered spouse in a Lifetime film about empowerment. No, the other film about empowerment. No, the one with Tiffani Amber Thiessen. No, I mean the other one with Tiffani Amber Thiessen. Nevermind, it doesn’t matter When it […]

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Porsche 911 GT3 RS 991 Spied http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/01/porsche-911-gt3-rs-991-spied/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/01/porsche-911-gt3-rs-991-spied/#comments Mon, 05 Jan 2015 16:15:58 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=971442 From our friends at Jalopnik, we have our first pictures of the 991 Porsche 911 GT3 RS. Ostensibly the most hardcore 911, the new GT3 RS will undoubtedly be purchased by those more interested in the image and marketing narrative of the Porsche brand than exercising its capabilities on track.  Tell us why a GT-R […]

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From our friends at Jalopnik, we have our first pictures of the 991 Porsche 911 GT3 RS. Ostensibly the most hardcore 911, the new GT3 RS will undoubtedly be purchased by those more interested in the image and marketing narrative of the Porsche brand than exercising its capabilities on track.  Tell us why a GT-R […]

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Vellum Venom: 2012 Porsche 911 Carrera http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/vellum-venom-2012-porsche-911-carrera/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/vellum-venom-2012-porsche-911-carrera/#comments Mon, 05 Mar 2012 06:13:19 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=433741 Vellum is a material at the heart of Automotive and Industrial Design.  Venom is something this website has in spades: so a few positive comments from a recent Piston Slap column brought the two concepts together.  Before we start; some ground rules:   I analyze what’s seen from my camera phone, no press cars and therefore […]

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Vellum is a material at the heart of Automotive and Industrial Design.  Venom is something this website has in spades: so a few positive comments from a recent Piston Slap column brought the two concepts together.  Before we start; some ground rules:   I analyze what’s seen from my camera phone, no press cars and therefore […]

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What’s Wrong With This Picture: An Archetype’s Progress Edition http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/09/whats-wrong-with-this-picture-an-archetypes-progress-edition/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/09/whats-wrong-with-this-picture-an-archetypes-progress-edition/#comments Wed, 28 Sep 2011 15:39:05 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=412835 I’m no fan of tuned cars, particularly the garish, over-the-top bodykit jobs that seem to curse the high end of the European sportscar market. And yet, when I saw these pictures of the new Porsche 991, as tuned by the Russian house TopCar, something strange occurred to me: this was the first picture of the new 991 […]

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I’m no fan of tuned cars, particularly the garish, over-the-top bodykit jobs that seem to curse the high end of the European sportscar market. And yet, when I saw these pictures of the new Porsche 991, as tuned by the Russian house TopCar, something strange occurred to me: this was the first picture of the new 991 […]

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New 911: It’s A Porsche! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/08/new-911-its-a-porsche/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/08/new-911-its-a-porsche/#comments Wed, 17 Aug 2011 16:14:46 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=407640 Though this new 911 is all-new from the ground-up, and some two and a half inches longer than its predecessor… well, it looks like just another 911, doesn’t it? The Panamera-style interior is the biggest change in terms of design, but the rest of the design is just a tweaked-and-smoothed version of the shape we’ve […]

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Though this new 911 is all-new from the ground-up, and some two and a half inches longer than its predecessor… well, it looks like just another 911, doesn’t it? The Panamera-style interior is the biggest change in terms of design, but the rest of the design is just a tweaked-and-smoothed version of the shape we’ve […]

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What’s Wrong With This Picture: Is It New? I Think It’s New… Edition http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/07/whats-wrong-with-this-picture-is-it-new-i-think-its-new-edition/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/07/whats-wrong-with-this-picture-is-it-new-i-think-its-new-edition/#comments Tue, 26 Jul 2011 16:37:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=404324 With only a tiny bit of front-end camouflage left, the new Porsche 991 has been almost completely revealed… can you tell? One thing is for certain, Porsche’s not about to lose its reputation for evolutionary styling anytime soon.

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With only a tiny bit of front-end camouflage left, the new Porsche 991 has been almost completely revealed… can you tell? One thing is for certain, Porsche’s not about to lose its reputation for evolutionary styling anytime soon.

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