Porsche 911 Turbo Turning 40

Financing a Porsche

1975 was a sad year for performance cars. When Corvettes and Ferrari 308s could barely muster 8-second 0-60 sprints, you knew things were grim. And then came hope in the pages of Car & Driver’s December issue: the Porsche Turbo Carrera.

Model Masterpiece: Aston Martin V8

1985 Aston Martin Volante

 

Seemingly ignored for many years, the Aston Martin V8 models built from 1969-1989 are today responding to increased collector interest with – no surprise — rising values. These beautiful, broad-shouldered GT coupes and convertibles were imported to the States in small numbers as Aston Martin struggled through the 1970s and 1980s. Eventually, in high-performance Vantage form, they helped…

Porsche Panorama GT4 Factory Hot Rod

Porsche Panorama

The moment Porsche announced the Cayman GT4, you knew the GT3 comparisons would begin. It’s what Porsche people do, fitting each new model into the family tree with its role carefully defined.

Model Perspective: McLaren 570S

McLaren 570S Lease

Unless you attended its unveiling at the New York International Auto Show in April, you may not have been formally introduced to the new 2016 McLaren 570S. Let us help you get acquainted.

Designed and manufactured by the incredibly talented team at McLaren Automotive, the 570S has a lot riding on its forged alloy wheels and Pirelli tires. The high expectations…

Porsche Panorama Driving Impression

Porsche Panorama

THE 2014 TURBO S is the most advanced production 911 to date. With 560 hp, this all-wheel-drive, all-weather 2+2 makes the way-way–ahead-of-its-time 959 look like a 911E. It’s two seconds faster to 60 mph and vanquishes the 959 in every measure of performance, efficiency and comfort. If its $183,695 base price seems cheeky, consider 1987’s $225,000, 444-hp 959 in today’s dollars, which works our to $475,000. Porsche lost at least that on every 959 it sold, but turns a tidy profit on each 991 Turbo S. Now that’s progress.