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speedART BTR-II 650 EVO

speedART BTR-II 650 EVO

Larger turbos and intercoolers along with ECU tweaks send the Porsche 997 over the edge with speedART’s BTR-II 650 EVO; it goes 0-62 in 3.2s thanks to 641 hp/479 lb-ft of torque.

Concept: Porsche 918 Spyder

Concept: Porsche 918 Spyder

Get fast and eco-furious with Porsche’s 918 Spyder concept: it boasts both a 500 bhp V8 and 218 bhp electric motors, good for a 0-62 of 3.2s, 198 mph top speed, and 94 mpg.

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2011 Porsche Cayenne

2011 Porsche Cayenne

Porsche’s 2011 Cayenne gets meaner and greener with an aggressive fascia and 380 hp/427 lb-ft hybrid trim; also: a longer wheelbase, upgraded interior, and new 8-speed Tiptronic S.

Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid

Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid

Porsche’s 911 GT3 R Hybrid is less about MPG than it is about MPH; 2 electric motors supply ~160 hp to its 480 hp flat-six, while a KERS-style 40k rpm flywheel adds 160 hp for 6-8 seconds.

2011 Porsche 911 Turbo S

2011 Porsche 911 Turbo S

The 2011 911 Turbo S is Porsche’s first 911 S in five years; available as a coupe or cabriolet, its twin-turbo flat six gets 530 hp/516 lb-ft. of torque, good for 0-62 mph in 3.3 seconds. Images via CarsandJoy.

TPC Racing Cayman Turbo

TPC Racing Cayman Turbo

TPC Racing’s Cayman S Turbo Kit gives Porsche’s midship coupe the oomph that its owners have been lusting for; the intercooled kit boosts horsepower to 485 with only 5.5lbs of boost.

Porsche 911 GT2 Speed

Porsche 911 GT2 Speed

Wimmer RS’ GT2 Speed pushes Porsche’s 911 body to its limits with twin turbos and other engine mods; it’s good for 827 hp, but the real zinger is its top speed: a blistering 234.9 mph.

SpeedART Panamera

SpeedART Panamera

SpeedART’s PS9-650 ups the sex-appeal of Porsche’s oddly-shaped Panamera not only with a slick aero kit but a tuned engine that pumps out 650 hp, good for a 0-62 of 3.5 seconds.

Porsche 911 GT3 R

Porsche 911 GT3 R

Made for international GT3 racing, Porsche’s 911 GT3 R replaces the Cup S in every way; it’s faster (+30 bhp with a 480 hp 4.0L flat-six) and easier to drive (ABS, traction control, throttle-blip).

Porsche Boxster Spyder

Porsche Boxster Spyder

Svelte and spartan, Porsche’s new Boxster Spyder weighs just 2,811 lbs (176 lbs less than the Spyder); it sports a 3.4 L boxer 6 with 320 hp (0-60 in 4.6s) and a low-slung soft top.

RFF135 Catamaran

RFF135 Catamaran

It’s the largest Porsche ever, but still plenty fast: crafted by Porsche Design, the RFF135 is a 135 ft. catamaran that can hit 35 knots thanks to 4,600 hp twin V16 turbodiesels.

Porsche 911 Sport Classic

Porsche 911 Sport Classic

Extensive exterior changes trumpet Porsche’s Europe-only 911 Sport Classic, limited to just 250 cars; it also gets a boost to 403 hp, carbon ceramic brakes and 19″ Fuchs-style wheels.

Porsche 911 GT3 Cup

Porsche 911 GT3 Cup

Based for the first time on the 911 GT3 RS, Porsche’s 911 GT3 Cup gets wider, lower, and ups the downforce to the rear axle while adding 30 bhp thanks to a larger 3.8L flat six.

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2010 Porsche 911 GT3 RS

2010 Porsche 911 GT3 RS

Porsche improves its bred-for-the-track 911 GT3 RS on all fronts for 2010 with a larger 3.8L flat six (+15 hp to 450 hp), improved handling via a PASM suspension, and wider body.

Laisr Race Car Chairs

Laisr Race Car Chairs

Swiss furniture company Laisr’s line of race car chairs are stationary yet speedy: these carbon fiber seats are inspired by classic race cars including the legendary Porsche 917.

2010 Porsche 911 Turbo

2010 Porsche 911 Turbo

While its exterior is largely unchanged, the Porsche’s 2010 911 Turbo gets significant upgrades under the hood: a 3.8L 500hp flat-six, lower weight, and RWD bias make it a contender.

Mirage GT Matt Edition

Mirage GT Matt Edition

The Yin to the Carbon Edition’s Yang, Gemballa’s Mirage GT Matt Edition swoops in with a stealth-bomber paint job, 670 hp/630 Nm of torque V10, 0-60 of 3.7s and 208 mph top speed.

Techart Cayenne Diesel

Techart Cayenne Diesel

Techart’s Porsche Cayenne Diesel lets owners keep their fuel economy and emissions low while addressing its power shortfall: 290hp, 465 lb-ft and a 0-60 of 7.7s (down from 8.3s).

Porsche Sportec SPR1 T80

Porsche Sportec SPR1 T80

It’ll take you longer to read out its name than hitting 60 mph with the Porsche Sportec SPR1 TR80; 0-60 in three seconds and a twin-turbocharged 858 HP flat six = daddy wants.

Tudor Porsche Grantour

Tudor Porsche Grantour

The Tudor Porsche Grantour watch’s flashiest aspect is its geeky numerals; it’s otherwise quite stylish with sapphire crystal, black lacquered steel and a perfed leather strap.

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Gemballa Mirage GT Carbon

Gemballa Mirage GT Carbon

For those unsatisfied with the base GT, Gemballa is dropping a Carbon edition which sheds weight and boosts power to 670hp; the result is a top speed of 208mph and 0-62 in 3.7s.

Porsche Design P’6920

Porsche Design P’6920

Porsche Design’s P9620 Rattrapante watch features not one, but two second hands to measure intermediate time; also: a PVD-treated titanium case and Carrera GT-inspired push-buttons.

Porsche P’8810 Spectacles

Porsche P’8810 Spectacles

Porsche Design’s P’8810s successfully ditch the old fogey stigma associated with spectacles; made with titanium, they consist of eight segments that fold into a lighter-sized spiral.

2010 Porsche 911 GT3

2010 Porsche 911 GT3

If ain’t broke, don’t fix it: the 2010 Porsche 911 GT3 receives modest upgrades, including a 0.2L bump to 3.8L that nets 435hp plus the ability to fine tune ESC and traction control.

Porsche Museum

Porsche Museum

Located near its headquarters in Stuttgart, the new Porsche Museum opens to the public on 1/31; with over 80 functioning vehicles and a workshop, it’s pure heaven for gearheads.

2009 9ff GT9R

2009 9ff GT9R

What 9ff’s Porsche-based GT9R lacks in style, it makes up for in raw power: limited to 20 street legal cars, it sports a twin-turbo 1,105 hp engine that’ll go 0-60 in 2.9s. Thanks, Jason!

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