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1951 Rolf Wütherich possessed the kinds of skills Ferry Porsche was seeking for his nascent business

A 22-year old mechanic and aircraft technician, in 1951 Rolf Wütherich possessed the kinds of skills Ferry Porsche was seeking for his nascent business. Within weeks he was part of a small group developing a new transaxle for Porsche’s own gearbox, a component urgently needed because the stock VW item was failing under the increasing torque of Porsche’s flat fours.

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2010 Porsche 911 Carrera 997.2

Already a modern classic, the 997.2 Carrera is a great link between old and new, as Total 911 discovers on a winter drive…

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2004 Porsche 911 GT3 996.2 vs. 3.7-litre 1999 911 Carrera 991.1

We’re lucky enough to have not one, but two 996s on our fast fleet. They might be cut from the same cloth, but make no mistake, these are two very different examples of the first water-cooled 911...

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2005 Porsche Cayenne S 955 - 20 years of the SUV that saved Zuffenhausen

It’s 20 years since Porsche launched its first SUV, the Cayenne – to the dismay of purists. Time suggests that any controversy was unfounded.

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1973, the Belgian Gendarmerie became Porsche’s third police customer

Between the late 1950s and the end of aircooling, the German and Dutch police forces ran Porsche fleets of several hundred cars. In 1973, the Belgian Gendarmerie became Porsche’s third police customer. The Gendarmerie operated as a civilian police force under a military command structure. Among its responsibilities was road policing. By 1970, Belgium had a motorway network that not only facilitated traffic flow, but criminal activity as well.

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Modified Porsche 911 GT2 RS MR 991.2 road and track test

Just how do you go about making one of the standout 991s even better? Total 911 finds out with a road and track test of the GT2 RS MR, from tuning outfit JCR.

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2024 Porsche 911 Carrera T Manual 992

Those desiring a 911 are spoilt for choice, but for Andrew Frankel this lightweight, sub-£100k Carrera is a purist’s dream.

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400bhp 3.6-litre supercharged Theon Design’s Porsche 911 964

Destined for a new life in Belgium, this bespoke 964 from Theon Design debuts a number of firsts for the company, including a 400bhp 3.6-litre supercharged flat-six...

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Supercharged 470bhp 2001 Porsche 911 Speedster 991.2

Porsche never made a 996 Speedster, let alone a supercharged one, but that’s exactly what Vinny Canakiah has created. Does this unusual Porsche have a clear identity, though? We explore the curious duality of this 911 on a British winter’s day...

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Rare 1993 Porsche 911 Targa Florio 964

A Targa that finally lives up to its illustrious name? We get behind the wheel of the latest build from PIE Performance. It’s a semi-open-top 964 with a dash of Florio, as we’re about to find out...

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A stunning 417bhp 1997 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 993 replica

This once-silver 993 Carrera starred on the cover of 911 & Porsche World in 2019. It’s now back with a vengeance, a new owner and is transformed into an RS replica with potential for delivering 417bhp...

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1993 Porsche 911 Carrera RSR 3.8 964

An IMSA veteran with racing provenance that spans the most legendary US circuits, this one-of-51 1993 911RSR 3.8 is the most extreme 964 money can buy. We set this roadconverted ASBO-on-wheels loose in sleepy Oxfordshire.

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2023 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 RS "Weissach Package" 982C

What happens when you shoehorn Porsche’s 4,0-litre flat six from the 911 GT3 992 into a Cayman 982C? A cardiologist on speed dial is a good idea.

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Porsche 911 Carrera S 991.1 vs. 50th Anniversary Edition 991.1 and Carrera GTS 991.1

Total 911 compares the Porsche 911 991.1 Carrera S, 50th Anniversary Edition and Carrera GTS to find out which is the sweet spot of the last nat-asp 911.1 generation Supertest.

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175bhp 750kg Porsche 912C Restomod

This 750kg 912C rewrites the rule book on Porsche’s plucky four-cylinder ‘60s sports car. Can it rival the drive of its 911 bigger brother?

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