There have been several questions posted on Pistonheads and 911 forums recently querying what their first Porsche 911 should be with a < £30k budget. Continue reading 997 Carrera S or 996 Turbo – Fight
A newly appointed member of FastGerman has purchased this fine example of a late 3.0 911 SC. Having spent some considerable time searching for service history, Porsche UK seem unable to help in our search due the car being registered prior to 1984 and that is how far their systems go back, so I’m told. Continue reading Porsche 911 SC Acquired
Very exciting stuff this week having my £100k garage featured on Pistonheads.
The below was sent to Matt Bird and Dan Trent: Continue reading My £100k Garage Featured on Pistonheads
Having experienced driving 3 x Panamera’s over the past couple of years; I thought it time to reflect on my initial thoughts about this car on UK roads.
The Panamera is 100% too big for the UK on country roads, villages and town centers. The only time I have found the Panamera experience enjoyable is driving long distances on motorways, here is the Panamera’s habitat.
Porsche – you need to do a ‘Macan’ on the Panamera – that would be near the top of my list. Continue reading Porsche Panamera Over Time
Fast German car performance statistics taken from Dec 2013. Below are the fastest cars by manufacturer to 60 mph and with the highest top speed:
Audi – R8 5.2 V10 GT, 0-60 mph in 3.5 seconds and a top speed of 199 mph
BMW – E92 M3 GTS, 0-60 in 4.4 seconds and a top speed of 182 mph
Bentley (VAG) – Continental GT Speed, 0-60 in 4.0 seconds and a top speed of 205 mph
Bugatti (VAG) – Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse, 0-60 in 2.6 seconds and a top speed of 255 mph
Lamborghini (VAG) – Aventador LP 700, 0-60 in 2.9 seconds and a top speed of 217 mph
Mercedes-Benz – SLS AMG GT, 0-60 in 3.7 seconds and a top speed of 198 mph
MINI (BMW) – JCW Coupe, 0-60 in 6.4 seconds and a top speed of 149 mph
Porsche – 918 Spyder, 0-60 in 2.6 seconds and a top speed of 214 mph
Rolls Royce (BMW) – Wraith, 0-60 in 4.4 seconds and a top speed of 155 mph
Volkswagen – Golf R, 0-60 in 5.5 seconds and a top speed of 155 mph