Tag: Porsche

2015 Porsche Cayman GT4 | Shaun Keenan

Fast Test: 2015 Porsche Cayman GT4

The Porsche Cayman GT4 does not pretend to be something it isn’t. So, what is it then? The all-new GT4 is pure unadulterated fun for the enthusiast driver, and it is available exclusively with a six-speed manual transmission to appease purists. Compared to the GTS, it is lighter (by 35 kg, for 1,340 kg ), more powerful by 45 hp,… Read more →

2014 Porsche Cayman

Tested: 2014 Porsche Cayman

Cayman’s got bite! At the Automobile Journalist Association of Canada’s (AJAC) TestFest event last fall, the 2014 Cayman went up against a host of “all-new” models in the annual Sports Performance car shoot-out. These new or significantly-updated 2014 models include the BMW 435i xDrive (663 pts.), Corvette Stingray (673 pts.), Jaguar F-Type V6 S (637 pts.), Mercedes-Benz E 350 4MATIC… Read more →

50 years of the Porsche 911

A special sports car celebrates a special anniversary I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but 2013 is the year of the Porsche 911. At PRN Ignition, we began the celebration early. While I am fully aware that snow is the last thing on most people’s minds this time of year, any day is as good as the next to reflect… Read more →

Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum Gallery

Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum The Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum is a unique facility that offers motorsports enthusiasts an opportunity to view an extraordinary collection of cars and motorcycles on five floors of exhibits representing a history of motorsports. The museum currently houses over 1,300 motorcycles spanning more than 100 years of production with no fewer than 700 on display at… Read more →

No. 9 Pfaff Castrol Porsche GT3 Cup

Pfaff returns to Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge

The Pfaff Motorsports team will return to the Canadian racing circuit in the 2012 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada with Castrol as lead sponsor on the No. 9 Porsche 911 GT3 racecar, which was publicly unveiled at the Thompson Hotel in Toronto this week. Kyle Marcelli has been hand-picked to debut the Pfaff Castrol motorsports team in the 2012 Porsche… Read more →

Porsche 918 RSR

One of the highlights of this year’s North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan has to be the Porsche 918 RSR Hybrid. And, while a 6:30 AM press breakfast and official launch party was a bit too early for me, I snapped off a few shots of what Porsche is calling a “Racing Laboratory With Even Higher-Performance Hybrid Drive”… Read more →

Canuck Car of the Year

The first round of voting is over and there are winners and losers. Here’s a video of me thrashing around the Ste. Catharines Niagara District Airport runway test track in the one of the winners: They’re not all this crazy and “TestFest” is not all fun and games! Seventy of Canada’s top automotive journalists spent a week in the picturesque… Read more →

RS Spy(der)ed in Toronto

Today I found myself at Downtown Porsche in Toronto’s Distillery District getting up close and personal with this incredible LMP2 Porsche RS Spyder racecar. In town for the ALMS race this Sunday at the legendary Mosport International Raceway northeast of the city, Porsche factory drivers, Sascha Maassen (Germany) and Patrick Long (USA), and members of the 2007 ALMS championship-winning Penske… Read more →