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Nissan Silvia S15

Nissan Silvia S15 The old maxim that you should build your car for you rather than to please anyone else is as true today as it’s ever been. Sure, it’s nice to win trophies on the showground, to have people come up to you in petrol stations and say ‘Nice car, mate,’ and so on – but the only person you need to please is the one behind the wheel. Your car, your rules.More

Volkswagen Golf R

Volkswagen Golf R Lockdown. Relentless hand sanitiser. Zoom calls. Depleted pasta stocks. Lockdown 2. All in all, 2020’s been a bit of a dickhead, hasn’t it? And while it feels like the day may be a long way off when we’ll be in the pub merrily adding a whimsical ‘Why, corona?’ to our karaoke renditions of ‘My Sharona’, it’s important to keep the energy up. Now, more than ever, it’s imperative to push out the bad and bring in the good.More

Toyota Supra TT

Toyota Supra TT There was a bit of a gulf between Metallica albums in the early 1990s. The eponymous record which everyone colloquially refers to as ‘The Black Album’ changed the metal game in ’91, but it would be a full five years until they followed it up with the controversial Load. Helping to fill the void came Pantera’s Far Beyond Driven in early ’94; arguably more groove metal than thrash metal, it ticked the hardcore boxes for the faithful, and tied into the prevailing social trends of the time.More

1992 Mercedes-Benz C124

1992 Mercedes-Benz C124 We first met Mercedes enthusiast Roman Rausch a couple of years ago when we featured his beastly ex-Dakar C126 560SEL, and it was then that he mentioned it had long been his dream to own a legendary 124-series E500. However, those rarities had been out of the young German’s price range for some time, so over the last 10 years Roman has been busy creating the next best thing in his eyes.More

Porsche Boxster 986450bhp Tesla powered electric Porsche Boxster 986

450bhp Tesla powered electric Porsche Boxster 986 Replacing its knackered flat-six with a 450bhp Tesla motor gave this 986 Boxster an indefinite new lease of life – and electrifying performance into the bargain. Words: Johnny Tipler. Photography: Brett Fraser. THE SOUNDS OF SILENCE HOW TO: BOXSTER FRONT DRIVETRAIN MOUNTIf there’s various clonking and banging noises coming from the engine dept of your Boxster, or any watercooled Porsche for that matter, it could well be the front drivetrain mount.More

Fully charged 2021 Porsche Taycan Turbo

Fully charged 2021 Porsche Taycan Turbo I can’t remember whether I’ve mentioned it or not, but this is my last issue of 911&PW. As such, there is a fairly big box that I needed to tick. That being some decent seat time in a 2021 Porsche Taycan. Well, it’s now or maybe never. I know there are some who feel that the Taycan’s claim to coverage in 911&PW is as deserving as the Macan, Cayenne or Panamera, but given that – rightly or wrongly – electric is the future, then I disagree.More

Mini Cooper Sport

Mini Cooper Sport Like most of you out there, we like nothing more than seeing a tasty engine-converted, scratch-built monster. More often than not, these cars are built as hyped hot rods, with the intention of summer-safe cruising of the famed Whangamata stretch. However, the juicy kind we’re into normally reside at one of New Zealand’s many race circuits — beaten, hammered, welded, and spannered into tarmac-tearing machines.More

Concept Corner Hemi-Sphere Oilslick Custom Art

Concept Corner Hemi-Sphere Oilslick Custom Art Although he cut his teeth on booze cruisers, Guzzler’s also got a taste for customs. this one is his ’51 Chev Coupe utility, which is currently under construction. BARN FIND CUSTOM CONCEPT: BRODIE RETALLICK ILLUSTRATION: CALLUM TAYLOR — OILSLICK CUSTOM ART Unlike the majority of the concepts we feature on these pages, this one exists in the real world right now. Brodie actually owns it, and, more importantly, it is currently under construction at Kruzin Kustoms.More

Porsche 911 G-model1975 Porsche 911 receives a 3.0-litre boost in the tail, plus KW G-Series Variant 3 suspension kit

1975 Porsche 911 receives a 3.0-litre boost in the tail, plus KW G-Series Variant 3 suspension kit A retake with a difference: an impact bumper 2.7 fitted with SC engine and KW shocks. Have we got a crisp package? We bask in the golden glow on Dunstable Downs. Words: Johnny Tipler. Photography: Antony Fraser. GOLDEN WONDER Narrow body 1975 Porsche 911 receives a 3.0-litre boost in the tail, plus KW’s new G-Series Variant 3 adjustable suspension kit Damn these wet leaves! The 911’s back-end twitches, making it hard to tell how the new suspension and steering are shaping up.More

Porsche Boxster 986The Porsche Boxster 986 is the perfect base for a 904 inspired homage Aestec GTS

The Porsche Boxster 986 is the perfect base for a 904 inspired homage Aestec GTS Now thanks to Aestec and its GTS, the homage is a reality. Words: Jan Horn Photography: Christoph Borries. AN ICON REBORN 904 Road Racer Re-imagined Amazing Aestec GTS turns a 986 Boxster into a 60s road race icon AESTEC GTS First look at and drive in Boxster 986 based 904 homageIt grabs your attention, literally. Not that the Aestec GTS should be handled excessively carefully, and that something could easily break. Quite the opposite, in fact.More

1996 Toyota Mark II JZX100

1996 Toyota Mark II JZX100 Throwing bids on auctions and seeing where it goes should be a competitive sport. The way many play it, it kind of already is. The rush of finding an undiscovered gem and slowly bettering the price point to see how much of a steal you can nab is one that can’t really be described; you’ve just got to do it to know for yourself. Cars and components are won or lost by the dollar, last-minute snipes, and knowing when to call it.More

Tuned 1982 Volvo 244 GLE

Tuned 1982 Volvo 244 GLE The world is a crazy place, man. I mean, regardless of whatever ideology about how we came into existence you believe, there’s no denying that billions of people living on a tiny flying rock that spins around a burning ball of gas is a trip of a concept. So it’s even crazier that, while there’s all that going on to occupy our minds, some people still choose to spend their time worrying about someone else’s coilovers and wheels build.More

We take a look at the evolution of 911 Rennsport, from, the first 2.7 RS to today’s 991.2 GT3 RS

We take a look at the evolution of 911 Rennsport, from, the first 2.7 RS to today’s 991.2 GT3 RS Evolution of Rennsport It’s the most alluring title in the Porsche lexicon. DriverCar bookends the Rennsport story with drives in the first and latest examples. 50 YEARS OF RS DEVELOPMENT PROFILED AS FIRST 1973 2.7 TAKES ON LATEST 991.2 It’s incredible to think we are just two years away from the 911 Rennsport’s momentous half-century. Through 50 years of renewed excellence, an RS is the reference point for the 911, representing the model in its ultimate form for the road and track.More

1994 Porsche 911 GT2 R 993

1994 Porsche 911 GT2 R 993 Porsche brings a 993 GT2 R to Goodwood Speed Week, and Total 911 straps in for a drive. Is this the ultimate air-cooled fire-breather? Written by Kyle Fortune Photography by Mark Riccioni. 993 GT2 R DRIVEN! Fearsome Nineties racer pushed hard on track at Goodwood SpeedWeek 993 GT2 R. Total 911 straps in for a drive of the 993 GT2 R at Goodwood SpeedWeek. Is this the ultimate air-cooled firebreather? There’s a slight crest that I’ve never really noticed before.More

1994 Ford Escort Cosworth Turbo

1994 Ford Escort Cosworth Turbo Our fascination with cars can come from an array of different sources. It could be from friends or watching TV, but most of it stems from our parents. In the case of Mark McClelland, he points his finger at his father. “I think my dad is to blame for my love of cars,” he says with a sparkle in his eyes. “As a kid I would spend many hours in the garage with him while he repaired cars and I guess that’s where it started.More
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