Since its birth from the pits of the Can-Am racing series in 1975, the Porsche 911 Turbo has stood for the idea that going fast meant putting yourself at risk. No matter the size of whale tail spoiler, or the skill of the driver, 911 Turbos were machines that could be tamed with practice but never fully domesticated.
To sample Porsche’s latest 2014 variants of its iconic turbo 911s, we ventured to Germany to take laps on the Bilster Berg racetrack, a new venue that models itself on a mini Nürburgring. With crests, yumps, bumps and ridges, any car that handles the course without staining its occupant’s underwear remains highly impressive. Prior to embarking on track, I chose a pair of black Calvins. Just in case.Read More »from 2014 Porsche 911 Turbo and Turbo S, fighting physics: Motoramic Drives