The 60th annual Porsche Parade is coming up later this month in French Lick, Ind.. I can’t believe it’s almost been a year since I was at the 2014 event, which took place in Monterey, Calif. Time flies when you’re obsessed with Porsche classics. I remember last year: it was about 2 am and I was in the basement garage of the Monterey Hyatt. It was quiet except for a few of Porsche aficionados attending to the last few details of their championship cars.
The aluminum body of the first Porsche production car, introduced in 1950, was pounded into shape by hand. And that’s exactly how 35-year-old Chris Runge, a self-described “Porsche enthusiast and auto obsession-ist” produces his automotive creations, like the hand-built aluminum Frankfurt Flyer now listed on eBay.
Global Warming is no laughing matter. Extended seasons, southern snowfalls, odd temperature patterns, the melting of Antarctica’s ice, the Adélie penguin population declining, and sea levels rising are just a few worrisome concerns of the planet heating up.
Ever since the motorcar was invented, we’ve had a fixation with making it go as fast as physics would allow. Over the past 100 or so years we’ve boosted horsepower with bigger and more efficient engines and added things like turbochargers and superchargers to pack on speed.
The Porsche 911 is an icon of automotive design. And over the years it has transformed, time and time again, to become one of the ultimate driving machines. But in many ways, like its predecessor the 356, and its predecessor the Volkswagen Type I or Beetle, it is the type of vehicle that continuously morphs bit by bit
What are the fastest production cars to 60 mph in the world? To answer that question, here is a list featuring the fastest 10 supercars, hypercars and open sports cars, offering a mix between a surplus of power and lightweight construction.