Being inside a Porsche engine factory is like being inside a Transformer

This video is fascinating because it let's us pretend to be a fly on the wall of a Porsche 911 engine assembly line. There's no annoying soundtrack, no voiceover explaining what's happening, we're just seeing humans and machines teaming up to create beautiful, powerful engines that purr the best cars. » 12/23/14 10:21pm Tuesday 10:21pm

Porsche LeMans Racer Is Attempting To Use The Energy We Lose From Gas

Gasoline engines have gotten incredibly good at squeezing all the energy they can out of gas. The problem is that "incredibly good" still means about 37% efficiency. If my high school transcript is any measure, 37% still kind of sucks. The rest of that energy is lost as heat, but there are ways to reclaim it. Ask… » 3/06/14 5:54pm 3/06/14 5:54pm

Porsche's New Pens Extend and Retract Their Tips With a Simple Shake

They're not designed for those with emphatic penmanship, but Porsche Design's lovely new Shake Pens will definitely appeal to those who like a perfect balance of form and function. Sure, the two designs might be a little on the chunky side, but that's easy to forgive, since they house a mechanism that allows their… » 11/25/13 5:00pm 11/25/13 5:00pm

This Pedal-less Porsche Bicycle Will Be the Talk of the Cul-de-Sac

Apparently, Volkswagen has realized that kids who ride Porsches grow up to be adults who buy and drive Porsches. It's the same strategy that Adobe uses by selling Photoshop dirt cheap to students. But will learning to ride a two-wheeler on this luxurious Porsche balance bike give toddlers a taste for the finer things… » 11/07/13 1:22pm 11/07/13 1:22pm

Isn't this the most beautiful hybrid car ever created? (But of course)

The new Porsche 918 Spyder has just been unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Not only it can do up to 94 miles per gallon, but this 887-horsepower überhybrid pulverized every production car speed record at the Nürburgring circuit. An incredibly beautiful beast. » 9/10/13 5:51pm 9/10/13 5:51pm

Japanese Porsche Fan Commissions the World's Most Elegant Garage

The Porsche 911 is a thing of beauty: Designed in 1959 by "Butzi" Porsche himself, its clean lines and German engineered guts have turned it into a much-obsessed-over classic. To wit: this Osaka townhome designed by Kenji Yanagawa Architects, for a client with an unusual request—that the entire structure be oriented… » 6/06/13 4:35pm 6/06/13 4:35pm

You'll Lust Over Porsche's Laser Cut Pen More Than Its Cars

There's no love lacking for Porsche's high-performance vehicles, but compared to Lamborghinis or Ferraris, they don't always have that wow factor. At least not like the office supplies the company designs. The P'3115 LaserFlex pen from Porsche Design has a laser-cut interlocking stainless steel body that expands and… » 10/19/12 4:40pm 10/19/12 4:40pm