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Porsche manual models still relevant, brand claims

There have been some brilliant drivers’ cars out of Porsche headquarters over the years, but the fact is that more buyers are shifting away from manual-transmission models. Porsche wanted to generate some desire for a manual model by releasing the Porsche 911 R, the first version in the current-generation range to be fitted with a […]
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