Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance to Honor the Genius of Porsche’s 911 at 50

Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance to Honor the Genius of Porsche’s 911 at 50

Porsche’s 911 has defied common wisdom, outlived its competitors and, from roots in the early Sixties, leads Porsche Cars into a new century as the only car built today that carries its engine behind the rear axle. At 4:00 PM on Friday, October 8, 2013 in the Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance […]

Front Engined Porsches from a Porsche Purist Perspective

Front Engined Porsches from a Porsche Purist Perspective

Back in the mid 70’s Porsche started to take a different direction with the addition of two front engined sports cars, the Porsche 924 and the Porsche 928 (they would later release the Porsche 944 and Porsche 968). These cars were great cars in different ways, but they weren’t accepted as “real” Porsches by many […]

Prepping Your Porsche For Winter – Part 2: Storage

Prepping Your Porsche For Winter – Part 2: Storage

Last week, we went over the basics of preparing your Porsche to be driven through the winter. For some of you, winter is seen as a challenge to be triumphed over. For others, winter driving in a Porsche is seen as unnecessary, and would rather their beautiful Porsches be stored in warm and dry spaces […]

Madison Snow/Loren Beggs Take Pirelli GT3 Porsche Race-F1 Austin

Madison Snow/Loren Beggs Take Pirelli GT3 Porsche Race-F1 Austin

Since it’s founding as a car company in 1948, Porsche has raced to prove and improve its road cars. In that time, the brand has become synonymous with sports car endurance racing but in recent years, the German marque has also built a reputation as an ideal one-make series for sprint racing. Beginning first with […]

Watch As Thief Steals Porsche Headlights In New Trend Overseas

Watch As Thief Steals Porsche Headlights In New Trend Overseas

The latest trend in Amsterdam is that thieves are stealing the headlights of Porsche Panamera and Cayenne models. The reason? Apparently the light and the heat from the Porsche’s Xenon headlights are ideal for growing cannabis! That’s right, growing weed! Not sure how they figured this one out, or how these might actually be re-purposed for the use, but […]

Is This The New Cayman?

Is This The New Cayman?

The new Porsche Cayman is purportedly scheduled to make it’s world appearence next week at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Porsche has hinted that…”The world premiere of a compact sports car at the LA Auto Show will give added dy-namic impetus to this trend.” The trend has been to release super beautiful new cars, and […]

Flying Lizard Announces ALMS GTC Racing Plan and Customer Program for 2013

Flying Lizard Announces ALMS GTC Racing Plan and Customer Program for 2013

Flying Lizard Motorsports announced today that the team will run the No. 44 Flying Lizard Porsche 911 GT3 Cup car in the America Flying Lizard Motorsports announced today that the team will run the No. 44 Flying Lizard Porsche 911 GT3 Cup car in the American Le Mans Series GTC class in 2013 with drivers […]

Porsche Marks 40th Anniversary Of Porsche-Design Studio With Tribute Video

Porsche Marks 40th Anniversary Of Porsche-Design Studio With Tribute Video

Porsche is celebrating the 40th anniversary of Porsche Design and has posted this great video which includes some rare footage of Dr. Prof. Ferry Porsche and his son Alexander “Butzi” Porsche. The theme of the  video is “40 years of illuminating design” hence the use of dramatic lighting to bring the products from the darkness […]

New 991 Series GT3 R Caught Testing

New 991 Series GT3 R Caught Testing

New Porsche 991 Series GT3 R The 2012 motorsport season has nearly finished and Porsche is hard at work for the new season. Here we have the first spy shots of the all-new 2013 Porsche 911 GT3 R captured during recent testing. The 911 GT3 R is based on the new 991 platform and has a completely new design in […]

Buying a Genuine Porsche vs. a Reproduction Porsche

Buying a Genuine Porsche vs. a Reproduction Porsche

The September/October issue of 9Magazine has an interesting article about a reproduction Porsche 917 that is perfect for track days. The car in the article is very similar to the legendary Porsche 917, but with added safety equipment and it is powered by a Porsche 911 engine. The article got me thinking about what is […]

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