Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The New Cayman: King of Sports Cars

The New Cayman: King of Sports Cars

When the first Porsche Cayman came on the scene in 2006, it was just the left jab/right uppercut combination that the small, 2-seat coupe sportscar market needed to wake up.  It has been 6 years since then, and contenders for the crown have come and gone, yet the Cayman, especially the late ‘R’ variant, stands […]

Interview: Frankfurt Flyer Creator – Chris Runge

Interview: Frankfurt Flyer Creator – Chris Runge

Since we first reported about the Frankfurt Flyer, a Glockler VW Porsche Inspired Racer back in early October, we’ve been enthralled with it. The builder, Chris Runge, took a few minutes to answer some questions about himself, the car, and the project. This interview was conducted by Megadeluxe.com, and posted here with their permission. Can you tell […]

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 […]

Prepping Your Porsche for Winter – Part 1: Driving

Prepping Your Porsche for Winter – Part 1: Driving

Winter is a trying time for any enthusiast car owner.  Reduced traction, lower temperatures, the prospect of becoming stuck, salted roads and the strife that causes, as well as extreme operating conditions for your favorite car are all high priority concerns.  With this guide, we’ll attempt to provide some wisdom for the northern state Porsche […]

Porsche to Enter the Fray With Ferrari and McLaren Fighter?

Porsche to Enter the Fray With Ferrari and McLaren Fighter?

Porsche CEO Matthias Muller has been on a roll lately. First confirming, then denying the existence of a “sub-Boxster” roadster, Muller is now stating that Porsche has aimed their mid-engine sights a little higher. Allegedly almost 150 thousand dollars higher, assuming Muller doesn’t double back on this word as well. Other media outlets have taken […]

What Defines a “Real” Porsche?

What Defines a “Real” Porsche?

I recently heard someone say “The only REAL Porsche is a 911 built before 1989. All of the rest just don’t count.” While everyone is entitled to an opinion, I can say beyond a shadow of a doubt that this person’s opinion is not only wrong, but downright ignorant. Porsche is more complex than that, […]

Time Well Spent Perusing the Friedman Archives

Time Well Spent Perusing the Friedman Archives

After serving in the Navy, Dave Friedman attended and photographed many amateur sports car races around the Los Angeles area. In 1962, Friedman was hired as staff photographer for Shelby-American Inc. It was in this capacity that Friedman earned the opportunity to photograph the development of the Shelby Cobra. In 1966 and 1967, Friedman was […]

A New Title For Clarke

A New Title For Clarke

As a long time motorsport aficionado, I instantly recognize the name Dan Clarke as the “Speedy Dan” I used to cheer for in the now defunct Champ Car open wheel series.  It is quite obvious that he remains just as speedy as ever, though he has recently traded wings and open wheels for tin-tops, fenders, […]

928 Art Car – A Press Tribute

928 Art Car – A Press Tribute

300 hand laid 8.5 x 11″ vinyl stickers featuring the magazine articles on Porsche’s supercar When you think of the phrase “Art Car”, you would be forgiven if your thoughts immediately jump to BMW and their long history of art cars. Some of the most famous artists in the world have lain brush to the canvas […]

Desire du jour: The Frankfurt Flyer- A Glockler VW Porsche Inspired Racer

Desire du jour: The Frankfurt Flyer- A Glockler VW Porsche Inspired Racer

The longer I am a part of this community, the more great stuff I find to lust after.  Since the first moment I laid my eyes upon this Glockler Spyder-esque home-built speed machine, I knew I had to have something like it.  Chris Runge not only desired this machine, but he also thought it up, built […]

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