Back in 2011 I wrote a blog post about the Porsche 996 Turbo, how I thought it was undervalued at the time and also how I figured that it would never really be collectable. A lot has changed in the … [Read more...] about The state of the collectable Porsche marketplace in 2020
The Porsche 911 is a truly remarkable car. Despite the factory’s own attempts to kill the 911 at one point, it has survived and evolved in a truly Darwin-like way.
Not everyone loves the Porsche 911. But if you do, you will be forever a loyal supporter.
I've written about the fascinating development and evolution of the Porsche 911 for various Porsche titles over the years. Here you will find a collection of my thoughts, some of the features and also my views on the phenomenon of the collectable Porsche marketplace.
This pretty Stone Grey air cooled Porsche 911 belongs to Steve Schofield. Having owned twelve Porsches across the years, the car is the result of a casual chat with his favourite technicians. The … [Read more...] about Air Cooled 911 On Track – To Drive Every Day
In Porsche collecting circles, right now even a few months seems like an eternity. I originally wrote this article in 2011. In March 2016, I updated it to reflect the changes in attitudes towards the … [Read more...] about UPDATED – The Porsche 996 Turbo – Why They’re Good Value and Why They’ll Never Be Truly Collectable
This recent cover story for Total 911 started out as a straight forward report on the latest Porsche 991 Turbo S Exclusive Edition. The initial plan was to drive the car and report on it, probably … [Read more...] about Behind The Scenes . -Twin Porsche Turbo Magazine Feature Production
This great YouTube video is one of a series of Top Fives from Porsche. Anyone with even a passing interest in Porsche will be aware that Rennsport Porsches are minimalist and light weight. The 2.7RS … [Read more...] about Top Five Lightweight Porsches and the GT3 RS that is ‘Almost’ Lightweight
A random thought occurred to me this week. Coming across a Porsche Cayman R in a car park, the subtle differences in stance of the R was more apparent than normal. As parked a short distance away, … [Read more...] about Will The Porsche Cayman R Ever Be a Collectable Porsche?
If you are one of those drivers who doesn’t really ‘get’ the whole Porsche thing, then you must watch these three videos. People who are addicted to the Porsche 911 feel will know exactly what Richard … [Read more...] about Three Porsche Drive Videos non-Porsche Owners Must Watch
Air cooled Porsches, black and white analogue photography and a Leica rangefinder. What’s not to like? Bart Kuykens’ project A Flat Six Love Affair is quite probably heaven on so many levels. … [Read more...] about For The Love of Analogue
“How can you find so much to say about just one car?” It’s a question I’m frequently asked with regard to the Porsche 911, generally by people who are perhaps not the most diehard of Porsche … [Read more...] about Three Porsche Features, three utterly different 911 genres, one Porsche magazine
Just when I thought that the 997 GT3 4.0RS was quite probably the last definitive, cerebral Porsche 911, Andreas Peuninger’s team introduce the 911R. In an interview with Evo’s Henry Catchpole, … [Read more...] about The New Porsche 911R – There’s Life in The Heel Toe Gearshift Yet.
We know several Porsche Cayman GT4 owners. Without exception,, they are of the traditional Porsche owning breed. While they have an eye for investment and they care for their cars, they are first and … [Read more...] about Porsche Cayman GT4 Road Trip
It can sometimes be difficult creating fresh locations when writing about and photographing cars, especially the more collectable ones. Unlike Press Cars, who’s objective in life is ideally to be … [Read more...] about I Love It When A Plan Comes Together
Brumos have been in the Porsche business since 1959, both as certified dealers and one time South Eastern USA Porsche distributor in Jacksonville, Florida and also in motorsport as Brumos Racing. … [Read more...] about Brumos Porsche B59 – The Full Story of the Exclusive Porsche 911
I first saw this car towards the end of 2011. I was visiting Specialist Cars of Malton, based in Yorkshire, UK, on the pretext of another car photo shoot. Owner John Hawkins gestures, "Here, let me … [Read more...] about Is This The World’s Rarest Porsche 959?
We have an obsession with the weather in the UK. After the usual formalities, it's the first thing British conversation moves onto. And this last twelve months or so, we've had a lot to talk about, … [Read more...] about Porsche 911 Turbos and The British Winter
I had a chance conversation with a long time Porsche owner this past weekend. Based in the UK, he's owned no less than twenty Porsche 911's of various vintages across the years. Some, such as his … [Read more...] about The Man Who Turned Down a GT3RS 4.0