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
The Porsche 911 is a subject close to my heart. As someone who has spent a large slice of his working life in the automotive and motorsport industries, I have become largely immune from the attraction of the latest performance cars. After a while, they all merge into one. The Porsche 911 is different.
I write regularly for Porsche publications and have been incredibly fortunate to have been trusted with the keys to a great many Porsches. From early, air cooled cars weighing less tan 1,000kgs through to the very latest technical masterpieces.
I've also developed a skill for explaining to Porsche 911 owners how to get the very best from their beloved cars on track.
So what makes the Porsche 911 so addictive? Read this blog posts below to gain a more through understanding. Some people never 'get it'. They're forever puzzled by the strange car with the engine theoretically in the wrong place.
For those who do 'click' with the Porsche 911, it's a life long journey of ownership, great drives, meeting great people and continually learning more about how to get the best from yourself and your car.
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
I have to admit, when I visited Los Angeles a while ago, I was rather puzzled. I'd often read of the California air cooled Porsche scene, but driving around the streets of downtown LA, I couldn't … [Read more...] about Those California Backroads and Air Cooled Porsches
“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
Ok, it has to be said. I've been quiet long enough. At first, I thought it was just me. My love of lightweight classic Porsche 911's was clouding my judgement. But as I spoke to others, I realised I … [Read more...] about The… Errrr… Amazing RAUH Welt Begriff Porsches
Across the decades of Porsche 911 production, we've seen many changes in technology and style. And not just in the cars themselves, but in the ways of marketing. Today's 'always on' social media … [Read more...] about The Changing Styles Of Porsche 911 Advertising
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
It's been a while. A while since I drove an early, well sorted, lightweight 911. I seem to have spent to much of my time recently in 996 and 997 Turbos. Brutal power of course, with the thrill of the … [Read more...] about Racing in The Street
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