Archives for November 2008

Blue Sky…Blue Porsche

Daily Dose of Imagery has a great picture of a blue Porsche 911 set in a tropical scene. Always a bit inspiring, for what, I’m not sure…but inspiring nonetheless.

2009 Porsche 911 Carrera = Classic Porsche

I was reading a post about the 2009 Porsche 911 Carrera this week that solidified in my mind why Porsche will continue to be a strong brand and weather the economic conditions much better than other car manufacturers. The title of the post was Porsche 911 Carrera: There still is no substitute. I can’t think […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

It’s Thanksgiving Day here in the States and I want to take a moment to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving. Although it’s just another day, it’s a great reminder to step back and take a look at the things in your life that are going right as well as what’s truly most important to you. […]

VW Takeover? Not so fast…

Looks like Porsche is stepping a bit slower into its takeover of VW. Porsche Chief Executive Wendelin Wiedeking stated at a news conference recently “Our goal still is to initially increase our stake in VW as soon as possible to over 50%,” but it looks like this will likely not happen in 2008. Funny, Porsche […]

Porsche Cayenne Turbo vs. Red Devil Parachuter Race

I’ve seen a lot of matchups of one brand verses another. Even supercars versus fighter jets and whatnot. But never a car verses a parachuter. I thought it’d be a bit bogus, but ended up being a pretty decent race. Here’s a link to the video since YouTube won’t let me embed this one: Porsche […]

Another 4 Door “Wonder” in the Porsche Panamera?

4 doors…911 styling…plenty of power…Seems like the Porsche Panamera could be a decent addition to the Porsche lineup.  We’ll start seeing the car in 2009 for the 2010 model year.  Engines will be pulled from the Cayenne line with plans for a hybrid at some point in the future.  Hopefully they’ll be able to sell […]

911 Slantnose Turbo Cabriolet

In my quest for a Porsche, I ran across this 1976 911 Slantnose Cabriolet that also had the wide body Turbo look with flared fenders and whale tail.  A 1984 3.0 liter had been dropped into the car along with a few other minor improvements.  The car was in decent shape with the usual external […]

Porsche Rides VW to the Most Valuable Company in the World!

When I first saw this story a few weeks ago on CNBC, I couldn’t believe what was happening. Course not being a financial guru, I don’t know that I really even understood what was happening. Last month, Porsche AG announced it had acquired almost 43% of Volkswagen. If that’s not news enough, it also had […]

Tempting Porsches #1

I’ve primarily been checking for used Porsches online. Time has prevented me from looking too seriously for a car at this point, but I’m trying to at least get an idea of what’s out there. I’ve seen a fair number of decent cars, but aside from Boxsters and Cayennes, screaming deals have been a […]

Visit to Porsche Factory

When my wife and I were first married, we lived in Germany for about two and a half years. It was a once in a lifetime experience that produced a lot of great memories. One of the most memorable experiences was visiting the Porsche factory in Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen, Germany and specifically the factory museum. I was […]