Archives for 2009

Weekly Porsche Wrap

Some big news this past week for Porsche, just mostly focused around a couple of events: Porsche takes a majority stake in VW – Monday, Porsche announced it had increased its ownership of VW shares to 50.76%. Not surprising news other than the timing. I didn’t expect his to happen until later in 2009. [Via […]

Porsche 997 GT3 RS Photo

My son and I were at the local Porsche dealership the other day and they had a gorgeous 997 GT3 RS sitting outside the service door. My son grabbed my iPhone and snapped some quick pictures for the blog. This is one amazing car! I love the orange accents and wheels on the black base […]

#1 Porsche Deal Right Now: Porsche Boxster

While searching for a Porsche, I’ve spent a lot of time looking at ads, dealerships and eBay trying to get a feel for what’s available on the market, how prices are comparing to blue book prices, and where the best deals are. I already have a decent idea of what I’m looking for, but I’ve […]

Memory Lane: Porsche Magazine Covers #1

I was rearranging my garage last weekend and ran across a box of old Porsche magazines that I’ve hauled around for the last 10 years. My wife relentlessly hassles me every time we move, which consequently has been about 16 times in the last 18 years, about this “stupid heavy box” of old magazines. She […]

Tempting Porsches #5

I came across this listing yesterday that piqued my interest. Largely due, I’m sure, to the neverending quest of the killer deal. This Tempting Porsche came from a police auction originally with the Techart body work and customizations done after the car was purchased. Here are some details on the car: 2002 Porsche 911 C2 […]

Virtual Auto Show

The NewsMarket will be unveiling it’s new Virtual Auto Show service on January 11, 2009 at The service promises to dramatically reduce costs for both carmakers and attendees while providing a more effective communication channel connecting with a significantly broader audience. A number of carmakers including Porsche, Nissan, Land Rover, Mitsubishi and Suzuki have […]

Porsche Design P´9522 Mobile Phone

I’m a bit of a technology junkie, so any opportunity to marry a brand I love with technology, I’m hooked. The Porsche Design P’9522 mobile phone to be released early this year promises to be something worth considering if you want the best of the best (or at least the Porsche name on your phone). […]

Inexpensive Porsches Video

It’s like a wine lover looking for that sub-$5 bottle of wine that competes with the big boys. Who doesn’t want a deal on a used exotic sports car? You may recall my near purchase experience with a 911 Turbo a few weeks ago (Tempting Porsches #3). I just ran across a show TopGear did […]

Weekly Porsche Wrap

Here are some things I found interesting and/or entertaining from the last week: Electric Porsche conversions available from Florida company: EvPorsche I wouldn’t be surprised if 2009 is known as the “year of electric cars” as we see more and more of these conversion companies pop up in conjunction with manufacturers offering stock electric versions. […]

Porsche Human Performance Center: Performance For Man AND Machine

Just in time for kicking off one of the most popular New Year’s resolutions: getting in shape. You can schedule a visit to the Porsche Human Performance Center. The PHPC is based at the world-class Porsche Driving Experience Center at Silverstone circuit in Northamptonshire, UK. Sounds like there is a broad range of services offered […]