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 … [Continue reading]

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 … [Continue reading]

Tempting Porsches #1

I've primarily been checking Craigslist.com 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 … [Continue reading]

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 … [Continue reading]

Porsche Gems, Old & New, at the LA Auto Show

It looks like those lucky enough to be going to the L.A. Auto show officially starting on Friday will be in for a treat from Porsche. Porsche is celebrating over 60 years of Porsche cars. In addition to the usual reveals of coming vehicles, some rare … [Continue reading]

Porsche Cayman S over 300kmh

Before you watch this video, let me tell you really quick why I am posting this. When I lived in Germany, I had a friend who had just gotten a brand new Honda Del Sol. He and I both loved driving on the Autobahn. I never drove all that fast … [Continue reading]

Save A Tree, Skip The Newspaper, Buy A Porsche – OR – Is The Newspaper Dead???

Before I start, in the interest of full disclosure, I'll state right now that I rarely (bordering on never) read the newspaper. My wife reads it every Sunday. The most I've ever read the newspaper is picking up the USA Today from the Alaska … [Continue reading]

edo competition’s Porsche Cayenne GTS

I'm not sure what it is with all of the Porsche Cayenne topics coming up for me lately.  Maybe I'm destined to like the Cayenne after all.  Perhaps it's a way to get my wife into a daily driver Porsche that she'd actually enjoy driving every … [Continue reading]

Jerry Seinfeld’s Next Porsche?

Since Jerry Seinfeld unloaded his Porsche 911 Turbo S not all that long ago, maybe he was making room in the collection for the 2009 Porsche Cayenne Turbo S. I have to admit, if I were judging the car based purely on the paper specs of this SUV, I'd … [Continue reading]

Older Porsche as Daily Driver

I ran across an article today on informanté today about a lengthy drive in Europe in old cars.  One of them being a 1972 Porsche 911: THE Old Wheelers Club of Namibia is meeting with 19 Old wheelers from Europe in Outjo this morning  as part of the … [Continue reading]