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Consider Yourself A Porsche Aficionado? We Bet You Don’t Know These Obscure Porsche Terms.

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When it comes to the world of Porsche, we know we're not experts, but after producing this site for nearly 8 years we've come to learn a lot. That's why, when we found a source of mostly obscure terms that even we weren't familiar with, we knew we had to share. I mean let's face it, when talking or reading about Porsche, and the nomenclature used …

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This New Porsche Design Fountain Pen Is Worth It’s Weight In Gold, Literally.

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If you had $27,000 burning a hole in your pocket, what would you buy? A bargain 996 hoping to catch the bottom of the deprecation curve? Maybe search for a late '70s or early '80's 911 SC? For that money you could get an incredibly low mileage, all original 914 [Really, the market is that crazy right now]. Would you ever consider a gold …

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Porsche Introduces Second Gen 919 Hybrid LMP1 With New Red/White/Black Le Mans-Only Liveries

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Today in France, a new generation of Porsche LMP1 was launched, turning its first public laps at the Paul Ricard test circuit for the "Le Mans Prologue" pre-season test. In what is a shock to absolutely nobody, Porsche's new car is a significant change from last year's car. They have increased to the highest "8 Megajoule" category of LMP1, allowing …

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Project Boxster Clubsport Part 5: Tail Lamp Tinting

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Last year we introduced you to our newest project car, called simply "Project Boxster Clubsport". In that first installment we found the right car, we purchased it for a song, and it was sitting politely in our garage waiting for its first modifications. So far, the Boxster has been happy to simply rack up the miles and keep things rocking along. …

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The History Behind Team Falken Tire

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Wow, time truly does fly! It's been 7-years since Team Falken Tire first started competing in what was then the ALMS and now the TUSCC. In that time, the private team has developed nicely and racked up a number of impressive podiums including their most recent one at the 2015 Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring. In the video below, narrated by the …

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Swiss Porsche 959 Crushed In Rollover Accident

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It's always a crying shame when stuff like this happens. Porsche's 959 is a rare, extraordinary, and legendary piece of machinery, so losing one has to be a lot like losing a family member. You would imagine that after years of searching to find the right one, that the car would have to be special to its owner, right? As such, I can't imagine the …

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We Spend A Memorable Porsche Weekend In Los Angeles

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Every year, the VW/Porsche Toy And Literature Swap Meet weekend gets bigger and bigger. Last year, I decided to drive my way down the spine of California to the swap meet, and it was a nightmare. Between the rain, the 8 hour drive, and the cost of parking, it was decided that it would be better to fly down this year. Besides, by flying, I'm …

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Porsche’s Pictures And Results At The Mobil 1 Twelve Hours Of Sebring

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The "36-Hours of Florida" came to a close last night when the checkered flag flew at the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring. With a promising start for the Porsche factory 911s, the team and fans alike were hopeful the damage done at the start of the season during the Rolex 24 Hours At Daytona could be undone. For the first 11 hours of the 12 hour …

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