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The Last Turn

LEONARD TURNER PORSCHE PIC THE LAST TURN LeMans 2000

The 2000 Le Mans race was not a high water mark for Porsche. The factory sent no prototypes, so there was only a clamor of GT2 and GT3 911s to carry the banner. Audi, without much competition at the top, finished 1-2-3, and there were no Porsches at all in the top 10. Not the best year to pick to make the pilgrimage across the pond to see the 24 …

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Road Raging Porsche Driver Picks Fight With Box Truck. Not Surprisingly, Truck Wins

Photo via Leesburg, VA Police Department

Admit it, it happens to all of us at one time or another. You're driving along and someone does something that sets your blood boiling and puts you into the red zone; Road rage. For most of us, that means a moment or two of apoplexy. Or, if we're not quite that enraged, maybe some shouting and finger salutes. Hopefully, that's as far as it goes. …

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Video Takes Us Behind The Scenes At The Filming Of “The Porsche Design DNA”

Porsche design dna making of

Recently, Porsche released one of their typically slick videos – titled "The Porsche Design DNA" – describing their 21st century emphasis on design commonality across the brand’s several models, with the 911 still remaining its spiritual touchstone. Always well directed, shot, and edited and with music that evokes reverence and awe, the short film …

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One Porsche Enthusiast Built His Own 917… Out Of Paper?

Paper Porsch 917 engine

If you're reading this site and this story there's a good chance you're familiar with some of Porsche's racing history and the all conquering 917s of the. If you're familiar with them, chances are quite high that, like us, you want one, or at least want a chance to hang around one for a few hours. If you're slightly insane, like the guy in this …

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COYS To Sell 15 Beautiful Porsches At Techno Classica, Essen Auction

Porsche 959 Komfort For Sale

COYS is a well respected auction house that operates almost entirely in the United Kingdom, with a few choice auctions in mainland Europe. This auction, to take place in Essen, Germany during the annual Techno Classica show, is host to a number of gorgeous old Porsches, including a 959 Komfort, an early 911 S/T, and even a couple of RS models. …

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Earliest “Production” 911 In Existence Found Hidden In Plain Sight

Reutter Build Number Plate

This has to be one of the single strangest stories I've ever heard in the Porsche world. Allegedly, this Porsche was purchased by the current owner (his name is Jay) in 1984, and the car was already a bodge-job of some wacky elements. It had wide RSR-esque fenders, some weird tack on rocker panel covers, a ducktail engine lid, and some IROC bumpers …

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