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Singer’s Simply Stunning 911 Targa


Singer Vehicle Design's legal department doesn't want you to call it a Singer Porsche, a Singer 911, a Singer Targa or anything else other than a "Porsche 911 reimagined by Singer" (presumably because Porsche themselves doesn't want Singer to). Names aside, this "reimagined" Targa speaks to me in a voice so much louder than other Porsches. It …

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What Is Porsche Dynamic Chassis Control

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So far we've seen Porsche Torque Vectoring (PTV) and the Porsche Sport Chrono package. To round out the various chassis control systems let's take a closer look at Porsche Dynamic Chassis Control. Porsche explains PDCC as an active anti-roll system that suppresses lateral body movement during cornering. In addition, it minimizes the lateral …

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Porsche Torque Vectoring (PTV) Plus Explained

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Whenever we can, we use Porsche's own materials to help explain some of their more complex technologies. Earlier this week Porsche released a series of videos explaining their various chassis control technologies, how they work and what their advantages are. Porsche Torque Vectoring Plus, or PTV Plus for short, works by automatically applying …

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Do Porsche’s PTV Plus, Sport Chrono and PDCC Options Really Make A Difference?

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When you're buying a new car, Porsche's alphabet soup of options can be daunting even to the most knowledgeable of shoppers. PTV Plus is standard on the 911 Carrera S, but what about the Sport Chrono Package or PDCC (Porsche Dynamic Chassis Control) as options? Are they worth the money? What do they do? Can you even quantify the benefits of the …

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Our Favorite Porsches On Ebay This Week: Volume 25


We've been compiling the best Porsche models on ebay for almost a year now, and we've seen some pretty astonishing cars pop up now and again. There is some great new stuff every two weeks, so check back often. We've tracked down five more exciting Porsches for you nice people to purchase today, including an early 356 Cab, a couple were picked …

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Singer To Debut New Targa Model At Goodwood

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Singer Vehicle Design has been "reimagining" some of the most beautiful Porsches in the world for a few years now, using a gorgeous piece of artwork built by Porsche and taking it to another level. Their machines have been driving around my dreams since the first time I saw one. The quilted leather, the amazing paint, and the high-output big-bore …

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Porsche Shuts Down 918 Production Line. End Of An Era?

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It was just a little over 4-years ago that Porsche invited us to Detroit for something they assured us would be spectacular. When they unveiled the 918 RSR at the 2011 Detroit auto show it was fairly apparent that "spectacular" was the automotive understatement of the decade. Now, after just 21 short months of production, the last Porsche 918 …

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Bonhams Is Selling James May’s Carrera 3.2 At Their Goodwood Sale


With the recent mess surrounding BBC's successful television car program 'Top Gear', James May has found himself ostensibly out of a job. Being as good a presenter as he is, I'm sure he'll be landing on his feet in no time. For now, though, James has to pay for that brand new Ferrari 458 Speciale that he ordered only a handful of days before the …

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Be the King of Cool. (Or at least drive his car.) Steve McQueen’s Turbo for Sale.

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Porsche lore is filled with phenomenal personalities. James Dean, Steve McQueen, Jerry Seinfeld, Steve McQueen, Steve McQueen…. OK, so I have a fixation on Steve McQueen. In an era that included Paul Newman, Robert Mitchum, Charles Bronson, et al, McQueen was the "King of Cool". That’s some pretty heavy company to be king of. Part of it was the …

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Our Favorite Porsches On Ebay This Week: Volume 24


As a new editor offering my “Top 5” picks from ebay, you may shake your head a bit. Fine. Maybe you’ll want to argue with me. Better. Maybe you think I’m an idiot. Stand in line. In any case, I base my picks on years of experience of walking through concours lines where “originality” is king and where I get bored looking at 43 examples of Ruby Red …

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