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Video: New High-Tech Brake Pads From Apple?

iPhone Brake Pad Test

As it turns out, Apple has been making brake pads for years and calling them phones. This YouTube user "EverythingApplePro" has put together a new video showing off the iPhone's prowess as brake friction material, subjecting them to a series of tests on his 996 generation 911. So how do they work? Should you be replacing your PCCBs with Apple's …

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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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All 5 Porsche Models Honored In 2015 J.D. Power Initial Quality Survey

J D Power Initial Quality Award 2015

Earlier today it was announced that Porsche took top honors in the J.D. Power Initial Quality Study, as ranked by U.S. customers, for the third year in a row. As if that weren't enough of an honor, the 911 ranked highest in its segment (Midsize Premium Sporty Car) for the fourth consecutive year. Rounding out the accolades were the Boxster and …

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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.

Steve McQueen Porsche 911 Turbo for sale

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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Is The Dashboard On Your Classic 911 Cracked? Porsche Has You Covered

new porsche dashboard-2-small

Those of us who have worked on restorations or just like to keep our Porsche looking crisp and new know how frustrating it is to maintain dashboards. Short of imprisoning your car in UV-coated hyperbolic chamber, there’s no real way to avoid sun damage. Because of its location directly under the windshield, the dash receives the most intense …

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Introducing The Porsche Boxster And Carrera Black Editions

Porsche Boxster and 911 Black Edition

Each car is a special package edition which includes several options in one package. Similarly outfitted vehicles optioned separately would cost thousands of dollars more. Both Black edition cars include Porsche Communication Management (PCM) with navigation module, automatically dimming rear-view mirrors, rain sensor, cruise control and Sport …

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Collision Causes Carwash Collapse. Carrera Cabriolet Crushed!

Porsche crushed under car wash

Some days you're the bug, and some days you're the windshield. We'll let you decide which one best describes the Porsche owner in this story.According to the story we read, 73-year-old Job Taylor was entering his local car wash when the accelerator of his 2014 911 Carrera Cabriolet became "stuck". Despite pushing on the brakes, Taylor …

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Our Favorite Porsches On Ebay This Week: Volume 21


For all of the eccentric and eclectic Porsche collectors and enthusiasts out there, we've decided that it is about time someone aggregated the best of the best that eBay has to offer in the Porsches-for-sale department. Now we've tracked down six more exciting Porsches for folks to purchase. The list this week includes a gorgeous 944 Turbo, an even …

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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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