I bet that headline gets your attention! No, it's not what you think. Yes, we all know the Cayenne SUV from Porsche but, what about the AMPV 2a? The highly creative name (note the sarcasm) is a product from the joint-venture between Rheinmetall Land Systeme (RLS) and Krauss Maffei-Wegmann (KMW) (Germany’s two leading armored fighting …Continue to the full article
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Adrian Streather’s Porsche 996 The Essential Companion
If a book's quality was to be judged on weight and heft alone, then Adrian Streather's Porsche 996 The Essential Companion would win most contests quite handily. With a shipping weight just over 5 and 1/2 lbs this book offers 640 pages of technical and anecdotal insight into identifying, authenticating, purchasing maintaining and optimizing the …Continue to the full article
Book Review: Porsche High Performance Driving Handbook, 2nd Edition, by Vic Elford. Minneapolis: Motorbooks press, 2008.
A few weeks ago we received a package from Motorbooks, the world's leading publisher and distributor of books for the enthusiast. This package included a number of Porsche related titles sent to us for review. Knowing that we wouldn't have the time to read everything that was sent to us, in a timely fashion, we decided to run a contest here on …Continue to the full article
Porsche N spec Approval. Understanding it when Choosing Tires
For those of you that have been long-term readers you’ll remember a post we did some time ago where we offered our research services to answer any Porsche related question. That post, “I’m not a Porsche Expert, but I Play one on the Internet” continues to generate a number of questions and we want to do our best to keep answering them for …Continue to the full article
Gold and Tweed Covered Porsches…. Why?
Just because you can do something, doesn't mean you always should. Such is the case with designer Veronique Branquinho's latest industrial creation. Better known for her upscale clothing boutiques, Veronique recently unveiled a Porsche 911 covered completely in tweed (inside and out) as part of an ongoing exhibition combining fashion and …Continue to the full article
Win your Choice of a Porsche Related Book
A couple of weeks ago I posted an interview I had with Randy Leffingwell. Randy, as many of you know, is a Porsche author and photographer who has a number of well-received Porsche books to his credit. Shortly after that post, I was contacted directly by Motorbooks (the publisher of Randy's most recent book) thanking me for my review. In …Continue to the full article
Race Ramps 10% Off Coupon Code. A Better Way to Jack-Lift Your Porsche.
When it comes to maintaining your Porsche, especially if you are a back-yard mechanic or a DIYer, sometimes the hardest part about the project can be preparing your car and getting it jacked up and onto stands quickly and safely. You know what I mean. If you’re not fortunate enough to own a lift, then you are relegated to jacking up a side, …Continue to the full article
Interview with Randy Leffingwell: noted Porsche author and photographer.
This past Christmas my brother in-law gave me a great book by Randy Leffingwell titled: The Porsche 911 History of the Legendary Sports Car. As some of you may know, Randy is a fairly well known author and photographer with regard to the Porsche marque. His Porsche books include: Porsche 911: Perfection by Design (this is very similar to the …Continue to the full article
Fearless Yachts and Porsche Design Studio
It’s Memorial Day, the unofficial start to the summer across the US. For lots of people (especially where we live) this means the official start of the boating season too. Given this, I thought what better way to kick off the summer season then taking a look at Porsche and their contribution to the boating world. It never ceases to amaze me …Continue to the full article
A Porsche Cayenne as the Basis for Sculpture by Plamen Dejanoff
A lot of the people I talk to tell me they think their Porsche is a "work of art." I find it hard to disagree. The iconic design of the Porsche 911 got its start 40 years ago with the introduction of the type 901 by Professor Ferdinand Alexander “Butzi” Porsche. In fact, today's modern Porsche 997s (and every model leading up to it) took their …Continue to the full article