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Not all Porsche 911s are Universally Loved
Today's post comes courtesy of Tom Williams. Tom is a freelance auto journalist from Milford, CT who has written for the Suburban Express serving the Mainline area of Philadelphia, PA, and The Westport News in CT. Tom first joined PCA as a member of the Central Pennsylvania Region in 1994 when he bought a 1987 924S. He rejoined PCA, this time with …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
Porsche First in J.D. Power and Associates 2008 Initial Quality Study
Two weeks ago I posted about Porsche being named the "Top Prestigious Luxury Automobile Brand for 2008." This was recognition for superior quality amongst a sampling of the "average" luxury car driver. I have average in quotes because the median income was $350k per year with an average net-worth of $3.7MM (not so average in my book). Anyway, on …Continue to the full article
Porsche Raises Prices on Cayenne Because They Can.
In my earlier post regarding New prices for the Porsche Cayenne, I speculated that Porsche's strategy to keep inventory low at most US dealers appeared to be working (at least for the Cayenne). Today, in news from Stuttgart, Porsche released year over year sales figures for March 2008. Not surprisingly, overall sales were down by 24%. Very …Continue to the full article
North American Sales of Porsche 911 Fall in the Face of Hard Economic Times
Porsche holds its ground in North America! That's the official headline of today's Press Release out of Stuttgart. Despite there best attempt at spin, there is no denying that sales are a little off, at least for the 911 model. According to today's announcement, sales in North America are down 11% as compared to last year. However, the bigger …Continue to the full article
If it Wasn’t so Funny, it Would be Getting Old!
We make it a point to write all of our own posts. We spend a fair amount of time scouring the internet looking for interesting topics with regard to Porsche; we research and prepare articles; we poll readers of this blog for their thoughts, etc., you get the idea. However, in the last two weeks we've seen so many articles about other …Continue to the full article
Porsche 911 awarded title of “Best Automobile in the World”
Okay, this is almost getting to be routine. In the last week I've talked twice about the Porsche 911 being the benchmark to compare all other supercars to. Well, it seems that a lot of other people feel the same way too. Read the Press Release below from Porsche: Stuttgart. This morning Dr. Ing. h. c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, received the …Continue to the full article
Porsche 911 the “Benchmark” Once Again?
Just last week I asked the question Is Porsche the "Benchmark" for all other Supercars? Since then I've been inundated with emails from readers. Some agree, some don't and others wanted to know how I was defining a "Supercar". So for starters, let's define the term. According to Wikipedia - Supercar is a term generally used for a high-end …Continue to the full article
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