Recently I've been looking for 996 Turbos because while they're rapidly appreciating in value, they're still one of the best bang for the buck Porsches out there on the market. They're half the cost of a 997 Turbo, and a third the cost of a 993 Turbo. Sure, that comes with the baggage of a cheap feeling interior and egg headlights (which I actually …Continue to the full article
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A Porsche Taycan went coast-to-coast with only 2.5 hours of charging
Consistently one of the major gripes we hear about the inevitable and steady march of electrification is charging times. Consumers are worried, and rightfully so, that charging is going to end up consuming their entire day if they want to get somewhere farther than the range of the vehicle can take them. Porsche set out to alleviate some of that …Continue to the full article
Here are ten things I learned driving a Porsche Taycan across the country
A few months ago I received a phone call that I didn't expect. A television producer friend of mine asked if I'd like to be involved in a cross-country electric vehicle competition called Charge Across America. As it happened, I was quite interested in the idea, and rang up Porsche to see if it had a Taycan in New York that I could deliver to Los …Continue to the full article
Catch Up On Your Porsche’s Deferred Maintenance Before Heading Out On A Summer Road Trip
Things have been a little bit weird for the last 18 months. Chances are you didn't get much of a chance to take your Porsche out for a good long trip in 2020, and as Coronavirus restrictions begin to ease around the country, it's time to fire it up and take it for a rip to some distant locale, preferably a tropical one by the ocean, or a secluded …Continue to the full article
Watch This Classic 911S Inspire Your Next Great Road Trip
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ar1yHoaWMUs There's nothing quite like going for an early morning drive across the Southern California desert in a vintage aircooled 911. The folks at CPR Classics have the right idea here, as they bomb across the wide open expanses in a 1971 911S. If you've never had the glorious experience of desert driving like …Continue to the full article
We Never Expected a 918 to Make a 5000 Kilometer Road Trip. This One Did!
One of the cooler things that Porsche has done this year was to orchestrate this elaborate road trip. The premise of the "Le Mans Unravelled" trip was to show people just how much effort goes into driving the distance of the 2016 Le Mans 24 Hour race winners. When Porsche won the 2016 running of the world's most famous sports car race, drivers Marc …Continue to the full article
NorCal Treffen Is The Best Aircooled Show You’ve Never Heard Of!
Following my Saturday trip to the EASY open house, I woke up Sunday morning ready to venture out and see some more cars. Just a few miles NorthEast of the bay is a sleepy little town called Concord. The show, one I've been to before, is called NorCal Treffen, and it is one of the coolest air-cooled shows you've never heard of. This show, like …Continue to the full article
Across North America in Eight Days in Three 911s
We've all talked about it. The coast to coast run is on nearly every enthusiast's bucket list. Whether inspired by Cannonball Run, or just a desire to see the country this is one of the ultimate journeys. These eight Canadians picked up three 1970s-1980s 911s from The Stable in San Francisco, and drove them to Kitchner, Ontario. These intrepid …Continue to the full article
Check Out This Porsche-Themed Kid’s Book!
When I was a youngster, my parents spent a lot of time reading to me, and later reading with me. I was inspired to continue my love affair with the written word, and have read hundreds of books because of it. My imagination was expanded drastically, I was imbued with a desire to learn, and I enjoyed spending time with my folks. These were …Continue to the full article
2000 Mile Pilgrimage To Buy Cheap Porsche Becomes Epic Documentary
How many of you would travel 2,000+ miles to buy a Porsche - the price of which seems too good to be true by at least half - sight unseen? My guess is not many of you. Now, how about doing it alone and with less than average mechanical skills? No takers? Well, that's exactly what Chris Rusby does when he finds a 1969 Porsche L for sale in Greece …Continue to the full article