With the aid of transparent plastic, this moving model gives us a fascinating look into the inner workings of a functioning Porsche flat-six. Of course, this plastic model is just fun-sized, but it's nevertheless shows us the strangely soothing construction process involved and this 1/4 scale model's incredible amount of detail. It even features …Continue to the full article
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You’ve Never Seen Miniature Porsches Like These
Bernd Pennewitz in one of those rare individuals who lives between the worlds of the young and the old. As a child, Pennewitz enjoyed Wiking toy cars, but it was his previous experience with building models for trade fairs and marketing projects that paved the way for this side project to become a business. Building off his own interest in …Continue to the full article
3D Printing a 1952 Porsche 356 Engine in 1:4 Scale
While a 356's flat-four powerplant is light and compact, it is far from a desk-top piece. Giuseppe Guerini has approached this problem with an all-new 3D model of an early 356 engine, resulting in a resin model printed in 1:4 scale. Though the resin engine cannot run, the level of detail is impressive. The final build includes 250 pieces cast in …Continue to the full article
Truth in 1/32: Mark Webber Provides A Slot Car Guide to Le Mans.
Mark Webber may be larger than life in many respects, the man's motorsport career spans three decades, and he's not yet forty years old. Red Bull shrank the legendary racing driver down to 1/32nd scale to help put the enormity of Le Mans in perspective. With the help of both Richard Attwood and a Carrera slot car representation of Atwood's 1970 Le …Continue to the full article
Miniature Porsche Engines Could Bring Huge Dollars At Auction
RM Sotheby’s Driven by Disruption Auction takes place on December 10th in New York. While the auction itself is peppered with a number of wonderful Porsches for sale, including Janis Joplin's "History of the Universe" Porsche 356, we've found what may be two of the most unique lots we've seen in some time. Hand crafted, runnable, 1/3 and 1/4 scale …Continue to the full article
Watch This Highly Detailed Porsche 919 Model Being Machined From A Block Of Aluminum
When Porsche announced they were returning to the top level of sports car racing in the LMP1 class of the FIA World Endurance Challenges, the guessing game as to who would be their lead sponsor started. Most, including us, made cases for Red Bull. We were wrong. In the end, everyone was wrong as Porsche announced that machine tool maker DMG MORI …Continue to the full article
Now You Can Buy Your Next Porsche At Walmart!
As near as we can tell, the first Porsche Hot Wheels car was produced in 1975. Known as the P-911, this miniature Porsche was part of the Flying Colors lineup from Hot Wheels and stuck around in one way, shape or form until 2001. Since then, and in the years between 1975 and 2011, Hot Wheels parent company, Mattel, produced a number of Porsche …Continue to the full article
One Porsche Enthusiast Built His Own 917… Out Of Paper?
If you're reading this site and this story there's a good chance you're familiar with some of Porsche's racing history and the all conquering 917s of the. If you're familiar with them, chances are quite high that, like us, you want one, or at least want a chance to hang around one for a few hours. If you're slightly insane, like the guy in this …Continue to the full article
1/3rd Scale Operational 911 Engine Is Everything That Is Awesome In The World
Why are we Porsche enthusiasts? What is it about the brand that draws such fanaticism among its followers? There are multitude reasons, of course, and chances are high that your reason is different than many others. I am a Porsche enthusiast, mainly, because of the other enthusiasts. I am always interested and intrigued by the things some folks …Continue to the full article
Schuco Launches New Line Of Magnus Walker Die Cast Models
The Magnus Walker 'brand' continues to increase its reach. He has t-shirts and hats, and everything from phone cases to brand new wheels. Adding to his collection the Urban Outlaw now has a pair of 1:43 Schuco die-cast models available for purchase that commemorate two of the best cars in his collection: #277 and his 1968 911R. Magnus' cars …Continue to the full article