23 Apr 2014

One Russian’s Path to a RWB Porsche

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This is the story of a Russian man who bought a German car and had it modified by a Japanese craftsman. Egor bought a turbocharged 1991 Porsche 911 off of eBay, and after a couple of months, he took delivery of his purchase. He celebrated the arrival of his challenging, rear-wheel drive, rear-engined sports car [...]

23 Apr 2014

Throwback: Automobile Magazine Drives the 1992 Porsche 911 Turbo

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In some cases, “new” doesn’t always mean “better.” Automobile Magazine’s Preston Lerner certainly seems to subscribe to that philosophy regarding the Porsche 911 Turbo. He thinks the 2014 model, which packs 560 horsepower in S trim, is “magnificent” and “awesome.” However, he finds its sophisticated electronic aids somewhat remove the driver from the behind-the-wheel experience. [...]

23 Apr 2014

Porsche Panamera Turbo + A Ton of Mods = The Gemballa Mistrale

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The mistral is a cold, dry wind in southern France. It makes sense that Porsche tuner Gemballa based the name of its super sedan on such a force of nature because its Mistrale absolutely blows the Panamera Turbo away. Put that down to all-carbon-fiber bodywork and extensive wrenching on the 4.8-liter V8. Gemballa adds “a [...]

22 Apr 2014

Let’s Race: Breaking Down the 2014 Pirelli World Challenge Series

Easter Sunday is a time for family, food, ceremonies, traditions, and of course, auto racing. I got a chance to watch NBCSN’s broadcast of the Pirelli World Challenge race at Long Beach, and I was impressed! The PWC is run as a support series, sharing venues with the TUSCC, IRL, and even NASCAR. The series [...]

22 Apr 2014

The Brumos Porsche 911 Carrera GTS B59 Edition

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There are Porsches. There are rare Porsches. Then, there are Brumos 911 Carrera GTS B59 Edition Coupes. Only five of them, to be exact. The legendary P-car dealership collaborated with the German manufacturer in 2011 to honor Hurley Haywood’s 1973, 1975, 1977, 1979 and 1991 overall victories in the 24 Hours of Daytona races behind [...]