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What is the Greatest Classic All-Wheel Drive Car Ever?

What is the Greatest Classic All-Wheel Drive Car Ever?

By Yoav Gilad / 19 Aug 2014
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Four-wheel drive has been around for quite a long time. So long in fact that by 1900, several companies were making vehicles with some variety of 4WD. And in that very year a certain Dr. Ferdinand Porsche built his first system. But as cars developed, four-wheel drive saw limited use only in vehicles that were designed to operate off-road for very specific purposes...

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Petrolisti Unite! Time to Rewrite a Foolish Law

Petrolisti Unite! Time to Rewrite a Foolish Law

By Benjamin Shahrabani / 6 Aug 2014 / 57 Comments Read More

For those of you who aren’t familiar, the United States has an almost blanket ban on importing all vehicles younger than twenty-five years old. Land of the free, my foot! With very few exceptions, you can’t just import a car from another part of the world until it has turned twenty-five years old. And it's about protectionism. But not about protecting occupants or even the environment.

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Why the Porsche 914 2.0 is Collectable

Why the Porsche 914 2.0 is Collectable

By Ronald Ahrens / 4 Aug 2014 / 7 Comments Read More

By whatever fractious means it came to exist, the Porsche 914 represented something very special when it graced American showrooms in 1969. The Detroit horsepower wars were going great guns when this unusual and beautiful Targa-roofed, mid-engined sports car arrived from Germany. It was like a tiny Ferrari or Lamborghini, approximately the kind of thing Lotus had pursued with the Europa, exotic and a bit delicate-looking.

Porsche 930 Is Maddening, Wonderful

Porsche 930 Is Maddening, Wonderful

By Petrolicious Productions / 31 Jul 2014 / 7 Comments Read More

Taking off again was agonizingly slow as the 3.3-liter engine struggled to respond to my planted right foot, that was until the turbo spooled up and the forced induction shoved me squarely into the leather sport seat, by which time the car was barreling into a corner, boost and all...

The Porsche Museum's Mind-blowing Le Mans Exhibition

The Porsche Museum's Mind-blowing Le Mans Exhibition

By Andrey Smazhilo / 24 Jul 2014 / 3 Comments Read More

This year was special to Porsche because they finally returned to the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Obviously, it will take some time for Porsche to recover their form after such a long absence. Nevertheless, a special exhibition called ’24 Hours for Eternity’, which pays homage to the famous race and displays Porsche’s racing heritage to public, is mind-blowing.

Porsche 944 Turbo has Removable Moonroof, We'd Buy it Anyway

Porsche 944 Turbo has Removable Moonroof, We'd Buy it Anyway

By Petrolicious Productions / 23 Jul 2014

If you're looking for a way to get yourself into a Porsche but can't afford the ever-increasing price of admission for a 'Neunelfer,' this 944 Turbo could be your way into the club. They are fairly light (under 2800lbs) and make good power allowing for runs to sixty mph in a tick under six seconds.

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Rally Legends on Lake Garda

Rally Legends on Lake Garda

By Petrolicious Productions / 23 Jul 2014 / 2 Comments Read More

Many are present including Porsche 911SCs, Opel Asconas, even vaunted Lancias such as the Stratos, 037, and the insane Lancia Delta S4 Group B have gathered. But at this early stage, it’s just a pleasant stroll to loosen up the pistons and gears before the weekend’s Special Stage.

What to Drive Today–Porsche or Ferrari?

What to Drive Today–Porsche or Ferrari?

By Petrolicious Productions / 15 Jul 2014
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The 911 has a race car feel and it's a little tinny, but light and quick. In terms of preference, the Porsche and the Ferrari are completely different worlds, and each has its own attributes. The Ferrari (a 550 Maranello) is big, refined and comfortable. It pulls like a D9 Caterpillar (big bulldozer)! It's a perfect blend of comfort and performance–a true gentleman's GT.

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Le Mans Belongs to Porsche and Vice Versa

Le Mans Belongs to Porsche and Vice Versa

By Petrolicious Productions / 8 Jul 2014
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“Le Mans belongs to Porsche and Porsche belongs to Le Mans," said Andreas Seidl, Porsche racing team director. INK is a London-based digital production studio with a soft spot for Porsche. With Porsche's long-awaited return last month to Le Mans, INK paid homage to the car that gave Porsche its first win at the race.

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The Dutchmann Guild Built the Cleanest Porsche 912 Ever. (2 of 2)

The Dutchmann Guild Built the Cleanest Porsche 912 Ever. (2 of 2)

By Johni Parker / 26 Jun 2014 / 12 Comments Read More

The reality is that 95% of Dutchmann’s output is now Porsche-based. The Guild didn’t plan this, but it’s turned out that way based on the success of the 912 Weekend Racer (and the recent launch of the WRS). There’s certainly a pleasing aspect of authenticity to this fate–as opposed to a marketing-engineered brand story.