The song Purple Haze by Jimi Hendrix swells in the background, belted out by a string quartet. "For lunch, a Porsche 944 Turbo generally prefers Ferraris, though occasionally, it's been known to snack on Corvettes…" as a red 944 Turbo slides across the screen in slow motion. And now you want a Porsche 944 Turbo.
Ladies and gentlemen, in case you haven’t noticed—even the Porsche 911 will be (mostly) turbo-only from next year—we are currently in the midst of a revolution in engine technology, and there most certainly is a replacement for displacement…and it is here already. And we’re not talking about turbos.
/ 2 Sep 2015
1972 was a pretty good year for affordable coupés. It was before the fuel crisis and after a decade that saw arguably some of the finest machines hit racetracks around the world. Naturally, these advances would filter down to cars for the discerning enthusiast. If you're looking for an affordable classic, 1972 isn't a bad place to begin your search. Here are five from that year that caught our eye this week.
When over 700 Porsches show up to an event, you realize the Porsche community is second to none. The Porsche brand is more than a marque. It is a brand that links generations and fosters relationships. I met some incredible individuals during my time at the Werks Reunion all more than happy to talk about the history of their cars. Here are the highlights.