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Why You Should Buy This 80 Mile Sport Classic. And Why You’ll Need Two

We've written before about scarcely believable 'delivery mileage' Porsches that have simply been carefully stored by their owners and never driven,…

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UPDATED – The Porsche 996 Turbo – Why They’re Good Value and Why They’ll Never Be Collectable

In Porsche collecting circles, right now even a few months seems like an eternity. I originally wrote this article in 2011. In March 2016, I updated…

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Le Mans to Tours via that Mulsanne Straight

Anyone who has visited the Le Mans Museum right alongside the circuit entrance will be left with a burning desire to go and investigate the Mulsanne…

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Meeting The Guinea Pig Club

Anyone with even a passing interest in the history of motorsport will be aware of the huge improvements in safety over the last three decades. A…

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Modern Racers vs Historics and Why Driving is Still Driving

“They just don’t make them like that any more’ “In my day, they were proper cars. Racing cars today are way too easy" Comments you’ll often hear in…

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The Beautiful Carrera 2.7 Book

In this digital age of always on internet, Wikipeidia, Porsche owners forums and chat groups, you could be forgiven for thinking that there was…

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