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,…


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…


The New Porsche 911R - There's Life in The Heel Toe Gearshift Yet.

Just when I thought that the 997 GT3 4.0RS was quite probably the last definitive, cerebral Porsche 911, Andreas Peuninger’s team introduce the 911R.…


Porsche Cayman GT4 Road Trip

We know several Porsche Cayman GT4 owners. Without exception,, they are of the traditional Porsche owning breed. While they have an eye for…


The... Errrr... Amazing RAUH Welt Begriff Porsches

Ok, it has to be said. I've been quiet long enough. At first, I thought it was just me. My love of lightweight classic Porsche 911's was clouding my…


Lohner Porsche and the Semper Vivus - the worlds first hybrid car and the Birth of Porsche Motorsport.

For sure, the turbine like whistle of a Tesla or the whisper quiet creepiness of a Lexus as it sidles up behind you in a parking lot will never have…


Rennsport Reunion V - The Big Picture Gallery

If you're as down as we were at being unable to make it at Rennsport Reunion in October, you'll know the physical pain we felt when viewing this…


Porsche 917-021 A Perfect Day

This lovely video by Vimeo user Daniel Fery in Belgium will make us all wish we had the resources to obtain a Porsche 917. This isn't a track test…


The New Porsche 911 Turbos - Turbocharging For Everyone

Way back when the original Porsche 930 Turbo arrived, it was the pinacle of technology from the company at the time. For me, it became the poster boy…


Porsche Bring Back Those Iconic Dashboards

Air cooled Porsche 911 enthusiasts will be fully aware of the toll the natural environment takes on those old, original dash rolls from Porsche 911's…


Joash Sadler retiring from Autfarm

New Era at The Iconic Autofarm

In the ebb and flow of the Porsche world, one of the constant reference points has always been Autofarm. Growing up reading Cars and Car Conversions,…


Brumos Porsche B59 - The Full Story of the Exclusive Porsche 911

Brumos have been in the Porsche business since 1959, both as certified dealers and one time South Eastern USA Porsche distributor in Jacksonville,…


Porsche 911 backdate for sale - side view

Porsche 911 Backdates, Updates and the Changing Trends

What happens if you have a modern car and it’s replaced by an updated version? Some people don’t worry about such things but, for others, it’s a…


Porsche LeMans Wins at the 24 Hours - Ten Magic Moments

It's not very often that we simply cut and paste a press release verbatim here at Historic Racer. We prefer to create bespoke content or put our own…


Mark Webber Meets Richard Attwood

Ever since joining Porsche, Mark Webber has had a spring in his step. He's always come across as a Glass Half Full guy, but there wasn't often much…


Racing in The Street

It's been a while. A while since I drove an early, well sorted, lightweight 911. I seem to have spent to much of my time recently in 996 and 997…


Gmund, The Beginning

Another lovely video by Porsche featuring Zwart driving a 1949 Gmund Coupe in the sunny California sunshine. As he says, it's not all about speed.…


Why We Need GT's in the World Rally Championship

As the WRC season rolls around once more, there are the usual mutterings about the state of World Rallying. "The cars are boring, the entries look…


Porsche 917 Can Am 917/30 - The Unraced Porsche

Following on from our article on the delivery mileage Porsche 959, here's a fascinating story about a Porsche 917 Can Am that's never been raced.…


Is This The World's Rarest Porsche 959?

I first saw this car towards the end of 2011. I was visiting Specialist Cars of Malton, based in Yorkshire, UK, on the pretext of another car photo…


Porsche 991 Targa - Stainless Steel is Back

I've always been a closet 911 Targa fan. Over the decades, it's sometimes been at bit of an unloved Porsche, purists if the style declaring the…


Discussing the Porsche 911's Alter Ego

The more casual Porsche viewer might be forgiven for being unaware of the company's considerable success at rallying and off road racing. For the…


The Second Act - Singer creator Rob Dickinson Interviewed

The whole phenomenon of "Porsche 911 Re-Imagined by Singer" has attracted a global following. In this interview with director Franck Liew and the…


911 Turbo - A Seventeen Point History

1973, the Frankfurt Motor Show. Porsche show the 911 Turbo for the first time. The rear spoiler from the 3.0RS evolving into the 'tea tray' with soft…