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This Porsche 912 Is Fully Committed

“That car isn’t just me, it’s all the people I’ve interacted with to get to this place,” says John Benton. “I bought this car at 23 years old, I didn’t have all the answers…My car is the result of all those little journeys, here and there…” Now, John has his own shop that caters to… Read more »

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Porsche 912 is no longer the brand’s black sheep

Via autoblog: If you haven’t looked recently, prices for many vintage Porsche 911s are now well out of the realm for mortal men to purchase. However, the growing values have their advantages because they mean that the 912 is being better accepted as a member of the Porsche family. In a new video, Petrolicious talks… Read more »

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Porsche 356 Outlaw is the other Continental

In Porsche parlance, ‘outlaw’ basically means ‘hot rod,’ and that definition can vary from person to person. For Jack Griffin and his 1955 Porsche 356 Continental, it means taking a great car to start with and reworking it to become a classic coupe that fits its driver perfectly. The latest video from Petrolicious highlights Griffin’s… Read more »

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1973 Porsche 911 Carrera RS takes center stage with Petrolicious

Today, one of the most exciting track toys available is the Porsche 911 GT3. Its forbearer, though, was an altogether different beast that was every bit as exciting. Yes, we’re talking about the old 911 Carrera RS that blessed the early 1970s. With a mere 1,580 cars built, meant specifically to satisfy the FIA’s homologation… Read more »

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Watch Porsche legend Jeff Zwart frolic in the snow in his 356

Racing driver Jeff Zwart picked up a 1953 Porsche 356 Pre A to use as a historical prop in a Cayenne commercial, then decided to keep it when the filming was done. Then, explaining to filmmaker Will Roegge that his vintage toy does really well in slippery conditions, Zwart throws it around in the Colorado… Read more »

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1949 Gmünd Porsche shows the birth of an icon

The Austrian village of Gmünd is more than just difficult to pronounce; it’s also the birthplace of the Porsche brand. Before the company ever started building sports cars at its current home base near Stuttgart, the fledgling business completed several vehicles in the tiny town in Southern Austria. In this video, former Pikes Peak International… Read more »

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Porsche revisits the 911’s dirty side with rally history film

It might not be a coincidence that there are rumors of Porsche revealing a safari version of the 911 at April’s Beijing Motor Show, just as the Dakar Rally is about to begin. Adding fuel to the dusty desert fire is a just-released official video of Jeff Zwart driving the Porsche 953 that Jacky Ickx… Read more »

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Petrolicious studies the purity of a Porsche 911 2.7 RS

Water-cooled Porsches are superior to the old, air-cooled models. This really isn’t up for debate, despite the mob of Porsche purists, with pitchforks and torches in hand, currently descending on the Autoblog offices. Water-cooled models are more powerful and easier to live with, two factors that make modern Porsches just so darn amazing. And while… Read more »

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Magnus Walker turbocharges his love for the Porsche 911

He’s had his fill of early, long-hood Porsche 911s – he owns at least one from each model year, from 1964 to 1973 – so Magnus Walker, a fanatic of the Stuttgart, Germany-based automaker, recently set his sights on the early Porsche 930, as documented by this XCAR video called ‘Turbo Fever.’ Let us translate:… Read more »

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1963 Porsche 356 Carrera 2

When Jay was lucky enough to acquire what he calls «one of the most beautiful driving cars of all time,» he tracked down its former owner and restorer John Willhoit, who revisits the car for the first time since 1977.