Tuthill Porsche tackles South African Classic

March 31, 2014

Following its record-breaking 17-car entry on the 2013 East African Safari Classic Rally, renowned UK Porsche specialist, Tuthill Porsche, is amongst the first teams to commit to the inaugural Classic Rally of South Africa. Held over five days from September 1, the 2014 Classic Rally of South Africa will cover more than 2,000 kms, including […]

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Porsche 911 Speedsters at Essen TechnoClassica

March 30, 2014

Another year, another Essen TechnoClassica. The 2014 show weather was gorgeous all the way through, prompting a half day sitting by the Rhine, watching the world go by rather than slogging around seventeen halls of old cars. In three days, we ate enough pork to fill a 911 and drank enough beer to sink one. […]

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Justin’s Porsche 911L Restoration Down Under

March 26, 2014

Our mate Justin in Australia just shared some pictures of his 1968 Porsche 911 L approaching the final days of restoration. A body overhaul has been completed and the 911L has been repainted in Dark Green Metallic. Dark Green is a colour that’s hard to capture on camera, as light affects it tremendously. A dark […]

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Essen Techno Classica Road Trip 2014

March 25, 2014

Tomorrow is the big day: off to Germany for the 2014 Essen Techno Classica. Thanks to one dirty dropout in our party of four, the M3 will be three up as it heads for Dover at silly o’clock, but not light on laughs. The craic should be mighty en route: this was the start of […]

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Happy Birthday, Steve McQueen

March 24, 2014

March 24th is Steve McQueen’s birthday. One of the great sporting Porsche fans, McQueen would have turned 80 today, and no doubt still been the centre of attention in any room, anywhere. RIP Steve: still the realest deal. Tweet Related Posts: Happy Birthday, Derek Bell MBE Happy Birthday Brian Redman: Porsche Hero Friday is McQueen […]

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Porsche Cayenne Gearbox Strip and Rebuild

March 24, 2014

Spent a very interesting lunch hour today with the gearbox technician currently rebuilding the Aisin Warner 09D transmission from my 2004 Porsche Cayenne S (V8 model with 6-speed Tiptronic/automatic). I got the call at 11.30 that the transmission was out and coming apart. Ninety minutes later I was there with my camera. It was educational […]

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Porsche Top Dog will stay to 2020

March 24, 2014

I don’t know the Porsche CEO, but I like his story and how he comes across. Stuttgart does too, as it has just renewed his contract for five more years from January 2015. Though Matthias Müller’s VAG passport is well established, the boss has always made the right noises about Porsche’s positioning within VW, inspiring […]

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New Porsche Boxster & Cayman GTS Models

March 19, 2014

I spent all morning writing job descriptions for a couple of part-time vacancies in Graphic Design and PR/Marketing with Mighty Motor Media in Banbury/Daventry. While I was banging my head against that creative brick wall, Porsche announced GTS models of Boxster and Cayman. There’s some flak flying on social media for the pics Porsche has […]

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SVP Porsche Pink Pig Cayman Hillclimb Build

March 18, 2014

The Cayman hillclimb car currently in build at SVP Porsche in Worcestershire has just come back from paint. I think it looks pretty special. Painted in the Pink Pig livery, the car will run on hillclimb and sprint events in 2014. Fitted with a supercharged engine and running much lighter than standard, the hot rod […]

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Magnus Walker with Porsche Classic at Essen TechnoClassica

March 18, 2014

A week from tomorrow, four of us will squeeze into my M3 saloon and drive to Dusseldorf, where we are staying to attend the Essen TechnoClassica. TechnoClassica is an annual pilgrimage for me. I’ve stayed in Essen for the last few years, but night life there is non-existent, so we’re returning to Dusseldorf, where every […]

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