While most automotive designers of the era were focused on creating slippery body shapes in order to cheat wind resistance, 22-year-old German-born engineer Michael May
Our first Four Cam Jam began five years ago as a celebration of Porsche’s early competition history and focused specifically on the early Four-Cam equipped
Beginning in 1955, the 356 Carrera with Ernst Fuhrmann’s potent four-cam engine set the bar for performance in the model lineup. 356 Carrera models account
Three years ago, after purchasing 906-110, one of our clients mentioned that he wanted to relive the car’s storied competition history by driving it from
Between 2009 and 2015, Team Falken Tire competed in the American Le Mans series and later the IMSA Tudor United SportsCar Championship in the GT
“The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low,
Without question, the 356 Split-Windshield coupes are an integral milestone in Porsche’s history and are arguably one of the most beautifully styled examples of the
The Pikes Peak International Hillclimb is the second oldest motorsports event in the Western Hemisphere and is easily among the most challenging and intimidating races
We brought out three of the highest-performing and most capable 993 variants to compare and contrast. From the track-focused Carrera RS Clubsport to the purpose-built
Almost immediately after taking an unexpected First in Class award at the prestigious Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este with the Ingram Collection 1961 356B Carrera Abarth
It is always an honor to be invited to Pebble Beach, and it is always surreal to be tapped to drive through the crowd to
The Ingram Collection 550 Spyder chassis 550-0073 is one of the 90 550 Spyders produced, and has just undergone a 5,000 plus man-hour restoration in
On the evening before race day, eight inches of snow fell at the summit and was followed by light rain through race day, leaving the
A short video from the Concorso d’Eleganza Prelude Tour beginning in the beautiful streets of Milan and finishing at the waterfront of Cernobbio.
When Porsche debuted the 959 in 1986, it was quite easily the most technologically advanced car in the world. Its ride height and dampening suspension
Back in 2020, while attending the 23rd running of Petit Le Mans, the idea for the RS Invitational was born while sitting at lunch in
You can’t control the weather, but you can turn gloomy skies and a rain delay into an impromptu discussion panel while waiting for the rain
With such a strong field of cars in the Aluminum Porsche race car class, we were pleasantly surprised when the judges instructed us to stay
By the late 1980s, the 911 had grown heavy and soft. Power windows and seats, powered sunroofs, more powerful audio systems with multiple speakers, extra
Our Restoration Project Manager, Udo Reisinger, walks us through some of the distinguishing features of the 1962 356B chassis 120271 which has recently arrived at
We are extremely proud and grateful to be able to source, service, and preserve some of the most significant Porsche models in history for our
The Biblical account of David and Goliath is a lesson of courage, faith, and overcoming a monumental feat that seems to be impossible. Reflecting back on 2021
Cam further elaborates on the early stages of the 1964 Carrera 2 cabriolet chassis 160790 restoration process, touches upon its history, what makes the Carrera
One of the many critical stages of a full Concours-level restoration is the disassembly phase. The pre-purchase inspection is key to gain a sense of
Our third Four Cam Jam in partnership with the Revs Institute is officially in the books. Four generations of competition cars- over 20 Porsche four-cam
From racing to panel discussions to a street festival, there was a bit of everything to enjoy throughout the three-day event. Sunday’s Concours D’Elegance featured
Our sales manager, Tim Kuhn, took a few minutes to share the stories of some of the cars in our showroom.
Last month, Porsche took over Indianapolis combining the artistic spectacle that is Luftgekühlt with Porsches of all types taking on the historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
In the pitch black of the wee hours of the morning, the stillness was disrupted by the 904’s engine roaring to life. The ruckus from
The restoration of 904-078 is the culmination of over 3,000 man-hours of restoration work and countless hours of research. The decision was made early on
Cam Ingram and Tim Kuhn discuss the origins of the Porsche 904 Carrera GTS and specifically the history of 904 chassis 078.
It can be easy to lose sight of why people dedicate so many hours and dollars to the restoration of a particular vehicle. For Dr.
Cam Ingram and Steve Serio have been hunting down many of the early and elusive aluminum-bodied Porsche competition models, including the “Giant Killer” Spyder models.
It’s an incredibly difficult task to attempt to describe the intensity of emotion on race day at Pikes Peak, let alone whittle down the 4,000+
In 2000, Gunnar Jeannette made his ALMS debut in both the Prototype and GT classes and claimed six top-ten finishes. That same year became the
The Amelia Island Concours is always a highlight on the calendar, and this year was no exception. The fairways of The Golf Club of Amelia
When it came time to begin designing the livery for the Road Scholars Cayman GT4, we once again enlisted the creative services of Wade Devers, whose
“Every time we do a car, we break it down into three phases, starting with architecture which is the proportions of the car and its
“Automobiles are not just static blobs of the material past. They are kinetic. They are phenomenological. They are things that transcend time and space by
The 930 came into existence in perhaps one of the worst possible time periods for an auto manufacturer to debut its first supercar, yet the
Our engine builder Simon Briggs has carved himself a niche as a Fuhrmann four-cam expert, and can typically be found hard at work meticulously breaking
Ernst Fuhrmann was one of Ferry Porsche’s first post-war employees and is largely responsible for the beginning of Porsche’s dominance in motorsports in the early
Cross compatibility of Porsche’s components have led to some of the most successful and memorable Porsche models in their history. Further development of existing components
We pulled into the monochromatic valley of light grey concrete, punctuated only by the white doors and green numbers of the loading bay doors and
Side by side, the Carrera GT of 1957 and the Carrera GT of 2004 are a world apart. One, a steel-bodied production car stripped of
Piëch to Peak had left us with a lingering buzz of adrenaline months after its conclusion. Of course, it wasn’t long before the participants began
When the Audrain Automobile Museum’s 1956 Speedster arrived in our workshop back in August, we were amazed at how completely unmolested it was, and we
9:43:92. It was Jeff Zwart’s fastest time up the mountain to date, the first time competing in a PDK car, and his first time returning
If the famed Nordschleife was disconnected at the start/finish line and laid out along the side of the mountain, the two courses would be eerily
Jeff Zwart is a modern-day Renaissance man. His career as a photographer has led to him photographing nearly every major motorsport event for the most
On May 23, Gérard Larrousse turned 80 years old. He is regarded as one of the fastest drivers in the world with a long list
I’ll have the bitter chocolate over cork with black pin-stripe velour, please. If your thinking that’s the June flavor at your local Godiva store your
The best cure for a Luftgekuhlt-6 hangover was to tear out of LA; heading North up highway 101 and PCH to Monterey, California for the
This journey began on a beautiful Bay Area morning. We departed the historic Fairmont Hotel and passed Grace Cathedral on Nob Hill in San Francisco.
The initial thought was a 3,500 mile epic drive fest with 3 friends that spanned the greater part of the Southwest and California over a 9 day period encompassing 3 events in the process. Not only put in the windshield time but do so as a Road Scholars ambassador, spreading the good word on what we are all about and slipping in some North Carolina Charm along the way.
The chilly pre-dawn air brought a mist that blanketed the great lawns of the De Seversky mansion in Long Island, New York. Through the dark, halogen-beam headlights shone their yellow-brown light across the sweeping driveway leading to the mansion, the unmistakable bass and clatter of nearly a hundred air-cooled engines playing the morning soundtrack.
RM Sotheby’s and Porsche Cars North America collaborated to bring together more than 60 desirable Porsche models from various collections, plus a plethora of collectibles and a multitude of memorabilia. A four-cam 356 B Carrera GT/GTL engine sat next to a 356 A chassis originally used by Hoffman Motors technicians for training purposes. RM Sotheby’s staff set more incredible models against the curved wall of glass…
Like every year for the past 13, this January I found myself drawn to Scottsdale, Arizona, to the annual car auctions, like the proverbial “moth