Mecca at Monterey

Mecca at Monterey

Photos by Sean Smith Some travel to South Western France to visit Lourdes, some to Memphis Tennessee to visit Elvis Presley’s grave, some travel to the Black Rock desert in Nevada for Burning Man. But for the faithful of the cars from Zuffenhausen, they had to make...
A Fork in the Road Part II

A Fork in the Road Part II

  Photos by Joel Rosenblatt and Sean Smith   Joel can’t remember if it was his idea, or if a friend jokingly said “Why don’t you drive to your gigs!”   It was the start of Something Big.     An early GPS was purchased along with a 60GB iPod, both for ridiculous...
A Fork in the Road

A Fork in the Road

Photos by Sean Smith and courtesy Joel Rosenblatt   Like many of us, Joel Rosenblatt got the car thing from his dad. Dad was mechanically inclined and he liked weird cars. Today, that’s way cool—but back then Joel just wanted to fit in. He wanted to be dropped off at...
D-lightful, D-lovely, D-perfect

D-lightful, D-lovely, D-perfect

Photos by Sean Smith   For model year 1959, Porsche discontinued the Speedster and replaced it with the Convertible D (D for Drauz, a coach- building firm based in Heilbronn). This model had a taller windscreen, a soft top with a larger rear window, and crank-operated...
Hero 912

Hero 912

When Porsche’s all-new 911 came on the scene, it was not just a replacement for the 356. It was a whole new car. The 911 was larger, more comfortable, more powerful, and way more money. At $5,500 it was a whopping $1,500 jump over a 356SC. Many 356 owners were not...

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