November Editor’s Note

It’s beginning to look a lot like another year is drawing to a close. We hear from friends around the country who are taking one last long-weekend drive in their favorite Porsche before they put it away for the snow and salt season. Our contributor Sean Smith did exactly that, taking his own weekend drive for […]

Road Scholars Grand Opening and Car Show

Road Scholars facility on Page Road Extension in Durham, N.C., has been open for a while now but the company has wanted to celebrate its facility and thank its friends, customers, and neighbors. On Saturday, October 15, 2016, Kevin Watts, Tim Kuhn, Heather Carlisle, and I, along with the rest of the Road Scholars team […]

Porsche 356: GFK Style

If last April’s Luftgekuhlt – organized by Patrick Long and Howie Idelson – could be called a grande bouffe of SoCal air-cooled cache, then Frank Casares’ primer yellow, chrome-Fuchs wheeled, slammed 1959 Porsche 356 T-2 could be considered la cherie-digestive; that perfectly sweet night-cap with a flavor complementary to the dining experience, but alluding to something […]

Recent Books to Give Yourself

A Century of Motoring Jon Pressnell. 2015 Shire Publications. 112 pages. List price $12.95. ISBN: 978-0-74781-510-5 Available on Amazon. This enjoyable small book (it measures just 5 3/4-inches on a side) won’t weigh down your coffee table, your bookshelf, or your hands as you page through. Its 51 chapters – each a two-page spread – […]

Fall Colors in the Trees and on the Road

You never need a good reason to go out and drive a Porsche. But if you have two good reasons…fall foliage in Vermont, cheddar cheese— Hold it. Three, three good reasons: Fall foliage, cheddar cheese, and maple syrup. No, wait…four, four good reasons: Fall foliage, cheddar cheese, maple syrup…and winding roads… Damn! I forgot Mount […]

Recent Auction Results

Bonhams Preserving the Automobile The Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum – Philadelphia – October 3rd, 2016 Lot 234: 1978 Porsche Typ 911SC Targa – Estimate: $30,000-$40,000 – Sold for $31,350 The Zoute Sale Knokke-Heist, Place Albert de Knokke le Zoute – Knokke-Le Zoute, Belgium – October 7th, 2016 Lot 12 – 1992 Porsche Typ 968 Club Sport – Without reserve […]