September Auctions Results

Bonhams: The Beaulieu Sale 3 September 2016 11:00 British Standard Time Beaulieu National Motor Museum Prices include fees calculated in U.S. Dollars. Porsche: Lot #    421      1976 Porsche 911 2.7-liter Targa. Without reserve. Estimate: $33,000-$40,000. Sold for $34,203. Lot #    436      1988 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.2-liter Targa. Estimate: $37,000-$46,000. Sold for $41,639. Other […]

Memo to Self: To Do List 550-0090

Wash, clean, wax Battery (replace) Oil Pressure Gauge (repair) Custom car cover (buy) Original wheels, tires, original brakes (find) Original small outside mirror (find) Original steering wheel (find) This was George Reilly’s to-do list when his 550RS/1500 Spyder arrived at his home in Florence, AL. He’d acquired the car – 550-0090 – from its current […]

996 GT3 vs. 997 GT3 – Showdown in the Desert

When the 911 hot rod club R Gruppe decided to hold their annual gathering in the desert this past May, many members started to think about the one thing their early air-cooled cars didn’t have – air conditioning. It’s not surprising then that a few modern GT3s showed up at the Omni Resort Treffen in […]

Akron or Bust – The Porsche 356 Registry East Coast Holiday

“I don’t want to drive for eight hours on the freeway,” said a fellow 356er when I suggested driving our tubs to the 356 Registry East Coast Holiday in Akron, Ohio. Sure, it’s more fun to ply the back roads in an old Porsche, but the half-century-old cars are not unsuited to highway travel. Modern […]

October Editor’s Note

Our lead story for October comes from Bruce Sweetman, who drove his 356 from home near Nashville up to Toledo for the East Coast fall 356 meeting. His story reminds us all why we love Porsches, love driving them, and how much we enjoy encountering others who feel the same way. With Randy Wells’ examination […]