After Hours Walkthrough

At any given time, our showroom and workshop are bound to have a few special cars residing inside them.  Recently, it has begun to resemble the starting grid of a Le Mans Classic race. Not just one, but two time capsule 550s side by side is an arresting sight, especially when they are flanked by […]

Evolving the 911 Design – Fresh Brewed & Air Cooled Deep Tracks with Tony Hatter

Tony Hatter’s career at Porsche has spanned nearly 35 years, and to this day has been involved in some of the most formative projects in Porsche’s history.  Tony’s passion for automobiles is a familiar story. As a child in Northern England, he collected Dinky toys and Korgi die-cast miniature cars and would peruse the new […]

Targa Tale

Throughout the entirety of its evolution, the silhouette of the 911 has remained an unmistakable shape in automotive design. From the initial development stages of the Typ 754 (a prototype for the successor to the 356 that laid the foundation for the shape of the 901) to the initial production 901/911, there was always the […]

Fresh Brewed & Air Cooled – Deep Tracks with Bobby Rahal

Bobby Rahal is the second of three generations of racing drivers. His 18 year motorsport career includes noteworthy competition in multiple disciplines including Formula 1, Can Am, CART, Le Mans and IMSA. He is a 3-time CART champion who has also claimed victories at the 1981 24 hours of Daytona and 1987 12 hours of […]

The 906 and Piëch’s lightweight revolution

Throughout the 1950s and the early 1960s, Porsche had proven themselves to be a dominant force in racing. With the 904, they had dominated the under-two-liter GT class. The 904 had sparked a massive change from the race cars that had preceded it, foregoing the typical sheet metal bodies for a  box-section ladder frame with […]

Fresh Brewed & Air Cooled with Special Guest John Oates

At the same time Hall & Oates were approaching the peak of fame in the mid 1980s, John Oates had a burgeoning racing career that had landed him a position with Pontiac in the Fiero GTU. When John got tangled up in a three-car crash during the running of the Lowenbrau Camel GT 500-mile race, […]

The Great Debate: To Restore or Not To Restore

To restore or not to restore? It sounds like a simple enough yes-or-no question on the surface but proves to be one which can only be answered by a deluge of follow up questions and considerations. It’s a question that can only be answered on a case-by-case basis, and will greatly depend on the person […]

Fresh Brewed & Air Cooled: After show interview with Stéphane Ortelli

With the outbreak of the Covid-19 virus came widespread cancellation and postponement of automotive events and gatherings throughout the world, along with the recommendation to keep distance between one another. It’s a challenging time for many indeed, and staying in touch with one another is paramount to maintaining one’s sanity.

5 Minute Synopsis: The $60,000 X85 Option

Before Porsche ended production of the 964 Turbo in late 1993, a batch of 93 964 Turbos were sent off to Porsche’s Exclusive department to be upgraded to “S” specification. 76 were delivered worldwide with the distinguished flattened front end which pays homage to the legendary 935; ten X83 units were sent to Japan, 39 […]

One Highly Original 1956 Porsche 356A Speedster

“It’s one of those finds that you can not replicate. It is exactly how it was and is a real look into what driving an original, unrestored, of the minute 1956 Speedster was like.” It is a rare occurrence for low-mileage, extremely original cars like this 1956 Porsche 356A Speedster to come to the market. […]

Lost & Found in Düsseldorf Part II | 1958 Porsche 550A Spyder

After being discovered in a clandestine garage in Düsseldorf, Germany, this two-time Le Mans competitor comes to Road Scholars to be united with its new owner. In this video, Cam Ingram shares the story of chassis 0142, from inspection to sharing the 550A with its newest caretaker for the first time. 

Four Cam Jam 2019

Late last year, we hosted an event at Virginia International Raceway which included over 15 Porsches with Fuhrmann-designed four-cam engines. Noted collectors and industry personalities hailing from all over the country joined us.

Jeff Zwart’s #935PikesPeak Announcement

Jeff Zwart, eight-time Pikes Peak Hill Climb champion, joined Jacky on the podium. Jeff announced his upcoming run at Pikes Peak in a new Porsche 935, sponsored by Road Scholars and the Ingram Collection. Road Scholars will be at the Peak to watch Jeff make this historic run.

Road Scholars x Otto Car Club – Scottsdale Event Recap

During the Scottsdale auction week, we teamed up with Otto Car Club for an exclusive event with some of our closest friends and clients. Cocktails were accompanied by great conversation. “Should I drive my ’89 Club Sport”, “What does the future look like for our industry”, “Bizzarrini or Ferrari?”. These were just a few questions […]

Hill Country Rallye & Robins Rally

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.

Pushing North Event at VIR North Course (Video)

Earlier this month Road Scholars hosted the “Pushing North” event, an all-day on-track experience at Virginia International Raceway with some of our VIP clients. To accompany us we had pro-driver Mike Skeen on hand to offer insight and instruction on the best lines. The video below offers a glimpse into the day’s events.

The 964 America Roadster takes Charles back! (Video)

Meet our Marketing Director and the newest member of Road Scholars, Charles Stanley! Charles is passionate about all things Porsche, so we put him behind the wheel of our latest arrival the 964 America Roadster and here are his thoughts!

Cam's Recap on the 550-0090 (Video)

Cam Ingram recaps what it was like to bring life back to the last 550 Spyder – chassis 0090. From acquiring it for our client late last year to prepping it to be shown at the Peterson Museum to getting it ready for the road. It has been such a privilege to work on such […]

The 550-0090 Spyder – Engine and Transmission Assembly (Video)

  The Back Story: As you might recall in the middle of 2017, we had the pleasure of assisting with the  acquisition of one of most original 550 Spyder’s (550-0090) in existence for one of our favorite clients. Once it was shipped to our main campus, our service department performed a total mechanical service to ensure […]

Matt Farah drives the Cayman GTR

A couple of months ago we released our custom Cayman GTR build video on YouTube. To our surprise it received an honorable amount of views, in a short period of time, with the help of a few popular automotive outlet features. With the views came comments… but one question kept being asked… “When is Matt […]

Road Scholars Cayman GTR Build – Video

Video by Trey Devon

Highlighted custom features of the Road Scholars Cayman GTR

Body-
* Custom mixed BASF paint in “Burgundy” color – inspired by our 1949 Porsche 356 Gmund restoration
* 911 GT3RS front clip conversion
* Hand fabricated all metal “Wide Body” treatment to doors and quarter panels
* Custom made 1 of 1 rear bumper to fit widened quarter panels
* Shaved roof rails
* 2016 GT4 wing in carbon fiber
* GT3RS Cup Car front lip, hand-made in carbon fiber

Lapping le Circuit de Spa Francorchamps

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to lap one of the great European racing circuits at speed? That opportunity came up recently as part of an auto-themed tour organized by a good friend so I jumped at it. The famed Belgian road course Spa Francorchamps is 150 km from Düsseldorf, Germany and […]