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Eye Candy: First Porsche Werks Reunion brings them all together

Eye Candy: First Porsche Werks Reunion brings them all together

Photos by Bob Golfen An enthusiastic crowd of Porsche faithful swarmed the Rancho Cañada Golf Club in Carmel for the Porsche Club of America Werks Reunion, a new event added to the calendar during Monterey Classic Car Week. More than 500 Porsches of just about every kind, ranging from early 356 models to the latest […]

By August 25, 2014 Read More →
Porsche 917K from film ‘Le Mans’ in Gooding auction

Porsche 917K from film ‘Le Mans’ in Gooding auction

The stars are aligned. One of the world’s most-desirable vintage race cars is heading to auction at Pebble Beach with near-mythical provenance. Gooding and Company announced Monday that a 1969 Porsche 917K in full Gulf livery will go on sale at its August 16-17 auction that coincides with the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. But this […]

Porsche launches its own special motor-oil brand for classic air-cooled engines

Porsche launches its own special motor-oil brand for classic air-cooled engines

Right from the beginning, Porsche’s air-cooled engines gained a reputation for sturdiness and reliability. But a crucial part of the formula was always the quality of the motor oil, which helped keep the engines cool as well as lubricating them. Modern lightweight, high-detergent motor oils are designed for the needs of today’s engines, but fall […]

By June 17, 2014 Read More →
Eye Candy: Porsche Lit Meet

Eye Candy: Porsche Lit Meet

 Photos by Bob Golfen  Known simply as the Lit Meet among the Porsche faithful, the annual Los Angeles gathering is actually a full three days of multiple celebrations for the little rear-engine sports cars from Germany. The events surrounding the Porsche and Vintage VW Literature, Toy and Memorablia Swap Meet at the LAX Hilton took place […]

Porsche fanatics plunge into annual Lit Meet festival

Porsche fanatics plunge into annual Lit Meet festival

The rain poured down in wind-driven sheets as the crowd at Carparc USA, a Porsche restoration shop in Costa Mesa, Calif., peered from under the open garage doors. A small river rushed down the gutter past a Porsche 911 – a valuable early one – parked in the street out front. Pelted by the fat […]

By March 5, 2014 Read More →
LA Lit Meet lights up Porsche fanatics

LA Lit Meet lights up Porsche fanatics

For Porsche fanatics, it’s known simply as the LA Lit Meet. That serves to sum up the unbridled Porsche frenzy that hits the Los Angeles area next week. The main event is the 31th annual Los Angeles Porsche and Vintage VW Literature, Toy and Memorabilia Show, which takes place March 1 at the Los Angeles […]

By February 21, 2014 Read More →
Ferdinand Porsche’s first car, built in 1898, ready for museum unveiling

Ferdinand Porsche’s first car, built in 1898, ready for museum unveiling

  The first automobile designed by Ferdinand Porsche when he was 22 years old was nothing like the iconic sports cars most associated with his name. His initial vehicle, branded by the young inventor as P1 to designate his No. 1 design, was an electric carriage that debuted on the streets of Vienna, Austria, on […]

By January 28, 2014 1 Comment Read More →