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Issue 719

In this issue, follow the story of contributor David Mathews’ 911 and 914-4 as they become one 914-6 in “Transformation.” A former racer journeyed from the track to hot rods and now finds joy in his cosmetically unrestored 356 Speedster, in “An Authentic Speedster” by Sean Cridland. Ever wondered how fast a Porsche reimagined by Singer with the 4.0-liter engine can go? In “Sun Valley Special” by Randy Wells, one owner did just that during a top-speed run in Idaho. Learn about the ultimate front-engined four-cylinder Porsche to come straight from the factory, the 968 Turbo RS race car in Glen Smale’s “Über 968.”

Of course, regular Panorama departments Tech Q&A, European Windows, From the Regions, Street Talk, Art & Canvas, Junior Driver, and zwART are all present and accounted for. Enjoy the issue!

Issue 718

In this issue, join us as we drive an original 1997 Boxster and a 2017 718 Boxster side by side in Steven Cole Smith's "20/20 Vision." In "Road to the 'Ring," by Lisa Linke, learn the story of a PCA couple who went from skydiving to racing Porsches in Europe. We've seen the Accumoto 911 at racetracks around the US, and Kris Clewell now brings us its story, in "One Man's Perfect 911." Chris Andropoulos shares his knowledge in "Understanding Mechanical Fuel Injection." Read about the only factory Carrera RS 2.7 rally car to complete the Safari Rally in "Out of Africa" by Randy Wells.

Of course, regular Panorama departments Tech Q&A, European Windows, From the Regions, Street Talk, Art & Canvas, Junior Driver, and zwART are all present and accounted for. Enjoy the issue!

Issue 717

In this issue, David Mathews chronicles a PCA couple who's owned their 1964 356 since new, in "Still Shining." Jeff Zwart tells us what it's like to drive up Lord March's driveway at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, in "The Road to Goodwood." Some Cayennes never find themselves off-road, but in "Meet Otis," by Randy Wells, learn how two members enjoy their Porsche SUV on anything but blacktop. A well-loved 1973 911T has spent its life with several owners; find out in "Time Traveler," by Bruce Sweetman, how it came to shine again in its Viper Green glory. The PCA Club Racing turned 25 this year, so Ted West headed out to the race and the Region where it all began — Summit Point Raceway, hosted by Potomac — in "Silver Jubilation." Click here to watch the 15-minute video accompaniment.

Of course, regular Panorama departments Tech Q&A, European Windows, From the Regions, Street Talk, Art & Canvas, Junior Driver, and zwART are all present and accounted for. Enjoy the issue!

Issue 716

In this issue, Barry Winfield drives the new four-cylinder 718 Cayman, in "4 Square." The renowned, late Jim Pasha left his 968 to unsuspecting friend Bill Patton, the author of "Pasha's Revenge," who commemorated the water-cooled, front-engined Porsche expert by giving it a wild paint job. In "Pretty Baby" by Ted West, learn the story of the oldest 901 known to be in existence, an early Signal Red prototype. Join John Lamm in "Tales from Treffen," covering the inaugural PCA Treffen North America event in Lake Tahoe, then click here to watch the video. Bruce Sweetman tours Europe with a group of Porsche fans led by 356 specialist John Willhoit, in "Porsche Paradise," visiting staples of Porsche culture along the way. Watch the video of Sweetman getting a "hot taxi lap" in a Cayman GTS at the famed Belgium track. Finally, check out the "2016 Holiday Gear Guide," compiled by Amanda Kreklau, and find the next gift for your favorite PCA member(s).

Of course, regular Panorama departments Tech Q&A, European Windows, From the Regions, Street Talk, Art & Canvas, Junior Driver, and zwART are all present and accounted for. Enjoy the issue!

Issue 715

In this issue, admire the brutish beauty of the third JLP Porsche 935 special, a tube-framed behemoth developed with drug money in the 1980s, in “On the Run,” by Bill Oursler. In “Outta My Way!” by David Mathews, read about one member’s ’72 911E, once vanilla white but now sporting period-correct rally car mods and two loud red stripes. In “2 Laps of America,” by Gregor Tarjan, two friends entered One Lap of America — twice — in two unlikely Porsches: a Carrera GT and 918 Spyder. Kieron Fennelly shares the history of a German racing legend in “Wolfgang von Trips.” Inspired by the concept car at the 1993 Detroit Auto Show, in “A Boxster, His Way,” by David Mathews, one member purchased a Boxster S on the cheap and got creative to mimic the show car. Amy Skogstrom recaps this year’s Werks Reunion Monterey in “Back To Werks.”

Of course, regular Panorama departments Tech Q&A, European Windows, From the Regions, Street Talk, Art & Canvas, Junior Driver, and zwART are all present and accounted for. Enjoy the issue!

Issue 714

In this issue, recap PCA’s 61st Porsche Parade — including full competition results — in “Peak Parade,” by David Mathews. Take a gander at one member’s Midnight Blue Metallic 968 time capsule, in “Blue Beauty,” by David Mathews. Read about the journey of a yellow 911 RSR — once black with flames and a slant nose at the 1978 Porsche Parade — in “The Places It Went,” by Sean Cridland. In “Sunken Treasure,” by Tom M’Guinness, read about a PCA Tech Committee member who saw gold in a flooded 964 Carrera 4 wide-body when insurance companies observed a dank mess. In “Visionary,” we chat with Harm Lagaaij, who guided Porsche car (and SUV) design from 1989 to 2004.

Of course, regular Panorama departments Tech Q&A, European Windows, From the Regions, Street Talk, Art & Canvas, Junior Driver, and zwART are all present and accounted for. Enjoy the issue!

Issue 713

In this issue, Michael Jordan drives the Macan GTS up Pikes Peak, while following Jeff Zwart in "Driving into the Sky." PCA member Larry Sharp loves driving, so he sold his ever-appreciating 911 RS America for a Cayman S and explains why, in Tom M'Guinness' "Two Sharp Cars." Legendary Porsche racer Vic Elford shares some of his lesser-known memories from the Targa Florio, Monte Carlo Rally, and Le Mans, in Michael Cotton's "Quick Vic." In "Presurrection" by Tom M'Guinness, learn why one member's early 911S is the definition of the term all-original — then click here to watch the video. 2016 marks the inaugural year of the PCA Club Racing Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport Trophy East series, which is profiled by Damon Lowney in "Race Ready."

Of course, regular Panorama departments Tech Q&A, European Windows, From the Regions, Street Talk, Art & Canvas, Junior Driver, and zwART are all present and accounted for. Enjoy the issue!

Issue 712

In this issue, Alex Palevsky leaves no stone unturned in "Carving Tools," a comparison of the Cayman GT4 and Cayman GTS. In "Over the Wall," Ted West tells the story of a member inflicted with the track day bug who bought a GT3 and drove 27 North American tracks in five years. Read about a former PCA member who sold his Speedster in 1964, and more than 50 years later was reunited with it, in Sean Cridland's "The Reunion." A 1972 911S Targa with more than 650,000 miles spurred a friendship between two men and gave it a new lease on life, in "Blubell" by Doug Neilson. A rust-free 914 is a rare occurrence, but in "The Eternal 914" by Ted West you'll learn the story of a 1974 model that has not a single spot of corrosion after spending 40-plus years in the Northeastern US.

Of course, regular Panorama departments Tech Q&A, European Windows, From the Regions, Street Talk, Art & Canvas, Junior Driver, and zwART are all present and accounted for. Enjoy the issue!

Issue 711

In this issue, Pete Stout evaluates the 718 Boxster and Boxster S and the virtues of their new flat fours in “Fast Four.” In “Duel at Daytona,” Randy Wells recounts the story of a Vasek Polak-owned, Davey Jordan-driven ’68 911S that was raced by Polak's team just once. Stout interviews PCNA President and CEO Klaus Zellmer, the man behind the look of Porsche’s dealerships and its Leipzig factory/“experience center,” in “New Arrival.” Read about the 944 Turbo Cup that visited Porsche Parade last year in “One Led to Another,” by David Mathews. “Lanu,” by David Mathews, is the title of this issue’s last feature article, but also the name of a Tablot Yellow 912E that’s remained in PCA’s Chesapeake Region since new.

Of course, regular Panorama departments Tech Q&A, European Windows, From the Regions, Street Talk, Art & Canvas, Junior Driver, and zwART are all present and accounted for. Enjoy the issue!

Issue 710

In this issue, find joy in an original-owners 1966 912 painted a special burgundy color from the factory, in Randy Wells' "Winemaker's Special." Learn how Friedrich Bezner kept the 911 Turbo going during the dark years of the 1990s in "Éminence Grise," by Kieron Fennelly. "Full Circle" by Sean Cridland details the life of a repossessed 356C whose original owner drives it for the first time in years, courtesy of the current owner, his friend. Master of metal craft Ralph Brawley has innovated in his field, and now he's teaching his skills to a new generation in "Metal Master," by Sean Cridland. In "The Keeper" by Bruce Sweetman, read about one member's ideal Porsche combination: a 914-6 with a 160+horsepower flat six.

Of course, regular Panorama departments Tech Q&A, European Windows, From the Regions, Street Talk, Art & Canvas, Junior Driver, and zwART are all present and accounted for. Enjoy the issue!

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