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Issue 703

In this issue, learn something new about the forthcoming turbocharged 911s in Randy Leffingwell's "Turbo Carrera." In "Blue Shark," David Mathews delves into the story of a muscle-car enthusiast who has owned his 1978 928 since new. Get lost in the history of Porsche's GT3, starting with the 1967 911R in "Best Jewels," by Randy Leffingwell. Sean Cridland gives us some highlights of 2015's Werks Reunion in "In the Werks." One of the best-preserved 912s in the world is profiled by Tom M'Guinness in "One Honest 912," which won the concours preservation class at this year's Porsche Parade.

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!

Note: There has been an update to Porsche Panorama digital that took effect December 15, 2014. To access the issue from this page, you must log into PCA.org before clicking the Interactive Edition button. Additional log-in information is no longer required. If your PCA membership is current, the issue will load right up. To find out how to access the new Panorama mobile apps, click here.

Issue 702

In this issue, David Mathews squeezes a week of Porsche Parade competition and festivities (incuding awards) into just 20 pages in "Sixty." In "Real Deal," Mathews profiles a woman and her Porsche, a 356 Speedster that proudly wears its racing-induced patina and was a hit at this year's Parade. In the midst of a stellar year for new Porsche drivers cars (think GT4 and GT3 RS), the new Boxster Spyder has received considerably less media attention. Pete von Behrens considers whether that's warranted in his review of the car in "Top Down." Years after the 914 went out of production, one fine example scared contemporary racers with its speed in IMSA's GTU series in the early '80s, a car profiled in "The Bus" by Preston Lerner. Kieron Fennelly interviews 1960s Porsche racer Udo Schütz, who has long kept his distance from the media, in "The Last Musketeer." Did you expect a weak Pikes Peak International Hillclimb this year? Well, it didn't turn out that way, as you'll find out in "New Era" by Sean Cridland.

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!

Note: There has been an update to Porsche Panorama digital that took effect December 15, 2014. To access the issue from this page, you must log into PCA.org before clicking the Interactive Edition button. Additional log-in information is no longer required. If your PCA membership is current, the issue will load right up. To find out how to access the new Panorama mobile apps, click here.

Issue 701

In the August 2015 issue, Kerry Morse brings us in-depth coverage of Porsche at Le Mans 2015 in "Seventeen" and "The Long Way Home," as well as the marque's history of overall victories at the race in "The First Sixteen." In Ada Lee Halofsky's "Her Targa Becomes Her," read the story of Bev Gould, who bought her 1970 Porsche 911E Targa, nicknamed "Bevees," when she was 23, and nearly 40 years and 340,000 miles later is winning concours with it. Read about the history of Fuchs and the company behind the famous Porsche wheels in "Wheels Are Turning" by Helmut Werb — there's much more to it than just Porsches and wheels. The OEM-plus movement may be waning, but one PCAer took it upon himself to make his 911 Carrera GTS his own through tasteful, factory-like modifications in "à la Carte" by James Tate. Home-based vehicle restorations can give headaches just as easily as enjoyment, but a man and his son see their 944's home restoration as therapy in Ted West's "Orphan in the Storm."

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!

Note: There has been an update to Porsche Panorama digital that took effect December 15, 2014. To access the issue from this page, you must log into PCA.org before clicking the Interactive Edition button. Additional log-in information is no longer required. If your PCA membership is current, the issue will load right up. To find out how to access the new Panorama mobile apps, click here.

Issue 700

In the July 2015 issue, Editor Pete Stout revisits the GT3 in "Green Heaven" before testing the new GT3 RS in "Ultra RS." Kieron Fennelly interviews Horst Marchart, the man who oversaw Porsche's transition to water-cooled sports cars, in "Main Stay." An owner helped restore a rare, early 1956 356A with "European" script, and using the knowledge he learned started his own restoration shop in "A European in Ohio" by Dale Kistemaker. In "Love Story" by Laura Burstein, Meet Marty and Brita, a couple 30 years strong who purchased a Cayman, the perfect car for them that also brought them into the PCA family. Ted West can't resist the pull of rare Porsche parts at Central Pennsylvania Region's Porsche Only Swap Meet in Hershey, Pennsylvania, which he details in "Candy Store."

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!

Note: There has been an update to Porsche Panorama digital that took effect December 15, 2014. To access the issue from this page, you must log into PCA.org before clicking the Interactive Edition button. Additional log-in information is no longer required. If your PCA membership is current, the issue will load right up. To find out how to access the new Panorama mobile apps, click here.

Issue 699

In the June 2015 issue, Ted West tells the story of a couple's 2002 911 Turbo — which they owned from new and for more than 557,000 miles — in "The First 557,764 Miles." Kerry Morse interviews Patrick Dempsey and Porsche factory driver Patrick Long about their Dempsey-Proton team's World Endurance Championship efforts leading up to Le Mans in "In Stages." If you like 944s, you'll love the story about this meticulously preserved, tastefully modified 1988 944 Turbo S in "Sterling Silber" by Tom M'Guinness. Porsche guru Bruce Canepa built a 356 "transition car" as seen in "Outlaw" by Doug Neilson, a radical vision of what a 356-911 stopgap model could have been. Kieron Fennelly interviews Bernd Kauhna, a project manager for four generations of 911 — 993, 996, 997, and 991 — in "The 911 Maker."

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!

Note: There has been an update to Porsche Panorama digital that took effect December 15, 2014. To access the issue from this page, you must log into PCA.org before clicking the Interactive Edition button. Additional log-in information is no longer required. If your PCA membership is current, the issue will load right up. To find out how to access the new Panorama mobile apps, click here.

Issue 698

In the May 2015 issue, Rick Becker shares the story of a 912 prototype, #13415, that received a thorough restoration in "Prototyp 13415. What's it like to drive a 570-horsepower Cayenne on ice? Find out in "Heavy Mettle" by Pete von Behrens. There's the much-loved Carrera GT, then there's the 924 Carrera GT — not as loved except by left-of-center enthusiasts such as Phillip Toledano, who shares his story in "Down the Rabbit Hole." A race photographer drove this 356 366,000 miles to race tracks around North America then gave it to a friend to restore and enjoy in Laura Burstein's "Been Around." In "The Once in a While Racer" by Bill Oursler, learn about a flat-six-powered 907 that saw just three races in its factory career yet was a crucial step to the legendary race Porsches of yore — including the 917. We've watched them race at tracks around the world, now read about what it's like to race with legends Hurley Haywood, Patrick Long, and Gijs van Lennep in "Driving with Legends" by Prescott Kelly.

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!

Note: There has been an update to Porsche Panorama digital that took effect December 15, 2014. To access the issue from this page, you must log into PCA.org before clicking the Interactive Edition button. Additional log-in information is no longer required. If your PCA membership is current, the issue will load right up. To find out how to access the new Panorama mobile apps, click here.

Issue 697

In the April 2015 issue, Editor Pete Stout gives us his impressions on the Cayman GT4 in "Bad Boy" after driving it on road and track in Portugal. Kieron Fenelly profiles the late Rolf Stommelen, one of Germany's best — and underrated — racing drivers in "Fahrer für alle Fälle." In "Air on Ice," Pete von Behrens takes a trip to Below Zero Ice Driving in Sweden and learns a thing or two about car control driving an air-cooled 911 in slippery conditions. Porsche's 356 Speedster was made famous thanks to its on-track prowess, but it wasn't the first lightweight racing Porsche based on a 356; read about the progenitor to Porsche's lightweight specials in Sean Cridland's "Prototyp: Sauter Porsche Roadster." John Lamm recently moved on from his 1950s Alfa Romeo to a 991-generation 911 Carrera, taking delivery in Alabama and driving it home to California, a trip detailed in "Porsche 911 Carrera: Mobile to San Clemente."

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!

Note: There has been an update to Porsche Panorama digital that took effect December 15, 2014. To access the issue from this page, you must log into PCA.org before clicking the Interactive Edition button. Additional log-in information is no longer required. If your PCA membership is current, the issue will load right up. To find out how to access the new Panorama mobile apps, click here.

Issue 696

In the March 2015 issue, Editor Pete Stout details how the 911 GTS Club Coupe, PCA's 60th anniversary present from Porsche, came to fruition and takes it for a short test drive in "True Blue." The late auto journalist Paul Frère was a multi-faceted professional, but in "The aristocrat among us," John Lamm tells us about the person. Nine months after purchasing a Macan Turbo, a PCA couple has driven it extensively and offers their views on it in "Porsche's new crossover meets the cascades" by Randy Wells. In "Hammer Time," Sean Cridland profiles a hard-hitting 911 Turbo designed to evoke the beginning of the turbo age. In an interview by Pete Stout, we catch up with Dr. Frank-Steffen Walliser, Porsche Motorsport's chief of GT racing and street cars, and the man who headed the 918 Spyder.

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!

Note: There has been an update to Porsche Panorama digital that took effect December 15, 2014. To access the issue from this page, you must log into PCA.org before clicking the Interactive Edition button. Additional log-in information is no longer required. If your PCA membership is current, the issue will load right up. To find out how to access the new Panorama mobile apps, click here.

Issue 695

In the February 2015 issue, National Policy Chair Bob Gutjahr gives us the Top Ten Reasons Why You Should Not Go To French Lick for Parade 2015 in “Indiana Delight.” Ever wonder about that rusty old 356 that appeared at Werks Reunion 2014 in Monterey? Randy Wells profiles the 1952 pre-A and its owner in “Patina Queen.” The 1968 911L featured in William Edgar’s “Poster Child” was one of a handful of lightweight 911s that were raced in the Trans-Am series, and now it’s driven on the streets of Los Angeles by famed screenwriter and television host Spike Feresten. Former Head of Porsche Motorsport Hartmut Kristen sits down with Kerry Morse to talk about his time there and as its chief in “A Decisive Decade.” In “Forbidden Fruit,” Prescott Kelly explores why many Euro-only Porsche classics from the 1990s are becoming more common in North America, in the process highlighting the 993 Carrera RS and the 993 GT2.

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!

Note: There has been an update to Porsche Panorama digital that took effect December 15, 2014. To access the issue from this page, you must log into PCA.org before clicking the Interactive Edition button. Additional log-in information is no longer required. If your PCA membership is current, the issue will load right up. To find out how to access the new Panorama mobile apps, click here.

Issue 694

In the first issue of 2015, editor Pete Stout drives the new 911 Carrera GTS in "Fire on Sale" and wonders if it’s as “perfect” as the last one. Ever wonder what catalyzed the use of 911s in competition? Bill Oursler gives the lowdown on the first 911 to win a major road race in "The One." In "Four of a Kind," David Mathews shows us what makes four PCA member concours participants tick. Doug Neilson shares the long story of a pre-A 356 that was privileged with a comprehensive restoration in "11111." The first US-spec 912 has been in the same family for the past 49 years, and Ted West gets to drive it in "First Born." The last remaining PCA founding member, Gene Bussian of Milwaukee Region, shares some photos from his archive in "Sixty Years Later" by Louis Galanos.

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!

Note: There has been an update to Porsche Panorama digital that took effect December 15, 2014. To access the issue from this page, you must log into PCA.org before clicking the Interactive Edition button. Additional log-in information is no longer required. If your PCA membership is current, the issue will load right up. To find out how to access the new Panorama mobile apps, click here.

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