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December 2017

In this issue, Basem Wasef drives the Porsche 911 GT2 RS in "GT2 RS." In "First Love," David Mathews chronicles the resuscitation of one member's barn find Porsche 911. Randy Wells tells the story of a member's 356 America Roadster — the first Porsche to win overall at a race — in "America's Roadster." "The Documentation Story" by Nathan Merz details why why a Porsche's provenance matters. In "Pete's Odyssey," Pete Koepfgen shares the story of how crashing his 996 Cabriolet had a good ending. Norman Mayersohn summarizes the career of the late Peter Schutz, a former Porsche CEO, in "The Man Who Saved the 911." In Porsche Parade 2018" by Mark Shevitz, find out why you should attend the 63rd Porsche Parade in July.

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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First drive in the fastest production 911 ever
Lightweight design + power + drivability = Nürburgring record.
First Love
A decrepit 1967 911 is brought back to life
Despite a brief dalliance with a 356 SC, one PCA member never forgot his Porsche 911 barn find.
America's Roadster
A special car in a special setting
Porsche's first purpose-built race car is also its first overall race winner.
The Documentation Story
Why provenance matters
The right documentation brings a car alive with the story of its owners' lives.
Pete's Odyssey
Making the best of a bad situation
One PCA member was undaunted when the Tail of the Dragon claimed his 996 Cabriolet.
Peter Schutz
The Man Who Saved the 911
Serving as CEO from 1981-1987, Schutz was also behind the 959 and Porsche's return to Le Mans.
Porsche Parade 2018
Mark your calendars
The 63rd annual Parade at the Lake of the Ozarks promises something for everyone.