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Appropriately, the redesign issue’s first feature focuses on another beginning: Porsche’s 1949 Gmünd coupe, and our cover car is still driven by its owner on the streets of Southern California. As one chapter opens, another closes, so Senior Editor Joe Rusz and crack photographer Linhbergh Nguyen paid one last visit to the legendary shops of Andial before the doors were shut for good. Zach Mayne heads to Arizona to check out one of the coolest Porsches of the 1980s—a 924 Carrera GTS Clubsport—while Randy Wells updates us on the state of 1990s 911 hot-rodding with his report on a PCA member's beautifully built 993 Speedster. Finally, Sean Cridland tells us the story of a PCAer who was so crazy about his 997 Carrera GTS that he decided to learn how to cast a bronze model of it! Regular departments such as European Windows, Street Talk, From the Regions, and Tech Q&As benefit from a fresh, new look and are joined by three new departments: a column by American Porsche Junior Program driver Connor De Phillippi, Art & Canvas by celebrated artist Nicolas Hunziker, and a new back page by famous photographer Jeff Zwart.

We hope you’ll enjoy Issue 676. If early feedback (below) from our members is anything to go by, it’s a keeper… 

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