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May 2015

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!

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Prototyp 13415
The rescue and revival
Purchased for its parts, what looked like little more than an early 912 proved well worth saving.
Heavy Mettle
570 horsepower on ice
An old-school 911 fanatic tries the fastest Cayennes built to date — with no traction.
Down the Rabbit Hole
Pining for a 924...Carrera GT
One PCA member's thoughts on the delicious pursuit of a Porsche most people hate.
Been Around
366,000 miles, from paddock to paddock
Racing photographer Dale von Trebra depended on this 356 to get him to work — across America.
The Once in a While Racer
A 907 re-emerges after 47 years
This streamliner was a critical step on Porsche's path to overall victory at Le Mans.
Driving with Legends
Car-sharing with Haywood, Long, and van Lennep
What's it like to partner with a famous driver on the high banks of Daytona? Three members found out.