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November 2014

In this issue, Randy Leffingwell takes a look at the updated "E22" Cayenne in Dichotomy Perfected. Think you've put your Porsche through its paces? Read She Drives it Her Way, in which Ada Lee Halofsky experiences a 430,000-mile 1984 Carrera that's frequently used for farm work. Kieron Fennelly interviews Ulrich Bez, who was in large part responsible for the 993-generation 911, about his time at Porsche in The Outsider. A discerning Porsche enthusiast shows off his Minerva Blue 924 Turbo "Carrera GT" dealer special to James Tate in Cool Blue Blast. Follow the interesting life of a 1967 912 and three of its owners in To Hollywood and Back Again by William Edgar. Thinking about opting for PCCB in your next Porsche? First read Life with (and after) PCCB by Joe Kou.

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 account for. Enjoy the issue!

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Dichotomy Perfected
First drive: 2015 Cayenne diesel, S, and Turbo
The changes suggest Porsche is up to its usual game: Progress.
She drives it her way
A farmer's 430,000-mile 1984 Carrera
Dr. Julie Komarow drives her 911 to the hospital, races it, and uses it to pick ip sacks of llama food.
The Outsider
Dr. Ulrich Bez
The polarizing and unapologetic — then and now — former R&D boss talks about his years at Porsche.
Cool Blue Blast
A unique 1980 924 Turbo
PCA member Thierry Verstraeten has to clear up a lot of assumptions about his unusual blue coupe.
To Hollywood and back again
A solitary 1967 912
One Bahama Yellow Porsche's journey from Germany to California — and back again.
Life with (and after) PCCB
Are Porsche's ultimate brakes for you?
The prospect of a $17,800 brake job prompted one member to review his options.