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September 2017
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In this issue, learn the story of Bob Akin and the Coca-Cola-liveried 962s — and what it took to win — in "The Real Thing" by Ted West. Tom Voelk and Rob Sass drive the new Panamera Sport Turismo and Turbo S E-Hybrid in "Tour de Force." A PCA couple made the trip from New Jersey to Spokane, Washington in their 1998 Boxster for Porsche Parade 2017, in what became the "Trip of a Lifetime," by David Mathews; click here to watch the video. An 18-year-old racer details her path from plucking strings to turning laps in a Porsche Cayman in "Following Her Own Path" by David Haueter. Explore Porsche's record of vehicle safety development in "Safety First" by Barry Winfield.

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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The Real Thing
Bob Akin's Coca-Cola 962s
More than just a "gentleman race," Bob Akin took his 962 to victory at Sebring in 1986.
Tour de Force: 2018 Panamera
First Drive: Sport Turismo and Turbo S E-Hybrid
Porsche's new Panamera lineup features a "long roof" four-door and a 680-hp hybrid sedan.
Trip of a Lifetime
A cross-country drive to Parade
16 days and nearly 6,000 miles didn't deter this PCA couple.
Following Her Own Path
Finding speed in unorthodox ways
18-year-old Aurora Straus utilized her skills as a musician to help find the speed she needed to race.
Safety First
Surviving a crash is no accident
A look back at some of the technological advances that have made Porsches safer than ever.