Sat Nov 16 2013 11:04:41 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
The Porsche crest is an unmistakable trademark. It has now been relaunched for the Porsche 356 and the early 911s from Porsche Classic. In order to faithfully reproduce the historic emblem true to the original colour and in the right material, our experts have carefully researched the history of the crest: between 1952 and 1998, there were three slightly different versions. Here, you can get an insight into the complex production process.
Wed Oct 16 2013 06:14:29 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
Here we have a 1990 Porsche Carrera 2 Coupe chassis fitted with a Vario-Ram 993 engine from a low-mileage 1997 Carerra 2 that is track ready. B&B headers, 993 Twin-Turbo Brakes, ATL Fuel-Cell, Recaro SPG Seats, RS Wing, Front Splitter, Dual Straight Exhaust, Dual Oil Coolers, Sabelt Harnesses, Penske 3100 Shocks, Quick-Disconnect Steering Wheel, and much more. Approximately 2500lbs with 305hp at the crank. Only three track days since completion. No issues, ready to go.
Fri Oct 11 2013 10:11:26 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
Forty years in the history of the Porsche 917-021 described by an enthralling investigation that includes a journey to the heart of deepest Germany, trips to Stuttgart and Hamburg as well as the Black Forest, the Moselle region and the Rhine!
In 1970, 917-021 raced at Monza, Spa-Francorchamps, the Nürburgring, Le Mans, Hockenheim, Watkins Glen and Kyalami in the Endurance World Championship and the Interseries. Read all about its victories and its two lives! Piecing together the story of this car led to meetings with exceptional people including Gijs van Lennep, Bobby Rahal, Kurt Ahrens, Gérard Larrousse, David Piper, team managers Hannu Kahi (AAW team), Hans-Dieter Dechent (Martini Racing team) and Porsche engineers Walter Näher and Herbert Staudenmaier.
Discover the history and the technical secrets of its legendary 180° V12 engine, the car’s soul. Also pictured are its liveries and decorations starting with the classic red and yellow Shell paintwork and finishing with the two psychedelic colour schemes that marked its 1970 racing career.
This book also describes the meeting with Joachim Grossmann, the only other man (with Count Rossi) to have registered a 917 as a road-going car!
The story of the Porsche 917’s exceptional restoration and its return to the track will give the reader never-before published insights into one of the greatest racing cars in the history of motor racing!