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Issue 732

In this issue, Kris Klewell details the story of the Hawaiian Tropics Porsche 935 once raced by Paul Newman and now owned by comedian Adam Carolla, in “The Old Warhorse.” We take look at the 996-generation 911 nearly 20 years after it hit dealer showrooms in “Family Squabbles” by Nathan Merz — plus “996 Design Analysis” by Christine Reed. One couple has owned their 1965 356C since new, and they still love to drive it, as you’ll find out in “Still Crazy” by David Mathews. In “The Porsche Effect” by Ezekiel Wheeler, take a brief tour through the Petersen Automotive Museum’s latest exhibit about our favorite marque. Whether you’re a Driver’s Education junky or brand new to track driving, we show you the perks of driving somebody else’s sports cars at the Porsche Sport Driving School in Alabama, in “Get Schooled.” Be sure to watch our video about Larry Woods, who was Hot Wheels chief designer for more than 50 years.

Of course, regular Panorama departments Tech Q&A, European Windows, From the Regions, Street Talk, and zwART are all present and accounted for. Enjoy the issue!

Click here to download PDF of March 2018 The Mart classifieds — including parts and miscellaneous sections that no longer appear in the print magazine. Click here to view all The Mart classifieds online.

Issue 731

In this issue, Randy Wells compares and drives a 1976 911 Carrera 2.7 and 1977 911 Turbo in “Back to Back.” In “Barrier Breaker,” by Sean Cridland, read the exploits of 356 racer René Brinkerhoff, who has competed in La Carrera Panamericana four times and will embark on an international tour. Nathan Merz explores how different shades of paint go beyond aesthetics in “The Power of Color.” Robert Plotkin couldn’t escape his seller’s remorse after letting go of a 1973 911S — until he bought a special 1971 911S in Italy and drove it around Europe, as you’ll find out in “Albert Blue.” Grant E. Stoecker walks us through a handful of spectacular timepieces in “Porsche Inspired.”

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!

Click here to download PDF of February 2018 The Mart classifieds — including parts and miscellaneous sections that no longer appear in the print magazine. Click here to view all The Mart classifieds online.

Issue 730

In this issue, Basem Wasef drives a 968, a 993 Carrera, and a 986 Boxster S in "The Last of the Analog Porsches," which is accompanied by a video — click here to watch it. The Porsche 908 never achieved the popularity or success of some of the automaker's earlier race cars or the 917 that came after, but it did play a crucial role in the company's motorsports efforts, as you'll find out in "The Middle Car" by Bill Oursler. Rob Sass drives Porsche's newest SUV in "First Drive: 2019 Cayenne." In "The Awakening" by Randy Wells, a member who owns three desirable 911s finally made the jump to a collectible 1983 944 with just 3,700 miles. In "Bulletproof" by David Mathews, learn how one member's Speedster, once looking a bit like Swiss cheese, has provided him nearly five decades of driving enjoyment on both road and track. Rob Sass examines where value is to be had in the current Porsche market in "The Bottom of the Curve."

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!

Click here to download PDF of January 2018 The Mart classifieds — including parts and miscellaneous sections that no longer appear in the print magazine. Click here to view all The Mart classifieds online.

Issue 729

In this issue, Basem Wasef drives the Porsche 911 GT2 RS in "GT2 RS." In "First Love," David Mathews chronicles the resuscitation of one member's barn find Porsche 911. Randy Wells tells the story of a member's 356 America Roadster — the first Porsche to win overall at a race — in "America's Roadster." "The Documentation Story" by Nathan Merz details why why a Porsche's provenance matters. In "Pete's Odyssey," Pete Koepfgen shares the story of how crashing his 996 Cabriolet had a good ending. Norman Mayersohn summarizes the career of the late Peter Schutz, a former Porsche CEO, in "The Man Who Saved the 911." In Porsche Parade 2018" by Mark Shevitz, find out why you should attend the 63rd Porsche Parade in July.

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!

Click here to download PDF of December 2017 The Mart classifieds — including parts and miscellaneous sections that no longer appear in the print magazine. Click here to view all The Mart classifieds online.

Issue 728

In this issue, read about a PCA family's obscure Signature Edition 911, plus other special edition Porsches through the years, in "The Signature" by David Mathews. Joe Rusz dives into the very first International Race of Champions, which used a fleet of special 911 Carrera RSRs, in "IROC 1." In "A Twist of Fate," Bruce Sweetman tells the story of a 911 Turbo with unique paint owned by a Tennessee state trooper. The first 968 came out 25 years ago, so join Art Mason in "968 @ 25" and learn about the ultimate four-cylinder transaxle Porsche. Editor-in-Chief and serial vintage-Porsche-memoribilia collector Rob Sass gives us left-of-center gift ideas for the holidays in "Gift Guide."

Of course, regular Panorama departments Tech Q&A, European Windows, From the Regions, Street Talk, Art & Canvas, and zwART are all present and accounted for. Enjoy the issue!

Click here to download PDF of November 2017 The Mart classifieds — including parts and miscellaneous sections that no longer appear in the print magazine. Click here to view all The Mart classifieds online.

Issue 727

In this issue, get an inside look at Porsche Parade Spokane in “Summer in the City,” by David Mathews. In “The Mutt,” also by David Mathews, take a look at 912 & 912E Register Advocate Rick Becker’s hot-rodded, patina’d 1966 Porsche 912 — and then watch the video. Legendary racer Brian Redman recounts his drive, and subsequent crash in a 908, in “The 1971 Targa Florio.” Dale Kistemaker drives one member’s three, classic air-cooled Porsches in “A Porsche Way of Life.”

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!

Click here to download PDF of October 2017 The Mart classifieds — including parts and miscellaneous sections that no longer appear in the print magazine. Click here to view all The Mart classifieds online.

Issue 726

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!

Click here to download PDF of September 2017 The Mart classifieds — including parts and miscellaneous sections that no longer appear in the print magazine. Click here to view all The Mart classifieds online.

Issue 725

In this issue, follow the adventure of two Porsche 911 Baja race cars and the team that fielded them in the Mexican 1000, in "1000 Ways to Fail" by Randy Wells — then click here to watch the video. A Chicago Region member awakens his long-dormant '57 356 coupe with a bit of Italian flair in "Simplicity Redefined," by David Mathews. Longtime auto photographer John Lamm has shot many Porsches in his career, and he tells us the stories behind some of his classic Porsche pictures in "Every Picture Tells a Story." Editor-in-Chief Rob Sass bought a cheap Craigslist Porsche 924 and risked driving it from Seattle to home in Ann Arbor — read his full report, "2000 Miles in a $2,000 Porsche." Italian coachbuilder Zagato, famous for beautifying Ferraris and Aston Martins, previews a recreation of a lost Porsche project in "De-Extinction" by Axel Catton.

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!

Click here to download PDF of August 2017 The Mart classifieds — including parts and miscellaneous sections that no longer appear in the print magazine. Click here to view all The Mart classifieds online.

Issue 724

In this issue, we pit a 944 Turbo against a Macan GTS at VIR with pro racer David Donohue at the wheel, in "Generation Gap" by Norman Mayersohn — and be sure to click here to watch the video. Get a tour of The Collier Collection from the man who owns it in John Lamm's story, "The Collier Collection." One member decided to restore his 356 Carrera 2 himself — and took 17 years to do it, as documented in "17 Years of Hard Labor" by Kris Clewell. In "Long May You Run" by Randy Wells, learn the story of a special 1967 911S that has been raced since new. Learn what not to do when you're considering a caliper rebuild in Doug Neilson's "Braking Bad."

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!

Click here to download PDF of July 2017 The Mart classifieds — including parts and miscellaneous sections that no longer appear in the print magazine. Click here to view all The Mart classifieds online.

Issue 723

In this issue, learn the story of how engineer John Horsman tamed the Porsche 917 race car with a simple aerodynamic update, in "Tall Tail" by Jay Gillotti. Many fathers and sons bond over cars, and in "A Father's Legacy" by Bruce Sweetman, see how one member honors his dad with this 1972 911T Targa. Discover the lengths Porsche went to make the first- and second-generation Panameras in "Panamera: The Development Story" by Kieron Fennelly. Honing performance driving skills can be done at any age, as you'll find out in "Septuagenarians at Silverstone" by Marc Noordeloos — plus an interview with Le Mans champion Richard Attwood.

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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