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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!

Issue 722

In this issue, Art Mason gives a brief history of the 928 for the Porsche’s 40th anniversary in “928 at 40,” and Christine Reed presents “928 Design Analysis.” Tom M’Guinness profiles a member and his dream car, a 924 Carrera GTR, in “The Other Carrera.” In “Endless Love,” Jerry Garrett tells the story of a man and his mother and a 1967 911S. Sean Cridland details how Chris Runge built a Porsche-powered custom inspired by the Glöckler Porsches of the 1950s, in “Time Machine.” The first Werks Reunion Amelia Island was a roaring success — find out why in Bruce Sweetman’s “A Piece of Werks,” then go watch the videos from the event.

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!

Issue 721

In this issue, Basem Wasef drives the face lifted and turbocharged 911 Carrera GTS in “Striking a Balance.” Read about Rob Ida’s customized 911 Turbo in “Less is More” by Tom Cotter, then click here to watch the video on PCA.org. Bill Griffin couldn’t drive a car, but that didn’t stop him from riding his own Porsche, as you’ll find out in the heartwarming story by Bob Chapman, “A Porsche for Bill.” One member took quite some time to restore his 1973 911T on his own, but it was worth it, as you’ll learn in “Eleven Years On,” by Randy Wells. Join Sean Cridland in “Pikes Peak Legacy” as he chronicles the Donner family’s involvement since 1946 at the famous hill climb. In “Treasure Trove” by Doug Lloyd, get a mini-tour of the 34th L.A. Lit and Toy Show, where you’re sure to find obscure items of all types relating to Porsche.

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!

Issue 720

In this issue, Sean Cridland details one member’s intriguing 356 Outlaw in “Gesetzloser.” If you’ve been to the Hershey Swap Meet, you may have happened upon a certain 1969 912 that’s been part of the same family since day one, in Ted West’s “Gramma Elsie’s Car.” Read about the trials and tribulations of famed Porsche racer John Fitzpatrick in “Fitz,” by Michael Cotton. A PCA couple fell in love with the 928 and sailing, and now have three of Porsche’s front-engined, V8 GT cars, which you’ll learn about in “Great White,” by David Mathews. A recent show, Porsche: Decades of Disruption, aired on CNBC in February, and Ronald Ahrens takes us behind the scenes in “Decades of Disruption.” If you missed the original airing, click here to watch it online.

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!

Issue 719

In this issue, follow the story of contributor David Mathews’ 911 and 914-4 as they become one 914-6 in “Transformation.” A former racer journeyed from the track to hot rods and now finds joy in his cosmetically unrestored 356 Speedster, in “An Authentic Speedster” by Sean Cridland. Ever wondered how fast a Porsche reimagined by Singer with the 4.0-liter engine can go? In “Sun Valley Special” by Randy Wells, one owner did just that during a top-speed run in Idaho. Learn about the ultimate front-engined four-cylinder Porsche to come straight from the factory, the 968 Turbo RS race car in Glen Smale’s “Über 968.”

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!

Issue 718

In this issue, join us as we drive an original 1997 Boxster and a 2017 718 Boxster side by side in Steven Cole Smith's "20/20 Vision." In "Road to the 'Ring," by Lisa Linke, learn the story of a PCA couple who went from skydiving to racing Porsches in Europe. We've seen the Accumoto 911 at racetracks around the US, and Kris Clewell now brings us its story, in "One Man's Perfect 911." Chris Andropoulos shares his knowledge in "Understanding Mechanical Fuel Injection." Read about the only factory Carrera RS 2.7 rally car to complete the Safari Rally in "Out of Africa" by Randy Wells.

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!

Issue 717

In this issue, David Mathews chronicles a PCA couple who's owned their 1964 356 since new, in "Still Shining." Jeff Zwart tells us what it's like to drive up Lord March's driveway at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, in "The Road to Goodwood." Some Cayennes never find themselves off-road, but in "Meet Otis," by Randy Wells, learn how two members enjoy their Porsche SUV on anything but blacktop. A well-loved 1973 911T has spent its life with several owners; find out in "Time Traveler," by Bruce Sweetman, how it came to shine again in its Viper Green glory. The PCA Club Racing turned 25 this year, so Ted West headed out to the race and the Region where it all began — Summit Point Raceway, hosted by Potomac — in "Silver Jubilation." Click here to watch the 15-minute video accompaniment.

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!

Issue 716

In this issue, Barry Winfield drives the new four-cylinder 718 Cayman, in "4 Square." The renowned, late Jim Pasha left his 968 to unsuspecting friend Bill Patton, the author of "Pasha's Revenge," who commemorated the water-cooled, front-engined Porsche expert by giving it a wild paint job. In "Pretty Baby" by Ted West, learn the story of the oldest 901 known to be in existence, an early Signal Red prototype. Join John Lamm in "Tales from Treffen," covering the inaugural PCA Treffen North America event in Lake Tahoe, then click here to watch the video. Bruce Sweetman tours Europe with a group of Porsche fans led by 356 specialist John Willhoit, in "Porsche Paradise," visiting staples of Porsche culture along the way. Watch the video of Sweetman getting a "hot taxi lap" in a Cayman GTS at the famed Belgium track. Finally, check out the "2016 Holiday Gear Guide," compiled by Amanda Kreklau, and find the next gift for your favorite PCA member(s).

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!

Issue 715

In this issue, admire the brutish beauty of the third JLP Porsche 935 special, a tube-framed behemoth developed with drug money in the 1980s, in “On the Run,” by Bill Oursler. In “Outta My Way!” by David Mathews, read about one member’s ’72 911E, once vanilla white but now sporting period-correct rally car mods and two loud red stripes. In “2 Laps of America,” by Gregor Tarjan, two friends entered One Lap of America — twice — in two unlikely Porsches: a Carrera GT and 918 Spyder. Kieron Fennelly shares the history of a German racing legend in “Wolfgang von Trips.” Inspired by the concept car at the 1993 Detroit Auto Show, in “A Boxster, His Way,” by David Mathews, one member purchased a Boxster S on the cheap and got creative to mimic the show car. Amy Skogstrom recaps this year’s Werks Reunion Monterey in “Back To Werks.”

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!

Issue 714

In this issue, recap PCA’s 61st Porsche Parade — including full competition results — in “Peak Parade,” by David Mathews. Take a gander at one member’s Midnight Blue Metallic 968 time capsule, in “Blue Beauty,” by David Mathews. Read about the journey of a yellow 911 RSR — once black with flames and a slant nose at the 1978 Porsche Parade — in “The Places It Went,” by Sean Cridland. In “Sunken Treasure,” by Tom M’Guinness, read about a PCA Tech Committee member who saw gold in a flooded 964 Carrera 4 wide-body when insurance companies observed a dank mess. In “Visionary,” we chat with Harm Lagaaij, who guided Porsche car (and SUV) design from 1989 to 2004.

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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