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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!

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!

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