Blog Posts Tagged with: Porsche
The Quintessential 356
Wednesday, December 4th, 2013
Love it or hate it, the Porsche 356 is a true classic. It's simple lines and amazing reliability make it a dream to handle on a road rally. We spotted this particular 356 on the California Mille back in 2012 - it handled the 1,000 mile adventure with absolutely no problems. Wrapped in a beautiful silver finish, Pegasus on the fender, and top down - it doesn't get any more "Porsche" than this. High resolution if you click...
Pulled Over by a Porsche - 1968 911 Police Car
Tuesday, November 19th, 2013
We spotted this 1968 Porsche 911 Police Car at this year's Amelia Island Concours. We did a little research and discovered this car was never used in the line of duty, but used as a promotional car to show the US Police forces that Porsche was able to produce a viable patrol car with all the necessary equipment. More about this car over at flatsixes.com. I just wonder if this car could of kept up with the 1969 Dodge Polara Pursuit...
Shifting Gears- For Some, Easier Said Than Done
Monday, October 14th, 2013
Naming a Northern California rally "Shifting Gears" might seem like a reference purely to the transmission of a classic car. The organizers of this event were very clever, however, as the term also relates to the medical challenges that a special group of people face.Shifting Gearswas created to raise awareness forMyotonic Dystrophy, a genetic disease that affects as many as 1 in 3,000 people. The...
Michael Furman: Porsche Portraits
Friday, August 9th, 2013
At this time of year, most of the classic-car loving world has turned their focus towards Northern California and all of the wonderful events that make upMonterey Car Week. If you're lucky enough to find yourself on the peninsula for all the action, you may want to stop by the Winfield Gallery in downtown Carmel, CA. Within, you'll find the work of a man who spends most of his time focusing on cars, quite literally.Michael Furman,...
California Mille: Day 3 Driving Report
Wednesday, May 1st, 2013
Typically, when partaking in any kind of activity, you have that ah-ha moment that defines the experience and ultimately sticks with you. Well, this week has offered several of those moments and for me, the most current "ah-ha" is the battery being charged outside of my hotel room. Where else could you get this experience?
So today began again with truly amazing California weather. Little River is a breathtaking place where the deep...
Client Profile - Special Feature: Bruce Canepa
Wednesday, March 20th, 2013
Born into a California car family, Bruce Canepa has been involved with motor vehicles nearly his entire life. He learned about cars from the bottom up, working within his father’s car and truck dealerships. He started simply washing cars, and eventually moved up working through the body, paint, fabrication and repair shops. By the time Bruce was out of college, he began managing his dad’s dealerships, which included Lincoln-Mercury,...
Orange Blossom Tour - Day 2
Tuesday, March 5th, 2013
We're privileged to be providing road support the Orange Blossom Tour, a casual collector car driving tour of North and Central Florida that's been organized by the fine people at Classic Motorsports and Grassroots Motorsports magazines. With two days down, and nary a mechanical problem in sight, we're starting to worry that the boss might think that this is all play and no work.
Our day started in the...
A Word from Martin Swig on the California Mille 2012
Monday, April 16th, 2012
CALIFORINA MILLE 2012
For the 22nd year, anti-car San Franciscans will be reminded that historic cars are significant, as we gather on Nob Hill on the last Sunday in April, prior to our four-day, 1,000 mile adventure on the back roads of California.
The usual Alfa Romeos, Porsches, and Ferraris will be joined by a pair of 1954 Talbot Lago T-26 Gran Sports, a ’40 Buick and other uncommon cars. The Mille is neither a race nor a...
World Record Porsche at Gooding & Co Amelia Island 2012
Saturday, March 10th, 2012
This year's Gooding & Company Auction at Amelia Island was a real treat for Porsche fans. The well-respected auction house offered the most comprehensive and significant collection of turbo-charged Porsches ever amassed. As you may have seen from our prior blogs and Gooding's website, the collection of Porsches were owned by the Drendel Family of the late Matthew Drendel. The lot of Porsches included cars that had extraordinary...
Porsches at Gooding & Company - Scottsdale 2012
Thursday, January 19th, 2012
Well, we're off - Scottsdale 2012 has finally arrived. We've taken a survey of what's being offered by Gooding & Company this year and are excited to give you some details on several Porsches in the tent:
1. Lot Number 19 - 1970 Porsche 911E 2.2 Coupe. This 911E is wearing it's factory colors inside and out. With only 12,400 miles on the odometer, this car is expected to go for between $100,000 to $130,000....