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Porsche 996 Carrera – bought!

I needed to buy a Porsche 996 urgently for use in a magazine feature. However, as many of you know, the market is quiet coming up to Christmas, with buyers and sellers holding off. I found a good one in Northern Ireland, a place I usually enjoy visiting but not at this time of year and in this weather. Then a car cropped up in Northamptonshire which sounded tempting. A facelift 3.6 example with a full OPC history, same owner for five years, Aerokit and so on. In the box ticking contest, it did well for my purposes. Now, normally […]

Porsche 996 wanted urgently

I need to buy a Porsche 996 – preferably a Carrera 4 – urgently. It needs to low-priced but a good, sound example. If you want to sell one quickly and free up some money for Christmas, perhaps, then do please get in touch.

Porsche 944 – a resurgence of interest

The Porsche 944 has, in recent years, suffered from being unwanted and unloved by the bulk of Porsche enthusiasts. It’s become, well, just an old car and, as such, often bought by people wanting a Porsche badge but not really Porsche enthusiast. They’ve maintained the cars on the cheap and so many examples have deterioated. Recently, though, I’ve noticed a resurgence of interest in the Porsche 944 from genuine Porsche enthusiasts. And that’s great news because I’ve always thought of the 944 as a superb car. It’s beautifully built, looks good, is comfortable and roomy (I’ve had a mountain bike […]

A Porsche 911 Carrera 4 is a great car in the snow

I’ve heard that prices of used 4x4s are on the up in the UK as people clamour to get a car that they hope will enable them to conquer the snow. However, with a bit of lateral thinking, you can have a great sports car that will also perform in the snow. Let’s face it, conventional 4x4s are designed for off-roading and, as such, have massive ground clearance which is of little help if you’re just trying to negotiate your local backroads. So why not treat yourself to a Porsche 911? Opt for a four-wheel drive Carrera 4 and you’ll […]

The truth behind selling a Porsche 911

This video sums up the process of buying or selling a Porsche perfectly. It contains every cliche in the book! If you don’t want to deal with this hassle, let me sell your Porsche on your behalf.

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