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Open top Porsches

The UK has been basking in one of the best summers for years and it’s ideal weather for open-top Porsches. With Porsches, you have a choice of wind-in-the-hair cars: 911 Cabriolet For the full open-top experience, it has to be a Cabriolet with a folding roof, such as this 997 Carrera S. With a fully electric roof, that opens and closes in seconds, this is pure luxury.   911 Targa, early The 911 Targa is a clever concept. Up until 1993, the Targa had a lift-out roof panel which folded up and stored in the boot. With a distinctive roofline […]

Porsche 964s are in demand!

We’ve just sold two Porsche 964s this week and have people queuing up to buy good ones. For years, the Porsche 964 was the underdog of the 911 world, always living in the shadow its successor, the ever-popular 993. Now, though, people are beginning to appreciate the Porsche 964 for what it is – the perfect combination of classic Porsche 911 looks with modern technology. It was the first 911 to feature power steering, ABS brakes and, in the case of the Carrera 4, four-wheel drive.  Yet it retains the traditional Porsche 911 upright headlamps and prominent front wings that […]

The economy’s on the up, so now’s the time to buy a Porsche!

I’ve just returned from a great family holiday in Paris. On our return to England, through Eurotunnel, we turned on the car radio to hear the news that the UK economy is growing and consumer confidence is strengthening. Just as we heard this news, we passed a transporter loaded with brand new Porsches, everything from 911s to Cayennes, no doubt on its way to Porsche Cars GB at Reading. My wife managed to grab this photo through the car window with her iPhone. Some lucky new owners will be taking delivery of the Porsches very soon, no doubt. However the […]