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I was delighted to visit the home and studio of automotive illustrator Peter Hutton today, as part of the Chichester Arts Trail. Peter, who’s a true gentleman, produces stunningly beautiful cutaway illustrations of classic cars, and to see them printed on large canvases really was a treat. I urge you to to check out Peter Hutton’s website here to take a look at his images, which are available to buy in everything from postcard to big canvases. The latter would look great on an office or showroom wall.
Car Dealer magazine has compiled its top 100 most influential car dealers on Twitter list for 2014 and I’m delighted to see that I come in at number 13, behind much larger retailers. It’s interesting to note that I’m the only Porsche dealer in the list apart from Porsche Retail which slots in at number 17. I’m pleased with this, especially as I don’t really have a strategy for social media, apart from ensuring I post regularly. Some companies employ social media experts to do the work for them, but I’d rather do it myself because then I come across as […]
I’ve just received the June 2014 issue of GT Porsche magazine and, as ever, it’s a good one. An article on why an early Porsche 997 Carrera is a great car is one that could have been written my me, so close are its sentiments to my own. I’ve long argued that the 3.6-litre 997 is an underrated gem, with a sweet engine and a great (non PASM) suspension set-up. By coincidence, I had a call from someone yesterday who was about to buy such a car for just £20,000 from a private seller. That just shows what good value […]