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Porsche unveils the all-new 2018 Cayenne and Cayenne S

  Porsche is proud to introduce the third generation of the Cayenne, the sports car among sports utility vehicles. This latest edition of the successful all-wheel drive four door sports car from the Stuttgart marque is a completely new development, and combines typical Porsche performance with everyday versatility. Powerful turbocharged engines, a new eight-speed Tiptronic S automatic gearbox, new chassis systems and an innovative display and control concept with total connectivity combine to raise sport and comfort to a new level. At launch, there are two newly-developed six-cylinder petrol engines to choose from. The Cayenne is powered by a 340 […]

Why the original Porsche Boxster is a modern classic

It was back in 1993 that Porsche teased the world with an all-new concept car at the American International Auto Show. This cool mid-engined roadster was clearly influenced by the old 550 Spyder yet was very much a forward-thinking design. The car’s name – ‘Boxster’ – was written in tortoiseshell on its rear, and the interior featured exposed cooling fans which were extremely, er, cool. The public fell in love with the Boxster concept car so Porsche dutifully put it into production, with the first Boxsters going on sale in late 1996. The production Boxster was different to the prototype […]

Charity fundraising in a Porsche 964 Targa

A good customer of ours, Christopher Gavin, is driving his Porsche 964 Targa 2500 to the Alps and back to raise money for charity. Christopher is supporting Alie Tilley, an old friend and colleague, who sadly succumbed last year from Motor Neurone Disease (MND). Alie set up All About Alie in February 2016, three months before she died. Her mission was to do two main things: 1. Raise awareness of MND and what people can do to help. 2. Get action to fight against MND by raising money to fund stem cell research being conducted by Professor Talbot (Alie’s consultant). […]

Porsche 911 Turbo LE – a slant-nose without the slant-nose

The Porsche 911 Turbo LE of 1989 offers all the benefits of the SE but without the Slant-Nose styling. The 911 Turbo SE of the mid-1980s offered a useful 30bhp extra power over the 300bhp produced by the standard Turbo of the day. The problem, though, was that part of the Special Equipment (which SE stood for) included a Slant-Nose front end. Instead of the 911’s distinctive wings and round headlamps you got a wedge-shaped front with pop-up headlamps, which even then were getting somewhat passé. To put it into some sort of style perspective, the Triumph TR7 which was […]