Philip Raby Porsche

Porsche Sales and Service


Modern Porsches are full of holes, and the 996 is a design masterpiece

Take a look at this Porsche 997 Turbo (above). A mean machine, isn’t it? It simply oozes power and aggression. Now compare it to this 1968 Porsche 911T (below). A car with the same DNA but from 30 years earlier. It’s a lovely looking car but more petite and delicate-looking than the 997. Why? Because it’s lacking the newer car’s bulging arches, spoilers and intakes. It’s a pure 911 shape with no extras. The original Porsche 911’s shape was, over the years, added to with flared arches (even this 1968 car has those), front lip spoilers, rear spoilers and wings, […]