Philip Raby Porsche

Porsche Sales and Service

997 Turbo

Why buying a Porsche will save you money

A customer popped in the other day and, chatting over a coffee, we both agreed the futility of buying brand-new ‘ordinary’ cars. He’s owned his 1980s Porsche 911 for seven years and, in that time, it had gone up in value by a modest amount, while running costs had been low, too. When he comes to sell it, he’ll not only have not lost any money, he’ll have made a small profit. More importantly, though, he will have seven years’ of happy memories of Porsche ownership. That has to be a good deal. If, on the other hand, he’d bought, […]

The ultimate Lego Porsche 911

There’s nothing new about Lego Porsche 911s but this one is in a different league. It’s a model of a Porsche 997 Turbo Cabriolet and the attention to detail is quite astonishing – scary in fact. It’s got a working convertible roof, a flat-six engine with moving pistons and – get this – a working seven-speed PDK gearbox with dual clutches. I told you it was scary. I urge you to watch the video for the full story of this incredible Lego Porsche 911.  

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