Philip Raby Porsche

Porsche Sales and Service

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Porsche 968 Club Sport in Classic Cars magazine

A couple of months back, I spent a very wet day at Chobham circuit with the crew from Classic Cars magazine. They asked me to let them use a Porsche 968 Club Sport that we had in stock, for a feature on undervalued classics to invest in during 2014. The article, written by ex-Top Gear presenter Quentin Willson, is in the May 2014 issue, and I’m pleased to say that the 968 Club Sport is crowned the winner by Mr Wilson. It’s just a shame he refers to it as a ‘Porker’. 🙂 We’ve now sold that particular 968 Club […]

Porsche 911 steering wheels

The steering wheel is the interface between driver and vehicle so it has to feel just right. But what is the correct steering wheel for a Porsche 911? Back in the early 1990s, Porsche wanted to know what made a Porsche feel like, well, a Porsche. To find out, the company tasked engineer and test driver Peter Falk with defining exactly what ‘Porscheness’ was. After much research and head-scratching Falk came up with a 20-page report that could be summed up in one word – agility. He explained that Porsches  should have  two types of agility – direct and indirect. The […]