Philip Raby Porsche

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GT3 RS 4.0

Classic Porsche – better than money in the bank!

The Bank of England announced today that UK interest rates are remaining at just 0.5%. Great news if you have a mortgage, but worrying if you have savings. Indeed, with inflation running at some 4%, your stash in the bank is actually devaluing. No wonder people are looking at other places to invest. I recently spoke to an investment fund manager who told me that the best performing investment at the moment is fine wine, followed closely by classic cars. Apparently the Chinese are particularly keen on wine, which seems odd to me. You can enjoy driving a classic car […]

Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0 – official announcement from Porsche

It’s not been the best kept secret from Porsche – I heard rumours some time ago about the 997 GT3 RS 4.0 and photos were leaked yesterday. Today, though, it’s official, with the following statement from Porsche: The flat six 4.0-litre sports engine, the biggest 911 engine ever, is also the most powerful naturally aspirated engine with 125 hp/litre. It achieves its maximum power of 500 hp at 8,250 revs per minute and delivers its maximum torque of 460 Nm at 5,750 rpm. This impressive performance continues on track, this limited edition model achieves a Nürburgring-Nordschleife lap time of 7:27 […]