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left-hand drive

Left-hand drive and right-hand drive Porsches

I had an interesting comment on my Facebook page in response to my blog about two Porsche 911s for sale in Hong Kong: an American said that the cars weren’t very desirable because they are right-hand drive. Not if you live in the USA or another country where cars drive on the right, perhaps, but in other parts of the world, having the steering wheel on the right is, of course, the best place for it, as the cars drive not the left side of the road. According to Wikipedia, 66% of the world’s population drive on the right, and the […]

Porsche 964 – left- to right-hand drive conversion uncovered

There’s an interesting silver Porsche 964 Cabriolet being sold in the Midlands at the moment. It sounds all very good but I’ve just been told that it is, in fact, a car that originated in mainland Europe. Not a problem in itself, but it also transpires that the Porsche has been converted from left-hand drive to right-hand drive. Now, this is something that happened when these cars were newer and had a high value. It didn’t happen often, though, as it was an expensive conversion – I remember seeing a near-new 993 Turbo being converted by a UK specialist and […]

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