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993 Turbo or Carrera 4S?

When I saw the title of this advert I was puzzled. How could a 993 be both a Carrera 4S and a Turbo? A Turbo has, as you’d expect, a turbocharged engine while the Carrera 4S has the Turbo wide bodyshell but a normally aspirated engine. Looking at the advert in...

Save the environment – drive a Porsche

Here’s a fanciful story for you. Far, far away, on the planet Gerg, there’s an environmental disaster going on. Why? Because people get bored with their homes very quickly and, every couple of years, they move to a brand-new one. Their old houses plummet in value and...

Is it a bucket of rust?

If you’re looking at an early 911 (by which I mean 1989 and earlier) then keep your eyes wide open for rust. These cars can corrode badly – and repairs aren’t cheap. You may think that a bit of bubbling around a headlamp is no big deal but the only real...