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Ian Raby – racing driver

Ian Raby – racing driver

I had an email recently asking if I was related to Ian Raby, a racing driver from Brighton who was killed in the 1960s. Sadly, I’m not related to him but I did write about him once as part of a book on Grand Prix drivers. Here is what I found out about the man:...
New Porsche 991 Turbo in action on the Nürburgring

New Porsche 991 Turbo in action on the Nürburgring

I’m not a big fan of YouTube videos of cars driving around a track, but this one is different. It shows the yet to be released Porsche 991 Turbo being tested on the Nürburgring. If nothing else, it shows that the 911 Turbo is almost ready for production and, if...
Porsche 964 Cup wheels and mirrors aren’t cheap

Porsche 964 Cup wheels and mirrors aren’t cheap

A customer has asked me to quote to upgrade an early Porsche 964 with the later-type Cup wheels and Cup mirrors (teardrops). A few years ago this was a fairly common thing to do as people were less fond of the original 964 Design90 wheels and ‘elephant...
Buying a classic Porsche 911

Buying a classic Porsche 911

I had an email this week from a chap wanting to buy an early seventies Porsche 911T or 911S. He admitted he was a novice and was looking for advice. Now, I rarely stock Porsches of this age but, by coincidence, I do have this lovely example for sale. One reason I...
Photos of Porsche 911s

Photos of Porsche 911s

  I was visited last week by John Rampton, a photographer who runs Vroom Photo car photography. John is working on a project to photograph every model of Porsche and asked if he could come and shoot some of my stock. John was a thoroughly nice bloke, the sun was...