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The ultimate Lego Porsche 911

The ultimate Lego Porsche 911

There’s nothing new about Lego Porsche 911s but this one is in a different league. It’s a model of a Porsche 997 Turbo Cabriolet and the attention to detail is quite astonishing – scary in fact. It’s got a working convertible roof, a flat-six engine...
Porsche 911 heating systems

Porsche 911 heating systems

My first experience of an air-cooled Porsche 911 heating system wasn’t good. Being a poor student at the time, I used to hitch-hike from place to place, and one day was picked up by a complete nutter in a Volkswagen Beetle. As he drove at insane (for a Beetle) speeds...
Tartan Porsche seat fabric

Tartan Porsche seat fabric

My wife writes features for all of the UK’s top homes and interiors magazines and, like me, she keeps a blog – check out her website here. She’s just come into my office and bet me that I couldn’t find a Porsche-related item for Burns’...
Dream Porsche garage

Dream Porsche garage

I often think it’d be nice to have a perfectly organised home garage. You know the sort of thing – tiled floor, plastered walls, gleaming fitted cabinets. One day I’ll get around to it but, in the meantime, our reasonably spacious double garage has to cope...
The power of the Porsche 911 Turbo

The power of the Porsche 911 Turbo

I’ve just been doing some research on the Porsche 911 Turbo and came up with some interesting power figures. Just look how the output has increased from the original 3.0-litre car of 1975 to the latest 997 Turbo S. The power has more than doubled! 1975 – 260bhp...