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Flat batteries, chassis numbers and more

Flat batteries, chassis numbers and more

The week started in an eventful manner for me. I took the train up to the Midlands to collect a Porsche 996 Cabriolet. All went well on the return journey until I hit a massive traffic jam on the A34 south of Oxford. The traffic was stop-start and, as I went to edge...

Top Gear and the Porsche 996

One of the most memorable episodes of Top Gear was when they took a Porsche 911 Carrera, BMW 645Ci and Jaguar XKR to Pendine Sands in Wales. The filming was sublime, the commentary entertaining and the sideways action hilarious. I found the footage online recently and...
Fuel is dropping in price, so buy a Porsche!

Fuel is dropping in price, so buy a Porsche!

Most Porsches are surprisingly affordable to run, in terms of fuel economy and servicing, while the lack of depreciation on many models means that a Porsche can be cheaper to own than a new ‘ordinary’ car that will plummet in value. Now, though, petrol...