There’s a new thing on the drive!

Since the demise of our last Porsche there’s been an absence of classic cars around the house.  We went to see a Porsche 944 that turned out to have 312,000 miles on it.  It was OK actually, bit baggy and the gearstick needed a dose of Viagra to stay in gear,...

365Tees Design 102 Porsche 917K

Ah, the Porsche 917.  Still regarded as one of the greatest ever endurance racing sporstcars, it was the final development of the line of cars that began with the 904.  With a mid-mounted, air-cooled flat-12 engine, and a fiberglass body you could almost see through,...

365Tees Day 61 Porsche 910 Bergspyder

Porsche’s 906 model really did the job in Sportscar racing.  In 1966 the factory developed it into the 910 to stay competitive with the Ferraris.  Only used for a year, it was replaced by the 908, in a bizarre model number/time travel accident.  In 1967 Porsche...

365Tees Day 58 Porsche 935 K3 Le Mans 1980

Another important part of Porsche’s competition history, the 935 was a completely rebuilt 911, optimised for racing.  It was engineered to survive nuclear war, mostly out of granite.  This meant it could survive 24 hour endurance racing.  It won Le Mans several...

Porsche 924 Turbo design

Seeing as I’ve been spending a lot of time thinking about (and working on) Porsches lately, I thought I’d do a design.  I met the owner of this car at a show this year, and it’s definitely the best 924 I’ve ever seen.  So I...