Category Archives: Sightings

Remembering the Type 64

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Warmup Drive For The Blue Rascal

Rain all night and this morning, but when it clears I take the ‘Rascal for a little solo  exercise through local agricultural country.  Some in-motion documentation — not a Best Practice.  Don’t encourage your kids to do such things.

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Barney

Tuesday this machine zipped by as I was walking to my workspace.  Followed the turn I could see the car took a couple of blocks away, and … voila (albeit without a sign of its driver).  Unwashed, but with the … Continue reading

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Smiley and Pascha (aka Pasha)

The chain of events was set off by a recent visit to the local library.  That’s where I discovered, on the For Sale surplus books shelf, a pristine hardbound copy of John le Carré’s A Legacy of Spies.  Rather astonished … Continue reading

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Six Minutes With A 912

This weekend, after a Saturday morning work session I was walking back home, late for lunch, and spotted an ancient 912 across the street.  Three-fourths in deep shadow, one-fourth in blistering noonday sun, I quickly attempted to document the thing … Continue reading

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Traveling the Globe in a 928

Here’s how one owner sees the purpose of a 928: more

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Just Because You Drive A Porsche …

… doesn’t mean you know how to …

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A Visit From Timothy and Rachel

They drop by with their Cayenne, all 450 hp worth.  I am generously invited to drive the Cayenne — a memorable experience, indeed — and Timothy takes the Blue Rascal for a spin.  (You’ve seen Timothy’s 944 before.)  

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The Twist Controversy

Kevin’s not sure, at least for 911s.  Here’s one worth looking at more closely, perhaps, on a Panamera I spotted a couple of days ago.

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Porsche in the 1970s

Thanks to BaT’s Video Inspiration series, we have a number of factory promo videos from the 1970s era (largely preceding the advent of the 944, of course): 01 The Test Track 02 Race Shop 03 Daytona 04 Body fabrication 05 … Continue reading

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