Author: Prescott Kelly

Prescott Kelly was an avid Porsche racer and past president of the PCA. He has been an SCM Contributor since 2010.

1957 Porsche 356A Carrera GS Speedster

Thanks to the genius of Max Hoffman, Porsche’s leading U.S. importer, the Speedster model had been wildly successful in North America. Wishing to capitalize on their motorsport success in the region, Porsche launched the Carrera GS fitted with a road-adapted version of the Ernst Fuhrmann-designed four-cam engine, which had garnered […]

1975 Porsche 911 Carrera 2.7 MFI

Reported to have initially been used as a dealer demonstration vehicle, [this car] was first sold to Peter Leonhard Sandl of Ingolstadt on March 7, 1975. The car’s original German Fahrzeugbrief shows Sandl’s continued international registration into 1990. Upon moving to Canada, Sandl shipped the car to Vancouver via the […]

1990 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 Targa

The introduction of the 964-coded 911 in 1989 represented a product refresh by Porsche designers on almost every level. Coincidentally, the 964 represented the last generation that Porsche offered with a Targa roof until it was revived with the Type 991 in 2011. The example offered here was built to […]

1999 Porsche 911 Classic Club Coupe “Sonderwunsch”

Built as a factory one-off, the 911 Classic Club Coupe marks the first one-off within the Sonderwunsch (special wish) program that is a classic vehicle. Upon arrival, the Carrera was completely stripped of its component parts and treated to a chemical bath, removing all layers of paint. The underbody, placed […]

2011 Porsche 911 GT3 RS

This ultra-rare and ultra-low-mileage U.S.-specification Porsche 911 GT3 RS is believed to be one of only 26 delivered to the U.S. in the dazzling combination of Aqua Blue Metallic with contrasting Guards Red graphics and wheels. Delivered new to Porsche of Spokane, WA, this GT3 RS has been cherished its […]

1955 Porsche 356 Continental

Purchased new on April 7, 1956, by a Canadian GI overseas (or at least shipped to Canada originally, as noted on the car’s Kardex from Porsche records), this car made its way to Houston and was owned by a submarine commander who broke down in Benson, AZ, while on his […]

1995 Porsche 928 GTS

This low-mileage, well-documented and highly specified 928 GTS is one of just 26 U.S.-market examples equipped with a 5-speed manual transmission for the 1995 model year, making it the quintessential rendition of Porsche’s front-engine experiment. It completed production in early December 1994 and was delivered new to a Porsche dealer […]

1992 Porsche 911 Carrera RS

This 1992 Porsche 911 Carrera RS is a non-sunroof coupe that was sold new in Japan and was imported to the U.S. under previous ownership. The selling dealer acquired it in 2022, and it is finished in Rubystone Red over a black interior. Power comes from a 3.6-liter flat-6 mated […]

1991 Porsche C4 “Reimagined by Singer”

This 1991 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 coupe was modified by Singer Vehicle Design between August 2018 and August 2020 and was purchased by the seller through Singer after the commissioning customer was unable to take delivery. Finished in Fiona Metallic over a custom Blue Charcoal leather interior, the “Gratitude Commission” […]

1989 Porsche 911 Carrera Club Sport

Porsche sporadically released special derivatives of its 911 flagship including the 1973 Carrera RS 2.7, 1974 Carrera RS 3.0, and 1984 911 SC/RS. Continuing this tradition, Porsche introduced a 911 Carrera 3.2 Club Sport model at the 1987 Frankfurt Motor Show. Built with a “less is more” ethos, the Club […]