Author: Prescott Kelly

Courtesy of Silverstone Auctions

1962 Porsche 356B T-6 Super 90 Cabriolet

In September of 1959, Porsche revealed their fully updated 356 known as the 356B. This had a completely revised body that was more suitable for the American market. The 356B used the new T-5 body style, which raised the front and rear bumpers nearly four inches. Furthermore, the headlights were […]

Brian Henniker, courtesy of Gooding & Company

1988 Porsche 959 Komfort Coupe

Following the 953’s decisive win at the grueling Paris-Dakar Rally in 1984, Porsche’s chief engineer Helmuth Bott declared his ambition to build a “Super Porsche” — a turbocharged 911 variant with all-wheel drive and variable ride height. Over the next three years, Porsche developed a groundbreaking sports car to comply […]

Simon Clay, courtesy of Bonhams

1983 Porsche 930 Turbo 935 Spec. Coupe

A prolific collector of fine automobiles, Mansour Ojjeh was ideally placed to secure for himself from Porsche a specially modified version of the German manufacturer’s ultimate road car: the fearsome 911 Turbo. Group 4 homologation rules, which required 400 road cars to be built, had spurred the development of Project […]

Courtesy of Barrett-Jackson

1980 Porsche 911SC

This is a gorgeous 1980 Porsche 911SC coupe that runs and drives beautifully. This car features a very desirable color combination of ivory with brown leather. Well-optioned, with a factory power sunroof, original chrome wheels, air conditioning, 5-speed transmission and AM/FM/CD player. This is a one-owner, rust-free California car, and […]

1956 Porsche 356 1500 Carrera Speedster

• A rare and desirable matching-numbers early 4-cam Speedster • Believed to be the eighth pre-A Carrera Speedster produced • Period SCCA competition history • Believed to have just 20,000 miles from new • Fantastically restored by some of the marque’s best • 4-cam engine prepared by Bill Doyle

1970 Porsche 914/6

• The ultimate, best-performing Porsche 914 model • Well known in PCA circles; 30 years of single ownership • Excellent older restoration; rare and powerful mid-engine Porsche • Complete with toolkit and owner’s manual

1986 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.2 Supersport Cabriolet

Porsche revived the Carrera name — previously used for the competition-orientated versions of the preceding 356 — for its luxuriously equipped, top-of-the-range 911 in 1973. It applied the evocative title to all 911 models, coincidentally with the introduction of the 3.2-liter engine, from 1984. Not merely enlarged, the new engine […]

One Auction, Two 911S Porsches

Every auction has surprising results, but the sales of these two Porsche 911S cars — on the same day, in the same tent and before many of the same bidders — provide some insight into the current state of Porsche 911S values. Let’s first take a close look at both […]

1955 Porsche 356 1500 Continental Cabriolet

One of only 299 Pre-A cabriolets built in 1955 A 1,488-cc OHV Type 546/2 flat 4-cylinder engine with dual Solex 32 PBI carburetors that makes 55 horsepower at 4,400 rpm Spectacular Terra Cotta-over-Ochre color scheme Delivered with rare factory options and accessories Faithfully executed, show-quality restoration. Documented matching-numbers engine A […]

2005 Porsche Carrera GT

When Porsche decided to attach the GT appellation to Carrera in 2004, it marked a return to its competition roots, the new flagship supercar’s looks recalling those of the original Type 550 of 50-plus years ago. Known as “Project Code 80,” the program to develop a front-ranking supercar had begun […]