Author: Prescott Kelly

1973 Porsche 911 Carrera RS Touring

This LHD example is the 38th 2.7 RS produced, and therefore, one of the first 500s built to “RSH” specification to meet FIA homologation requirements. After having been driven to Stuttgart for weighing, it was driven back to the factory for completion as a “Touring” (Porsche Code 472) version. It […]

1968 Porsche 911S Targa “Big Tank”

This 1968 911S is a correct, matching-numbers car that has been given a complete restoration. This car was imported to the United States by Beverly Hills Porsche for a client in 1980. In 2002, the same client commissioned Beverly Hills Porsche to restore the car, and it has been driven […]

One Terrific Baby Porsche

When the Porsche Boxster show car debuted at Detroit in 1993, it created a lot of excitement. The new, smallish, two-place convertible sent writers off to research the joys and frustrations of owning 356 Speedsters and roadsters. When the 1997 Type 986 Boxster finally arrived in showrooms three years later, […]

The Drendel Collection

At the March 9 Gooding & Company Auction on Amelia Island, FL, the Drendel Family Collection sold 16 Porsches — 12 of them historically significant cars. Matt Drendel, who was only 35 years old when he died in November 2010, created the collection. The sole child of a prominent Hickory, […]

1958 Porsche 356A Carrera GS Coupe

Why such a high price? Well, this Carrera was well turned out and underwent a top-notch restoration Chassis number: 102210 Engine number: 90914 – Legendary four-cam Carrera engine – RHD example delivered new to Stephen O’Flaherty in Dublin – Fully factory equipped from new with sunroof, Rudge wheels and more […]

2007 Porsche 911 GT3 RS

  This car is a glorious driving experience — one that is being recognized at a time when depreciation pounds modern collectibles Chassis number: WP0AC29917S793226 From the auction catalog: 2007 Porsche 911 GT3 RS 2-door coupe, orange/black with a 4-cylinder, 3.6-liter engine and 6-speed manual transmission. A collector car with […]

1957 Porsche 356A 1600S “Super” Speedster

By 1956, the Porsche 356 had been continually developed into one of the world’s most respected sports cars. This feat was quite remarkable considering that Porsche as a company was only celebrating its eighth anniversary. The evolution of the Porsche 356 was swift and further impelled not only by Porsche’s […]

1987 Porsche 928 S4

This is a stunning, classic Porsche 928 S4. Grand Prix White over mahogany leather with less than 49,900 miles. This Florida-owned Porsche is being sold with the original window sticker and owner’s packet. This car has lived a pampered life and everywhere you look that is evident. The car has […]

1962 Porsche 356B 1600 Cabriolet

While the $85,880 price realized at Bonham seemed fair for a driver-quality 356B cabriolet, it was “all the money” for a non-original car One of the all-time great sports cars, the 356 was the work of Ferry Porsche, who based it on the Volkswagen designed by his father. Like the […]