Tag: Porsche

1988 Porsche 911 Turbo / RUF-Converted CTR

RUF’s ascension from little-known Porsche tuner to household name came after the publication of the July 1987 issue of Road & Track magazine. In an article titled, “The World’s Fastest Cars,” the Road & Track staff assembled a venerable “who’s who” of the world’s most incredible street-legal supercars, of which […]

Keeping the IRS Away from Your Cars

Tax planning time is usually the end of the year. But this year, between the uncertainties of the presidential election, the IRS working on eliminating some of our favorite tax-planning techniques, the current softness in the collector car market, and interest rates possibly going up, it makes sense for the […]

Here Comes the Judge

What do a 1968 Ford GT40 Mk III, a 1967 Porsche 911S, a 1972 4.9 Ghibli Spider SS, a Toyota 2000GT, a 1972 Ferrari 246 GT and a 1968 DeTomaso Mangusta prototype have in common? These are exotics with 6- and 8-cylinder engines placed in the front, middle and rear […]

1994 Porsche 928 GTS

1994 Porsche 928 GTS Coupe

Unveiled at the Geneva Salon in 1977 and voted Car of the Year for 1978, the 928 was intended as an upmarket replacement for the long-running 911, but Porsche’s rear-engined classic would outlive its younger sibling. The front-engined 928’s stylish hatchback body featured aluminum doors, bonnet and front wings in […]

1974 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.0 RSR IROC

In 1973, Roger Penske created a racing series called the International Race of Champions, or IROC. Equally ambitious and unique in concept, the IROC series aimed to place the world’s best racing drivers in identical cars to compete against each other over several rounds at leading U.S. venues. In so […]

Worldwide Auctioneers Houston Classic

Worldwide Auctioneers’ Houston Classic Auction brings three silver Corvette L88 convertibles — from 1967, 1968 and 1969 — to their Houston Classic Auction on April 23. A 1965 Porsche 356 SC, winner of a PCA national award, and a 1930 Cadillac V16 all-weather phaeton will also cross the block. Read more.

Two Porsche Carrera GTs lead Barrett-Jackson Supercar Slate

Two Porsche Carrera GTs —one 2004 car and one 2005 car — will shine under Barrett-Jackson’s supercar spotlight during the April 8-10 auction in Palm Beach, FL. The 2005 Carrera GT (Lot 400) has less than 2,800 miles on the clock. The 2004 Carrera GT (Lot 428) grabs attention with […]

Sports Car Market May 2016

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2015 Porsche 918 Spyder

In the 21st century, more than ever, cutting-edge automotive technology has been playing a massive role in the design and development of supercars. While the century’s first batch of supercars — the Porsche Carrera GT, Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren, and Ferrari Enzo — all sported large, naturally aspirated engines, the next […]