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Porsche very kindly coincided the launch of the new 911 with our 300th issue. So enter the 992, the eighth generation of the car that defines all things ‘sports car.’…
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Where Exclusivity Began. As the new 991 Speedster is prepared for production, we revisit two 911s that shaped the modern Porsche Exclusive lineage – the 2009 Sport Classic and 2010…
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Comfort Zone. Majoring on performance, practicality and comfort, might the latest Cayenne S be the best all-rounder currently available from Porsche’s SUV range? Story: Simon Jackson. Photography: Dan Bathie.
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Alfa Supersud Racing Tearaway on track SuperSud. How do you create a championship-winning Alfasud racer? And how does it feel on track? We find out at Brands Hatch Words: Tim…
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Iconic 917. In the 917’s 50th year, we get behind the wheel of Icon’s stunning replica. Say Happy Birthday to the 917! We celebrate its half-century with a track test…
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The 718 done to A T. New 718 T 982C first drive. Porsche transfers the slightly more focused ‘T’ formula into the 718 Boxster and Cayman twins – and comes…
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The French Connection Ex-Le Mans Zagato-bodied racer. This is one of a pair of OSCA 1600GTs that competed in the 1962 Le Mans 24-Hours race. How does it drive? It’s…
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Karmann on song. The award-winning Volkswagen Karmann Ghia that punches above its weight in more illustrious crowds. Words Julian Balme. Photography Tony Baker.
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Going with the flow. Aerodynamic and mechanically sophisticated, these compact saloons were ahead of their time. Words Martin Buckley. Photography James Mann.
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Silver Dream Machine. The shoestring special inspired by the mighty Auto Unions, but powered by a stodgy saloon. Words Mick Walsh. Photography James Mann/The Roaring Season.
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Along came a Spider… Spanish Caravan. Discovering the joys of the Alfa-Romeo Spider over the mountains north of Madrid. Can the gorgeous Duetto convert an Alfa Romeo sceptic during a…