Introduction
Photo Albums
No photos available
No photos available
No photos available
Pinned Items
Recent Activities
  • Steve Bennett is now following Jay Leno
    Post is under moderation
    Stream item published successfully. Item will now be visible on your stream.
  • Ben Barry is now friends with Steve Bennett
    Post is under moderation
    Stream item published successfully. Item will now be visible on your stream.
  • orlov1988 is now friends with Steve Bennett
    Post is under moderation
    Stream item published successfully. Item will now be visible on your stream.
  • time2000 is now friends with Steve Bennett
    Post is under moderation
    Stream item published successfully. Item will now be visible on your stream.
  • Steve Bennett is now following Tim Pitt
    Post is under moderation
    Stream item published successfully. Item will now be visible on your stream.
  • Jay Leno is now friends with Steve Bennett
    Post is under moderation
    Stream item published successfully. Item will now be visible on your stream.
  • BimmerPost is now friends with Steve Bennett
    Post is under moderation
    Stream item published successfully. Item will now be visible on your stream.
  •   Steve Bennett reacted to this post about 2 years ago
    UP FRONT

    Bennett makes it his mission to be in Gmünd for Porsche’s 70th Anniversary. He’s glad he did

    Highlight of this issue? Well, for me it’s a personal one. Turn to page and you can join in as we take a #Porsche-Boxster #Porsche-718-Boxster to Gmünd on June 8th, 2018 . The date is important, because 70-years ago on June 8th 1948, the first Porsche was road registered in the picturesque Austrian town. This is the date officially adopted by Porsche for the 70th Anniversary celebrations. To be in Gmünd, then, on that date was something of a no-brainer and to be honest we were expecting something of a media scrum, but it seems that Porsche’s own celebrations at its Stuttgart museum, on the same date, had diverted attention from Porsche’s true Genesis moment and we had the run of the place.

    And what a glorious place Gmünd is, seemingly untouched by the passage of 70-years and mindful of its place in Porsche history, thanks to Helmut Pfeifhofner’s Porsche museum and his foresight to buy and renovate the small wooden building that acted as Porsche’s design office at the entrance of the huge timber sheds converted for use as Porsche’s temporary factory. Helmut can remember Porsches testing in and around Gmünd as a boy and today there is still that palpable sense of Porsche’s time here, backed up by archive photography, that allowed us to plant the Boxster into history.

    And while Gmünd charmed, the Grossglockner Pass, where #Porsche 356/1 tested, simply awed with its scale and alpine grandeur. Driving the same roads 70-years on, in a mid-engined, four-cylinder Porsche, was again touching history. As a Porsche fan, make it your mission to visit Gmünd in Porsche’s 70th year. Or any year for that matter.
    Post is under moderation
    Stream item published successfully. Item will now be visible on your stream.
There are no activities here yet
Unable to load tooltip content.

Drive-My.COM MEDIA EN/UK based is United Kingdom’s top cars/retro/classic/modern/tuning/moto/commercial news, test drive, classic cars and classifieds. For car advertisement be it an RETRO/CLASSIC/OLD-TIMER/NEW-TIMER, Coupe, MPV, SUV, Luxury Car, Commercial vehicle, OPC car or even an auction car. We update you with latest information on new car prices from both parallel importers and car authorised dealers with brands such as Aston-Martin, Bristol, TVR, Bentley, Ford, Porsche, Jaguar, Land Rover, Citroen, Tesla, DS, Alfa Romeo, Subaru, Toyota, Acura, Honda, Nissan, Audi, Kia, Hyundai, Volkswagen, Volvo, Mitsubishi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz. Find new car pricelists, new car promotions, new car reviews, latest car news, car reviews & car insurance UK. We are also your information hub for parking, road tax, car insurance and car loan, car audio, car performance parts, car discussion, motor insurance, car grooming, car rental, vehicle insurance, car insurance quotation, car accessories, car workshop, & car sticker, tuning, stance and Cars Clubs

Our Drive-My EN/USA site use cookies