Patrick Dempsey is actor, race driver – and Porsche fan. This is becoming clear again when he tells the “Telegraph” about his first car. ...
Cars are his number one passion. That’s why Patrick Dempsey raced in the FIA WEC and is now involved as co-owner of the Dempsey Proton Racing team. Especially Porsche caught his heart – as he admits in this interview with the “Telegraph”:
The 962 was a hero at Le Mans. This rare one is still in use – for the milk run. ...
Mr. Moroi, owner of an industrial sheet metal fabricator in rural Japan close to Tokyo, grew up watching the 962 dominate motorsport in the 80s and early 90s. The sportcar’s legendary status made him want to own one. And when he could, he did:
The Porsche GT1 Evolution will go up for auction at the RM Sotheby’s Monaco sale in May 2016. “You need it”, says Top Gear. ...
It has dominated the Canadian GT Championship from 1999 to 2001 and performed well at Sebring. Overall, it won 13 out of 31 starts: the Porsche GT1 Evolution. Now it is for sale. topgear.com had a look at it.
World premiere for the Porsche 718 Boxster and 911 R at the Geneva International Motor Show. Here’s what the media say. ...
Especially the limited special model 911 R attracts the attention of the journalists:
motoring.com.au:“Has Porsche's iconic 911 gone soft? Not this one – the lightest example of the current breed.”
caranddriver.com:“Porsche has a new 911 R that combines just what you want/need—a hot naturally aspirated engine, six shift-’em-yourself gears, and a clutch pedal all in one tantalizing package.”
ctvnews.ca: “Despite being a decidedly old-school 911, Porsche has carried over two recent technological innovations. The first is rear-wheel steering to keep that pendulous back end in check, and the second is huge carbon ceramic brakes. But considering that this new car will be limited to just 911 numbered examples worldwide even purists will be happy.”
motormag.com.au:“The 911 R cherry picks the juiciest bits from the entire 911 line-up.”
evo.co.uk:“As you can imagine, we can’t wait to drive the new 911 R and give you a full review. For now though, the look and spec alone are enough to get us salivating.”