Sunday, November 29

Porsche

iPhone News, Porsche

Check Out This Apple-Inspired 1979 Porsche 935 Tribute Racecar

Porsche enthusiasts over at PCarMarket have just shared a custom-built Porsche 935 tribute racecar finished in a vintage Apple Computers-inspired livery. This Porsche was previously converted to 993 GT2 specifications before enjoying a highly successful racing career in Southern California. Built upon the shell of 1969 912, this Apple-inspired Porsche was purchased by the current owner in 2016 who carried out a complete 935 K3 body conversion using accurate molds created from the original 935 racecars. With a twin-turbocharged 3.8 L flat-six engine rated at over 700HP, this tribute is fully equipped to take on the track.This racecar has been outfitted with an air-cooled 3.8 L twin-turbocharged flat-six 993 engine which was custom built by Bob Holcomb.  Approximately 700 HP...
Aging and the Elderly, Coronavirus, Porsche, Toronto, Toronto & GTA

LEVY: Porsche hits the road to celebrate seniors

You might say it was a turbo-charged morning for the 150 residents of Norfinch Care Community nursing home.Dozens of masked residents and caregivers clapped and cheered outside the home near Finch Ave. W. and Hwy. 400, and from windows right up to the third floor, as a tour of classic and late-model high-performance Porsche models passed by with drivers and passengers waiving to them.A few dozen of residents even braved the sizzling July heat to view up close cars from the 1970s to today, including a Targa, Cabriolet and Porsche’s most recent electric model, the Taycan.It was an attempt to give back to a community that has been so isolated during the pandemic, says Porsche Canada President and CEO Marc Ouayoun.Norfinch was just one of four homes visited by a total of about 50 sle...