27. 03. 2015
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The Definitive Top Ten Jeremy Clarkson Utterances

In order, starting with #10 and counting down to #1. “This is just an ax murderer with headlights.  And I absolutely adore it.” [regarding the Mercedes C63 AMG] “Unfortunately, on my way over...

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27. 03. 2015
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If You Just Wanna Get There

It’s always fun when a stranger strikes up a car-related conversation with you.  Of course, in the Porsche, this happens fairly frequently.  But recently, while traveling for work, my rental car was a...

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27. 03. 2015
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The One(s) That Got Away

Get a bunch of car folks together, and they can swap these stories all day—stories about the cars they’ve wanted that they couldn’t quite obtain, for any of a thousand reasons. I’ve seen...

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26. 01. 2015
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2012 Chevrolet Volt – Two-Year Review

Twenty-seven months, forty-one thousand miles, two moves, three states.  Our Volt is a veteran of the roads now, battle-hardened with dog hair, discarded Fruit Snacks, and its second set of tires.  It’s been...

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11. 12. 2014
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Audi, Atop the Ski Jump

I have some well-off relatives that live in Connecticut, and it was at one of their houses where I first remember seeing Audis.  I remember them looking sharp-edged and squared-off, but in the...

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28. 10. 2014
993 C4S

Schonesland Dragoon Trail Drive 2014

The weather could not have been better for Schonesland’s Dragoon Trail drive this past Saturday.  The sky gleamed blue with the occasional bit of glittering cirrus frosting as a procession of Porsches nearly...

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11. 10. 2014
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F1 2014 – Four Races Remain

Before anything else can be said about the 2014 Formula 1 season, it is necessary at this point in time to preface with a sincere hope that Marussia driver Jules Bianchi of Nice,...

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10. 06. 2014
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In Defense of the 996

At present, the Porsche 996 is besieged by haters everywhere.  Purists pooh-pooh the water cooling and the fried-egg headlights.  There’s the seemingly endless train of detractors ranting about the intermediate shaft bearing/rear main...

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02. 05. 2014
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Traffic Enforcement – Or, Really, Roving Tax Collection

  I recently completed a sizeable road trip in the 996: Iowa to New Mexico, and then the return trip, around a month later. It was about seventeen or eighteen hours of drive...

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18. 01. 2014
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Schonesland Region Holiday Bash

I’ve been on a writing hiatus for the last six months or so due to some big-time career and living upheavals.  Things finally began to settle down after the New Year—in a new...

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