Archive for January, 2016

This Tactic (Still) Doesn't Work

718 Boxter and 718

The new Boxster is lovely. But sit one next to the old Porsche 718 and it looks like garbage. We’ve talked before about marketers doing this “let’s photograph the new one next to the old one and show our lineage and the power of our history” tactic before. It. Does. Not. Work.

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Nürburgring 1936

Nurburgringmap1936

A bit more standard a map than I usually showcase on our Track Maps of the Past series, but how can you not love the Südschleife?

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Art Appreciation: Simca Deho Special

I’m having trouble finding verifiable information on this gorgeous little barchetta. Previous sellers have said she has LeMans and Mille Miglia provenance, but I’m not finding it immediately and we’ve all known sellers that were prone to exaggeration. Usually when I can’t dig up much information on a car, I don’t post about it. But one thing about this little machine is immediately certifiable—she’s gorgeous. So despite the lack of concrete information on it, I couldn’t help but share it with you.

Forgive me.

More photos in this Google Plus gallery.

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