Tag Archives: Porsche

Dauer Porsche 962

Between 1993 and 1997 Dauer Racing took the Le Mans winning Porsche 962 and turned it into a road legal GT1 car (the Dauer 962) by changing the body slightly to add a second seat and some luggage space.

It was then turned back into a racing car (the Dauer Porsche 962) that won the 1994 Le Mans 24 hour race using a loophole that didn’t specify any minimum numbers for production cars. Continue reading Dauer Porsche 962

Porsche Cars

When I think about a Porsche, I first think about the 911 design that started back in 1964 and which has been continually updated and improved. It’s astonishing that a basic exterior design can last so well.

You can also think about the 911 as the middle Porsche.

Below it are sports cars like the 914, the 924 and 944, the Boxster and the Cayman.

Above it are Porsche’s only real attempt at a luxury GT, the 928 and their supercars, the 911 Turbo, the 959, Carrera GT and the 918 Spyder. Continue reading Porsche Cars

1:18 Minichamps Porsche 918 Spyder Prototype

This article looks at the 1:18 scale model of the Porsche 918 Spyder produced by Minichamps.

If you want details of the real car, please click over to Porsche 918 Spyder where you’ll also find the best videos.

Minichamps Porsche 918 spyder
Minichamps 1:18 scale model of the Porsche 918 Spyder prototype

Product Numbers For The Minichamps Porsche 918

There are two versions,

  • WAP 021 19 10B – liquid metal Dealer’s edition (this is a metallic grey)
  • 060031 – black

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Porsche 918

The Porsche 918 Spyder is a hybrid combination of a 4.6 litre V8 petrol engine and two electric motors to produce startling performance. This is a rival for LaFerrari and the McLaren P1.

Porsche 918 Spyder displayed at Frankfurt, 2013. Photo by Thomas Wolf
Porsche 918 Spyder displayed at Frankfurt, 2013. Photo by Thomas Wolf

Production began in September 2013 after it was first revealed at the Frankfurt Motor Show earlier than year after being shown first as a concept at the 2010 Geneva show. Only 918 units will be made and even at $845,000, it is likely to sell out quickly.

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1:18 Motormax Porsche Carrera GT

This article looks at the 1:18 scale model of the Porsche Carrera GT produced by Motormax.

If you want details of the real car, please click over to Porsche Carrera GT where you’ll also find the best videos.

Motormax Porsche Carrera GT
Motormax Porsche Carrera GT

Product Numbers For The Motormax Model

There are three to choose from:

  • Black – MM73163-BK
  • Titanium grey – MM73163-GY
  • Silver Blue – MM73163-SLBL

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