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Total 911 No. 206

Total 911 is the world's only magazine dedicated to the Porsche 911; the only Porsche with over 40 years of history and a worldwide following of keen enthusiasts. This high-quality magazine is written and produced by true Porsche fans, and offers in-depth, exciting features on all models of 911 – from the classics of the 1960s, through the wild Turbos of the 1970s, right up to today's sophisticated supercars.

Country:
United Kingdom
Language:
English
Publisher:
Future Publishing Ltd
Frequency:
Monthly
$7.09
$56.82
13 Issues

in this issue

2 min
welcome

It’s great to be out and about rather a lot again after a prolonged period of enforced confinement as our world came to terms with COVID. The ability to once again just pack a bag and hit the road has been reinvigorating, especially when at the wheel of Porsche’s stunning 992 Targa 4S Heritage Design Edition, which you can read about in detail on page 18. On my travels I’ve noticed more 911s out enjoying the road than usual as owners fully commit to the ‘Carpe Secundum’ school of thought. As is said many times in this magazine, a Porsche is built to be driven, not sat at home in a garage, so this latest revelation has been great to see. It’s also been highly pleasurable to enjoy the company of…

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3 min
update

Everrati reveals electric 964 ‘Signature’ model boasts 500bhp and 150-mile range Everrati Automotive has given a public debut to a new fully electric sports car based on a 1991 Porsche 964. The wide-bodied ‘Signature’ model features carbon-fibre body elements and what Everrati says is a state-of-the-art powertrain coupled to a 53kWh battery pack and battery management system. The result is a completely emissions-free vehicle that’s based on an original 964, with a stated range of more than 150 miles and sub four-second acceleration to 62mph. The 964 also boasts 500bhp and 500Nm maximum torque, although any further details were yet to be given at the time of writing. Everrati was founded in 2019, originally under the name Ionic Cars, by entrepreneur Justin Lunny and long-term automotive specialist Nick Williams. The first project the company…

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1 min
news in brief

Porsche Museum reopens… again The Museum on Porscheplatz, Stuttgart, has reopened its doors to the public in line with the Coronavirus Ordinance of the State of Baden-Württemberg. Attendees will be required to provide a negative coronavirus test from the past 24 hours, confirmation of recovery, or official proof of vaccination. A public testing station has also been set up on site, and is open between 8:30am-6:30pm Tuesday to Sunday. RUF exhibits at the Petersen Museum The Petersen Automotive Museum, LA, has teamed up with Patrick Long’s Luftgekühlt to showcase a two-part exhibition series for 2021. ‘Pfaffenhausen Speed Shop – The RUF Gallery’ features nine iconic supercars from the famous German independent manufacturer, all on display currently, before August 15 sees the opening of the second exhibit, exploring the legacy of the 956 and…

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3 min
get ready for summer!

Porsche Classic PCCM+ £1,390.01 Part no.: 99664259000 Bring your 996 firmly into the modern age of connectivity with the stunning Porsche Classic Communication Management Plus. This 2-DIN system with 7-inch touchscreen display will fit directly into your 996 dashboard and delivers DAB+, 3D mapping with onboard navigation, as well as Apple CarPlay (plus Google Android Auto), allowing you to stream your favourite music and podcasts, and make hands-free calls on the go. A truly transformational upgrade for your classic Porsche, PCCM+ brings levels of modern connectivity on par with the 991.2-generation 911, elegantly housed behind a traditional Porsche facia so it looks right at home in your classic 996. Map material is provided via an external SD card purchased alongside PCCM+, and Porsche Classic recommends having the installation carried out by your…

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5 min
brian redman

As I mentioned last month, my first race back from my horrendous accident was incredible, as I won the 1978 12 Hours of Sebring in Dick Barbour’s number two Porsche 935. In 1979 I raced my final stint at Sebring, finishing by taking 2nd place also in a Porsche 935. I did four or five races a year which were mostly for Dick Barbour, until I had to make a decision in late 1979 as to what I was going to do. The last thing I wanted to do was sell the farm, the animals and all the equipment, but I didn’t have any means of earning a living. Without any racing contracts like those with Porsche and Ferrari, there was no way to sustain the farm. It was clear I needed…

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6 min
views

Auto aromatics Dear Sir, It’s a funny thing, memory. Time passes, and we often look back with fondness to a moment that will trigger a passing smile. It can be the smallest thing too, and different for all of us. For some reason, smells are powerful triggers for me. I had one hit me like a hammer some ten or twelve years ago, that reignited a passion, left dormant too long. Oil burning on a hot exhaust. Not an attractive smell, I know, but sometimes the most memorable are not the most pleasant! It is the smell of an air-cooled car. In reality, air-cooled cars are actually oil cooled. But air is forced past an oil cooler and the engine heads in an early VW or Porsche to try, at times in futility,…

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