Total 911 No. 175

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.

United Kingdom
Future Publishing Ltd
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in this issue

2 min

Porsche’s decision to put on a 992 workshop for selected media was a wise one, chiefly because the upstep in technology is so great. I’m not just talking about engine and chassis gadgetry on the 992, either. With new apps and online services dedicated to road trips, restaurant ratings and even your environmental impact, this isn’t just a new car anymore, it’s a whole new lifestyle for the Porsche 911 driver. “The aim is to be a carbon neutral factory lead by humans, assisted by robots” First we visited the production line at Zuffenhausen to see how the 992 is made, with a notable emphasis on quality and sustainability. Quality has always been important to Porsche, but a £700 million investment in Zuffenhausen with a new paint shop, new engine shop, and…

4 min

New dealer tracking system set for classic models Porsche Classic Vehicle Tracking System protects your assets Porsche Classic has unveiled an innovative vehicle tracking system specifically to protect its classic cars from the threat of thieves. Porsche Classic Vehicle Tracking System can be fitted at an official Porsche Dealer and features a hidden sensor package which communicates with a European-wide security network. The system is available for all cars under the Porsche Classic scheme, catering for 911s from 1964 right up to the 996. Alexander Fabig, head of Porsche Classic, says the system is intended to stop the company’s increasingly valuable classic cars from disappearing, “The new tracking system will allow us to offer our customers anti-theft functionality that will trigger an alarm for tracking the vehicle if someone tries to steal it.”…

1 min
what’s on in 2019

Amelia Island Concours 7-10 March World famous Concours d’Elegance in Florida also features auctions from Sotheby’s and Gooding Geneva Motor Show 7-17 March The first motor show of the year on European soil will open its doors in Switzerland Sebring 1,000 miles 15 March 2019 An historic joint IMSA/WEC weekend held on Florida’s second track Tour of Scotland 31 March - 5 April Petrolhead Tours takes on Scotland for a five-day trip in your own Porsche Taste of Tuscany 6-19 May Autobahn Adventures’ luxury driving tour from the cockpit of a new 911 Carrera…

2 min

Neel Jani revealed as first Porsche Formula E driver Works former LMP1 driver to begin testing early this year ahead of Weissach’s Formula E debut in December The long-time Porsche works driver, Neel Jani, has been unveiled by Weissach as the first official driver for its forthcoming debut campaign in Formula E. The Swiss will spearhead Porsche’s testing of its Formula E race car in the early part of this year as the manufacturer prepares to enter official competition of the fledgling all-electric motorsport discipline from December 2019. A 2016 Le Mans winner and World Endurance Champion, Jani has been a mainstay in the official works roster since 2013, and is looked on favourably by Fritz Enzinger, head of Porsche Motorsport. Jani’s announcement will be followed by others throughout the year as Porsche…

5 min
vic elford

I was born in London on 10 June 1935. My mum had actually been born in Hamburg, Germany. Her dad had brought the family to Britain when she was four. Her mother had died when my mum was only 12 so she took the role of looking after the family at a very young age. My mother was an incredible woman. She worked all the way through the war in our family café and insisted on working at my brother’s hotel until right up until she was 90. She loved to keep herself busy. She had a fantastic life and passed away peacefully at 94. My dad was a racing fan all his life. He had been a bicycle racer before World War ll. He was very good and held several records.…

5 min

Porsche 993 obsessed Dear Sir, I’ve been a Porsche enthusiast since 1995 when I bought my first 911, a 1984 915 3.2 Carrera that I stupidly decided to forward date to a 964-look with cheap fibreglass parts. That 3.2 was followed by other 911s in the following years as I began to chase the newer models, moving through every generation up to the 997 and finally culminating in a 997.1 GT3 RS. Through it all a 993 always stayed with me, with a C4S having now been in the garage coming on 15 years. To me it was always the perfect mix of old school air-cooled with the ability to be a true modern daily driver. Air con that worked enough for hot summer days, power steering for daily grinds, not too fast…