Porsche Restoration Stories
Two women with classic brown Porsche 911 Targa at dusk
A Porsche 911 love story that spans generations Yoko, a Porsche owner in LA, and Kyoko, a young neighbour who grew up admiring her 911 Targa, with a tale of memories and friendship, dedication and community Read more
Woman standing next to a red classic Porsche 911
Caring for a classic Porsche car Meet Stacey Chandler, a technical trainer teaching the next generation of Porsche Classic technicians, who tells us about ORIGINALE magazine and her tips to keep a Porsche in top condition Read more
Man standing in front of Porsche 911 in Guards Red
My first Porsche: New York barber’s Guards Red 911 When Richard Mendoza was a boy growing up in New York City, he’d watch his grandfather fixing cars. After forging a successful career cutting hair, he tells us how it led him to buying his own classic 911 Read more
White 1969 Porsche 911T parked up, sunset sky behind
How one man is living the dream by restoring classic Porsche sportscars In a workshop in northern Germany, Stefan Bräutigam breathes new life into classic Porsche cars, turning his automotive passion into reality Read more
Woman walking towards white Porsche 911 with aeroplane in hangar
What’s it like to own a classic Porsche 997 Turbo? Iiris Vuorma used her engineering skills to rebuild her blisteringly quick Porsche 911 Turbo – a car that’s as fun to commute in as it is out on the track Read more
Stripped-down Porsche 959 with doors removed in a photo studio
How to restore a classic Porsche 959 Paris-Dakar rally car Nearly four decades after three unique Porsche race cars shocked the world of motorsport with its rallying success, discover how one of them has been fully recommissioned by Porsche engineers Read more
Cars outside garage: Porsche 911 Carrera Panamericana Special and 356 S Cabriolet
Discover the one-off Porsche 911 inspired by the legendary Panamericana road race With the one-of-a-kind 911 Carrera Panamericana Special, Porsche pays homage to the 356 S Cabriolet that marked the company’s debut in an infamous Mexican road race that would write its name in history Read more
Porsche 911 Classic Club Coupe in dark, industrial warehouse
Creating custom Porsche cars with the Sonderwunsch (special request) programme You dream it. They build it. The Porsche Sonderwunsch (special request) arm of the Porsche Exclusive Manufaktur and Porsche Classic departments take personalisation to the highest level. Almost anything is possible when it comes to creating a custom Porsche Read more
Restored Porsche 911 S 2.4 Targa parked outside modern house
How Porsche Classic restored a 50-year-old 911 Targa Signed by F.A. Porsche, finished in his preferred colour of black, and two years in the making, this unique restoration project pays homage to the 50th anniversary of Porsche Design Read more
Shawny Sander looking out of silver Porsche window at camera
A beginner’s guide to restoring a classic Porsche With a lifelong love for Porsche, but with only a fixed budget to play with, the German musician decided to take on a rebuild project that meant transforming a 911 S into her ultimate car Read more
Nick Heidfeld standing behind white Porsche 959 S
Nick Heidfeld’s glorious and rare Porsche 959 S restoration This Porsche 959 S is one of only 29 ever made. Giving it the new lease of life it deserved, Porsche Classic jumped onboard to restore the gamechanging car back to factory condition Read more