Classic Car News and Drives

CLASSIC DRIVE: Joburg to Cape Town in a Porsche 911E Targa

CLASSIC DRIVE: Joburg to Cape Town in a Porsche 911E Targa
We join an owner and her freshly restored 1969 Porsche 911E Targa as the car is handed to her in Johannesburg, South Africa, before we settle into...

CLASSIC DRIVE: Porsche 993 Carrera RS vs 991.1 GT3 RS

CLASSIC DRIVE: Porsche 993 Carrera RS vs 991.1 GT3 RS
New or old? It is a choice many of us dream about when considering a sports car. We drive two RS's of the opposite ends of the RS-spectrum… which ...

CLASSIC DRIVE: Dino 206 GT vs Porsche 911 2.2S

CLASSIC DRIVE: Dino 206 GT vs Porsche 911 2.2S
Conceived in the '60s to take a slice of the small-engine capacity sports car market, Ferrari’s first six-cylinder sports car goes up against its ...

CLASSIC DRIVE: Porsche 356 B vs 356 B

CLASSIC DRIVE: Porsche 356 B vs 356 B
Owned by the same family for more than 50 years, this 356 pairing might look identical and boast similar histories, but which is the better versio...

Experiencing the iconic 'Ring in a Porsche

Experiencing the iconic 'Ring in a Porsche
The Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo’s time of 5 minutes 19 seconds in 2018 smashed Stefan Bellof’s 35-year outright lap record. We examine what makes the t...

CLASSIC DRIVE: Porsche 911 (993) GT2 Clubsport "Evo"

CLASSIC DRIVE: Porsche 911 (993) GT2 Clubsport "Evo"
The 993 GT2 Clubsport may be widely considered the ultimate in driving ecstasy, but what about a GT2 with ‘Evo’ modifications? Buckle up! We drive...

Singer reveals jaw-dropping Turbo Study

Singer reveals jaw-dropping Turbo Study
Singer, the California-based automotive company that specialises in "reimagining" classic Porsche models, has revealed its so-called "Third Act", ...

COLLECTION: Air-Cooled Goodness in Pretoria

COLLECTION: Air-Cooled Goodness in Pretoria
Leon Potgieter’s 4-car air-cooled garage is one of the best we’ve come across, offering some fascinating car and aviation paraphernalia. He takes...

Life with a Porsche 944 S2

Life with a Porsche 944 S2
Porsche’s 911 is arguably the most-loved model offered by the storied Stuttgart manufacturer. However, there are enthusiasts who have just as much...

The allure of the "Outlaw": Matt Kreeve's Porsche 356 C

The allure of the "Outlaw": Matt Kreeve's Porsche 356 C
Over the past 10 to 15 years, the term "Outlaw" has become synonymous in car culture with individuals or, in some instances companies, who transfo...

CLASSIC DRIVE: Porsche (930) 911 Turbo & (997) 911 GT3 RS

CLASSIC DRIVE: Porsche (930) 911 Turbo & (997) 911 GT3 RS
Porsche’s test engineers frequently head to South Africa’s Western Cape region to put development cars through their paces. We explore these roads...

CLASSIC DRIVE: Porsche 968 Turbo RS

CLASSIC DRIVE: Porsche 968 Turbo RS
Think of a Porsche RS and you immediately consider it the domain of the 911, but just once Porsche applied its RennSport philosophy to a car that...