In England rain is a tradition. We look to the skies and wonder what that bright orb is above our heads. Eventually we recall dim memories of something called the sun. Well, a couple of weeks ago a little sun entered my life in the form of the latest version of the legendary Porsche Cayman (launch reviewed here), now designated with the number 718 in memory of a long-ago racing car. Inevitably, the weather failed to play ball and was typically appalling. I therefore am obliged to apologise for the dirty state of the car in some of my images. Continue reading
I live in an urban environment. That’s how I like it. The countryside is great to spend time in but I wouldn’t want to live there. It’s either far too quiet or there’s too much mysterious grunting in hedgerows. Continue reading
Yesterday, Porsche unveiled the new 718 Cayman. It’s the latest and fourth generation of the mid-engined, two-seater sports coupé with a distinctive athletic and purposeful appearance. There’s a new flat-four turbocharged ‘boxer’ engine which now delivers upwards of 300hp. Continue reading
DriveWrite has never forgiven himself for selling the beautiful red Porsche Cayman you can see in the background image. It was an unforgivable error and now, just to rub it in, Porsche have introduced a new and hugely desirable version – the GT4. Continue reading
Here’s a good news story that comes courtesy of Porsche Passion Australia: Adelaide’s Olaf Varley decided early this year to realise his dream and purchase his first Porsche: a brand new Cayman in racing yellow. Nothing unusual about that, except that Mr Varley waited a little longer than most for his dream car. He is 85 years of age.
“I had been walking into Porsche Centre Adelaide for around three years thinking about it, but when I saw the latest Cayman I knew it was time,” he said. Continue reading