Los Angeles, 1987

What to drive, when you just signed that record deal, you’re not underwater with your coke dealer, and that appearance on Carson left you with more mistresses than you can abandon for the next one. ┬áTake a Porsche 911 of any flavor and throw a 5 figure pop up light slant nose on it. ┬áThat way, you’re one of a thousand hyper-moded 911s, not one of tens of thousands of generic 911s.

Porsche 911 slantnose
(converted from film)

Rock on wit’ your bad self!
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“Ass-Engined Nazi Slot Cars”

Porsche 911
That’s a lot of junk in that trunk – oh wait…

We’ve spun out in all the variants from the 912 to the shovel-nosed 930. We’ve twisted driveshafts in all the Carrera 4s. We’ve compared 911s to everything from Corvettes to De Loreans to motorcycles to airplanes. The best line ever published about a Porsche was in this very magazine in 1980, when P.J. O’Rourke called it an “ass-engine Nazi slot car.”

Car and Driver

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