He's had his fill of early, long-hood Porsche 911s - he owns at least one from each model year, from 1964 to 1973 - so Magnus Walker, a fanatic of the Stuttgart, Germany-based automaker, recently set his sights on the early Porsche 930, as documented by this XCAR video called 'Turbo Fever.' Let us translate: pretty soon Walker will own all of the earliest, non-intercooled 911 Turbos - at least one from each model year, starting at 1975 and ending at 1977 (though the 1975 911 Turbo Carrera never
"One day I must own this." It's something we've all said to ourselves, and it's just what Jim Goodlett said to himself back in the early 1980s. Welcome to the third installment of Cars I See, which tells the tale of the 28-year path from deep abiding interest in a Porsche 930 to actual ownership.
Quick: What's the world's most practical supercar? We're sure some Corvette and GT-R fanatics would answer otherwise, but we're going to go with the Porsche 911, in one of its many fantastic iterations. Narrowing it down a little further, we'll go with the 911 Turbo coupe, which offers at least vestigial rear seats, all-wheel drive and several hundred horsepower, all lined in a sumptuously luxurious leather-clad cabin.
Silly Porsche, rivers are for boats. As the story goes, this particular Swiss Porsche owner had to learn that the hard way when his 911 Turbo was driven by a friend off a boat dock leading to the Rhine River. We assume this "friend" will forever be mentioned at cocktail parties in stories that start with "You won't believe..." and end with "... so I jump-kicked him in the throat, and that's why we're not friends anymore."