There may be no hotter marque than Porsche at the moment, with classic models skyrocketing in price and new models in higher demand than ever. So it was no surprise when the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles announced its newest exhibition would highlight the Stuttgart automaker. The museum has done a stellar job of gathering vehicles for new exhibits since its remodel two years ago, the "Seeing Red: 70 Years of Ferrari" display coming quickly to mind.
A new book is on the way just in time for the holidays that delves into the story of Singer Vehicle Designs.
The Singer founder tells us all about the first Porsche 911 Targa his company has ever restored, just before its public debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Spoiler Alert: It's amazing.
In the world of restomods, Singer Vehicle Designs is inarguably one of our absolute favorites. The company, founded by rocker Rob Dickinson, has made its name as an obsessive constructor of vintage, built-to-order Porsche 911s with modern internals and beautiful accouterments.
After waiting four years to drive the Porsche 911 Reimagined by Singer, we finally got our chance to review it from behind the wheel earlier this year. Every auto writer is familiar with salivating over the chance to drive a vehicle that has stirred them from the moment they saw a picture of it, then being crushed when the drive turns out to be terrible - and this includes $300,000-plus hand-built supercars, too. The Porsche 911 Reimagined by Singer was the antidote to that, going well beyond th