This past Saturday, Porsche of the Village in Cincinnati hosted their second winter concours. This is a great event - free to participants and spectators. What a wonderful way to shake off some of the wintertime blues.
One of the highlights this year was a stunning Abarth Carrera with just over 12,000 original kilometers.
More information on the car can be found in the Dec 2010 issue of Excellence Magazine (Issue 188), but I decided to just focus on the details.
Thanks to the Ingram family and the crew at Road Scholars for transporting the car all the way from NC and sharing it with us.
This gorgeous 993 Cab has only 5,120 miles on it since new. This one owner car was ordered by the owner as a personal reward to himself for a job well done and he decked it out with nearly every option available. Not only are the rare factory sports seats and door panels covered in supple hand stitched Cashmere leather, but so are the gauge bezels, and center console. This special ordered car also features Dark Rootwood trim on the door panels and dash fascia.
Everything on this car is perfect and all original and as new. It even still has the original equipment tires. The Guards Red paint is immaculate as is the roof and all carpeting and interior trim.
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Do you remember that one friend when you were a kid that had all of the cool toys? You know the kind...while you were getting by with a C3PO and Luke Skywalker figure, your friend had the official carrying case with every Star-Wars figure ever made along with the toy fighters that they fit inside.
My buddy Ron is that kid. I get by just fine with my old 911, but I sure have a good time when I visit his toy-box. He has all the cool pieces; GT3 RS, '73 Carrera RS, and the Boba Fett of early Porsches - a 924 Carrera GTS.
Anyway, last fall Ron called and suggested that I come up and see his new 917. Whhhhaaaa??? Ok, so its not a REAL 917, but its pretty cool nonetheless! Built on a tube chassis, this is about as close to a real 917 you will ever get without forking over a couple million bucks. Aside from the 400+hp 3.6 liter flat-six engine, you could easily be fooled into thinking it is the real thing.
A snapped a couple pictures of it in the workshop. Photo quality is only so-so, but its hard to do anything too interesting in an shop. My goal this year is to get Ron to hang plates on it and see it cruising around town!