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Unique, Rare And Celebrity Owned Vehicles Going Up For Auction In Monterey

By   August 7, 2016

Porsche 959

Porsche 959

Monterey Car Week starts in just over two weeks. During our yearly pilgrimage to automotive Mecca we will see unmatched vehicles driving around the California coast, being displayed in shows or crossing the auction block. Mecum has announced more cars that they will be in their auction lineup in Monterey and there are some extremely rare machines going up for sale.

The automobiles crossing the auction block include a Lamborghini once owned by George Foreman and a Porsche previously owned by Pete Sampras. All of the below vehicles are not likely to loose their value once purchased – providing the bidding doesn’t go too crazy.

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How Bill Gates And A Porsche 911 Were Used For Outlook’s Profile Picture

By   July 3, 2016

Bill Gates, Porsche 911 and Outlook Profile

Bill Gates Mugshot, His Porsche 911 Turbo and the Default Outlook Profile Image

In the late 1970’s Microsoft was located in Albuquerque, New Mexico instead of Redmond, Washington. At the time the company’s co-Founder, Bill Gates, was fairly young and had a Porsche 911.

In these early years Mr. Gates had a few run-in’s with the law with one happening in 1977. While details are a bit sketchy the story is that Bill Gates was arrested for speeding, running a red light and driving without a license. That was when his famous mugshot was taken.

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Why Is The Porsche 928 Not Considered A Supercar?

By   June 25, 2015

Porsche 928

Porsche 928

Many think that Porsche has produced three supercars. Normally the 959, Carrera GT and 918 Spyder are considered the company’s ultra high performance machines. Some would add the 911 Carrera RS 2.7, the 904 and the 550 Spyder to the list but the other three are the consensus picks. However, there is one car that filled the brand’s top model space, but isn’t normally mentioned in the supercar conversation.

The Porsche 928 is often thought of as possibly the best GT car ever made, but is it more than that. Should the V8 powered cruiser also be considered a supercar?

For more on why the 928 might be considered an supercar click past the jump (or scroll down if you came directly to the full article).

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Right Now You Can Drive A Porsche 918 Spyder For $10

By   June 9, 2015

Porsche 918 Spyder

Porsche 918 Spyder

Right now you can drive a Porsche 918 Spyder for just $10. The deal gets even better than that, for that same $10 you can own a total of 10 cars wearing the German marquee’s crest.

Now of course there is a catch. To be able to purchase these cars you need to own the XBox One gaming console and the Forza Horizon 2 racing game. As you probably just realized the price of admission gets you 10 virtual cars.

To find out more about the Forza Horizon 2 Porsche expansion pack click past the jump (or scroll down if you came directly to the full article).

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