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As 2011 comes to a close, PCA would like to wish its members, partners, and other industry professionals a safe and happy holiday season. As we reflect on the past year for the industry, we would like to provide the readers of the PCA E-Brake News a look at the most accessed articles from the year. Our regular publication will resume Jan. 3.


Steve McQueen's Porsche for sale
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Mar. 15 issue - A Porsche once owned by the "King of Cool," Steve McQueen, is being sold at auction this summer. The 1970 911 S is itself a veteran of the silver screen, having been featured in the opening sequence of McQueen's epic tribute to his love of automobiles and motorsports, "Le Mans." It was used as the actor's personal car during the filming of the movie in France while he was living in a rented 30-room 15th century chateau. The car is mentioned in book, Steve McQueen: The Life and Legend of a Hollywood Icon, in a passage where the star takes a Hollywood executive visiting the set on a 100 mph ride through the French countryside.
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Rolex 24 at Daytona Notebook: TRG overcomes starting spot
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Feb. 1 issue - A racing legend was the early leader in the GT class, and a Hollywood idol was out front at sunrise. But at the end, the car that started dead last in the Rolex 24 at Daytona was in Victory Lane. The Porsche 911 GT3 Cup for Andy Lally, Brendan Gaughan, Steven Bertheau, Wolf Henzler and Spencer Pumpelly started 48th after their qualifying time was disallowed for an improperly positioned rear wing.
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Only 987 cars: Boxster S Black Edition with comprehensive range of equipment
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Feb. 8 issue - The Porsche Boxster model line has a new luxurious top model in addition to the sporty Boxster Spyder: The Boxster S Black Edition limited to 987 cars. With its 320 hp -- ten hp more than the Boxster S -- this edition offers a substantially larger range of standard equipment and exclusive special options, all at a very attractive price. More

GoPro Daily Giveaway - WIN

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Porsche begins testing the Boxster E
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Feb. 22 issue - You know hybrid and electric vehicles have gained influence when Porsche steps into the mix. Last year, Porsche's announcement of a possible 918 Spyder Hybrid was met with enthusiasm from Porsche fans around the world. Fast forward to this week and Porsche's unveiling of the Boxster E prototype, which was met with similar enthusiasm from its fan base.
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PCA surprises winner of the factory restored '73 911T at the 2011 Porsche Parade Victory Banquet - August 6, 2011
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Aug. 9 issue - PCA's "Revive the Passion" restoration/raffle project came to a close at the Porsche Parade. Together with Porsche Classic, Porsche AG, and Porsche Cars North America, PCA unveiled the '73 to the world at the concour event held at Forsyth Park in Savannah, Ga., on August 1. Later in the week, Parade attendees were treated to daily presentations on the restoration process. And finally on Saturday, August 6, attendees joined in the fun to surprise Bud Kibbee with the news that he won the PCA Member Only Grand Prize. Bud purchased 8 of the 7300 entries available, not a bad return on investment eh? See Bud's reaction

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First official images of the 991
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Aug. 23 issue - In advance of its world premier at the Frankfurt Auto Show next month, Porsche has released official images of the newest generation 911. The completely redesigned seventh-generation of the iconic sports car features a longer, lower silhouette and performance-enhancing aerodynamics to match two new engines for the Carrera and Carrera S. More

PCA Spotlight - License Plate Frames: How are they made?
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Nov. 22 issue - We take you for an inside tour of the factory where PCA license plate frames are made. It'll amaze you how complex and involved the process is and how many steps the manufacturer takes to ensure a top quality product. Video here.

Agreed Value Insurance Endorsed by PCA

• Unlimited Mileage? OK
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• Or set limits and pile on the savings.

We cover Classics, Exotics, Race Cars, Trailers...
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Did Mercedes rip off Porsche?
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Feb. 15 issue - Were you one of the 111 million viewers of the Super Bowl? With such a huge number of viewers, chances are good that you were. Porsche Purist found this year's commercial selection to be a bit lacking. However, there was one spot in particular that stood out.
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Next Porsche Boxster spied
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Jan. 25 issue - Porsche's all-new Boxster is shaping up! Beneath its ever-shrinking disguise, the secrets of next year's two-seater cabrio are beginning to emerge. The styling is a logical evolution of the current model, but more aggressively contoured bumpers with angular air vents give the car, codenamed 981, a more masculine look. At the side, the vents for the engine are smaller and neater, while at the rear, the LED lights draw inspiration from the Panamera.
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Tom Ford & Ray Ban Sunglasses on Clearance

Order today. All in-stock Tom Ford and Ray-Ban Sunglasses on clearance sale. Some pairs more then 50% off. Supplies are limited.
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Congratulations to Colin Black, the PCA Fall Member Only Raffle Winner!
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Jan. 4 issue - Colin purchased two entries in the latest PCA raffle and his $100 investment turned into a 2011 911 Carrera GTS. With help from close PCA friends, Porsche of Buffalo and Porsche Cars North America, we surprised this longtime member with a brand new 911.

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HPDE Insurance Program new annual policy option
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Jan. 18 issue - In June 2009, Porsche Club of America and the Lockton HPDE Insurance Program® announced their partnership in delivering affordable insurance to the many PCA enthusiasts involved in performance driving events. The program provides affordable, single-event physical damage insurance for vehicles used in PCA high-performance driving schools. More

Intermediate Shaft Bearing Retrofit Kit

The intermediate shaft is a vital moving part in your vehicle’s engine. In event of failure, engine replacement or full rebuild is the only option.
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2011 Porsche 911 Black Edition
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Feb. 1 issue - Porsche has announced a special edition new sportscar which will be available in limited numbers. Called the Porsche 911 Black Edition, the car comes with bespoke black and darkened cosmetic features.
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Porsche reveals new Panamera models at New York International Auto Show
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Apr. 26 issue - Marking a North American premiere at the New York International Auto Show, Porsche showed two new versions of its highly acclaimed Panamera four-door sports sedan, including the company's most fuel-efficient car ever - the 2012 Panamera S Hybrid - and its highest-performance Panamera ever, the 2012 Panamera Turbo S.
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NEW! Engine Failure Detection System!

Raby Engine Development introduces the IMS Guardian, an advanced warning system for imminent Intermediate Shaft (IMS) failure in M96 Porsche engines. DETAILS
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Starting gun for sales of the Porsche 918 Spyder hybrid super sports car
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Mar. 29 issue - Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart has put on sale the 918 Spyder super sports car with its innovative plug-in hybrid drive. Production development is proceeding apace in the wake of the outstanding customer response to the concept car unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show 2010.
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Spied! Porsche tests next-gen 911 on European roads
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May 31 issue - The next-gen Porsche 911 is almost upon us, and this spy shot from our colleagues at Automobile gives us a better idea of what to expect from the so-called 991 generation. This test mule appears to be the same one we saw last year, wearing the same fake fender vents and wheels.
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James May explains the superiority of his Porsche 911 over Richard Hammond's
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July 19 issue - Richard Hammond loves Porsche, that's no secret. Apparently, James May is a fan as well, and both Top Gear presenters recently arrived to the set in their 911 coupes. May took the opportunity to explain why his Porsche is superior to the one Hammond owns and someone was kind enough to film it.
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