924/944/968 Articles In Excellence – Reviews of the 924


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This page lists articles about the factory versions of the 924 and 924 Turbo (931):


Title:

The GT Between: 924 Carrera GTS Clubsport

Issue:

#142, November 2005, page 131

Author:

Peter Linsky

Length:

4-pages (2-pages of text, the rest is photos)

Synopsis:

Only 15 924 Carrera GTS Clubsport were made by Porsche. They weighed only 2,332-lbs and were powered by a 275-bhp turbocharged engine. Linsky got to drive Larry Vollum's example.


Title:

The 924 at 24

Issue:

#99, February 2001, page 115

Author:

Pete Stout

Length:

7½-pages (3-pages of text, the rest is photos)

Synopsis:

On the 25th anniversary of the 924's introduction, Stout looks back over the history of Porsche's first water-cooled front-engined model.


Title:

Prosit!

Issue:

#90, December 1999, page 137

Author:

Brett Johnson

Length:

3-pages (1½-pages of text, the rest is photos)

Synopsis:

Johnson looks at Chuck Langsenkamp's highly original and well maintained 1980 924.


Title:

The 924 Carrera Series

Issue:

#20, April 1990, page 90

Author:

Jerry McDermot

Length:

6-pages (3-pages of text and tables, 3-pages of photos)

Synopsis:

In this article, McDermott focuses on the Carrera versions of the Porsche 924. Both street and race variants are covered.


Title:

The 924 Club Sport

Issue:

#14, April 1989, page 60

Author:

Jerry McDermot

Length:

4-pages (1-page of text, 3-pages of photos)

Synopsis:

McDermott drives a 1981 924 GTS Club Sport. Not to be confused with the regular 924 Club Sport, this rare 270-bhp special totaled only 15 cars.


Title:

Porsche 924

Issue:

#6, November 1987, page 38

Author:

Jerry McDermot

Length:

7-pages (text, photos and tables)

Synopsis:

Historical overview of the 924, including special-edition models and racing history.


Title:

A Manhattan for a Martini

Issue:

#6, November 1987, page 22

Author:

Ralph Towers (photos by Tim O'Hara)

Length:

4-pages (75% of it is photos)

Synopsis:

The article looks at the effort required to prepare a highly original 924 Martini for concours competition. It's a relatively limited article, without much technical or historical information.