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My First Car – Was It Really a Car?

• By: Perry Robb

Being born into a motoring family (my father and grandfather had both been in the motor trade) I learned to drive at a very early age. When I was 8, D…

Rolls Royce Wraith: Changing Perceptions

• By: Perry Robb

Rolls Royce Wraith, changing perceptions: by Perry Robb The first time I sat in a Rolls Royce was in the 1960’s. It was a Silver Cloud model an…

Pollution Levels – Dr. Porsche Required?

• By: Perry Robb

Why have vehicle pollution levels gone through the roof in cities like London recently? The newspapers, bloggers and politicians are all majoring on t…

Dr. Porsche’s Grandson: The Sequel

• By: Perry Robb

After working for Porsche for about 25 of my 50 years in the motor industry, in July last year I felt duty bound to express my thoughts on the departu…

Bjorn Waldegaard: The World’s Best Rally Driver

• By: Perry Robb

Throughout most of my time at Porsche in Hertfordshire a cornerstone of our marketing effort was an involvement with motor sport. This took many forms…

Porsche 993 GT2 at Le Mans

• By: Perry Robb

I have mentioned many times that my favourite road going Porsche is the 993 – the last of the 911’s with an air-cooled engine. Not just th…

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Le Mans: Porsche and the Rolling Stones

• By: Perry Robb

In the early days, our Porsche customer Le Mans 24-hour race trip was very much a “boys weekend.” To say there was one toilet for 300,000 …

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Formula 1 Driver versus the 1989 Porsche 911

• By: Perry Robb

I was in Fastlane Paint and Body in St. Albans the other day and saw a lovely Guards Red 1989 Porsche in the 911 Sports Coupe model, which they were r…

Customer Service – The George Brick Remedy?

• By: Perry Robb

What is good customer service? How do we give it ? Do we expect too much as customers? Do some customers elaborate their issues? Is the compensation c…