Jim Doerr is a serious Porsche 928 enthusiast.
Follow along as he shares history and stories about the early 928.

1977 Porsche 928 Geneva Show Car

After years of intense development, the Porsche 928 was ready to put on display for the world to see. Porsche planned big and started with a well-prepared 928 introduction for automotive journalists in France, February 1977, where the first pre-production…

Porsche: Excellence Was Expected - 928 excerpt

It was 1977 and Karl Ludvigsen was wrapping up his new book, Porsche: Excellence Was Expected. Concurrently, Porsche was preparing to launch the 928, first to automotive journalists and then to the world. Both final preparations for Ludvigsen’s pre magnus…

Blumaxx - A story of the Minerva Blue legend

For those of you who’ve not heard of this Minerva Blue Metallic legend, and I can’t imagine there are many, let me introduce you to Blumaxx. In doing so, I’d be remiss not to also introduce Blumaxx’s owner, Ed Rice.…

Number Six... by Pablo Deferrari

Joe Rusz, automotive journalist, was trying to explain to Jurgen Barth that he misjudged a low stone bridge driving through the French countryside in Provence tearing a small hole on the passenger side door of the pre-production 928 he was…

Frankfurt Motor Show video footage, 1977

The 1977 Frankfurt IAA (International Motor Show Germany) was the second public showing of the new Porsche 928.  It took place in September following the Geneva Auto Salon held earlier the same year in March. This is rare video footage…

From Leonard Turner with love - Pano, April 1977

PCA’s Panorama received excellent access at the original 928’s press launch. The result was a complete issue devoted to the 928 (read editor Betty Jo Turner’s About This Issue). This is an amazing Pano and well worth the read. I most…

Porsche 928 enthusiast history - The 928 Forum magazine

The 928 Forum is a classic 928 mag! Developed and published by a group out of the Northwest, it was a total grass-roots effort – by 928 enthusiasts, for 928 enthusiasts. Five high-quality publications were issued between 2002 and 2003. What makes this…

Project 928 - The definitive book on the early Porsche 928

Project 928 – A development history of the Porsche 928 from first sketch to production. Written by Julius Weitmann and Rico Steinemann, published by Motorbuch Verlag, 1978 Weitmann and Steinemann were granted exclusive access to document the inception of the Porsche 928,…