Happy 4th of July!

Here’s to celebrating 240 years of independence and freedom enjoyed in the United States.

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Wishing you all a Happy and safe 4th of July, and a big thank you to all serving in the military, for your continued service to our country.



A Potpourri of Porsche GT3…

With winter weather having blanketed Southern California over the past several weeks, washing out each weekends planned car shows, I figured this was as good a time as any to revisit my photographic archive, for inspiration and as potential imagery to use in my next blog post.

One of my favorite cars, and a fixture within many of my previous posts has been the Porsche GT3, along with its performance enhanced brethren, the GT3RS and GT3 RS4.0.  However, due to the lack of recent cars shows to attend, now seemed like an ideal time to select some of my favorite GT3 images, as source material for use in my next blog post, showcasing this amazing car. And in regards to my ongoing interest in the Porsche GT3 RS4.0, I’m still pursuing my quest to photograph as many GT3 RS4.0 models as possible, in addition to recording each cars unique serial / build number. And even though my RS4.0 sightings have slowed, I’m still determined to try to capture as many of the 600 total that Porsche produced (my current tally stands at 10 cars). I was even fortunate enough during 2012 to have experienced some seat time behind the wheel of a friends 2007 GT3RS (thanks Matt), which was an eye-opening experience to say the least, especially when compared to my 1986 Carrera coupe.

The following GT3 images were shot at a variety of automotive events, and were all sourced from the digitaldtour archives…

2007 Porsche GT3 RS_Silver with orange accents_3/4 front view_Cars&Coffee, Irvine_DSC_0125

2007 Porsche GT3 RS_Silver with orange accents_3/4 rear view_Cars&Coffee, Irvine_DSC_0122

2007 Porsche GT3 RS_Viper Green with black accents_3/4 front view_Cars&Coffee, Irvine_DSC_0104 2007 Porsche GT3 RS_Viper Green with black accents_composite shot w/1966 white 911_Cars&Coffee, Irvine_DSC_0221_2007 Porsche GT3 RS_Viper Green with black accents_rear view_Cars&Coffee, Irvine_DSC_02682007 Porsche GT3 RS_Black with orange accents_3/4 front view_Cars&Coffee, Irvine_DSC_0140

Yellow GT3 and black with orange accents GT3RS_3/4 front views_Cars&Coffee, Irvine_DSC_0141 A trio of 2007 Porsche GT3 RS_Black with orange accents_side by side _Rennsport Reunion IV, Laguna Seca_DSC_0010_2 White Porsche GT3_3/4 rear view_Phoenix Club, all Porsche show and swap meet_DSC_0300

Pair of white Porsche GT3's _3/4 rear view_Cars&Coffee, Irvine_DSC_0176

Porsche GT3_BBS wheel detail_Cars&Coffee, Irvine_DSC_01992011 white Porsche GT3 RS4.0_front view_Cars&Coffee, Irvine_DSC_01052011 white Porsche GT3 RS4.0_3/4 front view_Cars&Coffee, Irvine_DSC_01192011 white Porsche GT3 RS4.0_white front wheel detail & PCCB brakes_Cars&Coffee, Irvine_DSC_01032011 white Porsche GT3 RS4.0_rear wing & shadows_Cars&Coffee, Irvine_DSC_0096 2011 white Porsche GT3 RS4.0_side view_California Festival of Speed_DSC_04172011 Dark Blue Porsche GT3 RS4.0_ front view_Cars&Coffee, Irvine_DSC_0012

2011 Dark Blue Porsche GT3 RS4.0_ angled side view_Cars&Coffee, Irvin_DSC_0358_2

2011 Dark Blue Porsche GT3 RS4.0_ wheel & PCCB brake detail_Cars&Coffee, Irvine_DSC_01732007 Porsche GT3RS_Orange with black accents_side view_Cars&Coffee, Irvine_DSC_00742007 Porsche GT3RS_Orange with black accents_composite shot with white 1966 911 in foreground_Cars&Coffee, Irvine_DSC_02292007 Porsche GT3RS_Orange with black accents_rear view_Cars&Coffee, Irvine_DSC_0559

Silver Porsche GT3_Rennsport Reunion IV_Infield at Laguna Seca_2011_DSC_0102_2Multicolored Porsche GT3's, and RS rear ends and wings_Rennsport Reunion IV, Laguna Seca 2011_DSC_0093_2

2011 Porsche GT3RS_Gray with red accents_3/4 front view_California Festival of Speed_DSC_0196

2011 Porsche GT3RS_Gray with red accents_side reflections_California Festival of Speed_DSC_0207

2011 Porsche GT3RS_ Gray with red accents_3/4 rear view with reflections_ Mothers wax & polishes display @SEMA 2011 _ Las Vegas _DSC_0310

2011 Porsche GT3RS_ white with red accents_GMG prepared_3/4 rear view_Cars&Coffee, Irvine_DSC_0244

2011 Porsche GT3RS_ white with red accents_GMG custom centerlock wheel and brakes_Cars&Coffee, Irvine_DSC_0242

Solitary Red Porsche GT3_ side view with shadow_Cars&Coffee, Irvine_DSC_0485_2

And last but not least: Santa’s sleigh of choice for 2012, staged and awaiting Christmas Eve…

(All photos by the Author)