Time Traveller

Posted on 03. Sep, 2018 by in Porsche Canada

Driving a Porsche 911 Carrera T is a payoff indeed though fewer still can contend that they’ve been behind a circle of this automobile and a strange 911T that desirous it. Dr Leslie Kuek is one such chairman who owns a 1970 Porsche 911T and recently entertainment a latest 911 Carrera T.  A 21st century interpretation of a classic, this automobile has been lightened nonetheless strong with enhancements such as a PASM sports framework as standard, lowered by 20 mm or a weight-optimised Sport Chrono Package, while a romantic interest is finished with risque sum such as fabric doorway opening loops and resisting colour accents of Racing Yellow, Guards Red or GT Silver opposite a organic black background.

Same nonetheless better

Being used to owning many Porsche models over a decades, a 911 Carrera T was Dr Kuek’s initial knowledge of a 991-generation.

“It was a good eventuality to representation a latest era 911,” pronounced Dr Kuek who has owned several generations of Porsche 911s over a decades. “While there are some similarities with a comparison models, there’s a outrageous alleviation in comfort and quality.”


911T, 911 Carrera T, l-r, 2018, Porsche AG

Dr Kuek about a 991-generation: “There are some similarities with a comparison models”

“The seats for example, are some of a best I’ve tried,” he explains. “I wish we could put them in my comparison car!”

Yet, a 911 Carrera T has a transparent couple with Dr Kuek’s classical 911T: “The fabric straps to open a doors from a inside feels informed while a sound from a empty and a approach a automobile responds to my inputs reminds me a lot of a air-cooled 911s we have owned over a years.”

As a cosmetic surgeon, Dr Kuek can’t assistance though demeanour during things with a vicious eye. When asked if he would passage and tuck a 911 Carrera T, a good alloy reluctantly offered: “Maybe a tiny tail – like a ducktail – would finish a car’s form and also visually couple it to a some-more absolute GT models, as a Carrera T seems to be dictated towards that precisionist direction.”

An epic tour opposite Southeast Asia

Dr Kuek also attended a Sportscar Together Day in Bangkok, Southeast Asia’s largest Porsche entertainment to applaud 70 years of Porsche sports cars (see info box below). After travelling a few thousand kilometres from all over Southeast Asia, Dr Kuek and other Porsche owners arrived to a Sports Car Together Day in Bangkok in a Porsche automobile convoy. Some cars, like a classical 911T  of Dr Kuek, had trafficked from as distant as Singapore and Malaysia, covering a stretch of approximately 2,000 kilometres, while others were only from a neighbourhood.


Panamera 4 Sport Turismo, Road to Sportscar Together Day, Bangkok to Bangsaen, 2018, Porsche AG

Panamera 4 Sport Turismo, Road to Sportscar Together Day, Bangkok to Bangsaen, 2018, Porsche AG

Panamera 4 Sport Turismo, Road to Sportscar Together Day, Bangkok to Bangsaen, 2018, Porsche AG

911 Carrera T, Road to Sportscar Together Day, Bangkok to Bangsaen, 2018, Porsche AG

Panamera 4 Sport Turismo, 911 Carrera T, Road to Sportscar Together Day, Bangkok to Bangsaen, 2018, Porsche AG

Panamera 4 Sport Turismo, Road to Sportscar Together Day, Bangkok to Bangsaen, 2018, Porsche AG

911 Carrera T, Panamera 4 Sport Turismo, Road to Sportscar Together Day, Bangkok to Bangsaen, 2018, Porsche AG

911 Carrera T, Panamera 4 Sport Turismo, Road to Sportscar Together Day, Singapore to Penang, 2018, Porsche AG

911 Carrera T, Panamera 4 Sport Turismo, Road to Sportscar Together Day, Singapore to Penang, 2018, Porsche AG

Panamera 4 Sport Turismo, Road to Sportscar Together Day, Singapore to Penang, 2018, Porsche AG

911 Carrera T, Road to Sportscar Together Day, Singapore to Penang, 2018, Porsche AG

911 Carrera T, Road to Sportscar Together Day, Singapore to Penang, 2018, Porsche AG

Panamera 4 Sport Turismo, Road to Sportscar Together Day, Penang to Chumphon, 2018, Porsche AG

911 Carrera T, Panamera 4 Sport Turismo, Road to Sportscar Together Day, Chumphon to Bangkok, 2018, Porsche AG

911 Carrera T, Road to Sportscar Together Day, Penang to Chumphon, 2018, Porsche AG

911 Carrera T, Panamera 4 Sport Turismo, l-r, Road to Sportscar Together Day, Penang to Chumphon, 2018, Porsche AG

911 Carrera T, Road to Sportscar Together Day, Penang to Chumphon, 2018, Porsche AG

Road to Sportscar Together Day, Chumphon to Bangkok, 2018, Porsche AG

911 Carrera T, Road to Sportscar Together Day, Chumphon to Bangkok, 2018, Porsche AG

Panamera 4 Sport Turismo, Road to Sportscar Together Day, Chumphon to Bangkok, 2018, Porsche AG

911 Carrera T, Road to Sportscar Together Day, Chumphon to Bangkok, 2018, Porsche AG

The vehicles represented a cranky territory of Porsche’s shining history, including each singular indication in a Porsche operation – a 911, 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman, a Panamera, a Cayenne and a Macan. They traversed by 3 countries and brought behind memorable memories in this epic drive, a longest that Dr Kuek has taken his 911T so far.

Moves like a wind

Dr Kuek’s other passion is windsurfing given his early 20s. Today, he says that a competition has modernized dramatically with a growth of new materials and record such as CO twine to reinstate a aged fibreglass and aluminium setups. “I adore windsurfing especially since we can go quick though removing a ticket!”

Similarly, he compares how a 911 Carrera T has “moved a diversion on” with a weight rebate of over 20kg over a customary model. “It competence not sound like much, though we can unequivocally feel how most some-more nimble a automobile is from being lighter.”

 Southeast Asia’s largest Porsche entertainment to applaud 70 years of Porsche sports cars featured supercars and superstars, races, and fun-filled activities that catered for petrolheads and families alike. Thousands came to a eventuality during Show DC Oasis Arena and some-more than 300 Porsche cars arrived via a march of a day, notwithstanding sleet or shine. In parallel, droves of spectators incited adult to watch 911 GT3 Cup cars tackle a severe corners of a travel circuit perched during Bangsaen beach for Porsche Carrera Cup Asia (PCCA). 70 years after a initial sports automobile to bear a name Porsche, a 1948 356 “No.1” Roadster, perceived a ubiquitous handling permit, a code is celebrating a heritage, while during a same time looking intentionally to a future, in expectation of a initial all-electric model, a Taycan. 

911 Carrera T: Fuel expenditure total 9.5 – 8.5 l/100 km; CO2 emissions 215 – 193 g/km

Panamera 4 Sport Turismo: Fuel expenditure total 7.9 – 7.8 l/100 km; CO2 emissions 180 – 178 g/km

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