Porsche dealerships to demonstrate their restoration skills
Atlanta-based Porsche Classic announced a second Restoration Challenge competition for Porsche dealerships to showcase the capabilities of dealership technical staff.
The inaugural event took place in 2021 and attracted 40 attendees. The winner is a 1989 911 Targa G restored by Porsche Ontario (California).
“The United States is home to more classic Porsche sports cars than any other market, and after decades on the road, some will inevitably need a little extra attention,” Porsche Classic said in its announcement.
“For the 2022 Porsche Classic Restoration Challenge, dealers will acquire a car that deserves expert technical attention and will oversee the vehicle during its restoration in the best possible hands: Porsche-trained technicians who will have a portfolio of more than 60 000 unique vehicles Original Porsche Classic parts at their disposal.
Porsche Classic said it expects more than 60 entries for 2022.
“The mission of Porsche Classic and our dealership partners is to go above and beyond every day to keep vintage cars on the road and driving as good as when they left the factory,” said Jonathan Sieber, Director of Porsche Classic for Porsche. Cars North America.
“With the Restoration Challenge, dealers and service teams are able to showcase their skills and capabilities while revitalizing these dream machines. Our inaugural competition in 2021 produced some truly stunning examples of classic Porsche sports cars, and we expect even more from our participants this year.”
Porsche 356 and 914 models, five generations of 911, transaxle models that include the 944 and 928, as well as modern classics such as the first-generation Boxster and Cayenne are eligible for the Challenge.