Reader Submissions: The President and His Porsche

The President and His Porsche

Petrolicious Productions By Petrolicious Productions
October 3, 2014

Owner and Photographer: Stefaan de Vos

Year, Make, and Model: 1980 Porsche 911 SC 3.0L

Location: Denderhoutem, Belgium

I’ve always been interested in cars, my first classic car was a 1972 VW Beetle, my second a 1967 Chevrolet Bel Air, and this is my third one now. I sold my ‘67 Chevy, made a bit of profit and got the opportunity to buy this Porsche at a very good price.

As soon as I got my hands on it I was lost; I fell in love with it the first time I saw it. I had to have this Porsche 911. I just loved the design, the power, and smooth handling. The car is also in very good condition. I bought it two years ago after searching for a couple of years. Since the car is original I’m not planning on adding anything other than original parts.

I’m the president of a local classic car club, called Retro Car Club and here where I live, in the Belgian countryside, roads are fine but flat. That’s why we often go out with others to drive the Ardennes Forest, where there are some beautiful shady, winding roads.

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Stefan Marjoram

Lovely car – I have a 1981 but without the spoiler. Speaking of which – be sure to fit the correct front spoiler soon – the turbo rear wing should never be installed without it – it could be unstable at speed.


Or remove the rear wing.
NA 911’s look better without.


Indeed. The recommended options are in order; front only, front AND rear. [i]Never [/i]rear only as you suggest for balance reasons… Neko.


Grande auto la 911 uno spettacolo…;)

Tim Goedhart
Tim Goedhart

Great car! I am now driving a Beetle, the car that was your first classic, hope to own a 911 later as well!

Dustin Rittle
Dustin Rittle

this is absolutely one stunner of a Porsche. I love the silver paint!:D