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The best sounds from more than 6 decades. You can hear them all at your Porsche Classic Partner.

Porsche Centre Leeds is proud to have been selected as a Porsche Classic Partner. Porsche Classic covers all Porsche model generations that have been out of production for ten or more years, up to and including the 996 generation 911 and 986 generation Boxster.

Whilst all Porsche Centres are qualified to work on classic Porsche vehicles, Porsche Classic Partners undergo additional training at the factory in Stuttgart to ensure that their technicians are proficient in all elements of service and repair whether it be a 356, 944 or a 911.

You can view some of our recent work below, or for more information please speak to a member of our Service Team.

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Porsche Classic Team

Porsche Classic Team

Individual support for classic Porsche models

Porsche Centre Leeds has the expertise to enable more owners of classic Porsche models to maintain and in some cases restore, their Porsche for many more years of enjoyment.

To guarantee the best possible standards of maintenance and repair, our Porsche Classic team has specialist knowledge combined with the required special tools and model-specific technical literature.

With our Classic Dialogue Bay, our Qualified Service Advisors can perform a service inspection on your own vehicle with you, advising you on maintenance, repair and restoration.

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Paul Fawcett

Paul Fawcett

Classic Technician

After leaving school Paul became an Apprentice Technician at Jaguar and was there for 12 years. He has since been working at Porsche Centre Leeds for 33 years, as both a Silver Technician, and now a Classic Technician. His key specialities include Hybrid models and full car restorations, which is very beneficial for the Porsche Classic Restoration Competition.

Tel:  (+44) 113 389 0600

Fax: (+44) 113 389 0610

Email: paul.fawcett@porscheleeds.co.uk

Andrew Wexham

Andrew Wexham

Classic Technician

Andrew left school to become an Apprentice Technician at G&N Harland’s for two years. After succeeding here, he moved on to Nissan for ten years to undetake the role of Technician, eventually progressing to a Master Technician. 

Andrew has been working at Porsche Centre Leeds for three years, experiencing one year as a Silver Technician and now a Classic Technician, where his key specialities include air-cooled engines.

Tel:  (+44) 113 389 0600

Fax: (+44) 113 389 0610

Email: andrew.wexham@porscheleeds.co.uk

Join the Porsche Classic Register

The Porsche Classic Register

With over 70% of all Porsche cars ever made still on the road today, classic Porsche models are part of our history and our heritage. The Porsche Classic Register aims to welcome classic Porsche owners back to the Porsche family.

The Porsche Classic Register offers you numerous exclusive benefits, each one designed to help you look after your pride and joy.

To qualify for complimentary membership of the Porsche Classic Register - and take advantage of all the benefits – simply bring your classic Porsche to us for a minimum of an oil change service. You will then be eligible to join the Porsche Classic Register and receive your membership pack.

What’s more, if you have brought your classic Porsche to us in the last six months for a minimum of an oil change you automatically qualify for membership. Simply contact us to sign up.

Click on the right arrow to view the benefits of membership or visit www.porsche.co.uk/classicregister for more information.

The Porsche Classic Register

Membership of the Porsche Classic Register entitles you to the following benefits*:

• A membership pack, which includes a key ring, membership card and a window sticker.
• A pair of complimentary Porsche Classic number plate surrounds.
• Not less than a 15% discount on the Recommended Retail Price (RRP) of Porsche Classic Genuine Parts purchased for the registered vehicle from our Porsche Centre.
• Two issues of Originale magazine per membership year.
• Four complimentary wash and vacuums at our Porsche Centre per membership year for the registered vehicle.
• Two complimentary complete or partial refills of tyres using nitrogen per membership year for the registered vehicle.
• A complimentary 1 litre top up bottle of Porsche Classic motor oil or other oil (where Porsche Classic motor oil cannot be used e.g. transaxle models) provided at each service.
• No £10 joining fee to pay when joining the Porsche Club Great Britain (new members only).
• You will be contacted with news, details of events and promotions and other Porsche Classic communications.

*Terms and conditions apply.

Porsche Classic Partners – bringing legends together.

Porsche Classic Partners – bringing legends together.

Porsche Classic Partners – bringing legends together.

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the 928, Porsche Classic Partner Centre Leeds, in collaboration with the other three UK Porsche Classic Partner Centres and Porsche Recommended Repairer Road & Race Restorations, have been restoring a 1978 Porsche 928.

Now back to its former glory, the car will be raced at various events throughout the summer months, piloted by racing legend Richard Attwood. Race reports will be posted on our dedicated page so do check regularly for updates.

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Our Current Classic Project

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Porsche 356A

Our Porsche-trained Technicians are currently restoring a Porsche 356 Pre A back to its former glory.

The car has not been worked on for over 10 years and, as a result, one of the barrels had ceased. Our team has completed a complete strip down of the engine and are currently in the process of overhauling the whole engine. This 356 has also experienced wiring problems due to over 65 years of natural oxidization which has caused resistance in the wiring.

Andrew Wexham, Classic Technician, said: ‘’It’s a unique opportunity to work on an early luxury sports car; one that was to set a standard for years to come. This beautiful piece of imagineering was once owned by the legendary racing driving Betty Haig and I am looking forward to completing the restoration.’’

Please contact our Aftersales team for details on how we can help restore your Classic Porsche to its original condition.

Transmission

Porsche 964 Carrera 4

Our customer had been on holiday with his Porsche 964 Carrera 4 when it started having transmission problems. The car was inspected by a local dealer who suggested it come to Porsche Centre Leeds for further diagnosis.

Our Classic Technicians, Paul and Andy, investigated the issue using the “Bosch Hammer“ for ABS and 4wd faults, and found that the longitude clutch pack was in poor condition. The transmission was removed and stripped to find the extent of the repairs required, plus any further restoration needs.

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planet carrier

Porsche 964 Carrera 4

It was found that the clutch pack had broken, taking the planet carrier and rear transmission housing with it. The repair was undertaken and all new parts were fitted, carrying out all the necessary adjustments.

All work has now been completed the 964 is back on the road. 

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In the showroom

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911 964 Turbo, White, 49,000 miles

Porsche Centre Leeds has available this 964 Turbo in White.

First registered on 8 January 1992, this 964 Turbo has been meticulously maintained throughout its life with almost all its service history at official Porsche Centres. Presented in Grand Prix White with Matador Red special leather interior, the car comes complete with a history file documenting work carried out and the service book is correctly stamped, which goes to further complement the car's condition.

Factory specification includes: limited slip differential, electric Sports seats, sunroof and the original Blaupunkt symphony radio. Paperwork with the car also confirms each stage of its life and the certificate of authenticity supports this stunning example of a classic Porsche 964 Turbo. For more information please speak to a member of the Classic Team.

Please contact our team on 0113 2926479 or info@porscheleeds.co.uk for more information on this vehicle.

928

928 S4, Porsche Leeds Restoration, 92,000 miles

Porsche Centre Leeds has available this 928 S4.

The 928 we have available today was first registered on 7 January 1987 and has been fully restored by our team of Classic Technicians here at Porsche Centre Leeds in association with our Porsche Approved body shop.

Removing all interior trim including dashboard and seats carpets, we compartmentalised what we could restore and what we needed to replace. Every inch of the interior has been refreshed with a new lease of life. The engine was put through vigorous tests on arrival to determine its health after 91,000 miles on the road, including compression and cylinder leakage tests. The tests, as expected, gave incredible readings and showed very little variance to the original Porsche specification. However, due to our award-winning mechanical process, we decided to disassemble the full engine and set out to rebuild it. Each component of the engine was professionally cleaned to practically new condition. The engine was rebuilt and resealed using a complete supply of Porsche Genuine Parts.

This is an opportunity to own an exceptional 928. Please contact our team on 0113 2926479 or info@porscheleeds.co.uk for more information on this vehicle.

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911 3.2 Carrera Sport, Black, 65,552 miles

Porsche Centre Leeds has available this 911 3.2 Carrera Sport in Black.

With a certificate of authenticity from the Porsche Factory, this particular 911 has covered just 65,552 miles since first registered on 6 March 1989. The car was enjoyed until 1998 when it was placed in storage until November 2012. A number of MOT receipts are included with the car and the condition throughout is excellent. Prepared onsite by our Porsche Classic Team, the car drives superbly and the specification includes: electric sunroof, green tinted windscreen, radio "Toronto", rear wiper and Sports bucket seats.

Please contact our team on 0113 2926479 or info@porscheleeds.co.uk   for more information on this vehicle.

2.7 rs

2.7 RS Touring, Light Yellow

Porsche Centre Leeds, an official Porsche GB Classic Partner, is privileged to be able to offer this unique example of a Carrera 2.7 RS Touring, car number 410. This particular RS has had a full documented nut and bolt restoration by Porsche AG Germany, with photographic evidence at each stage. 

Car highlights:

  • Car number 410
  • UK car RHD
  • The first 500 cars had lightweight panels
  • This is the only car to be completely restored by Porsche AG using lightweight panels. Indeed Porsche AG manufactured (for the first time since the original production run) the lightweight panels for this car only.

Please contact our team on 0113 2926479 or info@porscheleeds.co.uk  for more information about this vehicle.

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911 964 Targa, Guards Red, 62,000 miles

Porsche Centre Leeds has available this 911 964 Targa in Guards Red.

Presented in Guards Red, this particular Targa has covered just 61,797 miles since first registration on 9 September 1992. The five previous owners have all cared for the car and the condition is testament to the time spent on the vehicle. The service book confirms regular services being completed by various official Porsche Centres and by our own Service Team here at Porsche Centre Leeds. A file is also supplied with the car that details work in the car's life including a number of MOT certificates dating back to the early 2000's. Also worth noting is the installation of an immobiliser and a sales receipt from when the car exchanged hands to its third owner.

The Targa roof is unblemished and all the seals sit as they should on a 911 of this age. The bodywork is very good and the black roll over hoop provides a great contrast to the Guards Red finish. The leather interior is in good condition with no marks on the steering wheel rim. A key feature of the interior is the installation of the Porsche Classic Radio Navigation system that brings modern features to the cars infotainment system but maintains a classic look when sat in the original radio mounting within the dashboard.

Please contact our team on 0113 2926479 or info@porscheleeds.co.uk  for more information on this vehicle.

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911E, Burgandy, 47,000 miles

Porsche Centre Leeds has available this 911E in Burgandy.

In 1969 Porsche produced just 954 911E Coupés. This 911E was manufactured on 2 September 1968 and was first registered on 20 November 1968 making it one of the first B Series (long wheelbase) cars produced.

This particular vehicle has undergone an extensive four year restoration to a very high standard. This excellent example has retained its originality by using every original part of the car wherever possible instead of simply replacing worn items with new parts. The engine, transmission and drive shafts were reconditioned by Mike Bainbridge of MB Porsche Engineering. The car was recorded with a catalogue of pictures that document its progress from start to finish.

Intended as the luxury model, the 911E came standard (in most markets) with the comfort package, features including: ventilated brake discs with aluminium callipers, velour carpeting, a leather covered steering wheel, heavy bumper guard inserts, chrome rocker-panel trim, gold coloured script on the rear deck, increased wheelbase for improved handling performance. The car was imported to Los Angeles from the Zuffenhausen factory and lived its life in California, USA in the San Francisco area before being purchased and taken to the UK on 24 May 2010.

Please contact our team on  0113 2926479 or info@porscheleeds.co.uk for more information on this vehicle.

912

912E, Guards Red, 45,000 miles

Porsche Centre Leeds has available this 912E in Guards Red.

Presented in Guards Red, this 912E is car number 348 of the 2,100 ever made exclusively for the US market. Only a few cars have made it to Europe and the 911 body features a Type 4.2 litre fuel injected engine.

This particular car was built in August 1975 and sold in Indiana in 1976. At the end of 2012 the car was imported into the UK with its original bill of sale and service history, which were carefully maintained by its previous owners. The certificate of authenticity is supplied with the vehicle and the file contains a number of receipts that confirm stages of its life.

Mechanically the car is in a sought after condition, the smooth clutch, progressive throttle and effective handbrake make hill starts a breeze. The ride is comfortable and quiet with light and precise steering. This is a fantastic opportunity to own an increasingly rare piece of Porsche history that can be enjoyed and driven for years to come.

Please contact our team on  0113 2926479 or info@porscheleeds.co.uk for more information on this vehicle.

3.0 rs

911 3.0 RS Tribute, Silver, 1,700 miles

Porsche Centre Leeds has available this 911 3.0 RS Tribute in Silver. 

Porsche Centre Leeds has available a very special 1980 RHD 911 3.0 RS recreation that has covered just 1,650 miles since completion. The Turbo body is fitted with 3.0 RS front and rear bumpers and has been completely repainted in Silver with the sills being replaced at this time.

Work completed includes: a 3.0-litre engine, front and rear discs with dual circuit brakes, front oil cooler, PMO High performance Carburetors, lightweight wiring loom saving 8kg (2kg instead of 10kg), S1 roll cage, Danske Exhaust including heat exchanger, original Turbo discs and callipers, Bilstein Shock Absorbers to rear.

The car has a number of receipts to show completed work. This is a great opportunity to own a drivable, road and track ready classic car.

Please contact our team on  0113 2926479 or info@porscheleeds.co.uk for more information on this vehicle.

2.7 rs touring

2.7 RS Touring, Aubergine Purple, 72,720 miles

Porsche Centre Leeds has available this 2.7 RS Touring.

Finished in Aubergine Purple, with white script writing and silver Fusch alloy rims, this car was fitted with the following options from new: Sports seats - driver and passenger, three-point automatic rear seatbelts, additional main beam headlights, yellow halogen H3 above bumper, electric antenna, right front loudspeaker.

The car has had eight owners in total and has covered 72,716 miles. Originally a German car it was imported into the UK in 1990 and has spent its life in London and Surrey. The car is in stunning condition throughout.

Supplied with the car is full documentation of the restoration work that has been completed, including labour timesheets and receipts, as does a full library of photographs showing the RS at each point of its restoration.

Please contact our team on 0113 2926479 or info@porscheleeds.co.uk for more information on this vehicle.

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911 930 Turbo, Guards Red, 30,300 miles

Porsche Centre Leeds has available this 911 930 Turbo in Guards Red.

The iconic 911 Turbo made its debut at the 1974 Paris Motor Show. In 1975 the cars began to roll off the production line and it became the flagship 911, combining incredible performance, a head-turning design and modern comforts such as air conditioning and electric windows.

The example we have here today is in superb condition and has been meticulously maintained throughout its life. First registered on 10 April 1989 this 911 Turbo has a detailed history. The supplied file provides MOT certificates dating back to 1992 and a collection of tax discs dating back to 1999. At the back of the supplied file is a number of receipts that comprehensively detail the work completed on the car since 1993. The paperwork supports the car's service history and shows that it has been completed at the correct intervals for the model.

This Guards Red Turbo really stands out in the showroom and after 28 years on the road, is still a head turner. The seals still sit as they should and the rear lenses have not shown any signs of fading which further complements the car's condition. The black and silver polished wheels have no pitting or corrosion and provide a classic contract to the vibrant red paint. The interior is very much to the same standard, the black/red leather seats have no cracks or tears and the cabin is very well presented.

Please contact our team on  0113 2926479 or info@porscheleeds.co.uk for more information on this vehicle.

Porsche Classic Genuine Parts and Repair

Porsche Classic Parts

Expert advice on Porsche Classic Genuine Parts

Porsche Classic offers an incredible 52,000 different parts that cover a multitude of models in the Porsche back catalogue.

Many owners want their Porsche to remain classic, but Porsche Centre Leeds can now offer quality manufacturer upgrades so owners can benefit from the latest technology in a style to suit their cars, such as a satellite navigation system to fit older models. Classic owners can rest assured that any modification is of suitable Porsche quality.

To seek advice on your classic vehicle, please contact us. Our Classic team would be delighted to talk to you.

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Porsche Classic Oil Service

Porsche Classic Oil Service

Caring for the heart of your classic 911

Maintaining your classic Porsche is simple thanks to the range of services and Genuine Porsche Classic Parts available at our Centre.

We are delighted to announce that you can now also benefit from the Porsche Classic Oil Service, which uses the compatible Porsche Classic Motoroil and 'red' Porsche Classic oil filter. Prices start from £299.00* RRP for 911 models 1964 - 1975 and £330.00* RRP for 911 models 1976 - 1976.

Following the service, you will receive a bespoke Porsche Classic stamp in your service record contributing to the valuable service history of the vehicle.

* Participating Centres only. Fixed price Classic Oil Service tariffs are Recommended Retail Prices including VAT at 20% and may be withdrawn or varied at any time. Oil Service includes Classic Motoroil and oil filter and associated parts. Excludes any additional items and checks. Porsche Classic ‘red’ oil filter not applicable to 993 generation models. 

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Porsche Classic Motoroil

Porsche Classic Motoroil

Regardless of mileage, you should change the engine oil of your classic Porsche once a year as short trips are particularly detrimental to the oil. Frequently starting the engine when it is cold causes more fuel, combustion products and moisture to get into the oil.

Porsche Classic Motoroil has been specially designed by Porsche to suit the specific characteristics and demands of an air-cooled flat engine to ensure optimal performance.

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Porsche Classic Events

Silverstone Classic

Silverstone Classic

Silverstone Classic is one of the world’s largest classic motor racing festivals, spanning three days with over 20 separate races across various ages and classes. In addition the event will feature live music, extensive car displays and aerial displays.

Visit Porsche Classic at the event to come and see a superb display of road and race cars spanning from the very latest models through to the very beginnings of Porsche’s history.

Specialists from Porsche Cars GB and Porsche Classic Partners look forward to welcoming you in the Porsche Classic exhibition tent, where they will be on hand to offer advice on genuine parts, technical literature and repairing your vehicle. In addition there will be a range of Classic Parts and Porsche Driver’s Selections items on display and available to purchase. 

Silevrstone Classic 2017 takes place on 28-30 July.

Classic 911 Turbo

Goodwood Revival

The Goodwood Revival, which has been held at the Goodwood Motor Circuit since 1998, is a very special experience. This world-renowned meeting of pre-1966 racing cars gives visitors a taste of the 1940s, 50s and 60s. The vintage and classic races on the authentic circuit, which remains untouched by modern motor sports, are not the only spectacular feature: visitors also dress up in period clothing to immerse themselves in another world and bring the old times to life.

Gppdwood Revival 2017 takes place on 8-10 September.