David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
9/2/09 10:15 a.m.

Our editor recently went on a walkabout, and he left with the Porsche. The reason for the trip was to see Judas Priest in South Florida, but other stops included a minor league baseball game, a visit with Grandma, and a stop at Redline BMW Performance. We still need to compute the fuel economy, but the car only used a few ounces of oil during the 800-mile trip.

The drive also served as a good test of the air conditioner. It's hot down there, even in late August. The system did okay but seemed to lack cooling power when the car was stationary. Turns out that the front condenser fan isn't working. While the cooler months are almost here, increasing the a/c performance has been moved up our to-do list.

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aussiesmg MegaDork
9/3/09 4:20 p.m.

Now that is how you get broken in to a new car, nice trip

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