As much as a pain it is to deal with fumes, do so, as for the safety of you and others nearby.


Or how to enjoy fume free driving…

I have a slight problem with the 924 S and a smell of petrol in the cabin. I bought a spare fuel tank to swap out for the one in the car and hopefully fix the problem, both are detailed in ‘Great Balls of Fire‘ and ‘The fuel tank conundrum!‘ respectively.

While I had a spare fuel tank to fit to the 924 S which looked to be in reasonable condition I was a little reluctant to fit it to the car as is given the experience to date:

  • the original fuel tank on the car leaked
  • a replacement 924 S fuel tank supplied and fitted leaked
  • a 924 2.0 NA tank supplied by me hasn’t leaked but there’s a strong smell of fumes

Definitely only wanting to go through the rigmarole of fitting the tank once I decided to…

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but these graphic advertisings are from the year 1950 to 1970 and are made by the amazing german graphic designer and artist Hanns Lohrer.

I came across these posters at a germant big weekly news paper and from what I have seen in the last years in illustration and graphic design, Hanns Lohrer made it all before. I love his style with the bold couleurs and geometrical element combined with the beautiful silhouettes from Porsche sport cars. What a perfect match!

The big companies should dare nowadays still campaigns like at these days and not only boringly high-lighten their cars, but put them into some exciting surrounding and add it with some crazy graphic design.

Porsche is showing Hanns Lohrer’s art in their museum in Stuttgart.


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