Why Does Richard Hammond Love Porsches So Much?

Hammond describes why he loves Porsches so much

3y ago

It's no secret at all that Richard Hammond has a love affair with Porsche. He has never been shy about his love for the brand, and more often than not if given the choice of a car, he will show up in some form of Porsche. This guy loves Porsche like I love Mustangs, and that kind of fandom I can totally relate with.

In the Facebook Q&A held on September 22nd, Hammond was asked about his love of Porsche and responded:

"I like their functionality and their fitness for purpose. I also like the whole dynamic where the engine is and what that does. It's doing less and less as the engine creeps forward decade by decade, but still if you floor it, it's still a two wheel drive and will go lighter in the front, the steering comes alive in your hands, and I would definitely know I was in one blindfolded. I wouldn't drive it blindfolded, because...crash."

To which James replied with a helpful "Looks like you've done that a bit."

His love for Porsche is certainly understandable. I'm not head over heels in love with Porsche but I can understand why people are. There are always other supercars that are faster or more crazy looking, but Porsche is just good at what they do. They make good cars over and over (even the Panamera) and it's hard to find fault with a company that sticks with what they know best.




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Comments (5)

  • It's because of Paul McKenna!

      3 years ago
  • Why does Mr Hammond love Porsche so much? Because he has driven one!

    Because he is intelligent

    Or maybe just because they are f***ing brilliant

      3 years ago
  • I couldn't agree more!,Porsche makes car that are not only supercharged!,but do so in a very understated way!!,which makes them as a marque,very unique!!,they are most definitely built/fit for their purpose!!!,I have always loved them!(I particularly wanted the 935(i think it was ?!?)I even had a print up on my bedroom wall,aged 12 years old!,and I would look at it!!,its the reason I did,and still do want to learn to drive!!Wonderful!!!!!πŸ€”πŸ˜ƒπŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘ŒπŸΌπŸ‘ŒπŸΌπŸ€”πŸ’ͺ🏻πŸ’ͺπŸ»βš™οΈπŸ”©πŸ’¨πŸ’¨πŸ’¨πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ™πŸ»πŸ˜‰πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ˜‰πŸ˜ƒ

      3 years ago
  • Cause he get hypnotised by Paul McKenna !

      3 years ago
  • IΒ΄m living close to Stuttgart and grew up with a book of all Porsche Types from the beginning. IΒ΄ve seen them all and just to feel the sound is incredible. It was in 2010 (a good year. For wine and me) when I got the keys of a 911 4s convertible handed over for my wedding. It was by far the best ride of my life. My wife beside me and this super precise, longing for corners machine. You need to experience it. I well understand Richard.

      3 years ago