AJC editor takes the wheel  at Atlanta’s Porsche Experience Center


There’s a special place for gearheads located  just south of Atlanta near Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. 

If you ever thought about being behind the wheel of a high-end sports car, a visit to the Porsche Experience Center will satisfy those dreams.

Recently, I had the pleasure to drive a beautiful lava orange Carrera S under the watchful eye of lead driving instructor Trevor Andrusko.

Trevor helped me learn proper driving techniques while navigating multiple driving stations at the facility. The stations are focused on launch control, braking, low friction handling and other driving dynamics. 

The stations really tested my driving ability, even though I’ve mastered navigating I-285 during the evening rush hour. 

AJC Senior Todd Duncan about to take the Porsche Experience.

How great is it to drive a Porsche? During the session I really got to understand the high-level capabilities of these beautiful and soul-stirring sports cars. 

As some of you know, I’ve chronicled my love of classic cars through videos on ajc.com, but I could get used to tooling around town in a Carrera. 

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