America READY FOR LUFT-OFF

For many, the trip to Southern California for LUFT4 had been a pretty loud fahrt. That is to say, (in German) quite the journey. Childish puns aside, we wanted to throw everybody a ‘welcome to town’… More

GLOBAL The Luftgekühlt Book – Coming Soon

260 pages celebrating the true Air-Cooled happening that is Luftgekühlt by Patrick Long and Howie Idelson. From it’s modest beginning in the parking lot of the Deus Emporium in Venice, C.A, to it’s grand expansion in… More

America Luft 4 – May 7th, 2017

Luftgekühlt 4 Date: May 7th, 2017 Time: 7am – 2pm Location: Warehouse No.10 Port Of Los Angeles 112 E. 22nd St San Pedro, CA Tickets: Purchase General Admission Tickets in Advance HERE Hallelujah! Patrick Long and Howie… More

America SHOP VISIT – Benton Performance

You know how it goes, when you find yourself in someone’s neck-of-the-woods and you can’t help but pop in unannounced for a 5 minute pitstop just to say hello. Somehow that 5 minutes turns into 30 and then,… More

America Plated

When the Luftgekühlt x Modernica Aircooled Arm Shell called for a special badge, we turned to David Freston of Chopper Daves Casting Co. A self-proclaimed motorcycle deviant, he is the mystical wizard of straight-up, no-bull metalwork… More

LUFTGEKÜHLT 3 FROM ABOVE

It was obvious from the multifarious congregation at Luftgekühlt 3 that air-cooled enthusiasts are a broad church. Despite the sheer volume of incredible storied cars arriving at the gates from dawn we managed to roll a handful through… More

America THE FACES OF LUFTGEKÜHLT 3.

It was obvious from the multifarious congregation at Luftgekühlt 3 that air-cooled enthusiasts are a broad church. Despite the sheer volume of incredible storied cars arriving at the gates from dawn we managed to roll a handful through… More

America Luftauto – going once, going twice, GONE!

Good things happen when good people do good things for a good cause! The feature act of Sunday’s Luftgekühlt at Modernica was the RM Sotheby’s auction benefiting the Autumn Leaves Project, a charity dedicated to pancreatic… More

LUFTGEKÜHLT + MODERNICA CASE STUDY CHAIRS

The Aircooled Arm Shell, a pontoon shod glass fibre armchair that pays homage to the distinctive vent hole pattern found on the chassis of a denuded 356 Speedster seat. All the components are presented in a… More

America Shakedown at Tejon Ranch

The team has been fiendishly getting the #LuftAuto ready for Luftgekühlt III on April 10th and a key part of the project is fairly obvious… the baby’s gotta work! Not to mention it would be a… More

America The Safari #LUFTAUTO

Couldn’t be more excited to pull back the cover on the #LUFTAUTO, our collaborative Luftgekühlt build to be auctioned by RM Sotheby’s benefitting the Autumn Leaves Project, a charity dedicated to funding pancreatic cancer research. So… More

America A Tidy Start

Back in January, Patrick Long swung by the Venice Emporium in a white 911 Carrera 3.2, the donor car for the Luftgekühlt build that will be auctioned by RM Sotheby’s at the Luftgekühlt’s third event fast… More

America An Air-Cooled Evening

Let’s dive straight into the potatoes: Luftgekühlt III will be April 10th, 2016! The official ‘Save The Date’ announcement was made at a little dinner soirée at the Emporium Of Postmodern Activites by Patrick Long and… More

America Üff-da, Bandito!

Under promise. Over deliver. And keep it air cooled! That was the recipe for the inaugural Luftgekühlt classic air-cooled Porsche event held at Deus Ex Machina in Venice last year, and it seemed to work quite… More