Vintage Porsche breaks down amid heavy traffic on Edinburgh's Lothian Road

A recovery vehicle has been sent to remove a troubled Porsche from outside the city's Caledonian Hotel.

Thursday, 15th August 2019, 4:36 pm
The troubled vintage Porsche outside the Caledonian Hotel. Picture: @imid

A passerby alerted Edinburgh Travel News to the breakdown shortly after 2pm.

"Broken down at bottom of Lothian Road. Will cause delays!" she posted, with a picture of the vintage vehicle.

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The troubled vintage Porsche outside the Caledonian Hotel. Picture: @imid

The car was positioned in the outside lane, causing an awkward obstruction to the heavy flow of traffic.

By 4pm, help had arrived to remove the vehicle - and likely its flustered owner.

"That's the Porsche at the bottom of Lothian Road getting on its way again with help from the recovery vehicle," Edinburgh Travel News reported.