Porsche 911 50 Years

  • Filename: porsche-911-50-years.
  • ISBN: 9780760344019
  • Release Date: 2013-10-20
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Author: Randy Leffingwell
  • Publisher: Motorbooks International



"Randy Leffingwell's Porsche 911 : 50 years is the definitive history of one of Porsche's most storied and enduring cars. Featuring over 200 photos, extensive interviews, and inside looks of the development of the 911 for the road and race track, Porsche 911 : 50 years is an in-depth look at this beautiful vehicle"--

Porsche 911

  • Filename: porsche-911.
  • ISBN: 0760345953
  • Release Date: 2013-10-20
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Author: Randy Leffingwell
  • Publisher: Motorbooks



In Porsche 911: 50 Years, best-selling author Randy Leffingwell celebrates a half-century of one of the world's premier sports cars. Through beautiful photography sourced from Porsche's own historic archive and lucid storytelling, he relates the entire history of the rear-engined wonder: design and development, racing and competition, engineering and technology, style and culture. Covering every iconic 911 model through the ages - including the original 901 prototype, the famous Turbo, and the fabled 959 - Leffingwell also highlights the men behind the legend, from "Butzi" and "Ferry" Porsche to Peter W. Schutz and Dr. Helmuth Bott. Finally, this book taps into the 911 community, comprising the devoted clubs and enduring culture that will continue to surround the car long into the future. The stories and images alone make Porsche 911: 50 Years the essential book in any Porsche enthusiast's library. This limited-edition version has been carefully crafted with the dedicated Porsche 911 fan in mind. A specially designed presentation box ensures the pristine condition of the book for years to come. We have also included a hand-picked gallery of gorgeous 911 art prints, exclusive to the owner of this edition and perfect for framing and displaying. Lastly, by limiting the release to only 600 copies, we guarantee that the only thing rarer than your special edition of Porsche 911: 50 Years is that elusive all-wheel-drive 959.

Porsche 912

  • Filename: porsche-912.
  • ISBN: 3667103069
  • Release Date: 2015-11
  • Number of pages: 175
  • Author: Jürgen Lewandowski
  • Publisher:



When the Porsche 912 was introduced in the spring of 1965, some members of the staff were not quite happy with the new model, for it still had the four-cylinder engine of the 356 that was no longer in production, while the 911 already had the new six-cylinder, and had become a legend. However, the 911 was so expensive that many Porsche devotees in Germany could not, or did not want to, afford to buy it. For this reason, Porsche quickly needed a new, less expensive model so the 912 came into being, and from 1966 to 1969 about 32,000 vehicles were built. Apart from the Porsche 912 Coupe (1965 to 1969) this book also presents the Porsche 912 Targa (1966 to 1969). Less well-known, but all the more intriguing, is the story of the Porsche 912E, built in 1976 just for the US market, and of which only 2099 specimens exist."

911 Love

  • Filename: 911-love.
  • ISBN: 3768836657
  • Release Date: 2013-11
  • Number of pages: 360
  • Author: Edwin Baaske
  • Publisher: Klasing & Company



Celebrates fifty years of the iconic Porsche 911, with stories and photographs from owners around the world.

The Complete Book of Porsche 911

  • Filename: the-complete-book-of-porsche-911.
  • ISBN: 9780760339398
  • Release Date: 2011-10-22
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Author: Randy Leffingwell
  • Publisher: Motorbooks International



Born in the Bohemian town of Maffersdorf on September 3, 1875, Ferdinand Porsche displayed unparalleled automotive engineering genius from his earliest years. Following stellar work at Austro-Daimler, as well as with his own engineering firm, he formed his own automobile company after World War II, developing a line of sports cars which culminated in the fabled 911, the ultimate expression of Porsche’s original vision for the perfect sports car. The Complete Book of Porsche 911 provides a model-by-model overview for each year of the 911’s production, from the original 901 prototype to the current models. In addition to production cars, the book includes all of the factory's racing, prototype, and special-production cars illustrated with both current and archival photography. This book is the ultimate single-volume resource for the 911 aficionado.

Porsche Turbo

  • Filename: porsche-turbo.
  • ISBN: 9781627887922
  • Release Date: 2015-10-23
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Author: Randy Leffingwell
  • Publisher: Motorbooks



Celebrate the rebirth of the world's most stunning high-performance automobile. Porsche made history when it brought turbocharging to the racing world in the form of the 917. When strict regulations regarding engine displacement took away the option of bigger engines, manufacturers turned to forced induction. In its wildest trim, the original 12-cylinder turbocharged Porsche racing engine yielded as much as 1,400 horsepower! Porsche's official philosophy was that racing cars must have a connection to street cars, so it was preordained that Porsche would eventually produce a turbocharged version of its air-cooled flat-six cylinder engine. The resulting 930 Turbo appeared in the spring of 1975 in Europe. Acceleration from 0 to 100 kilometers per hour took a scant 5.5 seconds, and its top speed was 155 miles per hour. The Turbo's distinctive rear wing let the world know that this was something very special. It was nothing less than the rebirth of the high-performance automobile. At a time when the big-block engines in America's so-called "muscle cars" were putting out 180 horsepower and the engines in exotic supercars weren't much more ambitious, the lightweight Porsche was a genuine rocket. Porsche Turbo: The Inside Story of Stuttgart's Turbocharged Road and Race Cars celebrates Porsche's five decades of turbocharged supercar performance, both on the track and on the street. It covers all of the major racing cars as well as the turbocharged street cars, including the 930, 935, 924, 944, 968, 911, and Cayenne Panamera. Don't let this one fly past you!

Porsche

  • Filename: porsche.
  • ISBN: 0760340161
  • Release Date: 2011-03-07
  • Number of pages: 348
  • Author: Randy Leffingwell
  • Publisher: Motorbooks



No other sports car has had a run like Porsche’s, on the street or on the world’s racetracks. This richly illustrated volume tells the story of that fabled marque. Renowned automotive writer and photographer (and Porsche aficionado) Randy Leffingwell focuses his lens on each important model from the first 356 to today’s Cayman and 911. His pictures, in-depth analyses of each car and its context, and interviews with key personnel comprise a complete, compelling, and often revealing history of the world’s premier name in sports cars.

Porsche

  • Filename: porsche.
  • ISBN: 9780760351901
  • Release Date: 2016-09-15
  • Number of pages: 304
  • Author: Dennis Adler
  • Publisher: Motorbooks International



Porsche: The Classic Era offers something for all Stuttgart enthusiasts and those interested in automotive history. There are few automobiles in the world as iconic as Porsche's air-cooled sports cars. For more than 50 years Porsche's rear-engine wonders set the benchmark for production sports cars and dominated the world's race courses. From the first Gmund coupe, to the 356 to the timeless 911, this richly illustrated volume tells the full story of Germany's fabled sports cars. Automotive writer and photographer Dennis Adler begins the books with the early career of Ferdiand Porsche, detailing the influences and events that set him on the path of automotive-engineering greatness including key stints with Mercedes-Benz, Auto Union, and Volkswagen. From there he details Porsche's WWII work before moving into the postwar era and the establishment of Porsche as a unique automotive brand. Adler's engaging text is accompanied throughout by rare images from Porsche's historic archive as well as stunning contemporary photos of all the great cars including 356 Carerra, 550 Speedster, 911S, 912, 930 Turbo, 914/6 as well as key racers like the 906, 908, and 935.

Porsche 911 3 2 Carrera

  • Filename: porsche-911-3-2-carrera.
  • ISBN: 9781904788652
  • Release Date: 2005-06-24
  • Number of pages: 160
  • Author: Tony Corlett
  • Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd



The first definitive book covering the 911 3.2 Carrera. Written and compiled by Tony Corlett, this book covers one of the greatest Porsches ever made. From 1984 to 1989, this 911 represented the peak of 911 evolution and stands today as a great blend between the classic and modern 911.

Porsche 911 997

  • Filename: porsche-911-997.
  • ISBN: 9781845848651
  • Release Date: 2016-04-15
  • Number of pages: 64
  • Author: Adrian Streather
  • Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd



Having this book in your pocket is just like having a real marque expert by your side. Benefit from Adrian Streather’s years of 911 experience, learn how to spot a bad car quickly, and how to assess a promising one like a professional. Get the right car at the right price!

Porsche 911 Performance Handbook

  • Filename: porsche-911-performance-handbook.
  • ISBN: 076030033X
  • Release Date: 1996
  • Number of pages: 272
  • Author: Bruce Anderson
  • Publisher: MotorBooks International



Buy, tune, maintain and modify your prized 911 with this ultimate guide. Learn about wheel and tire improvement, up-to-the-minute autocross or showroom stock suspension and brake mods, custom add-on bodywork and paint, and interiors -- where to buy it, how to install it and what to expect for a result. Covers engine, suspension, chassis, transmission, tune-ups, model history, body and more on all 911s up through 1996.

Porsche 911 Red Book 1965 2004

  • Filename: porsche-911-red-book-1965-2004.
  • ISBN: 076031960X
  • Release Date: 2004
  • Number of pages: 172
  • Author: Patrick Paternie
  • Publisher:



This is the essential pocket reference on the world's most recognizable sports car. This book furnishes all you need to know about the original performance, appearance, and options of any Porsche 911. This is your one-stop 911 technical specification reference! Chapters are devoted to each 911 model year, putting all of the data at your fingertips. Complete listings of chassis and engine serial numbers trace the 911's production history, color variations, interior appointments, options, and customer racing packages. Factory reference codes for engines and transmissions--the keys to determining any 911's authenticity--are also packed into this handy, compact guide. All production variations for the world market are covered, making this the reference book that every Porsche enthusiast will turn to again and again in their pursuit of excellence.Paperback - 4-1/2"x 7-1/2" - 172 pp - 60 b/w'

Original Porsche 911

  • Filename: original-porsche-911.
  • ISBN: 1901432165
  • Release Date: 1998
  • Number of pages: 144
  • Author: Peter Morgan
  • Publisher: Bay View Books



The essential companion to this immortal sports car! All models are fully described and illustrated providing a definitive production history plus an accurate guide to original specs and equipment. The author fully details production changes, chassis and engine number sequences, body colors, interior trim, options lists and more. Rev. & updated ed.

Porsche 911 Story

  • Filename: porsche-911-story.
  • ISBN: 1844259900
  • Release Date: 2013-07-01
  • Number of pages: 512
  • Author: Paul Frère
  • Publisher: Haynes Publishing UK



The Porsche 911, introduced in 1963, is still the world’s favorite high-performance sports car. Rather like the car it describes, the evergreen Porsche 911 Story continues to delight marque enthusiasts of all ages, having been originally published in 1976 and having remained in print ever since, through eight editions. Describing the full history of this timeless sports car, this classic book is brought right up to date in a totally redesigned ninth edition that includes details of the models produced since 2006. Respected motoring journalist and Porsche expert Tony Dron picks up the torch to update this definitive work by the late Paul Frère.

911 X 911

  • Filename: 911-x-911.
  • ISBN: 1935007238
  • Release Date: 2014-02
  • Number of pages: 962
  • Author: Dieter Landenberger
  • Publisher:



Issued to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Porsche's iconic 911, this collection of behind-the-scenes images, vintage advertisements, and illustrations offers a visual tour through 911 history - from the earliest design sketches and models to the latest editions of the world's most enduring sports car.

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