Porsche 911: 50 Years

Porsche 911: 50 Years Author Randy Leffingwell
ISBN-10 0760344019
ISBN-13 9780760344019
Year 2013-10-20
Pages 256
Language English
Publisher Motorbooks
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In Porsche 911 50 Years bestselling author Randy Leffingwell celebrates a half century of one of the world s premiere sports cars focusing on the major themes that have defined Porsche s rear engined wonder Randy tells the whole story design and development racing and competition engineering and technology style and culture All the iconic 911 models are included the original 901 prototype that set the standard the legendary RS models that made the little Porsche a dominant force on the world s racetracks the infamous Turbo the car that kept the performance flame alight during the dark dismal decade of the 1970s the fabled 959 the model that redefined the term sports car the 993 last of the original air cooled models and the 996 997 and 991 the liquid cooled cars that brought the 911 into a new millennium Beyond telling the story of the cars Porsche 911 50 years also spotlights the people behind them Ferdinand Butzi Porsche the son of legendary Porsche founder Ferdinand Ferry Porsche who co designed the instantly recognizable 911 shape Peter W Schutz the Porsche CEO who saved the 911 from extinction and Dr Helmuth Bott the engineering genius behind many of the groundbreaking technologies that have defined the 911 including fuel injection turbocharging and all wheel drive Leffingwell also tells the story of the 911 community the clubs and culture that surround the car Together all of these facets make Porsche 911 50 Years the most essential book in any Porsche owner or fan s library

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