Coupon
Porsche 911 : 50 Years
by Randy Leffingwell


Overview -

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.  Read more...


 
Hardcover
  • $50.00

Add to Cart + Add to Wishlist

In Stock Online.

FREE Shipping for Club Members
 
> Check In-Store Availability

In-Store pricing may vary

 
 
New & Used Marketplace 26 copies from $28.98
 
eBook
Retail Price: $50.00
$32.65

Add to Cart + Add to Wishlist

Download

 
 
 

More About Porsche 911 by Randy Leffingwell
 
 
 
Overview

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.


 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780760344019
  • ISBN-10: 0760344019
  • Publisher: Motorbooks International
  • Publish Date: October 2013
  • Page Count: 255
  • Dimensions: 12.2 x 10.2 x 1.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 4.4 pounds


Related Categories

Books > Transportation > Automotive - History
Books > Transportation > Automotive - Antique & Classic
Books > Transportation > Automotive - Pictorial

 
BAM Customer Reviews