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Porsche (First Gear)

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About the Author
 
Peter Morgan has written some 25 books on Porsche and these have been translated into at least seven languages. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering and is trained in the automotive industry. He has written for publication since his teenage years and writes for motoring magazines worldwide. He has an expansive technical and historical knowledge of Porsche and runs an independent Porsche buyer’s consultancy. He is a member of the Guild of Motoring Writers (GB) and an honorary member of the Porsche Club Great Britain.
 
 
About the Photographer
 
John Colley started his photographic career at Rolls Royce Aero Engines, moving into general advertising work before going freelance in the early 1970s. A keen motorist, competing in club-level speed and race events in cars ranging from the Mini Cooper S to Formula Atlantic, he started photographing motorsport events and contributed to Autosport Magazine. Shooting the front cover for issue one of Classic and Sportscar in 1982 heralded a move to more motoring magazine and book feature work. In recent years, studio work has dominated John’s schedule, although he is retained by Goodwood to cover the annual Festival of Speed and Revival events

Synopsis:

Porsche captures the story of the most iconic cars ever built. Part of Motorbooks' First Gear series, Porsche celebrates the marque's history through lavishly illustrated profiles of the company's ground-breaking automobiles.

Synopsis:

For over 75 years, the automotive legacy of Ferdinand Porsche and his son Ferry has inspired countless gearheads and engineers to push these vehicles to the limit in both speed and style. From the raceways of Europe to the autoshows of America, the Porsche brand continues to embrace the future of casual and competitive driving without ever losing sight of its past. From the seminal 911 to the flashy Boxster, Porsche expert Peter Morgan walks you through one of the most revered car manufacturers of all time. This is history. This is Porsche.
 

*Over 40 cars profiled

*Over 200 color photos

*Technical and production specs

*History facts and trivia for each car

Synopsis:

Born in the Bohemian town of Maffersdorf on September 3, 1875, Ferdinand Porsche displayed unparalleled automotive engineering genius from his earliest years, designing some of the world’s most iconic cars, like the Mercedes-Benz Kompressor and Typ S models. In 1938 Porsche began development of the Typ 64, the forefather of all Porsche race cars. Porsche captures the Porsche story through entries on the most iconic Porsche cars ever built, from the first 356 to the latest 911, to the mid-engine Boxster and Cayman, and all the front-engine cars including the 928, 944, 968 and Cayenne. No other sports car has achieved the success of those built by Porsche, on the street or on the world's racetracks. Part of Motorbooks' First Gear series, Porsche celebrates the German marque's history through lavishly illustrated profiles of the company's ground-breaking sports cars, each one supplemented with spec boxes and "did you know?" factoids.

About the Author

Peter Morgan (Wiltshire, UK) was editor of Porsche Post, Porsche Club Great Britain’s award-winning quarterly magazine. He has contributed articles on Porsche-related topics to many magazines worldwide, and also authored several books about Stuttgart’s beloved marque.

www.pmmbooks.com

John Colley (Derbyshire, UK) spent his early days working in industrial and advertising photography before moving on to specialize in automotive photography. John has shot for the UK's Classic and Sports Car magazine and numerous motoring magazines around the world.

www.johncolley.com/index.php

Table of Contents

CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION
Chapter 1 FIRST STEPS
Porsche No. 1
Type 356
Type 356 Speedster
 
Chapter 2 EARLY RACE CARS
Type 550 Spyder
Type 718 RSK
Type 804 F1
Type 904
 
Chapter 3 911 BEGINNINGS
Type 901
Type 912
Type 911S
Type 911 Carrera RS
 
Chapter 4 DOING THE UNEXPECTED
911 Sportomatic
914
911 Turbo
Carrera 3.2
959
 
Chapter 5 THE GOLDEN ERA
906
908
917
917/30
935
936
 
Chapter 6 WATER-COOLED CRUSADERS
928
924 Turbo
944
968
 
Chapter 7 RACING EXCELLENCE
956/962
959 Paris-Dakar
2708 Indycar
964 Carrera Cup
911 GT1-98
RS Spyder
 
Chapter 8 AIR-COOLED CRESCENDO
964 RS
964 Turbo 3.6
993 Carrera
993 Turbo
 
Chapter 9 THE NEW GENERATION
Boxster
996
996 GT3
Carrera GT
Cayman S
997
997 with PDK
 
Chapter 10 THE NEW DIRECTION
Cayenne Turbo
Panamera
Cayenne diesel
Cayenne hybrid
918 Spyder
GT3R hybrid
991
Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780760342619
Author:
Morgan, Peter
Publisher:
Motorbooks International
Author:
Colley, John
Subject:
Automotive - Domestic - Pictorial
Subject:
Automotive - General
Subject:
Sports cars
Subject:
Racing
Subject:
High-Performance
Subject:
Automotive - Domestic - History
Copyright:
Edition Description:
First
Series:
First Gear
Publication Date:
20121031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
300 color photos
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.25 x 6.5 in

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"Synopsis" by ,

Porsche captures the story of the most iconic cars ever built. Part of Motorbooks' First Gear series, Porsche celebrates the marque's history through lavishly illustrated profiles of the company's ground-breaking automobiles.

"Synopsis" by ,
For over 75 years, the automotive legacy of Ferdinand Porsche and his son Ferry has inspired countless gearheads and engineers to push these vehicles to the limit in both speed and style. From the raceways of Europe to the autoshows of America, the Porsche brand continues to embrace the future of casual and competitive driving without ever losing sight of its past. From the seminal 911 to the flashy Boxster, Porsche expert Peter Morgan walks you through one of the most revered car manufacturers of all time. This is history. This is Porsche.
 

*Over 40 cars profiled

*Over 200 color photos

*Technical and production specs

*History facts and trivia for each car

"Synopsis" by ,

Born in the Bohemian town of Maffersdorf on September 3, 1875, Ferdinand Porsche displayed unparalleled automotive engineering genius from his earliest years, designing some of the world’s most iconic cars, like the Mercedes-Benz Kompressor and Typ S models. In 1938 Porsche began development of the Typ 64, the forefather of all Porsche race cars. Porsche captures the Porsche story through entries on the most iconic Porsche cars ever built, from the first 356 to the latest 911, to the mid-engine Boxster and Cayman, and all the front-engine cars including the 928, 944, 968 and Cayenne. No other sports car has achieved the success of those built by Porsche, on the street or on the world's racetracks. Part of Motorbooks' First Gear series, Porsche celebrates the German marque's history through lavishly illustrated profiles of the company's ground-breaking sports cars, each one supplemented with spec boxes and "did you know?" factoids.

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