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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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In Porsche 911: 50 Years, bestselling author Randy Leffingwellcelebrates a half-century of one of the world's premiere sports cars, covering every iconic 911 model.

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Randy Leffingwell (Santa Barbara, CA), bestselling Motorbooks author and photographer, has earned a reputation as one of the best automotive historians working today. He has written and photographed over two dozen books on transportation topics.

www.rleffingwell.com

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Limited to just 600 copies, with a specially designed presentation box and hand-picked gallery of frameable art prints, the special edition of Porsche 911: 50 Years is the essential book for any true Porsche fan’s library.

About the Author

Santa Barbara, CA

Table of Contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS 

PROLOGUE

CHAPTER 1

Collision Course 

Between Next and New

CHAPTER 2

Evolution Version 1.0

CHAPTER 3

Evolution Version 2.0

From Air to Water

CHAPTER 4

Racing the 911

EPILOGUE 

INDEX 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780760344019
Author:
Leffingwell, Randy
Publisher:
Motorbooks International
Author:
Leffingwell, Randy
Subject:
Automotive - Antique & Classic
Subject:
Automotive - General
Subject:
Turbo
Subject:
rally
Subject:
Carrera
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Cloth
Publication Date:
20131031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
150 color and 150 b/w images
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
12.25 x 10 in

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In Porsche 911: 50 Years, bestselling author Randy Leffingwellcelebrates a half-century of one of the world's premiere sports cars, covering every iconic 911 model.
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Randy Leffingwell (Santa Barbara, CA), bestselling Motorbooks author and photographer, has earned a reputation as one of the best automotive historians working today. He has written and photographed over two dozen books on transportation topics.

www.rleffingwell.com

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Limited to just 600 copies, with a specially designed presentation box and hand-picked gallery of frameable art prints, the special edition of Porsche 911: 50 Years is the essential book for any true Porsche fan’s library.
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