Synopses & Reviews
This sequel to the first 911 collector's guide, which covered 1963 to 1980 models, picks up the story at the period when Porsche came under new management and the future of the 911 seemed in doubt. Sales were eventually reversed, however, propelling the 911 and its many derivations into their most exciting production phase. All of the increasingly powerful 2.8-, 3.0-, 3.3-, and 3.6-liter versions of these coveted performance coupes are examined in this illustrated collector's reference, as are specification changes and race and rally successes. A special chapter is devoted to choosing a 911 and the costs of ownership, while comprehensive appendices list serial numbers, engine specs, performance figures, and Porsche club contacts throughout the world. An essential reference for prospective buyers and Porsche fans everywhere.
This sequel to volume one continues the long life of these hugely coveted performance coupes at the point where the Porsche factory came under new management, and the model in its many derivations entered the most exciting phase in its history. The cars' development history is recalled in great detail, spec changes are explained, and the models' many competition successes in racing and rallying are highlighted, together with important buying and ownership advice. Appendices list model recognition and serial numbers, engine specs, performance figures, and Porsche clubs worldwide.