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Porsche 911: 50 Years

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Porsche cars are one of those that we as watch lovers enjoy them as well, given that they have a strong brand heritage.

Best-selling author Randy Leffingwell celebrates half a century of one of the world's premiere sports cars, focusing on the major themes that have defined Porsche's rear-engined wonder with his book, Porsche 911: 50 Years. It features over 200 photos, extensive interviews, and inside looks of the development of the 911 for the road and race track.

Porsche 911: 50 Years tells the whole story, focusing on 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Together, all of these facets make Porsche 911: 50 Years the most essential book in any Porsche owner or fan's library.