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Porsche

A History Of Excellence

By Randy Leffingwell, 1948-

No other sports car has had a run like Porsche’s, on the street or on the world’s racetracks. This richly illustrated volume tells the story of that fabled marque. Renowned automotive writer and photographer (and Porsche aficionado) Randy Leffingwell focuses his lens on each important model from the first 356 to today’s Cayman and 911. His pictures, in-depth analyses of each car and its context, and interviews with key personnel comprise a complete, compelling, and often revealing history of the world’s premier name in sports cars.

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Book

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  • 629.2222 Lef, Nonfiction

Publish Date

2010

ISBN

9780760340165


Format: Book
Author: Leffingwell, Randy, 1948-
Title: Porsche : a history of excellence / Randy Leffingwell.
Publisher Date: Minneapolis, MN : Motorbooks, 2010.
Subject: Porsche automobiles -- History
Isbn: 9780760340165 0760340161
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System Items Available: 1
System Items Total: 1
Call Number: 629.2222 Lef
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Bib Id: 359546

Format: Book
Author: Leffingwell, Randy, 1948-
Title: Porsche : a history of excellence / Randy Leffingwell.
Publisher, Date: Minneapolis, MN : Motorbooks, 2010.
Description: 348 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.
Subjects: Porsche automobiles -- History
Notes: Includes index.
Contents: 1938-1958: from Volkswagen roots to Porsche production -- 1952-1961: racing improves the breed -- 1959-1965: the next generation -- 1962-1965: racing improves the breed more -- 1964-1972: the new breed -- 1965-1970: racing takes on its own destiny -- 1970-1976: inviting the next generation -- 1969-1975: the widow maker becomes a legend -- 1973-1979: necessity is the mother of invention -- 1973-1981: necessity is still the mother of invention -- 1981-1985: racing to new horizons -- 1982-1989: from oblivion to the ultimate driving machine -- 1989-1995: extending lines on the wall -- 1995-1998: the end of air-cooling on road and track -- 1997-2005: two cars one face -- 1994-2007: reminding Le Mans of Porsche's capability -- 2003-2008: changing perceptions and the bottom line -- 2004-2005: hearing a new drumbeat -- 2005-2008: back to the future -- 2005-2008: threatening tradition.
ISBN: 9780760340165
ISBN: 0760340161
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Call Number: 629.2222 Lef