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Porsche 911: 60 Years & Classic Buyer's Guide 1965-1998 2 Book Set

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Celebrate six decades of rear-engine excellence with this beautifully illustrated exploration of 60 milestone Porsche 911s.

Porsche’s 911 is the quintessential sports car—focused, purposeful, race-proven, and exciting. Since its prototype debut in 1963, the 911 has defied expectations while never losing its form or its giant-slaying heart. 
 
In Porsche 911 60 Years, best-selling Porsche author Randy Leffingwell delves into the stories of sixty 911s—one from each year from 1964 to 2024. The 911’s entire historyengineering, design, developmentracing, and culture—is revealed one fantastic car at a time. This unique approach to the 911’s legacy includes such icons as:
 
  • 1964 901 Cabriolet prototype
  • Bruce Jennings 1967 911 S
  • 1971 911 S Safari
  • Louise Piech 1975 930 Turbo
  • Le Mans-winning 1980 935 K3
  • 1987 Ruf CTR Yellowbird
  • 1991 964 Carrera RS
  • 1997 Ruf Turbo R
  • 1998 996 GT1 Le Mans winner
  • 2006 50th Anniversary Porsche Club of America 911 coupe
  • 2010 911 Sport Classic
  • 2018 Turbo S Exclusive
  • 2023 Dakar
  • And many more
 
Porsche 911 60 Years is also the story of the people behind the cars: Ferdinand “Butzi” Porsche, who co-designed the 911’s timeless shape and his successors, Anatole Lapine, Harm Laggaaij, and Michael Mauer; Peter W. Schutz, the Porsche CEO who saved the 911 from the cutting-room floor and the Porsche leaders who carried on, most notably Wendelin Wiedeking; engineering geniuses such as Dr. Helmuth Bott, Hans Mezger, and Valentin Schaeffer; and stylists and modelers Gerhard Schroeder, Heinrich Klie, Peter Reisinger, Anthony Hatter, and Grant Larson.

Each profiled car is accompanied by historic photography from Porsche’s own archive, and beautiful, contemporary photography features throughout. Porsche 911 60 Years is an essential volume for any Porsche owner or fan’s collection.

Detailed purchase advice for Germany’s premier classic sports car—the Porsche 911.

The Porsche 911 is one of the finest and most important sport cars ever made. These fantastic machines have become top-level collectibles, making it more important than ever to fully understand the car you are considering buying. Don’t let your dream car turn out to be your greatest regret. Arm yourself with the knowledge necessary to purchase with confidence.

Randy Leffingwell’s Classic Porsche 911 Buyer’s Guide 1965-1998 is the most comprehensive resource available to guide you past the potential pitfalls in your pursuit of Stuttgart’s classic sports car. This year-by-year guide will help you select the model and year that best aligns with your ownership goals. You’ll learn which features you want, which to avoid, and the known flaws from across all the air-cooled generations.

Detailed text for each model year is accompanied by:

  • Technical specifications
  • Typical parts costs
  • Performance ratings
  • An invaluable “Garage Watch” feature calling out common and known faults
Classic Porsche 911 Buyer’s Guide 1964-1998 is an invaluable resource in finding the perfect classic 911 for your garage!

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Language: English

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