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This book takes the reader on a journey from the development of the Porsche Carrera' risky water-cooled design through its racing success and continued production today, to practical maintenance and modification. The complete story of the innovative, iconic and enduring Porsche Carrera. This book takes the reader on a journey from the development of its risky water-cooled design through its racing success and continued production today, to practical maintenance and modification. With over 400 colour photographs, this book is a true homage to the Porsche Carrera and covers the concept, design and evolution of the 996,997 and 991, including an interview with harm Lagaaji, stylist in the Porsche design studios. Complete story of the iconic Porsche Carrera from conception, design and evolution of the 996, 997 and 991. Although considered a classic car, the 911 continues in production today and the 1,000,000th 911 is at the Porsche Museum, Zuffenhausen. Johnny Tipler is a freelance motoring writer, historian and motoring magazine contributor who has written many Porsche books.
Author: John Tipler
Author Bio: John Tipler is a motoring writer and historian who contributes to numerous motoring magazines and has written many books on the subject. His extensive background in the motor industry includes spells in the John Player Motorsport Press Office, and at the Motor Industry Research Unit. His interest spreads across many makes and models, but he is inevitably drawn towards sporting cars, classics, and motorbikes. He is a regular contributor to 911 & Porsche World, Classic Porsche, Total 911 and Porsche Post magazines. Johnny writes on new car launches, important historic vehicles, specialist tuners, drivers and restorers, and also covers international classic events like the Spa Six Hours, Goodwood Revival, Classic Le Mans, the Nurburgring Old Timer and Monte Carlo Historic Rally. Johnny raced a Porsche 914 GT/4 in La Carrera Panamericana in 2011 and has a close affinity with the event that launched Porsche's Carrera models. His books include Alfa Romeo Berlinas, Fiat & Abarth 124 Spider & Coupé, La Carrera Panamericana, and Mini Cooper - The Real Thing!
Publisher: The Crowood Press UK
Binding Type: Hardcover
Illustrations: 420 color photos
Dimensions: 8.46 x 11.02