The Porsche Book: The Complete History of Types and Models (Hardcover)
A must buy book for any Porsche fanatic, this book highlights the unrivalled history and is a reference book for Porsche enthusiasts, produced as a slip cased three-volume set and illustrated with many hundred photos. Volume 1 covers the rear-engined Porsche and their racing variants, Volume 2 the mid- and front-engined Porsches, and Volume 3 the Porsche race cars. Facts, technical analysis, car descriptions, specifications, year-by-year changes, colour schemes and more make this truly THE book on Porsche.
Written by Porsche insider and Le Mans-winner Jurgen Barth with co-author Gustav Busing, “The Porsche Book: The Complete History of Types and Models”, is a massive, three-volume set, and is the ultimate technical history of all Porsche cars and designs, from the most famous sports cars to the most obscure prototypes. Originally published in 1977, this is the first English-language edition of “The Porsche Book” in 25 years. Complete descriptions of each model’s specifications, from 1948 through the present day are complemented by details of upgrades and major options, and fascinating history on the company itself. This definitive account of Porsche’s cars and design projects tells the whole story behind the cars from this legendary marque, and is an essential resource for all Porsche enthusiasts, especially those who are restoring, racing, or collecting vintage Porsches. Each volume is packed with previously unpublished photographs and illustrations, and tables featuring chassis numbers, engine numbers, specifications, and performance figures.