A complete historical and racing profile of the car: birth, development, racing history, all results, tecnical characteristics, tables of colours, spare parts catalogue, reproduction of the original documents and drawings, etc.
The Porsche Carrera 2, 4, RS, Turbo & Cabrio Tiptronics are compared with: Acura NSX, Alfa Romeo RZ, Aston Martin DB7 Volante, Dodge Viper RT/10, Jaguar XK8, Lotus Esprit S4 Turbo & S4S, Mitsubishi 3000GT and many others. Also includes a 911 ’buyers guide’.
A detailed treatise that provides all the owners and enthusiasts of the 911 with exclusive material and invaluable information on the sports versions of the classic and best known of the Porsches. Every model has its own technical specification on the engine and car, from the description of the eventual modifications, as well as tables and chassis numbers. The book enables the reader to compare the legendary racing cars of the German manufacturer with those of other marques.
Forty years in the history of the Porsche 917-021 described by an enthralling investigation that includes a journey to the heart of deepest Germany, trips to Stuttgart and Hamburg as well as the Black Forest, the Moselle region and the Rhine!
In 1970, 917-021 raced at Monza, Spa-Francorchamps, the Nürburgring, Le Mans, Hockenheim, Watkins Glen and Kyalami in the Endurance World Championship and the Interseries. Read all about its victories and its two lives! Piecing together the story of this car led to meetings with exceptional people including Gijs van Lennep, Bobby Rahal, Kurt Ahrens, Gérard Larrousse, David Piper, team managers Hannu Kahi (AAW team), Hans-Dieter Dechent (Martini Racing team) and Porsche engineers Walter Näher and Herbert Staudenmaier. Discover the history and the technical secrets of its legendary 180° V12 engine, the car’s soul. Also pictured are its liveries and decorations starting with the classic red and yellow Shell paintwork and finishing with the two psychedelic colour schemes that marked its 1970 racing career. This book also describes the meeting with Joachim Grossmann, the only other man (with Count Rossi) to have registered a 917 as a road-going car! The story of the Porsche 917’s exceptional restoration and its return to the track will give the reader never-before published insights into one of the greatest racing cars in the history of motor racing!
In 1976, the World Championship was reserved for Brands Group V cars called "Silhouettes" from touring and GT categories. Porsche produced a new model: the 935 Turbo. Over the years, several private teams took over the factory for the triumph of Porsche 935 many times, making this spectacular car the queen of endurance races of the time.
Limited and numbered edition of 1000 copies. Fifty years ago, Manfred Kremer decided to associate with his brother Erwin in order to create a racing team which would became one of the most successful private teams in motorsport history. From the victory at the 1979 Le Mans 24 Hours, to the German DRM title of Klaus Ludwig the same year, not forgetting the victories at the 1995 Daytona 24 Hours, as well as at the 1968 Spa-Francorchamps 24 Hours and the numerous successes in the Porsche Cup series. This book comes back on the history of the Kremer Racing team with numerous, most of them previously unseen pictures. It reviews the various periods of the team, and has a look at all the cars driven in the team. A complete statistics section of all the races entered by the team from Cologne completes this very good book.
Unique Motor Books are compiled from the UK magazine “Autocar”, “Autocourse” , “Sporting Motorist” and from a wide variety of other magazines from around the world. This book contains road test, service data and road research reports on Porsche sports racers.
The illustrated history of these small corageous cars which gave lot of chance to thousands of drivers. In the volume the evolution of the models, the technical details, the race results from 1969 up to 1979 and the activity of the Simca Racing Team, the most important team in Europe in the 70s
Definitive history, including world rallying, of Subaru’s incredibly successful rice rocket. Impreza models from inception to the present day. Year-by-year coverage of all production models. Japanese, American, European & Australian markets covered in great detail.
Second issue of a series of car books that profiled all the great collector cars, most of which were well-known racing cars. Specially commissioned full-color illustrations were done for each car, showing it head-on front and rear.