This richly illustrated book offers a complete history of Porsche, Germany's premium sports-car maker. The book focuses on the engineering and design stories while paying homage to key players.
Porsche is one of the most important and iconic automotive manufacturers in history. From its first 356 to todays technical tour de force, the 918, Porsche has advanced from strength to strength for nearly seven decades.
In Porsche 70 Years: There is No Substitute, author Randy Leffingwell offers a richly illustrated and detailed book that captures the full story of one of the worlds leading automotive companies. Beautiful, contemporary, photos and rare historical images accompany in-depth analyses of milestone cars and events.
Created with Porsches cooperation, the book brings to light the engineering and design stories behind Stuttgarts most famous cars - such as the 356, 904, 917, 911, 928, 935, 956 and others - as well as its key players.
There's something for every Porsche enthusiast, whether rear-engine 911 loyalist, race fan, or follower of contemporary vehicles such as the Cayman and Boxster. Comprising the most comprehensive overview of the company's entire history, this book truly has no substitute.
Randy Leffingwell wrote his first book, American Muscle, in 1989 while still on staff at the Los Angeles Times. Since then, he has authored another 47 titles for Motorbooks and its sister publisher Voyageur Press covering subjects from sports cars to motorcycles to farm tractors. Leffingwell is considered one of the top Porsche historians working today, and he enjoys a close working relationship with Porsche AG. His Porsche titles include Porsche 911 50 Years, The Complete Book of Porsche 911, and Porsche Turbo. He lives in Santa Barbara, California.
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