Porsche Books (by and about Porsche) ~ 1950-

Books on specific variants of the 911 (eg 964, 993) are in the relevant model guide

Porsche 911 Scrapbook

Any book about Porsches will feature the 911 in some detail; any book about 911s will feature the air-cooled models. This major work does better: it concentrates on 35 years of air-cooled 911 cars.

A great combination of incisive narrative, stunning photography, cuttings, brochures and posters to tell the complete story of the air-cooled 911s (1963-1998).

A must-have for any 911 enthusiast...

 
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Porsche 911: The Definitive History 1997 to 2004

For this fifth volume in this impressive series on the Porsche 911 sportscar, the author received full co-operation from Porsche to provide year-by-year coverage of production models for American and European markets. Limited editions and rare prototypes in full detail many with photographs (200 contemporary pictures). Cetain to become part of the every enthusiast's Porsche library. First shown as the 901 prototype at the 1963 Frankfurt Show, the 911 quickly built on the Porsche legend established by the 356 models. This volume, and the previously published four, look at the history of the evergreen 911 in great detail, covering 40 years of progress from the earliest design studies to the water-cooled cars of today.

 
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Porsche 911 Story

Many reviewers have identified this as 'the book to have if you only have one on the Porsche 911'. Describing the full history of the timeless sports car, author Paul Frere, brings his classic book right up to date in an eighth edition that includes details of model years 2003, 2004 and 2005, and the major competition successes of the GT3 models.

This book is chockfull of drawings, photos, stories, charts, specs, all told by one who is one of the top sports car racers

 
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Porsche 911

Everyone will revel in the various incarnations of this incredible car through the decades, distinguished by subtle, tastful body tweaks, and carefully though out mechanical enhancments, resulting in ultra-cool specific models such as the Turbo, the Carrera, the Cabriolet and the Speedster; many produced in limited editions and carrying price tags of upwards of $200,000. This gorgeous volume shows why we all jsut love Porsches

Award-winning author Randy Leffingwell interviewed dozens of current and former engineers, designers and executives from Porsche and its competitors. The result is a rich history as told by true, hands-on, decision-making insiders complete with multiple anecdotes. The author described it as "An inside story of how the 911 came to be what it was, what it is now, and how it moved through 40-plus years of evolution, growth and improvement".

 
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Porsche 911 and Derivatives

This is the thrird volume of Michael Cotton's homage to the evolving 911; this third volume carries the story forward to embrace the models from the immediate past and present, culminating in the current designs which carry Porsche's own code number 997. Full production figures, model identities and technical specifications are included amongst the comprehensive appendices which support the main text.

 
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