Porsche 912: 50 Years by Jürgen LewandowskiPorsche 912: 50 Years by Jürgen Lewandowski

Porsche 912: 50 Years

byJürgen Lewandowski

Hardcover | July 18, 2016

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• The Porsche 912 is one of the most famous sports cars of all time, outselling the Porsche 911 almost two to one in 1966 • This book is a complete history of the development and design of the Porsche 912 When the Porsche 912 was introduced in the spring of 1965, some members of the staff were not quite happy with the new model, for it still had the four-cylinder engine of the 356 that was no longer in production, while the 911 already had the new six-cylinder, and had become a legend. However, the 911 was so expensive that many Porsche devotees in Germany could not, or did not want to, afford to buy it. For this reason, Porsche quickly needed a new, less expensive model so the 912 came into being, and from 1966 to 1969 about 32,000 vehicles were built. Apart from the Porsche 912 Coupé (1965 to 1969) this book also presents the Porsche 912 Targa (1966 to 1969). Less well-known, but all the more intriguing, is the story of the Porsche 912E, built in 1976 just for the US market, and of which only 2099 specimens exist.
Title:Porsche 912: 50 YearsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:176 pages, 10.59 × 9.37 × 0.89 inPublished:July 18, 2016Publisher:Delius Klasing Verlag GMbHLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3667106068

ISBN - 13:9783667106063

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After years in the shadow of its big brother, the Porsche 912 gets its due with an in-depth look at its history and development in this gorgeous and lovingly compiled, 176-page ode to the four-cylinder, would-be 911.