PORSCHE EXCELLENCE WAS EXPECTED, 4 VOLUME SET, 2019 EDITION


Porsche: Excellence was Expected, Karl Ludvigsen‘s masterwork, is the unrivalled history of the Porsche company. Remarkable both for its breadth of coverage and its technical depth, covers every... Read more
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Porsche: Excellence was Expected, Karl Ludvigsen‘s masterwork, is the unrivalled history of the Porsche company.

Remarkable both for its breadth of coverage and its technical depth, covers every road and racing car from the first Gmünd coupe in 1948 to the new 2020 all-electric Taycan.

Updates in 2003 and 2008, in this final edition, the author reviewed newly available Porsche archival material, conducted new in-depth interviews, and unearthed many fresh facts that allowed new and sometimes surprising interpretations of many aspects of the Porsche company and its cars.

New for this edition:

  • Revised from beginning to end and updated through model year 2020
  • New 4th volume (up from 3 volumes)
  • 132 chapters (up from 66 chapters)
  • Over 1,000 additional pages, for a total of 2.834
  • Hundreds of new color photos and illustrations, with nearly 3,000 photos and illustrations 
  • 12 new chapters covering 911 (Types 991 and 992), 918 Spyder, 919 Hybrid, Taycan and Porsche company evolution
  • 10 new chapters with updated coverage of Boxster, Cayman, Cayenne, Macan, and Panamera
  • 32 new Focus chapters highlighting fascinating people and rare Porsche cars through the decades
  • All new Porsche model timelines featuring exclusive color illustrations of key Porsche models from 1948-2020
  • Updated Competition Victories appendix

Product specification

Binding
In hardback
Pages
2836
ISBN / EAN
9780837617695
Languages
English
Publication date
12/2019
Dimensions
24 x 27 x 20 cm

Additional information

Book type or Series
History

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