Speed Read Porsche 911

The History, Technology and Design Behind Germany's Legendary Sports Car

Speed Read Porsche 911
$19.99 / £12.99
Format: Paperback / softback, 160 Pages
ISBN: 9780760363225
Publisher: Motorbooks
Series: Speed Read
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Description

Porsche 911, the latest in Motorbooks' Speed Read series, breaks this immortal rear-engined sports car down into fully illustrated, easy-to-digest portions that neophytes and experts alike will love.

Strap yourself in, because Motorbooks' latest addition to the Speed Read series has arrived! Speed Read Porsche 911 explores the ins and outs of one of the world’s premier sports cars; see what makes it tick, what makes it work, and how it managed to win so many titles and championships. 

Author Wayne Dempsey examines the creation and design of Porsche’s rear-engined wonder, providing an inside look into every aspect of the 911. Speed Read Porsche 911 reveals the complete 911 story, and with insight from the author's in-depth knowledge, the never-ending allure of the 911 will win you over—even if you know nothing about racing and sports cars.

Motorbooks always welcomes beginners to its Speed Read series. The books in this new line each break down a subject into accessible, compartmentalized sections, which are illustrated with commissioned artwork. The result is an informative package that's attractive to neophytes, established enthusiasts, and the simply curious.

The author

Wayne R. Dempsey is the author of several best-selling Porsche how-to books, including 101 Projects for Your Porsche Boxster, 101 Projects for Your Porsche 911 (1998-2008),101 Projects for Your Porsche 911 (1965-89), and How to Rebuild and Modify Porsche 911 Engines. He has been working and playing with mechanical machines all his life. Wayne earned both BS and an MS degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His connection to automobiles deepened when he raced with the MIT Solar Electric Vehicle Racing Team. Post MIT, Dempsey spent a few years building communications satellites for Hughes Space and Communications, before leaving to pursue an entrepreneurial calling. Literally starting in his garage, Dempsey co-founded Pelican Parts, an internet-based automotive-parts company specializing in European cars. Today, Pelican Parts is thriving business featuring an active online community and numerous technical articles authored by Dempsey (www.PelicanParts.com).

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Specs

Format: Paperback / softback, 160 Pages
ISBN: 9780760363225
Size: 6.69 in x 8.86 in / 169.93 mm x 225.04 mm
Edition: First Edition
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