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Porsche 914: 50 Years

by Lewandowski, Jurgen Code: 55668 Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publication date: 15/10/2019 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2019 Price: AU $90.00

The Porsche 911s little brother... In 1969 a very special sports car was born. The 914 rose from a marriage of convenience of Volkswagen and Porsche, because both companies wanted a small, modern and affordable sports car in their product range, but for little cost.

Thus it was decided to combine the skills of both manufacturers. The result was a light mid-engine sports car with a lively road performance and even 50 years after its launch, it pleases the eye with a fresh design. Back then it was often ridiculed as a housewife Porsche or Volks-Porsche, but now, the 914 has come out of the shadow of its big brother the 911 and has a huge fan base; today it lives on in the Boxster and Cayman models.

This volume includes: the result of thorough research in the Porsche and VW archives; rich photography; all technical data; development, production, model history and racing appearances.

Format: Hardback
Pages: 176
Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2019
Publisher: DELIUS, KLASING & CO
Publication date: 15/10/2019
Country of publication: AUSTRALIA
Weight: 0 g
Dimensions: 265mm X 230mm
Code: 55668

Jurgen Lewandowski, one of the most renowned German motoring journalists, pays tribute to this milestone of brand history. The book presents the genesis as well as the different models and engines.