Porsche 911 - The ultimate Sportscar as Cultural Icon
Porsche 911: The Ultimate Sportscar as Cultural Icon`
Hardcover – 13 April 2021
"It details, in beautiful detail, the evolution of the 911." -Wired "Porsche 911: The Ultimate Sportscar as Cultural Icon is as good a collection images of the car as a mad fan is going to get." -Amuse "Porsche 911: The Ultimate Sportscar as Cultural Icon explains how this German car became a global phenomenon and a symbol of aspiration, freedom, and the appetite for perfection, and even more, why, around the world, the 911 continues to fascinate gentlemen, ladies, and rogue drivers." -Trendland "Let’s just say if there was one book we could take to a desert island, it would be Porsche 911.Seeing all the history and evidence compiled into a single chronicle does its work to translate the cultural icon of the car. And as you’re turning the pages, the spirit of its drivers and design is contagious." -The Manual "Porsche cars are pictured in their entire splendor, with a variety of period archival photographs depicted alongside contemporary ones. […] Refreshing and recommended, this is not just another "fact book" on the 911“ -Porsche Club of America
The thinking man's sports car: a symbol of the relentless desire for peak power and limitless performance, the Porsche 911 inspires a worldwide ripple effect.
When Ferdinand Porsche could not find a sports car he liked, he decided to build one himself. And now, the rest is history: Jerry Seinfeld drives it; Boris Johnson admires it; Steve McQueen loves it; and Jeremy Clarkson hates it. The Porsche 911 moves the world. Despised by many in Germany as a set of wheels for fat cats, it is the favorite car of
Over de auteur
Born in Nuremberg in 1967, Ulf Poschardt is a graduate of philosophy and the deputy editor of Die Welt, Welt am Sonntag, and N24.
Publisher : Die Gestalten Verlag; 1st edition (13 April 2021)