Jürgen Lewandowski con Porsche 912: 50 Years
- 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.
Delius Klasing finally sets the record straight and shows the 912 to be an iconic sports coupe in its own right.--Jared Paul Stern "Airows, July 25 2016 ""
The author conveys a large amount of technical information in telling the 912 s story, but by design it is thoughtfully presented in an extremely accessible manner, so it seemingly disappears into the overarching historical narrative.--Benjamin Shahrabani "Petrolicious ""
A new book from Germany's Delius Klasing finally sets the record straight and shows the 912 to be an iconic sports coupe in its own right.--Jared Paul Stern "Airows, July 25 2016 "