In tracing the heritage of the name Carrera, the book Porsche: The Carrera Dynasty takes the reader around the world on a journey through Porsche’s history covering more than 50 years. This book explains how the royal heritage of the title, Carrera, has followed an ever-changing path through the company’s history. Few names conjure up images of such hard-won achievements and determination in the motoring world more than Carrera does.
This is not just a story of motor sport victories, but also of adapting to changes in the market and most importantly, the proud personnel who made up the company of Porsche. The Porsche Carrera has come a long way in the past 50-plus years, as today’s Carrera driver is more likely to be wearing a three-piece business suit or even high heeled stilettos. It is this name, Carrera, which forms the basis for the book, as the origins and heritage of this royal title can be traced back to that Mexican race in 1953.
Porsche: The Carrera Dynasty illustrates how the famous Carrera name came about and how this helped to lift Porsche’s profile during the 1970s. It looks at Porsche from a different angle, explaining some of the things you didn’t know about the famous marque
|Title||Porsche: The Carrera Dynasty|
|Page count||216 pages|
|Format||275 x 215 mm portrait, hardback plus dust jacket|