Porsche 911 Book #Rene Staud

Text Joachim Fischer
Photos René Staud
To call it a legend is almost an understatement. After more than 50 years of eventful model history, the one millionth Porsche 911 rolled off the production line in May 2017. The number of its fans is many times higher - because the "911" from Zuffenhausen is the epitome of the sports car. Even the beginning of its history is worthy of myth.


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On September 12, 1963, Porsche presented the 901 model at the IAA in Frankfurt. When series production began the following year, the 901 became the 911, since Peugeot had protected all three-digit type designations with a zero in the middle. The design of the sports car, for which Ferdinand Alexander Porsche was responsible, provided the stuff of chrome dreams. It was not only at major international racing events, from the 24 Hours of Daytona to the Monte Carlo Rally, that the Porsche 911 left and continues to leave a powerful tire imprint. The pop cultural impact is also immense. Celebrities such as Kate Moss, Jerry Seinfeld, and Herbert von Karajan have come out as lovers. Steve McQueen used it unforgettably in the classic Le Mans. To do justice to such a horsepower icon, this volume takes a holistic approach to the 911 phenomenon, providing plenty of facts and anecdotes. It covers design and model history, including the most important technical data. Details, colours and wheel rims. The appearances on the movie screen and on the racetrack. In short, everything that makes the Porsche 911 a true legend.

For eternity. For all fans of the 911

The Porsche 911 BookRevidedEdition – This book is for all those who join 911 clubs and meet on 911 forums, for collectors and enthusiasts For the eye: exciting archive photographs and impressive photos by René Staud provide the external values. The international bestseller – indispensable for sports car enthusiasts – with a total of over 30,000 copies sold, is now available in a revised and updated edition.

Photographer René Staud

He is one of the world’s most successful automotive photographers. The most sophisticated photographic concept, state-of-the-art technology and perfect craftsmanship are his trademarks, and through the development of the Magicflash lighting system, the Stuttgart native is considered the master of flash photography. Today, an international, interdisciplinary, 90-strong team of strategists, creatives, photographers, directors, CGI and Photoshop artists work in his STAUD STUDIOS in Leonberg and Hamburg on solutions for a wide range of customers from the automotive industry.


336 pages | format 29 x 37 cm

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