Porsche 956 & 962

Immortal Endurance Racers 1982-1994

Porsche 956 & 962
$32.95
Format: Paperback / softback, 128 Pages
ISBN: 9781583882696
Publisher: Enthusiast Books
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Powered by a tubocharged flat six, the 956/962 had Porsche’s first full monocoque structure and was the first car its engineers designed to produce aerodynamic downforce. Raced both by the factory and by private teams, these were turn-key cars: just turn the key…and win. These are among the world’s most respected racing cars. In these pages an expert on Porsche, Karl Ludvigsen, shares rare images from his personal archive and describes the highs and more highs of these great Porsches.

The author

Karl Ludvigsen is widely known and respected in the automotive world for his research and reporting on all aspects of motoring and motor sports. This has come about through his studies of engineering and industrial design as well as his positions with GM, Fiat and Ford and his leadership of a motor-industry management-consulting company. He has been active for over 60 years as an author and historian. As author, co-author or editor he has some five dozen books to his credit, all concerning cars and the motor industry, his life-long passion. Ludvigsen has received 60 awards for his works’ high standard of writing and research. He lives in Suffolk, England.

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Format: Paperback / softback, 128 Pages
ISBN: 9781583882696
Illustrations: 16 color & 112 b-w ill
Size: 10.3 in x 8.25 in x 0.375 in / 261.62 mm x 209.55 mm x 9.525 mm
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