Porsche 914: An Enthusiast'S Guide download free [PDF and Ebook] by Richard Gooding

Porsche 914: An Enthusiast'S Guide download free [PDF and Ebook] by Richard Gooding year 2016
  • Book name: Porsche 914: An Enthusiast'S Guide
  • Author: Richard Gooding
  • Release date: 2016/2/9
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Transportation
  • ISBN: 9781785001512
  • Rating: 9.34 of 10
  • Votes: 810
  • Review by: Jaxson Murdock
  • Review rating: 9.46 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/10
  • Total pages: 160
  • Includes a PDF summary of 14 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: The 914 was born into consistently confusing and troubled times at Porsche and Volkswagen. The idea of a non-911 Porsche in the late 1960s horrified many. A Porsche with an engine that wasn't in the back was simply unthinkable. Richard Gooding examines the story of a car of mixed parentage, which against the odds became a success in its relatively short, six-and-a half year lifespan. Around 119,000 cars were sold from 1969 to 1975, outselling contemporary rivals such as the Opel GT, and meaning it was the first mid-engined car to achieve six-digit sales. As a present-day classic, although challenging to some, low-slung looks and bright colours make the 1970s 914 period-perfect. Combined with near-ideal weight distribution and a low centre of grativity, its mid-engine layout means the 914 can achieve cornering G-forces comparable to the contemporary 911. The 914 was seen as a car that could inject a shot of glamour into VW's slightly worthy and dependable range of air-cooled cars.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 6H50M39S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Motor Cars
  • Available formats: EPUB, DOC, RB, TXT, PDF, WORD, AZW3, BMP. Compressed in ZIP, CPIO, TAR.XZ, RAR
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 23.01 USD
  • Dimensions: 189x246x12mm
  • Weight: 450g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Ramsbury, United Kingdom

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