February 07, 2016
Motor Klassik magazine review from the March 2016 issue:
Der Carrera 2.7 RS von 1972/73 ist die Porsche-911-Ikone, manche liegen preislich über einer Million Euro. Dabei haben wenige Sammler auf dem Radar, dass es auch das G-Modell von 1974 bis 1976 mit dem legendären 210-PS-Motor des RS gab. Im Preis liegen diese bei einem Viertel bis einem Drittel dessen, was ein RS kostet.
Wer sich dazu einlesen möchte, dem sei das Buch "Carrera 2.7" von Ryan Snodgrass wärmstens ans Herz gelegt: Auf 406 Seiten mit mehr als 800 Abbildungen behandelt der Amerikaner in englischer Sprache wirklich alle Aspekte des Autos, von der Entwicklung über Ausstattung und Farben bis zum Rennsport.
April 23, 2018
March 26, 2018
We air freighted in several pallets of Turbo 3.0: Publisher Edition books late last month and have shipped out at least one book for every pre-order placed before November 1, 2017. Within those pallets a few Turbo 3.0: Limited Editions arrived, and those were shipped out to the very earliest orders from last May 2017.
Another small batch of Publisher Edition books arrived in Seattle this week and will be shipped out over the next few days. Mid-April an air freight of 120 books arrives into Seattle International Airport, mostly Limited Editions, and will be shipped out to those who pre-ordered last Summer and Fall. In May, the container ship will arrive in at the Port of Seattle with the remainder of the books which will go out to the remaining pre-orders.
Your patience will be well rewarded. The Turbo 3.0 book shaped up to be an exceptional book which we think is unparalleled to any of the 400+ automotive books in our library. Anxiously awaiting? See what the very first readers think in their reviews of the book.
March 16, 2018
What’s the next best thing to buying a Porsche Carrera 2.7? Buying a book about it.
Specifically, Ryan Snodgrass’s definitive guide to the model, published by Parabolica Press in 2015 and called, helpfully, Carrera 2.7. Just 2500 were printed. There are about 300 copies of the Limited Edition version left, each costing £225. Sounds a lot? Don’t worry: in two years your investment could be worth £1000.
“Carrera 2.7 set a new benchmark for motoring books,” says Ben Horton of Horton’s Books, a specialist motoring bookseller in Marlborough, Wiltshire. “It’s not only an in-depth story of the car but is also packed with all the information – colour charts, component photographs, mechanical evolution – every owner, enthusiast or restorer could desire, plus it’s beautifully produced. “Buy a limited-edition version today and in two years it’ll fetch four and a half times its new price. I’ve been selling motoring books for more than 25 years and for the highest quality or most interesting books, I’ve never known a downturn.”
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