Carrera 2.7 (Limited Edition)

Ryan Snodgrass

The soul of Porsche's legendary Carrera 2.7 RS lives on within the Carrera 2.7 MFI

Serious automotive enthusiasts consider Porsche’s Carrera 2.7 RS to be the archetypical 911…and deservedly so. The cars are light, responsive, purposeful and the type 911/83 engine delivers scintillating performance. Over the last 40 years the 2.7 RS has been covered in dozens of books and articles. Yet its successor – a car with the identical engine and similar DNA – remains either unknown or misunderstood even by long-time Porsche enthusiasts. That car is the Carrera 2.7 MFI. This book tells the complete story of these remarkable, unheralded sports cars.

The Carrera 2.7 book has been meticulously researched using the Porsche factory archives, private collections, period documentation and intensive study. The book attempts to cover everything an owner, restorer, historian or enthusiast would want to know about this intriguing 911 variant. Content includes comprehensive discussion of original options, photos of key details, insights into factory production, competition history and a considerable amount of material never before published. Although primarily focused on the top-of-the-line mechanically-fuel injected Carrera 2.7, this book will also prove valuable to enthusiasts of any of the Porsche 911 and 930 Turbo models produced during the mid-1970s.


The blue Limited Edition of 2,500 numbered hardcover copies is offered in English with five-color printing on high-quality paper and enclosed within a protective slipcase.



Award Winning Porsche Carrera 2.7 Book

Details

  • Limited Edition / 2,500 copies (compare)
  • 406 pages, hardcover with slipcase
  • 684 color photos, 146 b/w photos, 50 illustrations
  • Over 530 never-before-published photos
  • 10.6 × 12.28 inches (27.0 × 31.2 cm)
  • Author: Ryan Snodgrass
  • Designer: Christoph Mäder
  • Studio Photography: Claus Scheucher / Randy Wells
  • Published: October 2015 by Parabolica Press
  • ISBN: 978-0-9962682-8-8
  • Suggested Retail: $250 USD / €240
  • Errata Available

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The Carrera 2.7 book is #1 on Total 911's "2016 'MUST READ' LIST" in the February 2016 issue. Read more reviews of the Carrera 2.7 book.

“Carrera 2.7 is one of those Porsche books you just cannot put down. It is a perfect example of how to write a modern super detailed and beautifully designed text on a specific car.” “excels in terms of research, writing style, design and the huge amount of contemporary and studio photography” “a fantastic work and an essential for any serious Porsche book collector”
GT Porsche magazine

"Before reading Carrera 2.7, I had always considered the model to be a tiny aspect of the Porsche 911 story, a stop gap model that bridged the gap between the iconic 2.7RS and the start of the EFI 3.0 and 3.2 litre cars. While that may be one way to consider the model, Ryan Snodgrass’ comprehensive book shows just how pivotal the ‘Euro Carrera’ 2.7 model was, both in the influence over subsequent models and the effect on the 930." 
Historic Racer

“Although primarily focused on the MFI-equipped Carrera 2.7, this book will also prove valuable to enthusiasts of any of the Porsche 911 and 930 Turbo models produced during the mid-1970s.”
Classic Porsche magazine

“Detailed part photos turn this book into an ultimate restoration guide as well as encyclopedic buyer’s reference”
Road Scholars magazine

Customer Reviews

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Alastair Iles A.I. Alastair I.
Carrear 2.7

Great book, with superb detail and amazing photographic content.

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Stevie Marsh S.M. Stevie M.
Carrera 2.7

Absolutely stunning book, Love the slip case, Well Put Together with Great Quality Paper and Inks, Highly Recommended, Can't wait for the 930 book

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Raymond Greaves R.G. Raymond G.
Outstanding

An incredible book. If you like 2.7 Carreras you need this book.

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Wim & Sandrine Vanheertum W.&.S.V. Wim & Sandrine V.
Wauw ! ! !

1. Ordering was easy
2. The shipping and delivery was very fast
3. Never saw a book that well protected for shipping..perfect
4. I did get the signature AND the special number I had asked for
5.... last but not least... the book itself is just AWESOME... a goldmine of info
Thank you so much and congrats.

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Hein Brans H.B. Hein B.
Very nice piece of work

A very nice book, with a lot of specific details that show the love for not only the 911 as a car, but more specifically for the MFI as a remarkeble product of the mid '70s that still is highly desired throughout the world.