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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
I have a large Porsche book collection and this one is hands down the best Porsche book I have ever owned or seen. The attention to detail regarding the 2.7 Carrera is amazing. I restore Porsche's for a living and this is a valuable resource for me. In addition to that the quality of the paper, the binding, the color and photos is outstanding, again the best I have seen. Congratulations to Ryan Snodgrass for this amazing book and for adding to the knowledge data base regarding the Carrera 2.7 and Porsche cars in general. I'm telling all my friends in the Porsche World to get their copy now!
Dieses Buch gehört in die Kategorie "Buch von einem Fan für Fans". Der Autor hat keine Mühen gescheut alles nur Erdenkliche für diesen nicht so bekannten Porsche Carrera zusammenzutragen. Während um den "Pre-G" Carrera mit Entenbürzel ein wahrer Hype ausgebrochen ist und die Preise jenseits von Gut und Böse angekommen sind, ist es nicht so bekannt, dass derselbe 2,7 Liter Motor im sogenannten "G"-Modell mit Faltenbalgstoßstangen noch gut ein Jahr angeboten wurde, bevor er von den späteren 3 Liter-Varianten abgelöst wurde.
Dieses Buch beleuchtet die Geschichte des Carreras generell und zeigt alle Facetten des 2,7er G's. Dazu gehören alle technischen Änderungen, alle Farben, Ausstattungen, Prospekte, Testberichte uns eine schier unglaubliche Anzahl von Fotos - so sind zum Beispiel alle möglichen Farbvarianten als Bild vorhanden. Dazu gibt es viele zeitgenössische Fotos aus der damaligen Produktion.
Das Buch ist sehr aufwändig gemacht, erstklassig verarbeitet und wird im Schuber geliefert. Ein absolutes Muss, wenn man das nötige Kleingeld hat. Es ist die logische Ergänzung des Standardwerkes über den Porsche Carrera RS von Gruber/Konradsheim, die im letzten Jahr eine Neuauflage herausgebracht haben. Beide Bücher haben auch dieselbe Buchrückenhöhe - und passen also perfekt nebeneinander ins Regal.
Ich habe mir beide gegönnt - es lohnt sich! Wobei das Buch von Ryan Snodgrass spürbar günstiger ist als das andere..…
The title says it all; what a phenomenal job, well researched, well photo-documented, well written and very well published. I have read it twice, cover to cover and am still learning more. Typos and factual issues are few and far between (and I am sure Ryan has found all!) and, wouldn't you know it, I may have a pre-production Carrera that doesn't follow "all the rules. In short, this book is bound to be a companion to Ludvigen's "Excellence was Expected" and Kondrasheim/Gruber's "Carrera RS". I am only sorry that regular purchasers did not benefit from the Special Book Supplement that accompanied the red, limited edition..
I recently received my copy of Carrera 2.7 and did not put it down until I had devoured all 406 pages! I am life long Porsche fanatic who has a penchant for details and everything being "correct". Mr. Snodgrass must share this affliction as his attention to detail throughout this book borders on the compulsive. For many years the Impact Bumper 2.7 MFI cars have been overlooked and as such there was no definitive guide to the history, authenticity and the overall greatness of these cars. This book will answer all of your questions as well as provide you never before seen factory photographs to substantiate the many previously unknown details.
If I have any complaint with the book is that it is simply too much a piece of "art" to be a useful field tool. From its outer box, binding and beautiful pages it's simply a treat to turn the pages. I found myself being careful while reading so as to not damage what will be long held as one of the treasures of the Porsche written word. It is apparent the care that went into the design, copy and production of this book. It will go on my shelf next to copies of Ludvigsen's "Excellence Was Expected" and Kondradsheim's "Carrera RS". I can't wait to see what the Author comes up with next!
Now if the author could make a paperback "field tool" that I could use when evaluating or judging the authenticity a particular 2.7 MFI...
This is a very well produced book that documents the history of the Carrera 2.7. Incredibly well researched, complete with never before seen photographs, charts and information. Information is included on both production and prototype versions, as well as many "specials" and racing versions. This is a serious work for the serious Porsche collector or historian, but it is also very user friendly for the more casual reader. A must have addition to your Porsche automotive library.
I now have a copy of this book and it is superb! Certainly the definitive reference for Carrera 2.7 MFI cars. This book is thick with photography, tables, archive pictures, charts, period documents and production numbers. It is meticulously researched.
Everyone is asking you “What do you want for Christmas?”. Well, here is your answer. Get this book ordered.
I knew it was going to be good but I’m staggered at the quality of the photography, the printing, the binding, the design & layout. It is wonderful. And - of course - the content is remarkably complete and thorough. Ryan has invested much of his life into this reference piece and a substantial chunk of money no doubt too. There’s no scrimping on quality and no depth of detail missed. I wholeheartedly recommend it.
Great book, with superb detail and amazing photographic content.
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
An incredible book. If you like 2.7 Carreras you need this book.
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.
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.