#Porsche 908/02

New from best (Italy) in december 2016 :

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PORSCHE 908/02 FLUNDER – Le Mans 1973 – Wicky/Cohen Olivar/Carron #52best9642b

Porsche Singer Dubai

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Als new expected from High Tech Modell, the Porsche Singer Dubai. Scale 1/87 and super detailed.
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New from #Hightech Modell in scale 1/87

Hight tech Modell from Germany is making incredible detailed scale models in scale 1/87, superb detailed. New expected for next year is the Porsche 911 Cabriolet in white.
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New Rauh welt #Porsche from #Autoart

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New expected from Autoart in scale 1/18, the Porsche 911 Rauh welt edition in 5 different colours.
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Porsche 356B carrera abarth

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New expected in October from Best models (italy) , the BEST (9634) PORSCHE 356B CARRERA ABARTH GTL participated in the Rossfeld Hill Climb in 1963 driven by Herbert Müller with startnumber #67

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#Porsche Carrera 2.7 RS

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From Arena modelli, in 1/43 resin, Are 807 – Porsche Carrera 2.7 RS – Swaton and Cordesse they finished on the 5th place overall and first in Group 3 at the Monte Carlo Rally in 1977.

#Porsche #Carrera RSR

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From Arena Modelli, scale 1/43 resin model, Are 796b – Porsche Carrera RSR – At 6 hours of Watksin Glen 1974 Hemrath in opiates with Cook, they came to the 4th place overall.

#Porsche #Carrera RSR

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From Arena modelli, 1/43 resin model, Are 796 – Porsche Carrera RSR – Ludwig Hemrath brought this car to 6 hours of Road Atlanta 1974. He was ranked, while retreating to 39th place overall. His companion Cook, made no stint.

#Porsche #Carrera RSR

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new expected from Arena modelli, scale 1/43 resin model, Are 794 – Porsche Carrera RSR – 7th classified to 24 hours of Daytona in 1980 with pilots De Narvaez, Naon and Leondomo.

#Porsche, the racing #914 S


Soon available at veloce publishing, in a limited edition of 1,500 pcs, a book about the Porsche 914S racing by Roy Smith.

Features

• The first comprehensive study of the 914 Porsche in competition
• Covers the complete development of the factory GT cars
• Demonstrates the development of the 914 privateer cars
• Includes many constructor and driver details from interviews
• Brings new information, new images, and many surprises from behind the scenes
• Shows the true, little known performance of the 914
• Reveals the sheer volume of podium positions achieved
• Raises the awareness of a forgotten model, that was thought out-of-step with Porsche thinking
• Explores the myths, bad vibes, politics, and what might have been, had the car been properly developed
• Shows how the American racers truly made the 914 perform – well enough to be a championship winner!

Description

This is a study about a remarkable little car that, on its appearance in 1969, was thought, at best, a mish-mash of ideas, and not a ‘proper’ Porsche. It’s also a story of the ‘little’ guys … the privateers and dealer teams that did most of the development that turned the 914 into great little racer.

Synopsis

veloce-publishing-914-racing-sThere are those still today who see the Porsche 914 model as a ‘funny little car,’ compared to the immortal 911. Granted, in its day professional Rally drivers were not keen on the 914: they were nervous driving it at the limit. Yet the records show that 914s were driven to at least 41 class wins, and at least 71 positions on the other two steps of the podium in Regional, National, and International Rallies.
Racing on the circuits of Europe, 914s came home first in their class, and even took overall victory many times. In the USA, in IMSA GTU championship, in nationals, and internationals, it was the same story – and that’s not counting the multitude of SCCA regional races. The 914 first raced in 1970 … the last? Who knows: even now they’re still used in the USA’s SCCA GT classes.
This is a study in pictures, statistics, factory information, and interviews, that will show the Porsche 914 in a whole new light.

Additional Information

The Porsche 914 is a forgotten gem, its racing exploits lost in the mist of time: this work explains all.

The first time a complete work has been dedicated to the racing exploits of the Porsche 914.

The book includes much previously unpublished factory information and photographs, and describes all the detailed body and chassis changes from prototype, and from race to race. Including new and previously unpublished information, the author’s access to the archives of Porsche, in Stuttgart, has enabled him to study all the available in house memos and commands from the time. These details expose the ideas, the rifts, the mistakes – and the successes. Also included are detailed interviews from those involved at the time – both in Europe and the USA, Porsches biggest market and where much of the racing took place, and where some of the biggest names in American motor racing cut their teeth on the 914 model. Little known details about the true capabilities of the four-cylinder model, as opposed to the more popular six-cylinder, are described, along with detailed specifications for the race and rally cars. Concludes with a huge record of racing statistics, including not just the factory cars in the early years, but most of the privateers races too. For this is, above all, a book for the many ‘little guys,’ telling the stories of the non-factory teams in National and International races in Europe, and in IMSA in the USA.

Sample (opens pdf)

24.8×24.8cm • 320 pages • 452 pictures

ISBN: 978-1-845848-59-0

#Porsche 911 #Carrera RSR turbo #Martini

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TSM (true scale miniatures) in 1/43 a resin model of the Porsche 911 Carrera RSR Turbo with number 9
driven in 1974 during the 6h. IMSA by Watkins Glen and finished at an 2nd Place. Sponsored Martini Racing (TSM164349)
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#Porsche 911 GT2 n.77 Le Mans 1996 T. Suzuki – G. Kuster – M. Jurasz

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Spark models, 1/43, S4447 Porsche 911 GT2 n.77 Le Mans 1996 T. Suzuki – G. Kuster – M. Jurasz

#Porsche 6 Cylinder Boxermotor

6-cylinder-Boxermotor from the Porsche 911 – a technical wonder in scale 

FRENZIES presents, in cooperation with the Porsche Museum, the first 911-engine from 1966 as a working it in scale 1:4

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The design of the Porsche 911 with its 6-cylinder boxer engine is closely intertwined with the history of Porsche AG. The 130 hp engine with 2 liters and each one overhead, driven by a timing chain camshaft per cylinder bank was the initial spark for the unique success story of the legendary sports cars from Zuffenhausen.
Transparent function kit with moving engine components.

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The quality kit was created by original drawings and consists of 290 partially movable items. The plastic components are screwed or plugged for assembly and guarantee a pleasant experience Model – without gluing. So crankshaft, pistons and valves to move the real true interaction. The transparent housings allow the mechanics of the Boxer engine from the outside are visible and comprehensible. Even the spark in the cylinders are simulated with LEDs.

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Exciting backgrounds the history and technology
The enclosed, richly illustrated companion volume leads safely through the two to three hour assembly of the model. In collaboration with the Porsche Museum created, presenting the book entertaining and concise background of the emergence and continuous development of the 911 engine in series and racing. The contents are exciting illustrated with a number of historical photos, drawings and posters from the Porsche archives.
The kit of the Porsche 6-cylinder boxer engine, which is ideal as a gift, is now available for 169 Euro (incl. VAT.) And can be obtained, among other things www.franzis.de and Amazon.

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Porsche 718 RSK n.21 Nürburgring 1958

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Also new expected from Spark models in scale 1/43
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The S4852
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#Porsche 908:03 n.12 Winner Targa Florio 1970 J. Siffert – B. Redman

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Spark models, 1/43, 43TF70 Porsche 908:03 n.12 Winner Targa Florio 1970 J. Siffert – B. Redman

news from Spark models

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Porsche 934 n.69 Le Mans 1976
C. Haldi – F. Vetsch
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Porsche 935 K3 n.60 8th Le Mans 1982
C. Bourgoignie – P. Smith – J. Cooper
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Porsche 911 GT2 n.71 Le Mans 1998
M. Maisonneuve – M. Monteiro – M. Monteiro
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#Porsche 718 RSK n.31 4th Le Mans 1958 E. Barth – P. Frère

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new expected from Spark models, 1/43 S1875 Porsche 718 RSK n.31 4th Le Mans 1958 E. Barth – P. Frère