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Karl Ludvigsen has a distinguished record of accomplishment at senior levels throughout the worldwide motor industry. He has received wide recognition for his work as an editor, journalist, historian and author. Not only has he been employed at senior levels with Ford of Europe, Fiat North America, and General Motors, but he has also been involved in editorial roles with Motor Trend magazine, Auto Age, and Sports Car Illustrated and Car and Driver. Ludvigsen is in demand from the press of North America and Europe as a source of information on industry trends, and he is a frequent speaker at conferences. Currently, Ludvigsen acts as Chairman of Ludvigsen Associates Limited (a consulting company), Managing Director of Euromotor Reports Limited and Director of Ludvigsen Library Limited.Review:
If you love Porsches, this book will tell you everything you ever wanted to know. -- Classic and Sports Car, October 2003
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Book Description Cambridge MA, Bentley Publishers. 4°, insgesamt 1531 S., 742 s/w - Abb., 50 farb. Abb., zahlreiche Illustr. u. Diagramme., OLwd. m OU. in Schuckschuber, Einige Leuchtstiftanstreichungen, sonst tadell. Text engl. 2. Aufl.- Origin of the Species is the latest Porsche heritage book by renowned automotive historian Karl Ludvigsen, author of the award-winning Porsche: Excellence Was Expected and Ferdinand Porsche Genesis of Genius. Within Jerry Seinfeld's renowned Porsche collection resides an unassuming yet extraordinary piece of Porsche history: Porsche Gm nd coupe 356/2-040. Captured exclusively for this book in a series of evocative portraits by acclaimed automotive photographer Michael Furman, 040s unsullied originality conveys with startling immediacy the combination of artistry, innovation and determination that went into its improbable creation. The saga that emerges encompasses mechanical revelations, human drama and the turmoil of world war. Porsche - Origin of the Species will appeal to all car enthusiasts who are eager to know what events really ignited the spark from which all other Porsches evolved 9500 gr. Schlagworte: Automobil. Seller Inventory # 80370
Book Description Bentley Publishers, 2003. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. Signed by the author this is a Near Fine copy of the 3 Volume set with a Near Fine slipcase. This is an exceptional comprehensive history of the company Its cars and Its racing heritage. Seller Inventory # ABE-1533640464650
Book Description Bentley Publishers, USA, 2003. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 2nd Edition. This is a very good and scarce copy of the 2003 Revised Edition of this essential reference work for Porsche owners and enthusiasts. Originally published in 1977 as a single volume, the The book was comprehensively updated and now comprises the revised original 32 chapters and an additional 29 chapters. Now in 3 volumes with 1574 pages and some 742 new black and white photographs and 50 new colour photographs and diagrams and illustrations covering every Porsche road and racing car from the Company's beginnings through 2002. This is an extremely heavy book which will require additional postage. Inventory # M4600. Seller Inventory # 003945
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