The 917 were mid-engined like so many earlier Porsches. It was a big brute of a car with a 12-cylinder air-cooled boxer engine that produced 580 bhp from 4.5-liters when first announced in 1969 and it became almost unbeatable. Winning at Le Mans and virtually every other circuit. After the 917, it was time for the 935, 936, 956, and the evergreen 962 that enjoyed a race winning life of many years. This book sources 45 articles from leading automotive journals around the world. 160 pages (44 color), approx. 225 illustrations. Sfbd.
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