Porche’s beautiful 911 model has a long history and a well-deserved reputation for blistering road performance but, in the 1970s, with motor racing in mind, Porsche built some even more muscular 911s – the R, RS and RSR.
John Starkey has spent many years researching and recording the history of these ‘Super Porsches’ and his ongoing quest has resulted in this revised and enlarged edition of what has become the standard reference work on the Rennsport 911s. As well as text revisions and updated individual chassis records, this edition features a full reproduction of the Carrera RS sales brochure, Carrera RS 1973 homologation papers and a typical Wagenpass.
Between these covers the reader will find the story of how the R, RS and RSR models were developed from the 911, an international racing and rallying record and individual chassis histories of the 2.8 and 3.0-litre cars. John has also recorded the comments of key figures in the history of these models including Porsche engineers, racing drivers, racing team owners and racing car builders.
Altogether, this is the ultimate source book on the R, RS and RSR Porsche 911s.