Porsche Sounds (Special Edition). This book has lavish illustrations and the added bonus of a CD with original Porsche engine sounds which will fuel the Porsche enthusiast. A book review by Marcel Haan.
When we did our 'Porsche theme month' last year at CarArtSpot, I became intrigued by the famous Porsche 917. Possibly the most prestigious of all the Porsche race cars. Also for its' colours. I think I have seen virtually all possible colour schemes pass by in Porsche paintings and sculptures at CarArtSpot and although I watched the movie Le Mans in which Steve McQueen drove the car to success, I never really knew what the car would sound like. So when I received the book Porsche Sounds which includes a CD, I zoomed into the first track to see if the sound met up to my expectations. And I was surprised; the sound was far less brutal then I had expected and almost a bit sophisticated.
The title of this book says it all “Porsche sounds”. Going through the history of Porsche, starting with the Porsche 356 Roadster, it follows the several designs and models displaying images and texts with sound recordings which is a real added bonus and certainly enriches your Porsche reading experience. It includes the production models as well as cars like the 959 Paris Dakar and the RS Spyder. And while most Porsche fans will already know the brand history and possibly not learn anything new from this book, the accompanying CD makes it unique. Comparing the different sounds and trying to distinguish the models is just pure fun. A perfect gift for any Porsche fan.
- ISBN-13: 9783943573190
Author: D. Landenberger