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2003 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet with 6-Speed Manual Transmission

Price New

  $78,400

Engine

220 cubic inch DOHC horizontally-opposed 6-cylinder.

Horsepower

315 hp @ 6800 rpm

Torque

273 lb-ft @ 4250 rpm

Curb Weight

3,135 lbs

0-62 mph

5.2 seconds

Top Speed

177 mph
 

cover

Convertibles: History and Evolution of Dream Cars 
Our review:
  Huge, beautifully illustrated book.  Text is a little awkward but bearable, which I assume is from it either being translated or English not being authors Guzzardi and Rizzo's native language.  I also noticed some occasional factual errors.  Still a fine value considering its size and status as one of the most visually impressive car books in print.  Pretty even balance between pre-war and post-war cars.  It's a pleasure to see an in-print book giving extended coverage to marques like Isotta Fraschini and Hispano Suiza. 
Price:  $29.99 
14 x 10, 352 Pages, hundreds of color photographs, hardcover
Our rating: 

 

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