Porsche Model by Model

Lance Cole
Taking a fresh approach, this book delivers an up-to-date review by investigating the essential characteristics, design and driving experience that defines the Porsche legend and its cars. From icons like the 356 and 911, through to the transaxle Porsches and recent models of Boxster, Cayman, Panamera, Macan, Tycan and more, Porsche Model by Model offers a detailed yet engaging commentary upon the marque. With over 275 archive and specially commissioned photographs, this book presents the marque's production car history from Ferdinand Porsche's defining Bohemian effect to the brand and design language today. It covers the 356 to the Taycan in concise yet detailed discussions; explores historical and technical details including specification tables and includes driving descriptions and owners' views.
Porsche Model by Model by Lance Cole

About the author

Following early training in illustration and car design/styling, Lance Cole began to write about cars and aircraft. After becoming the 1983 Jaguar Cars/Guild of Motoring Writers Lyons Scholar, he has enjoyed a long career in the media, writing for all the major newspapers and specialist magazines, including The Daily Telegraph, The Independent, Classic Cars and the South China Morning Post. The author of over 100 articles and fifteen books, including five for Crowood, he now provides media, content and strategic PR advice, to major organizations including car manufacturers.

Press Reviews

This is a one-stop education on Porsche, with a focus on the metal, allowing you to get your head around all those many numbers starting with a ‘9’. A great book for budding Porsche enthusiasts or those looking to consolidate their knowledge.

- Charlie Calderwood

Entertainingly informative and idiosyncratic view of the world’s most enduringly fascinating car marque.

- Kieron Fennelly - Guild of Motoring Writer;s reviewer