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WELL EQUIPPED Fresh Gear for the Vintage Enthusiast
by D. Randy Riggs

Vintage Motorsport - July/August 2013

What a fascinating book and author Karl Ludvigsen calls it a deep dive into the creation of the 356 Porsche. This is a new telling of the history of the oldest Porsches and it is Jerry Seinfeld's Porsche 356/2-040 that is the touchstone of the story about how these cars came to be. This background - both prewar and postwar - had far too many gaps and inconsistencies, which the author has rectified in a very precise and methodical way. One cannot love Porsches without diving into this superb effort, both current and rare photos making for a handsome delivery.

Vintage Motorsport book review, July/August 2013
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Karl Ludvigsen
Karl Ludvigsen

In addition to his motor industry activities as an executive (with GM, Fiat and Ford) and head of a consulting company, Karl Ludvigsen has been active for over 50 years as an author and historian. As an author, co-author or editor he has some four dozen books to his credit. Needless to say, they are all about cars and the motor industry, Karl's life-long passion.

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