Porsche - Origin of the Species
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Foreword by Jerry Seinfeld
- The Species Porsche
- Sidebar: Freeman Thomas "The Legacy of Erwin Komenda".
- The Porsche Firm"s early years in Zuffenhausen
- The Type 64: A "VW-Sport"
- Sports Racing Aerodynamic Trends
- The Type 114: Imagining a Pure Porsche Sports Car
- Advanced Aerodynamic Bodywork for the F-wagen
- Type 60K10: The Berlin-Rome Volkswagen
- Sidebar: 1939 Porsche Org Chart
- Sidebar: The Auto Union Sports Car
- Wartime Improvements to the VW Engine
- Shifting from Racing Cars to Tanks
- New Quarters in Austrian Farm Country
- Engineering Work Commences at Gmünd
- Ferry Porsche in Charge at Gmünd
- Sidebar: Gmünd in Carinthia
- Sidebar: Petermax Müller"s Opportunistic Racers
- Questioning by British and American Allied Forces
- The French Intervene
- Roles of Louise Piëch and Ghislaine Kaes
- Struggling to Survive in Gmünd
- A Plenitude of Products and Ideas
- Protecting Porsche"s Assets
- Uncertain Relations With Volkswagen
- Sidebar: Ghislaine Kaes and his Diaries
- Radical Space Frames for the First Cisitalias
- Cisitalia Goes Grand Prix Racing
- Porsche Contracted by Cisitalia
- The Cisitalia Grand Prix Car
- Designing the Type 370, an Ambitious Sports Car
- Karl Rabe Travels to Turin
- Sidebar: Miles Collier "The Art of Restoration"
- Beginnings with the Type 352
- The Type 356 Roadster Chassis
- Simplicity: The 356 Roadster Body
- Road Testing the 356 Roadster
- Sidebar: The Private Life of 356-001
- Sidebar: Robert Cumberford "Thoughts on the First Porsche 356"
- Creating a Coupe Chassis: The Type 356/2
- Scavenging Parts for Production
- The Iconic Porsche Takes Shape
- Marketing the Porsche Cars
- Growing Pains in Gmünd
- Sidebar: Type 356 Sports Leicht
- 356/2-040 Provenance
- The Nuts and Bolts of Preserving 356/2-040
- West Coast Tune-Up
- Sidebar: Alex Finigan "My Experience with 356/2-040"
- Sidebar: Adrian Gand "Appreciating the Missing Link"
- Sidebar: The Otto Mathé Story
- Returning to Stuttgart
- Saying Farewell to Gmünd and to the Porsche Patriarch
- Other Postwar VW-Based Sports Cars
- Sidebar: Grant Larson "The Gmünd Porsches"
- Sidebar: Tony Hatter "Thoughts on Porsche Design"
- The Porsche Formsprache
- Evolution of the Essential Genus Porsche
- Sidebar: Peter W. Schutz "The Power of Porsche"s DNA"