So how did we arrive at these best Porsche coffee table books?

Our shortlisted books and those on our other Best Lists rank high in the ratings on various recognized and trusted review and rating platforms, search engines and websites, as well as on high-volume retailer stores across the Internet.

The list is updated on a regular basis to reflect prevailing trends, as well as to include hot newcomers on the usual suspects’ retail and review & rating websites.

As is the case with all of our shortlisted books and other merch, entries appear based not only on superior quality and value, but also on availability (see “Availability” FAQ below). 

Best Porsche Coffee Table Books
July 12, 2024

Here are our best Porsche coffee table books for this month. 

They enrich the reader with further knowledge, facts and figures on Porsche — our favorite subject, of course. 

Known as cocktail table books as well, our best Porsche coffee table books displayed in your home or office also showcase your Porsche personality and interests, inspiring conversation among guests about a variety of topics relating to the marque. 

Most important, though, is the fact that these best shortlisted coffee table books were chosen for their content within, as well as for their subtle invitation to judge them as books by their beautiful cover artwork and photography. 

In fact, their beautiful dustjackets speak volumes without the books ever having to be cracked open to reveal their inner richness. 

FYI, a further in-depth analysis of each listed book can be accessed simply by clicking on The StuttgartDNA Report and Review in the For Further Study info box at the end of each book entry.  This is a great way to take a deeper dive into the subject book.

Missing For Further Study info boxes under some items indicate that an in-depth analysis is pending completion by our StuttgartDNA team for that item. 

Here are this month’s latest and greatest…

Porsche 75th Anniversary: Expect the Unexpected

4.7

Credit: Amazon

In Porsche 75th Anniversary: Expect the Unexpected, the full story of Germany’s fabled marque is revealed through a richly illustrated account of Porsche’s most surprising moves and successes.

Author Randy Leffingwell’s recounting of Porsche’s history is accompanied by rare images from the Porsche Archive, punctuated with observations from key personnel.

In essence, the book is a fascinating gaze back at the world’s premier car maker from the vantage point of its stellar 75th anniversary.

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Porsche 911: 50 Years

4.8

Credit: Amazon

In Porsche 911: 50 Years, best-selling author Randy Leffingwell celebrates a half-century of one of the world’s premiere sports cars, focusing on the major themes that have defined Porsche’s rear-engined wonder.

Porsche 911: 50 Years tells the whole story — design and development, racing, engineering and technology, style and culture.

Beyond telling the story of the cars, Porsche 911: 50 years also spotlights the people behind them.

Together, all of these facets make Porsche 911: 50 Years the most essential book in any Porsche owner or fan’s library.

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Porsche: Origin of the Species

4.7

Depicted here is the book cover of Porsche Origin of the Species, by Karl Ludvigsen. Credit: Bentley Publishers
Credit: Bentley Publishers

Porsche: Origin of the Species, in hardcover here, is another great Porsche heritage book by the eminent automotive historian and author Karl Ludvigsen.

The book is an in-depth exploration by Mr. Ludvigsen into the specific influences and circumstances that brought forth the first sports cars to sport Porsche badging.

Porsche: Origin of the Species is a must-have acquisition for your Porsche literary collection.  It makes a great gift, too, as a long-to-be coveted addition to any Porschephile’s cocktail table.

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How Are the Best Porsche Coffee Table Books Chosen?

The shortlisted books here and on our other Best Lists rank high in the ratings on various recognized and trusted review and rating platforms, search engines and websites, as well as on high-volume retailer stores across the Internet.

The list is updated on a regular basis to reflect prevailing trends, as well as to include hot newcomers on the usual suspects’ retail and review & rating websites.

StuttgartDNA is supported by viewers like you to keep access to our content entirely free.  This means we may earn a modest commission as you purchase through links on this or any other page — but at no additional expense nor risk to you. 

How Does Availability Impact Book Ratings?

Availability plays some role in whether or not a book appears on any of our Best shortlists.

For example, any given book may be of outstanding 5-star quality, but if it is next to impossible to obtain for a relatively reasonable market price, then there’s no way it can find its way onto our Best shortlists. 

But if you do happen upon an attractive pre-owned book or any other used product through our website, then buyer assumes all risk and shall hold StuttgartDNA harmless from any liability that may arise from the actual condition of said purchased item. 

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