Every now and then a truly good book comes along, one that is not only excellent in its content, but is also significant due to the rarity of the subject it covers. Roy Smith’s book on the Porsche 924 Carrera is one of those books because it covers a worthy, mostly overlooked subject that was just looking for an author. What makes this work all the more credible is that Smith owns one of the models covered by this book, and so he is well qualified to write this account.
Porsche must be one of the most written about car makes around, but Smith has found a branch of the family tree that has largely escaped the attention of other authors. It is true to say that the Porsche 924 Carrera has been covered in many other books, but only to scratch the surface of this rich and unknown model. No book has previously covered the 924 Carrera in as much detail or so comprehensively, as this one does.
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