Classic Cars : The World's Greatest Marques, Paperback / softback Book

Classic Cars : The World's Greatest Marques Paperback / softback

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There are few subjects that evoke such passion as the history of classic cars.

The second-hand classic car market is a booming multi-million-dollar industry in its own right, so it is no surprise that this subject has proved to be a perennial seller of illustrated books. Seizing on this widespread popularity, Classic Cars represents a fresh and informative approach to the subject.

In handy pocket-sized form it chronicles 75 of the greatest cars from all over the world, from the birth of the mass produced vehicle - Henry Ford's Model T in 1908 - through the classic period of German manufacturing, and climaxing with the golden post-war era, typified by lavish styles and pink Cadillacs. Each of the 75 cars in the book is dissected over two spreads.

The first features stunning cut-out photography of the vehicle from a variety of angles, complete with detailed annotations; the second explores the history of the car, aspects of its design and revolutionary features.

For the real enthusiast there is a comprehensive specification box containing every fact and figure imaginable, from engine size and tyre measurements to top speed, weight, transmission and steering.

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 320 pages, 300 artworks and photos; 300 Illustrations, unspecified
  • Publisher: Amber Books Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Motor cars: general interest
  • ISBN: 9781782749165

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