365 Sports Cars You Must Drive

Author: John Lamm
Publisher: Motorbooks
ISBN: 9781610597944
Size: 13.40 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Sports cars make up one of the most beloved automotive genres for car fans. From towering icons like Ferrari, Lamborghini, Porsche, and Corvette to everyman sportsters from Triumph, MG, Sunbeam, and Miata to oddballs like Crosley, Sabra, and DB, sports cars inspire passion and strong opinions as few other vehicles on the road could. This book, 365 Sports Cars You Must Drive, provides capsule overviews and fun facts about the greatest, oddest, most beautiful, and most ill-considered sports cars of all time. How many have you driven, dreamed about, or shuddered at the thought of?

1001 Dream Cars You Must Drive Before You Die

Author: Simon Heptinstall
Publisher: Universe Pub
ISBN: 0789324377
Size: 17.43 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Provides a visual history of the automobile, decade-by-decade highlights of the technological innovations, major manufacturers, engineering feats, and designers, and the interplay between popular culture and car design.

Car Emblems

Author: Giles Chapman
Publisher: Chartwell
ISBN: 9780785831334
Size: 16.48 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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With over 1000 illustrations, this indispensable and entertaining book reveals the fascinating secrets behind the genesis and evolution of 125 car emblems from around the world, including every significant one currently in use and dozens more classic examples. This is an essential reference source for every car aficionado.

The Supercar Book For Boys

Author: Martin Roach
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0008144125
Size: 15.64 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Fully illustrated throughout, The Supercar Book for Boys is a sumptuously designed guide full of everything you could ever want to know about the best supercars on the planet. From number-one bestselling author Martin Roach, The Supercar Book for Boys is a must-have for all boys and their dads (plus petrol-head girls and mums ) interested in fast cars. With an introduction from F1 racing legend David Coulthard, as well as contributions from the biggest names in the field, this tour de force starts with the iconic 1954 Mercedes Gullwing and races through each respective decade of supercar history, showcasing the very best and most important vehicles in this scintillating species. Featuring the landmark 10 game-changers that have defined the genre and highlighting dozens and dozens of supreme supercars from the likes of Ferrari, Lamborghini, Bugatti, Pagani, McLaren and Porsche, get ready to be blown away by the beauty and power of these incredible vehicles. With a pre-history of the genre plus an excursion into American muscle cars, this comprehensive book takes us underneath the bonnets and peels back the bodywork of these mind-blowing machines, as well as exploring how supercar technology has affected everyday cars. The Supercar Book for Boys is a tour de force of the fastest, the most powerful and the most drop-dead gorgeous vehicles in supercar history. Jam-packed with almost 200 full-colour photographs, awe-inspiring statistics and exclusive interviews with supercar experts, and featuring every landmark star of the genre, this book is the ultimate guide for every supercar fanatic.

Mcqueen S Machines

Author: Matt Stone
Publisher: Motorbooks
ISBN: 9781610601115
Size: 12.85 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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No other Hollywood star has been so closely linked with cars and bikes, from the 1968 Ford Mustang GT Fastback he drove in Bullitt (in the greatest car chase of all time) to the Triumph motorcycle of The Great Escape. McQueen’s Machines gives readers a close-up look at the cars and motorcycles McQueen drove in movies, those he owned, and others he raced. With a foreword by Steve’s son, Chad McQueen, and a wealth of details about of the star’s racing career, stunt work, and car and motorcycle collecting, McQueen’s Machines draws a fascinating picture of one outsized man’s driving passion. Now in paperback.