"These cars are the milestones of the Motor City's mightiest era, from the ground-breaking Pontiac GTO to the modern muscle cars of today. This book features 75 of the best - from the Road Runner and Barracuda to the Camaro, Mustang, and Firebird."--Jacket.
From the turn of the Twentieth Century to the present day, Classic American Cars An Illustrated Guide traces the development of the American automobile, and the social change it brought. Author Craig Cheetham begins by looking at the horseless carriages of old, and moves into the fighter plane inspired designs of the 1940’s, before moving to the cars of today. Technical details, modifications made from their automobile predecessors, their performance and handling on the road, and the public's reception of the car are described so vividly that you'll think you're in the driver's seat. And every car is, of course, accompanied with beautiful images.
With 2,000 gas pumps, including many never-before-seen illustrations and secondary market pricing, featured in a clear and concise format, there's no doubt why An Illustrated Guide to Gas Pumps, 2nd Edition is the top choice for anyone with an appreciation for petroliana. Listed alphabetically by manufacturer, this new edition covers 100 years of pumps through detailed listings including production information, company history and fun facts about pump operations. • Ultimate online gas pump site - www.oldgas.com identifies no less than 100 restored stations and petroliana museums around the U.S. and abroad • Features 1,500 color illustrations, including many never-before-seen images of pumps manufactured between 1885 and 1967
The complete collector's reference to Mopar muscle cars just got even better with updated information covering the Dart, Demon, and 1980s-era Shelby Dodges, as well as recent sensations like the Dodge Viper and Plymouth Prowler. Of course, this information-packed pocketbook also features production numbers, factory colors, options, specifications, engine codes, serial numbers, and much more for such all-time classics as the Barracuda, Challenger, Charger, Road Runner and Super Bee.
Illustrated Dodge & Plymouth Muscle Car BuyerÆs Guide Peter C. Sessler. Looking to purchase that car youÆve been dreaming about since high school? This buyerÆs guide to ChryslerÆs high-performance muscle cars of the æ5s, æ6s and early æ7s will assist you in making an informed purchasing decision. Filled with Chrysler history, model differences and technical specs, and featuring models such as the Dodge Super Bee/Coronet, Plymouth Road Runner/GTX, Dodge Dart/Demon, Chrysler 3 letter series, Plymouth Fury & Barracuda, Dodge Challenger and many more. Sftbd., 7 1/2"x 9 1/4", 128 pgs., 16 b&w ill.
Holmstrom tells these complete story of the classic muscle-car era, from the introduction of Pontiac's GTO in 1964. From the performance cars that preceded the muscle cars to the last Super Duty 455 Firebird rolled off Pontiac's assembly line in 1974, they're all here. And the Mustang, Camaro, and Challenger muscle cars are being manufactured today are part of the rebirth of the American muscle supercar history.
The Birth, Death and Resurrection of Detroit's Greatest Performance Cars
Author: Jim Wangers
Publisher: Motorbooks International
The All-American Muscle Car celebrates the fifty-year history of the breed through stunning modern and archival photography, head-to-head shootouts between the cars, past and present, and brilliant essays from today's top muscle-car writers.
This second edition is bigger and better with new color photography and updated information about new materials, parts sources and restoration techniques. This massive book includes over 1,300 photos that offer detailed step-by-step coverage of restoration processes. By thoroughly presenting the restoration of 12 of the most coveted muscle cars of all time, the authors cover virtually every aspect of restoration, from disassembly to first drive. Cars featured here include: 1968 Yenko Camaro; 1966 Pontiac GTO; 1969 Dodge Charger 500; 1963 1/2 Ford 427 Galaxie 500 Hatchback; 1973 Pontiac Super Duty Trans Am; 1966 L79 Chevy Nova SS; and a 1966 Dodge Coronet Hemi. 2nd Edition