The Classic Car Book

The Definitive Visual History

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN:

Category: Transportation

Page: 320

View: 274

From the Chevrolet Bel Air to the Ferrari Testarossa, The Classic Car Book showcases the most important and iconic classic cars from every decade since the 1940s. Fully illustrated and packed with stunning photography, The Classic Car Book uses specially commissioned photographic tours to put you in the driver's seat of the world's most famous vintage cars, including stylish roadsters and luxury limousines from manufacturers such as Mercedez-Benz, Ferrari, Rover, Jaguar, and Bentley. The Classic Car Book takes you on a scenic drive through the history of classic cars, profiling iconic models and key details of the world's most famous vehicles, and charting their legacy as objects of luxury and desire. Ideal for any car collectors and enthusiasts, The Classic Car Book is an essential addition to every fans' bookshelf.

The Classic Cars Book

Author: René Staud

Publisher: TeNeues

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 304

View: 223

A stunning small format edition of the bestselling The Classic Cars Book, published in 2014! This is a visual history of the world's most legendary motor cars, from popular classics, to priceless one-offs, and some serious boy-toys.

Classic Cars Coloring Book

Author: Bruce LaFontaine

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

View: 669

Here are the swift and stylish automobiles of any car-lover's dreams. Get behind the wheel of one hundred classic vehicles, including: • Classic 1950s models — including the 1955 Pontiac Starchief convertible, 1955 Mercury Montclair hardtop, 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air hardtop, 1957 Lincoln Continental Mark II, 1958 Ford Edsel sedan, and 1959 Buick Electra 225 convertible • Powerful "muscle" cars — the 1962 Ford Thunderbird, 1964 Corvette Stingray, 1968 Chevy Impala SS 427, 1969 Chevy Camaro Z 28, 1969 Shelby Cobra Mustang GT-500, 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T, and more • Fabulous luxury cars — the Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren two-door Coupe, Maserati Spyder two-door Convertible Roadster, Rolls-Royce Phantom four-door Sedan, Jaguar XJ220 two-door Coupe, Lamborghini Diablo two-door Coupe, Ferrari Enzo two-door Coupe, and others

Sports Cars: The Complete Sports Car Book

Author: Jason Horne

Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page:

View: 680

How many times have you been driving and have seen a sports car that caught your eye, either on the side of the road, for sale in a lot, or maybe just zipping by you on the freeway? Well if you are looking or have been looking for some time, or even considering a sports car, then you are going to want to check out this ebook that will reveals everything you need to know before purchasing that new toy. GRAB A COPY TODAY!

The Classic Car Adventure

Driving Through History on the Road to Nostalgia

Author: Lance Cole

Publisher: Casemate Publishers

ISBN:

Category: Transportation

Page: 216

View: 368

Nothing is new under the sun and classic cars books come and go. But here, instead of a heavy, large, glossy book of classic car images and details destined to stay on a shelf, is something new. This book is designed to be read as a companion, a book that can go in the car or on a 'plane, and which can be read in full, or dipped into anywhere for a classic car fix. Old stories and new details are presented and cover all eras of our cars. Gathered here is a compilation of the author's published and unpublished adventures and opinions about the design and the driving of some of the greatest cars in motoring history. From 'vintagent' to 'modern classic', pristine to oily-rag, up hill, down dale and across continents, award-winning motoring author, designer and serial classic car owner, Lance Cole, charts the great classic car enthusiasm in a series of engaging essays about cars, car design and the men that made the motor industry. From tales of Malcolm Sayer to Bedelia, and of BMW, Jaguar, Bugatti and Porsche, to tales of old Saabs and rusty Citroens, classic car life is here. Erik Carlsson, Jacques Gerin, Giovanni Michelotti and Innes Ireland are just a few of the names that can be found in these pages. From design to driving, here is a book that is a classic car adventure.

Art of the Classic Car

Author: Peter Bodensteiner

Publisher: Motorbooks International

ISBN:

Category: Transportation

Page: 224

View: 118

"Art of the Classic Car showcases the most beautiful and in some cases rare vehicles of the early 20th century. Each car is showcased with breathtaking photography and coupled with explicit, informative prose detailing the particular history of each model"-Provided by publisher.

Classic Cars

A Century of Masterpieces

Author: Simon De Burton

Publisher: Acc Art Books

ISBN:

Category: Transportation

Page: 288

View: 761

- A ride through the most coveted cars of the twentieth century, offering sumptuous color photography and stunning close ups- Every featured vehicle has risen significantly in price over the past five to ten years"These are the cars that most collectors would want to own for their looks, character, performance and driving enjoyment. They all broke the mold." - Simon de Burton Simon de Burton journeys through some of the most coveted cars of the twentieth century. From the Alfa Romeo 6C to the Porsche 996 GT3, the author has chosen cars from each decade from the 1930s to the end of the twentieth century, his choices made from the perspective of the enthusiast and collector. All are considered 'milestone' cars and all have risen substantially in value in the past five to ten years. They are not all necessarily the fastest, rarest or most valuable cars, but they are all highly significant and highly regarded. These are the cars that should have been bought when they were new and kept for the future - now that they are truly desired. Features cars from across the varied spans of time, price and purpose, including: Lancia Lambda, Austin Seven, Volkswagen Beetle, Jaguar C-Type, Citroen DS19, Ford Mustang, DeLorean DMC 12, McLaren F1.

The Classic Car Killer

The Lindsey & Plum Detective Series, Book Two

Author: Richard A. Lupoff

Publisher: Wildside Press LLC

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

View: 290

A 1928 DUESENBERG! Most of them were rich, most of them were beautiful, and now one of them was dead in an unexpected and particularly nasty way. Oh, and a perfectly maintained, priceless 1928 Duesenberg Phaeton, the royalty of collectible, classic automobiles, had disappeared. Where do you hide a totally recognizable Dusie? Insurance man Hobart Lindsey is back on the case...along with his sometime sparring partner and lover, homicide investigator Marvia Plum, Lindsey’s troubled mother, and a cast of unforgettable characters. Introduced in The Comic Book Killer, Hobart Lindsey and the rest of those memorable characters return in a baffling, complex mystery with roots stretching back to the violent era of World War Two and the dark despair of the American Depression. Introduction by Donald E. Westlake.

Classic Cars of the Fifties

Author: Bruce LaFontaine

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 853

Handsome, ready-to-color images, attractively rendered in precise detail, depict the sleek 1950 Mercury two-door sedan, luxurious 1952 Cadillac four-door sedan, 1953 Buick Skylark convertible with wire wheels, 1957 Lincoln Continental Mark II, and 26 other impressive models. Captions. 30 black-and-white illustrations.

The Car Book

The Definitive Visual History

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN:

Category: Transportation

Page: 368

View: 251

A lavishly illustrated history of the automobile - the marques, the machines, and the magic. From the first motor cars to today's supercars and environmentally-friendly electric models, this is the ultimate ebook about the history of the car. Includes stunning photography, and featuring more than 2,000 cars, The Car Book shows you how cars have evolved around the world over the last 130 years, and their impact on society as objects of curiosity, symbols of status and luxury, and items of necessity. Extensive catalogues showcase the most important marques and models, organized in categories such as sports cars, convertibles, and city compacts. The ebook also features virtual photographic tours of some of the most iconic cars from each era, such as the Rolls Royce Silver Ghost, Ford Model T, Lamborghini Countach, and McLaren Speedtail, while cross-sections of key engines explore the driving force behind them. Lavishly illustrated feature spreads detail the stories of the individuals, machines, and visionary ideas that helped create the car world's most famous marques and made brands such as Porsche, Mercedes-Benz, Aston Martin, and Cadillac household names. If you love cars, then you'll love The Car Book. It is simply a must-have title for all motoring enthusiasts.