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The Car Book

The Definitive Visual History




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01 August 2011
A car enthusiast's dream, this ultimate history of the car takes you on a trail-blazing road trip through motoring history, featuring over 1,200 images of the world's coolest cars, engines, and marques.

From the earliest road carriages of the 1880s to the quad-turbocharged Bugatti Veyron, cars have evolved at an extraordinary pace over the past 130 years. Discover the people, machines, and the magic that created the perfect blend of art and engineering to turn brands such as Porsche, Mercedes-Benz, Aston Martin, and Cadillac into household names.

The Car Book showcases the most important marques and models in luscious detail, organized in categories such as sports cars, convertibles, and city compacts. It features jawdropping 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 Ferrari F40, with cross-sections of key engines that explore the driving force behind them.

The Car Book is an iconic celebration of automotive design and motoring history - and the perfect gift for car lovers of all ages.
By:   DK
Imprint:   DK
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 300mm,  Width: 257mm,  Spine: 29mm
Weight:   2.180kg
ISBN:   9781405361750
ISBN 10:   1405361751
Pages:   360
Publication Date:   01 August 2011
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Reviews for The Car Book: The Definitive Visual History

the brilliant tome...beautifully illustrated with more than 2,000 pictures -- Ray Massey Daily Mail an excellent book... it really deserves a place on your bookshelf as reference Auto Express everyone was taken aback by the depth of this impressive work... the perfect gift for car lovers of any age Classic Car

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