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American Cars

Craig Cheetham

From the first mass-produced automobile, the Model T Ford, through the golden post-war era of luxurious and stylish cars like the 1955 Chevrolet Corvette, to modern-day engineering masterpieces, the United States has been at the cutting edge of automotive design... Read moreRead less

From the first mass-produced automobile, the Model T Ford, through the golden post-war era of luxurious and stylish cars like the 1955 Chevrolet Corvette, to modern-day engineering masterpieces, the United States has been at the cutting edge of automotive design for almost a century. American Cars is an expansive and lavishly illustrated celebration of the finest vehicles ever produced in the United States. This book looks in detail at 218 of the most spectacular, powerful and beautiful of these cars, providing an exhilarating tour of the States’ illustrious motoring history. Covering all the most famous marques including Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Dodge, Ford, Hudson, Mercury, and Pontiac, American Cars is packed with a wealth of information. Each car is presented in 4-view format, with key engineering elements and styling features annotated. A feature box lifts the bonnet to focus on each car’s unique powerplant, while informative and lively text details the car’s development, design and handling. A comprehensive specifications panel provides technical information. Lavishly illustrated with over 1200 colour photographs, this book will appeal to anyone with a love of classic American automobiles.

Format: 215 x 300mm
Extent: 448pp
Word count: 200,000
Illustrations: 1,200 col photos

Craig Cheetham

Craig Cheetham is the author of The World’s Worst Cars and has contributed to various motoring books including The Encyclopedia of Classic Cars. He writes for Auto Express Magazine and was previously a features writer at Land Rover Owner International and a staff writer on Classic Car Weekly. He lives in Peterborough, UK.

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