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Hot Cars of the 50s

Craig Cheetham

Hot Cars of the 50s celebrates the best cars of the decade, providing a detailed look at more than 60 of the greatest and most stylish automobile from around the world. All the great marques are covered, including Aston Martin,... Read moreRead less

Hot Cars of the 50s celebrates the best cars of the decade, providing a detailed look at more than 60 of the greatest and most stylish automobile from around the world. All the great marques are covered, including Aston Martin, Bentley, BMW, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Fiat, Jaguar, MG, Oldsmobile, Pontiac and Rolls Royce. Illustrated with specially commissioned colour photography, each car is examined from all angles in close-up over four pages. Detailed specifications are provided for each machine, which include all the performance statistics, engine type, transmission, chassis, special features, running gear and dimensions. The book also takes a close look under the bonnet, and examines the frame and suspension, as well as the design of the engine. Finally, the book follows the production milestones in each car’s life, and marks refinements and developments in styling and performance. Packed with information and great photos, this lively book is a must for all lovers of the most classic and stylish machines of the 1950s.

Format: 266 x 206mm
Extent: 256pp
Word count: 60,000
Illustrations: 950 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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