The Encyclopedia of Classic Cars is a comprehensive guide to the finest automobiles of the last 120 years, from the first two-cylinder pioneers of the 1890s to the latest supercars inspired by the past, such as the 2004 Ford GT.... Read moreRead less
The Encyclopedia of Classic Cars is a comprehensive guide to the finest automobiles of the last 120 years, from the first two-cylinder pioneers of the 1890s to the latest supercars inspired by the past, such as the 2004 Ford GT. The book is organized chronologically by era. Within each chapter the cars are arranged chronologically by manufacturing dates, giving the reader a unique overview of how car design developed and which models were launched in the same year. A detailed alphabetical index allows the reader to find any classic car quickly and easily.
Many names and models that have become a part of motoring history are featured, including the Ford Model T (the first popular car), Jaguar E-Type and Chevrolet Corvette; celebrated supercars such as the Ferrari F40, AC Cobra and Porsche 911; and classic muscle cars, such as the Pontiac Firebird Trans Am and Ford Mustang. The book also includes weird innovations such as the aquatic Amphicar and three-wheeled Bond Bug.
The book includes over 1000 entries, each illustrated with a photograph and accompanied by an authoritative history and specifications table. Each entry explores the evolution, engineering, and styling of each model, within the broader context of its era.
Format: 285 x 225mm
Word count: 270,000
Illustrations: 1,000 colour and b/w photos & artworks
There is no Amber trade edition currently available.
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