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May 02, 2011
| ISBN 9780756671679
May 02, 2011
| ISBN 9780756689384
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May 02, 2011 | ISBN 9780756671679
May 02, 2011 | ISBN 9780756689384
Whether you’re a vintage car spotter or an armchair petrolhead, strap yourself in for an unforgettable ride through motoring history.This sumptuously designed visual guide is packed with everything you could ever want to know about cars through the ages, from the earliest “horseless carriage” to the modern supercar and Formula 1.Inside the pages of this visually stunning car encyclopedia, you’ll discover an iconic celebration of automotive design and motoring history. • Trace the history of the car decade-by-decade in stunning visual detail • In-depth profiles highlight the most important cars of each period along with their specifications and special features • Includes beautifully photographed “virtual tours” that showcase particularly celebrated cars such as the Ferrari F40 and the Rolls Royce Silver Ghost • Tells the story of the people and companies that created sports cars like Porsche and Lamborghini Take a trip through decades of automotive historySee the fastest, biggest, most luxurious, most innovative, and downright sexiest motorized vehicles come to life in the most spectacular way! Packed with stunning photography and featuring more than 2000 cars, Car shows you how the finest cars from every corner of the globe have evolved over the last 130 years.Lavishly illustrated feature spreads reveal the stories behind the car world’s most famous marques and models, the geniuses who designed them, and the companies and factories who built them. It’s the ultimate gift for men or anyone interested in cars, motoring, and motor racing.This new edition has been updated to include hybrid and electric cars, as well as the cars of today and tomorrow.Want to learn more about machines?There’s more to discover in this epic series from DK Books! Take an action-packed flight through the history of air travel in Aircraft. Stay on the right track and step off at the most important and incredible rail routes from all over the world in Train.
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“‘Definitive’ is an ambitious goal, but one this hefty book tackles with élan — perhaps the way a 1965 Gordon-Keeble might tackle a winding country road.” – The New York Times
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