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Jan 06, 2009
| ISBN 9780756655624
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Jan 06, 2009 | ISBN 9780756655624
A nostalgic look at the world’s best-loved and most significant automobiles, The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Extraordinary Automobiles celebrates 150 of the world’s greatest cars, from the weird and wonderful to the largest, fastest, and most infamous.
The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Extraordinary Automobiles traces the story from the first mass-produced vehicles to the latest concept cars of today, including classics such as the Model T Ford, the Volkswagen Beetle, the Jaguar E-type and the TVR Speed 12. Also included are a selection of one-off designs such as the car used in the film Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, the Lunar Rover, and the Popemobile. Each car covered the book has its own backstory, and a specification box with all the key info you’ll want to know.The author, Giles Chapman, is a true car lover and has been writing about his passion for decades. He is the author of over 40 books about automobiles, and can frequently be seen and heard on BBC-TV channels and radio stations talking shop.
Giles Chapman is a motoring journalist who contributes to publications including the Daily Telegraph, The Independent, The Sunday Times, Condé Nast Traveler, and Auto Express.
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