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Apr 03, 2018
| ISBN 9781465469243
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Apr 03, 2018 | ISBN 9781465469243
Slip off the handbrake and take a spin through the history of motoring – from the first horseless carriages to the rush of modern-day motorsport.Find out everything you need to know about motoring from 1895 to the present day. Journey through motoring history with Drive and explore the twists and turns of how the motorcar has shaped the modern world over the last century. Discover the exciting and impressive advances in technology and design that have made cars faster, safer, and better to drive – and transformed them from a means of transport into objects of status, excitement, and desire. Speed through personal accounts of motoring throughout the years and discover exciting new facts about the world’s most famous racing events. From the first service stations to the latest fuel cell, and packed full of stunning photography of social artifacts and of the cars themselves, Drive is the perfect visual guide for every car lover. Reviews:Past praise for Classic Car:“[T]his is a book to savor, to be pored over time and again.” – Booklist, starred reviewPast praise for Car:“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
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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