Vintage Cars

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Motorbooks, 2006 - Transportation - 192 pages
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Wonderfully engineered and evocative of the golden age of motoring, cars produced before World War II have become coveted collectors' items. 'Vintage Cars' is a celebration of these magnificent machines, providing a detailed look at over 45 classic automobiles from around the world, from early legends such as the Ford Model T to later, elegant vehicles including the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost and Duesenberg Model J. Illustrated with specially commissioned photography, each car is examined from all angles in close-up detail. Detailed specifications are provided for each machine, including performance statistics, engine type, transmission, special features, running gear, and dimensions. The book also takes a close look under the hood, examining the chassis 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 lavishly illustrated with over 300 color photographs, this book will appeal to anyone with a love of this classic era of motoring.

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About the author (2006)

Craig Cheetham's many books include Hot Rods and Custom Cars, Supercars: The World's Most Exotic Sports Cars, Trucks, & Off-Road Vehicles, and Vintage Cars: The Finest Prewar Automobiles, all from Motorbooks. He lives in Peterborough, United Kingdom.

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