The Definitive Visual History of the Automobile

Book - 2011
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A compendious guide that catalogues the diverse spectrum of cars from prototypes to the supercars of today. Histories of the people and machines that created legendary vehicles like the Porsche and the Chevrolet run alongside comprehensive photographic galleries of the most iconic cars of each era. Includes views inside some of the greatest engines ever built.
Publisher: New York : DK, 2011.
Edition: First American edition
ISBN: 9780756671679
Characteristics: 360 pages :,illustrations (chiefly color) ;,31 cm.
Additional Contributors: Hennessy, Kathryn


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Dec 31, 2018

If it's cars that you are interested in knowing about, then you can't go wrong with this illustrated book on the subject. Believe me - This history of cars is first-rate all the way.

Aug 10, 2016

Great photos, and good organization - overall by chronology, interspersed with particular marques or types of vehicle. Great photography!

Jun 23, 2016

Very detailed and thorough book with engaging pictures. If want to know about cars, you can start here. I'm checking it out again.

Great, great book! A lot of pictures and a lot of information about old cars and new cars. Note: It has some Hybrid stuff on pages 342 and 343. Gas powered cars are not ruining the environment. It is just lies. One volcano shoots out more pollution than every car since the beginning of cars. On pages 344 and 345 there are the "Cars of the Future". Nowhere here is there style, chrome and good looks. All are unnecessary. We should be seeing cars like the Belair and the Nomad. Small cars are for Europe. True Americans would be thinking "Trucks and big SUVs" After all, we're Americans!

Saved1004 Oct 06, 2011

Any car enthusiast will love this book.

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