Chevy SS: The Super Sport Story (PagePerfect NOOK Book) [NOOK Book]

Overview

On the 1957 auto show circuit, Chevrolet unveiled a show car based on its Corvette and dubbed it the "Super Sport." The performance car world took one look and never looked back. A combination of styling and performance upgrades, the SS package could turn something as mundane as a six-cylinder Malibu into the fire-breathing Chevelle SS396. This book traces the long line of legendary SS models, from Chevy's Super Sport version of its popular Impala, which marked the dawn of the muscle car era, to today's Impala ...
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Chevy SS: The Super Sport Story (PagePerfect NOOK Book)

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Overview

On the 1957 auto show circuit, Chevrolet unveiled a show car based on its Corvette and dubbed it the "Super Sport." The performance car world took one look and never looked back. A combination of styling and performance upgrades, the SS package could turn something as mundane as a six-cylinder Malibu into the fire-breathing Chevelle SS396. This book traces the long line of legendary SS models, from Chevy's Super Sport version of its popular Impala, which marked the dawn of the muscle car era, to today's Impala SS. Featuring the work of acclaimed photo ace David Newhardt, Chevy SS: The Super Sport Story provides a close-up, detailed, full-color look at such classic muscle cars as the Chevelle, the El Camino, the Malibu, and the Monte Carlo as well as today's hot Camaro SS. The book is a fittingly elegant celebration of the cars that redefined "high performance" and defined an era.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781610585491
  • Publisher: MBI Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 6/19/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 55 MB
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Meet the Author

Robert Genat is an accomplished author and photographer who has written 25 books for MBI Publishing. A self-proclaimed “gearhead,” Robert has restored two classic cars in the last 10 years (one of which was featured in a nationally syndicated television show), and has recently completed a chopped ’32 five-window coupe. He and his wife Robin own and operate ZoneFive Photo. Genat lives in Encinitas, California.

Acclaimed photographer and frequent Leffingwell collaborator David Newhardt lives in Pasadena, California. His work includes writing and photography for books, such as Mustang: 1964\u00bd–1973 and Firebird Trans Am, and photography for GTO: Pontiac\u2019s Great One and many other Motorbooks titles.

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Table of Contents

Table of contents

Introduction

Chapter 1: Genesis of Super Sport

Chapter 2: Impala SS

Chapter 3: Chevy’s Smallest SS Models—Nova and Cobalt

Chapter 4: Chevelle and Malibu SS

Chapter 5: Camaro SS

Chapter 6: SS El Caminos and SS Pickup Trucks

Chapter 7: Monte Carlo SS

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