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Chrysler's Mightiest V-8
     

Chrysler's Mightiest V-8

by Anthony Young
 

The 1955 Chrysler 300 with its hemispherical-head V-8 engine was a marketing, sales and racing legend. The 426 Hemi V-8 of the 1960s and 1970s was feared in NASCAR, NHRA and AHRA drag racing, and powered some of the most famous musclecars of the era. With first-time interviews with many of the Chrysler engineers who worked on, tested and built these engines, this

Overview

The 1955 Chrysler 300 with its hemispherical-head V-8 engine was a marketing, sales and racing legend. The 426 Hemi V-8 of the 1960s and 1970s was feared in NASCAR, NHRA and AHRA drag racing, and powered some of the most famous musclecars of the era. With first-time interviews with many of the Chrysler engineers who worked on, tested and built these engines, this book is the definitive history of these great V-8 engines. Illustrated with many rare photographs from the Chrysler archives. Anthony Young is also the author of the best-selling Mighty Mopars.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940045668422
Publisher:
Anthony Young
Publication date:
01/31/2014
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
7 MB

Meet the Author

1975 graduate of Pratt Institute. Began writing in 1977, specializing in automotive history. Began writing articles for Automobile Quarterly in 1980. My first book, Mighty Mopars, was published in 1984 and became the bestselling automotive title that year according to AutoWeek Magazine. I published seven more titles with Motorbooks. I have also published two Apollo-era histories with Springer/Praxis. They are Lunar and Planetary Rovers - The Wheels of Apollo and the Quest for Mars; and The Saturn V F-1 Engine - Powering Apollo into History. I have additonal signed contracts with Springer and McFarland for forthcoming titles. I am currently also working on getting my previously published automotive titles into E-Books. In February 2014, my first E-book was published: Chrysler's Mightiest V-8, based on my original 1991 print book, HEMI - History of the Chrysler Hemi V-8 and Hemi-powered Cars.

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