Hemi: The Ultimate American V-8

Overview

Take a high-octane tour through the design, development and muscle cars behind the greatest V-8 in Detroit history. Fire-breathing Mopars come roaring to life?from the 1951 Chrysler Saratoga through the muscle cars of the 1960s and ?70s right up to the newest Hemis in Dodge's line of cars and pickups. Packed with facts and fascinating details, the book features cutaways of the most collectible Hemi-powered cars in history, as well as a look at Hemi clones and racecars. From the Hemi?s high-powered past to its ...

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Overview

Take a high-octane tour through the design, development and muscle cars behind the greatest V-8 in Detroit history. Fire-breathing Mopars come roaring to life—from the 1951 Chrysler Saratoga through the muscle cars of the 1960s and ‘70s right up to the newest Hemis in Dodge's line of cars and pickups. Packed with facts and fascinating details, the book features cutaways of the most collectible Hemi-powered cars in history, as well as a look at Hemi clones and racecars. From the Hemi’s high-powered past to its scorching present, from its greatest racetrack feats to high-performance street achievements, this full-color, full-throttle history truly conveys the power of the ultimate American V-8.

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What People Are Saying

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Mopar Max.com, April 2007
"Worthy of a place on your shelf...There are numerous engine close-ups showing well-detailed correct engine bays and engines. There are also many shots of engines which are perfect for the would-be Hemi restorer. ”
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780760327470
  • Publisher: Motorbooks
  • Publication date: 11/15/2007
  • Series: Motorbooks Classic Series
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Pages: 168
  • Sales rank: 1,418,249
  • Product dimensions: 10.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

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.

Larry Edsall was snatched away from a career as a daily newspaper sports editor to join the staff of AutoWeek. He was managing editor for most of his 12 years at the nation's leading weekly automotive magazine. He moved to Phoenix late in 1999 to modernize one automotive website and then launched another, iZoom.com. Edsall also writes as a freelance contributor for daily newspapers and several automotive and lifestyle publications. His previous Motorbooks titles include Ford Racing Century: A Photographic History of Ford Motorsports (with Mike Teske), Ford GT: The Legend Comes to Life, Hummer H3, and Toyota FJ Cruiser.

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    Posted May 5, 2010

    AWESOME

    Great read for anyone who is a true car enthusiast!

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    Well Done!

    Brings back a lot of memories

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