Illustrated Encyclopedia of Extraordinary Automobiles

Illustrated Encyclopedia of Extraordinary Automobiles

by Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff
     
 

A nostalgic look at the world's best-loved and most significant automobiles, The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Extraordinary Automobiles celebrates 150 of the world's greatest cars, from the weird and wonderful to the largest, fastest, and most infamous.

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Extraordinary Automobiles trace the story from the first

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Overview

A nostalgic look at the world's best-loved and most significant automobiles, The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Extraordinary Automobiles celebrates 150 of the world's greatest cars, from the weird and wonderful to the largest, fastest, and most infamous.

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Extraordinary Automobiles trace the story from the first mass-produced vehicles to the latest concept cars of today, including classics such as the Model-T Ford, the Volkswagen Beetle, the Jaguar E-type and the TVR Speed 12.

Also included are a selection of one-off designs such as the car used in the film Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, the Lunar Rover, and the Popemobile.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780756695767
Publisher:
DK
Publication date:
04/16/2012
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Giles Chapman has been a motoring journalist for 20 years, and today contributes to UK newspapers, magazines, and motoring publications. He has written 12 books, including The World's Fastest Cars, Cars That Time Forgot, Car Emblems: The Ultimate Guide to Automotive Logos Worldwide, . and Chapman's Car Compendium: The Essential Book of Car Facts. Giles has lectured on car design and owns of one of the most substantial libraries of motoring images in the world.

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