World's Fastest Cars: The Fastest Road and Racing Cars on Earth

Overview

Haynes Pocket Manuals are a new series of small books providing factual and practical information on a wide range of popular subjects, including machines, history and the natural world. Aimed at children, they are written using language suitable for young readers and are fully illustrated in color throughout. World’s Fastest Cars charts the history of fast cars, from standard production models to highly modified cars, racing cars, drag racers and land-speed-record breakers, whether powered by piston, electric or ...

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Overview

Haynes Pocket Manuals are a new series of small books providing factual and practical information on a wide range of popular subjects, including machines, history and the natural world. Aimed at children, they are written using language suitable for young readers and are fully illustrated in color throughout. World’s Fastest Cars charts the history of fast cars, from standard production models to highly modified cars, racing cars, drag racers and land-speed-record breakers, whether powered by piston, electric or jet engine. Fact boxes and sidebars provide handy additional information on aspects of making cars go faster, from aerodynamics to the very special tires used in drag racing.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781844259656
  • Publisher: Haynes Publications, Inc.
  • Publication date: 2/15/2011
  • Series: Haynes Pocket Manual Series
  • Pages: 128
  • Product dimensions: 4.80 (w) x 6.30 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Richard Dredge is a freelance journalist and author.

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