This book is a full history of the automobile in India, and gives a complete study of India's automotive elite, The Majarajas, who purchased many exotic and exclusive cars from British, European, and American car makers mainly before their independence in 1947. Packed with interest and insight, there are 592 photos both period and contemporary, including the 1912 Brooke Swan (bodywork inspired by a swan). This book has been written by a leading expert Indian author who has meticulously studied the subject.
|Publisher:||Haynes Publications, Inc.|
|Product dimensions:||9.70(w) x 11.50(h) x 1.30(d)|
About the Author
Acknowledged as the 'father' of Indian automotive journalism, Gautam Sen founded India's first car magazine, Indian Auto, in 1986. In 1993 he launched Auto India, which became India's best-selling car magazine. Later he launched Indian editions of Germany's auto motor und sport and the BBC's Top Gear magazine, and now he is back in the driver's seat at Auto India. He divides his time between Paris, where his family lives, and Mumbai.