Modern Sports Cars: Machines That Are Made To Thrill by Tom LaPointe
A shameless array of the world’s fastest and most powerful sports cars of today, Modern Sport Cars is an informative guide for any car enthusiast. These machines break the mold. Their sleek innovative designs make them a thrill to drive and a dream to own.
There are plenty of impressive drives in here to keep you entertained, from the Audi R8, Bugatti Veyron 16.4, 2007 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1, 2008 Dodge Viper SRT10, and 2008 Ferrari 430 Scuderia, to the Ford Shelby GT500KR, 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLR722, Porsche 911 Turbo, and the 2007 Lamborghini Murciélago LP640. With stylish pictures of the cars on show and in action, as well as images of their beautiful interiors. Each car’s vital statistics are detailed, including information about their creation, history, and the architects who turned them into a reality.
Tom LaPointe has been a freelance automotive writer and photographer for several years, with work published in numerous international magazines. He spent eight years in the U.S. Marine Corps as a Combat Correspondent, where he earned several editorial, photography, and writing awards. Passionate about cars from a young age, he spent a decade in the luxury and exotic car industry so he could be around cars and start racing. LaPointe has competed in stock cars, sports cars, and off-road competitions. He has covered numerous automotive events, including 24 Hours of Daytona, 12 Hours of Sebring, and Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, and has worked as pit crew for Hooters Pro Cup stock cars, and even an Indy car race.