American Classic Cars

American Classic Cars : 300 Classic Marques from 1914-2000

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From the birth of popular road travel with the Ford Model T in 1908 through the golden post-war era of stylish to the modern day Jeep, the United States has been at the cutting edge of automotive design.
American Classic Cars looks in detail at the 300 most celebrated machines from the US from 1914 to the year 2000. Arranged chronologically, the book provides a unique, exciting and accessible guide to American engineering, from the 1914 Stutz Bearcat to the 1999 Rough Mustang.
With accessible text putting the car into it historical context, each entry is illustrated by a side-, front- or three-quarter-view colour photograph and is accompanied by a specification table providing year of manufacture and the full technical details.
Presented in a handy, pocket-size format, full of facts and engaging text, American Classic Cars is a colourful and fascinating reference source of some of the best designed vehicles of the 20th century.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 123 x 163 x 27.94mm | 544.31g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 300 photos; 300 Illustrations, unspecified
  • 1782742174
  • 9781782742173
  • 45,672

Table of contents

Introduction

1914-1929

The Thirties

The Forties

The Fifties

The Sixties

The Seventies

The Eighties

The Nineties

Glossary

Index
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About Richard Nicholls

Richard Nicholls has been writing about cars for more than 20 years. He has worked as an editor and photographer for British and American car magazines, and has organised successful drag racing events. He enjoys drag and circuit racing days and modifying his own collection of classic cars. He lives in Lincolnshire, UK.
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