American Auto Legends presents more than 50 of the most remarkable American cars ever produced, from the “horseless carriages” of the early 1900s to the sleek and ultra-efficient machines of the early twenty-first century.
Following a brief introduction to the history of the US automotive industry, the selected models are arranged chronologically.
Concise descriptions highlight the key features of each vehicle, while stunning images by one of America’s leading car photographers provide the reader with an unparalleled visual record.
Featuring all the major US manufacturers—including Buick, Chevrolet, Ford, Lincoln, and Studebaker—this book is an essential and authoritative guide to the many legends of the American highway.
Includes biographies of key figures in the US automobile industry, a full technical glossary, and details of where the cars may be seen.
A lavishly illustrated book that will appeal to classic car enthusiasts worldwide.
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Michael Furman is one of the foremost car photographers working today. His clients include some of the most prestigious names in the automotive industry, among them Bentley, Jaguar, and Mercedes-Benz.
Tracy Powell, a journalist and Managing Editor of Automobile Quarterly, is an expert on American automotive history. His writing has earned him several International Automotive Media Awards.Review:
Furman's exquisite studio photos seduce you into tracing a finger over the fenders and studying each image as you would a concours car in the flesh. — Automobile Magazine
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Descrizione libro Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria 9839116
Descrizione libro Chartwell Books, Inc., 2013. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0785830677
Descrizione libro Condizione libro: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Codice libro della libreria 97807858306721.0
Descrizione libro Chartwell Books, Inc., 2013. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110785830677