The Car Book: The Definitive Visual History
Number of pages: 368
Format: 262 x 221
Strap yourself in for an unforgettable ride through motoring history!
From the earliest "horseless carriage" to the modern supercar, this lavishly illustrated history of the automobile is packed with everything you need to know about classic cars through the ages.
Filled with stunning photography, and featuring more than 2,000 models, Car shows you how cars have evolved around the world over the last 130 years, and their impact on society as objects of curiosity, status symbols, and items of necessity.
Journey back into automotive history and you will find:
-In-depth profiles highlighting the most important cars of each period
-Virtual photographic tours of some of the most iconic cars from the Ferrari F40 to the Rolls Royce Silver Ghost
-A decade-by-decade history told in stunning visual detail
-Illustrated feature spreads detailing the evolution of legendary brands from Aston Martin, to Porsche and Cadillac
-A timeline of the milestone developments in car manufacturing and technology
See the world's most innovative machines come to life!
From India's Hindustan Ambassador to Italy's Fiat 500, this book will transport you all over the world, taking a truly international view of the greatest cars through time.
Immerse yourself in the stories of the people and companies at the heart of the billion-dollar motoring industry. Covering sports cars, convertibles, and today's environmentally-friendly electric models, no other car catalogue provides such a comprehensive picture of the car world.
This new and improved edition includes hybrid and electric cars, as well as looking forward to the "driverless" technologies of tomorrow.
So buckle-up and get ready for the journey of a lifetime! The ultimate gift for anyone interested in cars, motoring, and motor racing, this iconic celebration of automotive design is sure to inform and amaze all readers.
Interested in all things transit and travel?
There's more to discover in this epic series from DK Books! Take an action-packed flight through the history of air travel in Aircraft, and be inspired by the world's most renowned rail routes in Train.