The history of automobile design is full of striking and beautiful designs, from the elegant limousines and racers of the 1920s, through muscular and powerful classics such as the Corvette Stingray, to today's supercars including the Bugatti Veyron. "Cars Visual Encyclopaedia" provides a fascinating at-a-glance guide to more than 900 models, from the earliest days of motoring to the present day. Each car is illustrated with front and side view studio photography, accompanied by brief details and specifications. Classic and long-lived model ranges such as the Porsche 911, Ford Mustang and VW Beetle are featured with several images showing the chronological development of the type. Arranged chronologically and by type of car to allow easy comparison, each featured model is illustrated with eye-catching and clear studio photography. Timelines of model development are also provided on many pages where appropriate, giving a sense of the history of each marque. With 1800 outstanding colour photographs illustrating automobiles from more than 200 different manufacturers, "Cars Visual Encyclopedia" is an authoritatively researched book that celebrates the many diverse designs of more than a century of motoring. It is a comprehensive, highly illustrated guide to the history of the automobile. More than 1800 photographs show each car in full colour accompanied by a detailed caption. It provides an instant overview of motoring history in a single volume
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I believe they revised this book, I saw it years ago and it seems to have changed. Possibly it was another Car Enclyclopedia.
Gave as a gift for my friends eith year old who loves cars and honestly knows more about them than any adult. Georgous book and he is in love with it, great buy for a car buff.
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