Car-tastrophes

80 Automotive Atrocities from the past 20 years

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Author: Honest John,George Fowler

Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1845849337

Category: Humor

Page: 168

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Automakers are as prone to turn out clunkers as politicians are to lie. Their cars may be ugly, misconceived, badly built, diabolical to drive, ridiculously thirsty, or just plain unreliable. So which were the worst of the past 20 years?

A DARRACQ called GENEVIEVE

The story of veteran motoring’s most famous car

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Author: Rodney Loredo

Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1787110079

Category: Transportation

Page: 160

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Genevieve is the first definitive, documented, ownership history and cinematic record of the 1904 French Darracq motorcar. This car was propelled to international fame as Genevieve, in the record breaking 1953 film that centred around the annual London to Brighton run for veteran cars pre-1905.

Rootes Cars of the 1950s, 1960s & 1970s – Hillman, Humber, Singer, Sunbeam & Talbot

A Pictorial History

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Author: David Rowe

Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1845849930

Category: Transportation

Page: 168

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Rootes Cars of the 50s, 60s & 70s is the only full-colour comprehensive guide to all Hillman, Humber, Sunbeam, Singer & Talbot cars & vans, built from 1950 until the end of production in the 1970s. With model-by-model descriptions and detailed technical information, this is an invaluable Rootes resource.

BMC Competitions Department Secrets

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Author: Peter Browning,Marcus Chambers,Stuart Turner

Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1845849949

Category: Transportation

Page: 192

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Reprinted after a long absence! For the London to Sydney Marathon, team instructions included the recommendation that a firearm be carried by the crew of each car ... "A small pistol which can conveniently be located under cover in the car is what we have in mind" ...

To Boldly Go

twenty six vehicle designs that dared to be different

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Author: Graham Hull

Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1787110028

Category: Transportation

Page: 160

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To Boldly Go details 26 sometimes controversial vehicles, from 1911 to present, all solving different design challenges. From the Issigonis Mini that changed design and social mores, to racers so successful they were banned from competition, from cars produced in millions, to one-offs, all created by those marching to the beat of their own drum.

The Nation

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Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: United States

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Annual Editions

Violence and Terrorism 03/04

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Author: Thomas J. Badey

Publisher: Dushkin/McGraw-Hill

ISBN: 9780072816921

Category: Terrorism

Page: 219

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This Annual Editions title provides convenient, inexpensive access to a wide range of current, carefully selected articles from some of the most respected magazines, newspapers, and journals published today. Within the pages of this volume are interesting, well-illustrated articles by sociologists, political scientists, researchers, and writers providing an effective and useful perspective on today's important topics in the study of violence and terrorism.