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Mercedes Benz Supercars

Author : Thomas Wirth
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That dream car of all dream cars, the Mercedes-Benz, is presented here in full glory through 285 images. What were the qualities that made them icons of all auto building? Beginning in the pioneer days with the 35 HP model of 1901 through the top-rank sports cars of the 1920s and 1930s, the gullwing-door 300 SL and the legendary "Uhlenhaut Coupe" of the 1950s, and the C 111, with its Wankel engine, of the late 1960s, the line goes on to the present-day SLS AMG. While history influenced changes in construction and design, they blend smoothly into a series yet retain distinctive variations. An exciting spectrum of 18 super sports cars is featured with text that is both entertaining and informative. For the sports car enthusiast and automotive history buff, this is a book you will refer to time and time again.

Supercars 2015

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When designing a supercar, no expense can be spared; it is supposed to exceed all other cars in all facets of performance, handling, appearance, and even price. For Supercars 2015, photographer James Mann pulled some of the rarest and most expensive vehicles into his studio, showing the brilliance of their design in gorgeous photography. A must-have for the fan of any make, this large format calendar includes the best from Ferrari, Lamborghini, Bugatti, McLaren and Alfa Romeo.

The Science of Supercars

Author : Martin Roach
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Trace the evolution of the supercar through the technology that drives it. With an introduction by David Coulthard. This is the definitive story of the science behind the art of supercar design. Written by bestselling author Martin Roach and featuring bespoke technical illustrations from F1 insider Neil Waterman, plus contributions from the biggest names in the supercar world, including: Adrian Newey - legend of Formula 1 design Gordon Murray - creator of the McLaren F1 Achim Anscheidt - chief designer of the Bugatti Chiron Tony Hatter - Porsche design guru Horacio Pagani - founder of Pagani Nigel Mansell - Formula 1 world champion Christian von Koenigsegg - founder of Koenigsegg And many, many more. From the earliest supercharged monsters to the complex machines of today, The Science of Supercars traces the evolution of the supercar through the technology that powers it.

Picturepedia

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Science and technology, nature, geography, culture, sports and hobbies, and history all combine in this mind-blowing visual encyclopedia. From incredible insects and musical instruments to spacecraft and prehistoric life, and from art and earthquakes to American football and dogs, Picturepedia gives you a world of information on every page. Did you know that more than half of the human body's weight is water, and that a koi carp can live for more than 200 years? Or how about there being more than 20,000 islands in the Pacific Ocean, or that Turkey eats the most bread, with each person getting through 104.6 kg (230.5 lb) of it per year? First published in 2015, Picturepedia has been revamped into a more thrilling edition that will take you on a visual odyssey. This brilliant book is crammed with stunning photographs, gripping information, and explanatory diagrams that allow for fascinating discoveries. New and updated, includes thousands of pictures and fascinating facts about science, nature, culture, sports, and history, Picturepedia is the ultimate visual encyclopedia.

The Encyclopedia of Classic Cars

Author : Kevin Brazendale
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This reference features the best models from the greatest manufacturing companies of the world, both past and present. Alphabetized entries include a short history of each manufacturer. Specific models of 600-plus cars are examined in detail and illustrated by color and bandw photos highlighting their unique qualities. The story of each classic car is complemented by performance tables that include information such as maximum speed and power, engine type, and details of transmission, chassis, suspension and brakes. Oversize: 9.5x12". Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

West Coast Review of Books

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Transport World

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Selling the American Muscle Car

Author : Diego Rosenberg
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As the muscle car wars developed in the early 1960s, auto manufacturers scrambled to find catchy marketing campaigns to entice the buying public into their dealerships. General Motors, Ford, and Chrysler, with all their divisions, as well as AMC and Studebaker, inevitably sank billions of dollars into one-upmanship in an effort to vie for the consumer's last dollar. Automotive writer Diego Rosenberg examines the tactics and components used by manufacturers in waging war against one another in the muscle car era. Manufacturers poured millions into racing programs, operating under the principle of "Win on Sunday, Sell on Monday." Cars were given catchy nicknames, such as The GTO Judge, Plymouth Roadrunner, Cobra, and Dodge Super Bee. Entire manufacturer lines were given catchy marketing campaigns, such as Dodge's Scat Pack, AMC's Go Package, and Ford's Total Performance. From racing to commercials to print ads, from dealer showrooms to national auto shows, each manufacturer had its own approach in vying for the buyer's attention, and gimmicks and tactics ranged from comical to dead serious. Selling the American Muscle Car: Marketing Detroit Iron in the 60s and 70s takes you back to an era when options were plentiful and performance was cheap. You will relive or be introduced to some of the cleverest marketing campaigns created during a time when America was changing every day.

Autocar

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Cars Parts

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