The Car Book



    The Car Book

    The Definitive Visual History

    Kathryn Hennessy

    DK 2015

    Paperback 360pp Illustrated 275x228mm

    9780241240205   Product Code: 20408

    Conceived as an alternative to the 'bubble cars' popular in the 1950s, Alec Issigonis' revolutionary Mini established the pattern for the modern car with its front-wheel drive and transverse engine. This history of more than a century of evolution includes illustrated features exploring mileposts in car design and engine development as well as profiling the great marques and presenting over a thousand colour images of important cars, from Daimler's first petrol-engined vehicle of 1886 to modern hybrids.

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