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by John Heilig

Download Detroit Dream Cars (Automotive History and Personalities) ePub
  • ISBN 0760308381
  • ISBN13 978-0760308387
  • Language English
  • Author John Heilig
  • Publisher Motorbooks Intl (September 1, 2001)
  • Pages 159
  • Formats lrf azw lrf docx
  • Category History
  • Subcategory Americas
  • Size ePub 1372 kb
  • Size Fb2 1867 kb
  • Rating: 4.1
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This retrospective examines the designs and engineering behind the most influential and memorable concepts to come out of Detroit from the end of World War II to the present, as well as the designers who made them possible. All Big Three carmakers are represented, as are those automakers that came and went.

Detroit Dream Cars is supposedly about cars that could have been. but it's, in fact, a book that could have been.

Detroit Dream Cars is supposedly about cars that could have been. It could have explored some of the most fascinating and significant vehicles ever, but instead sacrifices quality for quantity, touching lightly on dozens of insignificant, lightly modified show versions of production cars, while giving short shrift to the development and reaction to important concept vehicles.

Since 1945, American automakers have built concept cars to showcase futuristic styles, new engine technologies, and advanced amenities

Since 1945, American automakers have built concept cars to showcase futuristic styles, new engine technologies, and advanced amenities. This retrospective examines over half a century of concept cars from all Big Three, as well as orphan automakers which have come and gone.

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In Jeep: The History of America's Greatest Vehicle, automotive writer Patrick R Foster chronicles over 70 years of Jeep vehicle design and production. Since the dawn of the automotive age, people have aspired to own and drive the fastest, the coolest, and the most expensive cars on the road.

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