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The Classic Car Book

The Definitive Visual History by DK Code: 61951 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publication date: 23/01/2023 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day Price: AU $64.50

The definitive visual history of the classic car - in its second edition From the Chevrolet Bel Air to the Ferrari Testarossa, this stunning book showcases the most iconic and important classic cars from every decade since the 1940s. Few things ignite such reverence as a classic car. With more than 250 iconic models from the 1940s to the early 1990s, photographed from every angle, this title is a glorious celebration of the stars in the classic car firmament. The Classic Car Book brings you the story of more than 20 great marques, including household names Bentley, Mercedes, Ferrari, Cadillac and Aston Martin. Its lavish photography reveals every detail in close-up of models that range from the 1940s giant two-ton Daimler DE36, which ferried royals about in style, through to sleek Ferraris from the 1980s capable of smashing the 200mph barrier. It puts you in the driving seat of such icons as the Chevrolet Corvette, the Ford Thunderbird, and the Mercedes 300SL, and brings you the designers of these amazing machines and the story of their manufacturers. Whether you dream of owning one of these super-cool cars, or you are a collector already, The Classic Car Book is set to become a treasured favourite.

Format: Hardback
Pages: 320
Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Publication date: 23/01/2023
Country of publication: UNITED KINGDOM
Weight: 1670 g
Dimensions: 287.00mm X 238.00mm
Code: 61951

Giles Chapman is an award-winning writer and commentator on the industry, history, and culture of cars. He began his career in 1984 in automotive consultancy, moving into magazine publishing in 1985, and was editor of Classic & Sports Car, the worlds best-selling classic car magazine, by 1991. He is the editor-in-chief of DKs best-selling The Car Book, The Classic Car Book, and Drive.