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9781787115538

The Rise of Jaguar

by Price, Barrie Code: 58059 Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publication date: 09/08/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020 Price: AU $88.39
Dedicated to Jaguar's formative years, and the company's evolution from SS, through SS Jaguar to Jaguar, this book provides an in-depth study of the growth of SS Cars Limited during the world's worst economic depression. The relationship with the Standard Motor Company is covered in full, along with a detailed technical survey covering the progression of design from 1928 to 1950. Many previously unknown facts are disclosed in this historically important work, and the book is copiously illustrated with contemporary photographs. This book is available again after a long absence, now reprinted under Veloce's 'Classic Reprint' banner.
Format: Hardback
Pages: 176
Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD
Publication date: 09/08/2020
Country of publication: UNITED KINGDOM
Weight: 0 g
Dimensions: 250mm X 250mm
Code: 58059
Acknowledgements and Introduction Chapter 1: Whitmore Industrial Estate, Holbrooks, Coventry Chapter 2: Standard Motor Company Limited Chapter 3: Swallow bodies Chapter 4: SSI and SSII - 1932 Chapter 5: SSI and SSII - 1933 Chapter 6: SSI and SSII 1934-1936 Chapter 7: SS90 Chapter 8: 1936-1937 The first SS Jaguar Chapter 9: All steel bodies - 1938 Chapter 10: The early post war years Chapter 11: The Mark V Chapter 12: Idle conjecture in 1950 Chapter 13: Driving an SS car today Appendix I: Relations with Rolls-Royce Appendix II: Patent 479893 Appendix III: Camshaft profiles Appendix IV: Shelsley Walsh Speed Hill Climb, Worcestershire Appendix V: AC Cars Appendix VI: Comparative weights, measurements, and speeds Appendix VII: Drawing Office systems Appendix VIII: Financial results Index