Car: The Definitive Visual History Of The Automobile, 1st Edition

  • Kathryn Hennessy
  • Published By:
  • ISBN-10: 0756689384
  • ISBN-13: 9780756689384
  • DDC: 629.222
  • Grade Level Range: 2nd Grade - 4th Grade
  • 360 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released October 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

  • Price:  Sign in for price

About

Overview

Traces the history of the automobile, from technological developments and manufacturers to the changing cultural backdrop of various models, and features photographs of the most noted cars of each decade.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
1: First - Automobiles up to 1920.
2: Pioneer Vehicles.
3: First Cars for Customers.
4: Great Marques - The Mercedes Story.
5: Early Production-Line Cars.
6: Ford Model T.
7: Ford Model T - Straight-Four.
8: Driving Through Paris, 1908.
9: Birth of the Competition Car.
10: Great Marques - The Cadillac Story.
11: Luxury and Power.
12: Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost.
13: The 1920s.
14: Competition Cars.
15: Bugatti Type 35B.
16: Cadillac Cadillac V16.
17: Luxury and Prestige.
18: Lancia Lambda, 1922.
19: Hollywood Coupés and Glorious Roadsters.
20: Duesenberg Model J.
21: Cars for the Middle Classes.
22: Great Marques the Rolls-Royce Story.
23: Small Cars.
24: Great Marques the Renault Story.
25: Sports Cars.
26: Alfa Romeo 6C 1750.
27: Chrysler, 1929.
28: The 1930s.
29: Economy Models of the Post-Depression Era.
30: Racing Cars and Single-Seaters.
31: Great Marques the Chevrolet Story.
32: Luxury Cars.
33: Rytecraft Scoota-Car, c. 1937.
34: Sports Cars.
35: Mass-Market Models.
36: Volkswagen Flat-Four.
37: Sunbeam Silver Bullet, Daytona Beach, 1930.
38: Streamlined Cars.
39: Lincoln-Zephyr.
40: Magnificent and Exotic Body Styles.
41: Great Marques the BMW Story.
42: Powerful Sports Tourers.
43: The 1940s.
44: Large Cars.
45: U.S. Style-Setters.
46: Jeep, 1942.
47: Practical Everyday Transportation.
48: Ford F-Series.
49: Roadsters and Sports Cars.
50: Jaguar XK Straight-Six.
51: Great Marques - The Jaguar Story.
52: Small Cars.
53: Volkswagen Beetle.
54: Great Marques - The Citroën Story.
55: Mid-Range Family Sedans.
56: The 1950s.
57: Economy Cars.
58: De Soto, Mid-1950s.
59: Detroit Fins and Chrome.
60: Opulence and High Performance.
61: Great Marques the Ford Story.
62: Racing Cars.
63: Sports Cars.
64: Chevrolet Corvette.
65: Chevrolet Small-Block V8.
66: Bubble Cars and Microcars.
67: Austin Mini Seven.
68: Fiat Nuova 500, 1957.
69: Large Sedans.
70: Family Cars.
71: Great Marques the Chrysler Story.
72: Convertible Style.
73: Citroën DS.
74: The 1960s.
75: Family Cars.
76: Rear/Mid-Engined Racers.
77: Sports and Executive Sedans.
78: Great Marques Aston Martin Story.
79: Sedans and Sporty Coupés.
80: Lotus/Ford Cosworth DFV V8.
81: Ultimate Luxury and Limousines.
82: BMC Mini, 1968.
83: Great Marques the Austin Story.
84: Compact Coupés.
85: Powerful GT Cars.
86: Volkswagen Crash-Test Dummies, C. 1968.
87: Sports Cars.
88: Mercedes-Benz 280SL.
89: The 1970s.
90: Supercars.
91: Jaguar E-Type.
92: Small Cars.
93: 4x4 and Off-Roaders.
94: Great Marques the Alfa Romeo Story.
95: Sedans.
96: Sports Cars.
97: NSU Wankel Rotary.
98: Stylish Coupés.
99: NASA Lunar Roving Vehicle, 1971.
100: Great Marques the Volkswagen Story.
101: Muscle Cars.
102: Racing Cars.
103: Hatchbacks.
104: The 1980s.
105: Boosted Performance.
106: U.S. Compacts.
107: Toyota, 1980.
108: Superminis.
109: Great Marques: The Audi Story.
110: Ultimate Sports Sedans.
111: Pace-Setting Style From Italian Designers.
112: DeLorean DMC-12.
113: Porsche 911 Flat-Six.
114: Lamborghini Countach.
115: Two-Seater Excitement.
116: Ferrari F40.
117: Multi-Purpose Vehicles.
118: Great Marques: The Peugeot Story.
119: Premium Luxury.
120: The 1990s.
121: Modern Roadsters.
122: Mazda Mx-5.
123: Great Marques the Toyota Story.
124: Competition Machines.
125: Renault Zoom, 1992.
126: U.S. Design Reinvigorated.
127: Family-Friendly Cars.
128: Chrysler/Dodge Throttle Body.
129: Great Marques the Porsche Story.
130: Executive Sedans.
131: Hyper-Performance Cars.
132: Bentley Continental R.
133: 2000 Onward.
134: Famous Marques Reinvented.
135: Crossovers and Off-Roaders.
136: Great Marques: The Suzuki Story.
137: City Cars.
138: Tata Nano.
139: Toward 200 mph.
140: Motor Sports Contenders.
141: Great Marques: The Ferrari Story.
142: Compact Genius.
143: High-Performance Sports Cars.
144: Morgan Aero 8.
145: Lotus Racing T127, Formula 1, 2010.
146: Sports Cars.
147: Off-Road Luxury and Power.
148: Honda Insight Gas/Electric Hybrid.
149: Cars of the Future.
150: How an Engine Works.
Glossary.
Index.
Acknowledgments.