The Classic Car Book
|Author:||Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff; Giles Chapman (Editor-In-Chief); Caroline Bingham|
"From the Chevrolet Bel Air to the Ferrari Testarossa, The Classic Car Book showcases the most important and iconic classic cars from every decade since the 1940s. Fully illustrated and packed with stunning photography, The Classic Car Book uses specially commissioned photographic tours to put you in the driver's seat of the world's most famous vintage cars, including stylish roadsters and luxury limousines from manufacturers such as Mercedez-Benz, Ferrari, Rover, Jaguar, and Bentley. The Classic Car Book takes you on a scenic drive through the history of classic cars, profiling iconic models and key details of the world's most famous vehicles, and charting their legacy as objects of luxury and desire. Ideal for any car collectors and enthusiasts, The Classic Car Book is an essential addition to every fans' bookshelf."
'Comprehensive histories of the classic car world are notoriously hard to write definitively - and even harder to get right. But Giles Chapman manages to do just that with The Classic Car Book.' -- Nat Barnes * Daily Express *
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 by 1991 was editor of Classic & Sports Car, the world's best-selling classic car magazine. With over 40 books to his name, he is the editor-in-chief of DK's best-selling The Car Book and The Classic Car Book, which was awarded one of Auto Express magazine's Top 20 Motoring Products of 2016.