Muscle Cars An Illustrated Guide

Author: Craig Cheetham
Publisher: Chartwell Books
ISBN: 0785832289
Size: 27.86 MB
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"These cars are the milestones of the Motor City's mightiest era, from the ground-breaking Pontiac GTO to the modern muscle cars of today. This book features 75 of the best - from the Road Runner and Barracuda to the Camaro, Mustang, and Firebird."--Jacket.

Classic American Cars An Illustrated Guide

Author: Craig Cheetham
Publisher: Chartwell Books
ISBN: 0785832734
Size: 44.84 MB
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From the turn of the Twentieth Century to the present day, Classic American Cars An Illustrated Guide traces the development of the American automobile, and the social change it brought. Author Craig Cheetham begins by looking at the horseless carriages of old, and moves into the fighter plane inspired designs of the 1940’s, before moving to the cars of today. Technical details, modifications made from their automobile predecessors, their performance and handling on the road, and the public's reception of the car are described so vividly that you'll think you're in the driver's seat. And every car is, of course, accompanied with beautiful images.

American Muscle Cars

Author: Darwin Holmstrom
Publisher: Motorbooks International
ISBN: 0760350132
Size: 61.89 MB
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Holmstrom tells these complete story of the classic muscle-car era, from the introduction of Pontiac's GTO in 1964. From the performance cars that preceded the muscle cars to the last Super Duty 455 Firebird rolled off Pontiac's assembly line in 1974, they're all here. And the Mustang, Camaro, and Challenger muscle cars are being manufactured today are part of the rebirth of the American muscle supercar history.

Tv Cars

Author: Paul Roth
Publisher: TV Books Incorporated
ISBN: 9781575001210
Size: 75.32 MB
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Cars have been among the most important characters in many television series. Some shows have centered around a car: "My Mother the Car", "Knight Rider", "Knight Rider 2000" and "Viper". In some shows, the action revolves around an automobile: "Route 66". "Car 54, Where are You?" "Adam-12", "Speed Racer", "The Dukes of Hazzard", "Taxi". Other shows feature cars as messages about the main characters: the lugubrious old chauffeured limo in "The Addams Family"; the family-style "woody" station wagon in "The Brady Bunch"; the Batmobile in "Batman"; the bedraggled Peugeot of "Columbo"; the slashing white striped Ford Torino muscle car of "Starsky and Hutch"; the hotly contested red company Ferrari 308 GTB of "Magnum, P.I".; and the endless project car of "Home Improvement". Arranged chronologically by decade, TV Cars focuses on these series and discusses the cars in relation to story and character. Car profiles include a synopsis of the episode(s), behind-the-scenes stories and complete technical information about make and model. TV Cars is a fun ride through American car culture. The introduction provides a brief historical background comparing the growths of the television and auto industries, including the various roles that car manufacturers have played as TV sponsors throughout the medium's history. Also featured are alternate modes of personal transportation, such as Fonzi's motorbike; the varied customized vans of "Scooby Doo", "The A-Team" and "Chico and The Man"; BJ's semi; and Rockford's trailer home.

Dodge And Plymouth Muscle Car 1964 2000

Author: Peter C. Sessler
Publisher: Motorbooks
ISBN: 9780760308011
Size: 67.58 MB
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The complete collector's reference to Mopar muscle cars just got even better with updated information covering the Dart, Demon, and 1980s-era Shelby Dodges, as well as recent sensations like the Dodge Viper and Plymouth Prowler. Of course, this information-packed pocketbook also features production numbers, factory colors, options, specifications, engine codes, serial numbers, and much more for such all-time classics as the Barracuda, Challenger, Charger, Road Runner and Super Bee.

Illustrated Dodge And Plymouth Muscle Car Buyer S Guide

Author: Peter C. Sessler
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780879389758
Size: 38.98 MB
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Illustrated Dodge & Plymouth Muscle Car BuyerÆs Guide Peter C. Sessler. Looking to purchase that car youÆve been dreaming about since high school? This buyerÆs guide to ChryslerÆs high-performance muscle cars of the æ5s, æ6s and early æ7s will assist you in making an informed purchasing decision. Filled with Chrysler history, model differences and technical specs, and featuring models such as the Dodge Super Bee/Coronet, Plymouth Road Runner/GTX, Dodge Dart/Demon, Chrysler 3 letter series, Plymouth Fury & Barracuda, Dodge Challenger and many more. Sftbd., 7 1/2"x 9 1/4", 128 pgs., 16 b&w ill.

An Illustrated Guide To Gas Pumps

Author: Jack Sim
Publisher: F+W Media, Inc.
ISBN: 1440219176
Size: 29.97 MB
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With 2,000 gas pumps, including many never-before-seen illustrations and secondary market pricing, featured in a clear and concise format, there's no doubt why An Illustrated Guide to Gas Pumps, 2nd Edition is the top choice for anyone with an appreciation for petroliana. Listed alphabetically by manufacturer, this new edition covers 100 years of pumps through detailed listings including production information, company history and fun facts about pump operations. Ultimate online gas pump site - www.oldgas.com identifies no less than 100 restored stations and petroliana museums around the U.S. and abroad Features 1,500 color illustrations, including many never-before-seen images of pumps manufactured between 1885 and 1967

The Automobile In American History And Culture

Author: Michael L. Berger
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313245589
Size: 21.50 MB
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Presents a collection of bibliographic essays that describe the history, culture, and impact of the automobile and automobile industry in the United States.