In 1964, one automobile shook the collective foundations of automotive design and motorsport competition. Ferrari 275 GTB follows the restoration process of this rare gem with in-depth illustrations as the famous car finds new life under cra'smen’s expert hands. Produced only between 1964-68, the model redefined workmanship and established itself in a class all its own; Enzo Ferrari’s persuasion even led to its becoming a legendary sports car. Ferrari 275 GTB is a breathtakingly illustrated tribute to one of the greatest feats of artistry the automotive industry has ever known.
Author: Ian Norris
Publisher: Automobile Year
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Automobile racing
Published for more than 50 years, this annual covers the year's main motoring events, from Formula One to the latest styling studies and concept cars, and takes an overview of the period it has chronicled. Famous photographers look back and select their favourite images from more than five decades of racing.
For nearly 60 years, Ferrari has built the sports cars which fire enthusiasts' dreams. This book catalogs the Maranello factory's output: more than 180 designs are illustrated with both artworks and photographs. Organized in chronological order and subdivided into touring, sport cars, and Formula One single-seaters, each design has its own technical specification and a text that details the principle engineering and sports successes. The work is complemented by a listing detailing all the key victories in more than 50 years of racing.--From publisher description.
For 70 years, Ferrari has produced automotive works of art to fire the imaginations of car lovers worldwide. A stellar combination of beauty, performance, racing success, exclusivity and Italian flair have combined to make Ferrari the world's most iconic carmaker. All these traits coalesce in the form of Ferrari's road cars. From the 125S in 1947, to the versatile 340 in the 1950s, to the stunning 250s and 275s of the 1960s, to the Daytona, to the shocking F40, to the modern era's outrageous hypercars the Enzo and LaFerrari, no other sports car manufacturer has so consistently set the bar for style and performance. It's a near unbroken 70-year run of hits. Ferrari 70 Years lifts the hood on Ferrari's sports car history beginning in 1947, but also touches on Enzo Ferrari's early career with Alfa-Romeo before he launched his iconic company. Author Dennis Adler offers Ferrari owners and fans an engaging and comprehensive history of Maranello's extensive sports car range. Adler's detailed text is accompanied by his gorgeous photography and supplemented by fascinating images from Ferrari's historic archive. There is simply no better way to celebrate Ferrari's fantastic history.
Author: Steven I. Dahl
Publisher: SDP Publishing LLC
Release Date: 2010-01-01
This is a delightful action-packed adventure story that would appeal to middle-aged to older men and women. It is a story about a physician forced into early retirement who decides to spend his days traveling across the country in a brand new Blue Peterbilt Model 387 truck. The story encompasses his experience hauling a truckload of high-end special edition sports cars while visiting various truck-stop diners in search of the perfect chicken fried steak. Unaware that the cars are stolen and contain hidden counterfeit money as well as stolen priceless coins from a museum in Germany, the good doctor finds himself and his fellow driver fighting off criminals, petty thieves, and other odd characters along the way.
One of the most unmistakable shapes in the world since its introduction in 1915, the Coca-Cola Contour Bottle is an influential symbol of design, art, and culture. What began as a design brief to create a bottle that could be identified in the dark or lying broken on the ground today is one of the most recognized packages on the planet. Published on the occasion of the bottle’s centennial, Kiss the Past Hello is a vibrant collection of images and art celebrating the Coca-Cola Contour Bottle not only as an icon of design but also as a symbol of optimism, happiness, and the shared moments in our lives.