Author: Günther Raupp
Publisher: Te Neues Publishing Company
Release Date: 2015-03
What is innovation? The dictionary defines it as "renewal through the use of new processes and technologies." In advertising, everything is an innovation. But what is truly innovative? Since 1930, the Pininfarina design firm of Turin, Italy, has been answering that question. This is where the Cistalia 202 was developed, the first vehicle to be added to MoMA's permanent collection. The list goes on: the interior of the new stadium for Juventus Turin, the Nash Healey Spider seen in Billy Wilder's Sabrina, and the legendary Ferrari Dino 246 and Ferrari Testarossa. However, Pininfarina is not resting on its laurels, but blasting full speed ahead into the future with an expanded portfolio while honoring its heritage. Whether it's a solution for sustainable mobility, interior designs, or household gadgets, all Pininfarina projects bear an unmistakable signature. To visually celebrate the history and influence of Pininfarina, there is no one better suited than a man who has made his own unmistakable mark on automotive photography.Gunther Raupp has spent 30 years photographing cars for Ferrari's official calendars, which enjoy a cult following among the experts. He has two successful books with teNeues, the most recent being The Ferrari Book. As a star photographer and connoisseur of industrial design, Raupp showcases a company that embodies true italianita.
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.
This is the official 70th anniversary book on Pininfarina, the distinguished automobile design house whose stated aim - to produce the finest quality and fabulous dreams - have captured the imagination of millions of people the world over. The Italian company is famous for it's sumptuous car styling, but also designs items as varied as large production-run cars (Peugeots), high-speed trains, boats, furniture and even watches.
Born in the Bohemian town of Maffersdorf on September 3, 1875, Ferdinand Porsche displayed unparalleled automotive engineering genius from his earliest years. Following stellar work at Austro-Daimler, as well as with his own engineering firm, he formed his own automobile company after World War II, developing a line of sports cars which culminated in the fabled 911, the ultimate expression of Porsche’s original vision for the perfect sports car. The Complete Book of Porsche 911 provides a model-by-model overview for each year of the 911’s production, from the original 901 prototype to the current models. In addition to production cars, the book includes all of the factory's racing, prototype, and special-production cars illustrated with both current and archival photography. This book is the ultimate single-volume resource for the 911 aficionado.
Author: Joe Sackey
Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd
Release Date: 2013-12-15
Genre: Business & Economics
Covers the entire story of the iconic Ferrari 288 GTO, including the prototypes, early production cars, mainstream production cars in their various specification guises, and the Evolution cars planned for the aborted Group B FIA race series. A comprehensive and beautifully illustrated look at a unique sports car.
The definitive visual history of the automobile The Car Book stylishly shows you everything you might want to know about the history of the automobile. With stunning visual images and over 2,000 cars featured, the evolution of the car is tracked from decade to decade and across international borders, from India's Ambassador to Italy's Alfa Romeo. Ever wondered how Porsche and Chevrolet became household names? Discover the stories behind the men and the machines that created the most famous marques and take a virtual tour of the anatomy of iconic cars from each era. If you love cars, then you'll love this - The Car Book is simply a must-have title for all car enthusiasts.
Author: Brian Long
Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd
Release Date: 2015-09-24
Although not the fastest or the most powerful Ferrari, the beautiful lines of the Dino have inspired generations of enthusiasts. This book covers the full story of the Dino, from Pininfarina concept car through to the final production model, illustrated throughout with contemporary material. The book features THE definitive record of the little V6 Ferrari and its Fiat sibling 'Dino', named after Enzo's son. It contains full year-by-year coverage of production models with the American and European markets covered in great detail. There are over 250 contemporary photos, mainly in color, along with ontemporary advertising and brochures.
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.
Since 1952 Ferrari and Pininfarina have been representing the most sophisticated and prestigious motor cars in the world's automotive production. For over forty years Pininfarina has been dressing the Ferrari with extraordinary mechanical components through a magic tradition of unapproached style and high-class. All this represents a great patrimony of technical know-how as well as refined taste. Both are collected and emphasized in this luxury book, which is illustrated by hundreds of lavish black and white and color photos and enriched by 44 precious original drawings expressly drawn for this book by well-known Italian artist, Giorgio Alisi. From the on-shot cars of the early Fifties, through the limited production of the following decades, every Ferrari-Pininfarina model is covered by an introductory text and by exhaustive technical specifications. In addition, engine and chassis numbers are published, together with the total production figures and the name of the most significant VIP customers through the years.