Author: Keith Seume
Publisher: Motorbooks International
Release Date: 1997
The definitive illustrated history of a true world beater. Discover the full story of the amazing VW Beetle--from pre-war KdF-Wagen to today's New Beetle. The book features a color technical appendix illustrating chronologically the major design modifications made during the Beetle's lifetime. Full-color studio photography of 26 milestone models.
Having this book in your pocket is just like having a real marque expert by your side. Benefit from the author's years of XJ ownership, learn how to spot a bad car quickly and how to assess a promising one like a true professional. Get the right car at the right price!
Author: Scott Derks
Publisher: Grey House Pub
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Business & Economics
A guide to practical economy, The Value of a Dollar records the actual prices of thousands of items that consumers purchased from the Civil War to the present, along with facts about investment options and income opportunities. The first edition, published by Gale Research in 1994, covered the period of 1860 to 1989. This second edition has been completely redesigned and revised and now contains two new chapters, 1990-1994 and 1995-1999. Each 5-year chapter includes a Historical Snapshot, Consumer Expenditures, Investments, Selected Income, Income/Standard Jobs, Food Basket, Standard Prices and Miscellany. This interesting and useful publication will be widely used in any reference collection.
In this book, the world's most famous and fabulous cars, from 1945 to 2000, shown in 1800 photographs. This is the definitive guide to the most important classic, modern classic and dream cars of the 20th century. It features exclusive and luxurious automobiles such as the Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow and the Lamborghini Miura, as well as much-loved everyday classics such as the Volkswagen Beetle and the Morris Minor. It includes a detailed history on the evolution of the automobile, with special features on design, technological advances and the social use of cars. A symbol of status, power and beauty, the car is the most evocative of machines. This comprehensive visual directory shows every important marque from A to Z, including the Ferrari Daytona, Lancia Fulvia, Pontiac Firebird, Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow, McLaren F1 and Lotus Esprit. From major design houses such as Bertone, Ghia and Pininfarina, and also leading car manufacturers, dream cars at the very cutting edge of car design are included here with full technical and performance details. With over 1800 stunning images, the book is a fascinating reference guide for every enthusiast, collector and lover of the automobile.
Genevieve is the first definitive, documented, ownership history and cinematic record of the 1904 French Darracq motorcar. This car was propelled to international fame as Genevieve, in the record breaking 1953 film that centred around the annual London to Brighton run for veteran cars pre-1905.
Immediately after saving Alfa Romeo, Fiat decided to enter motorsport wholeheartedly as a means of marketing the brand. This book charts its early attempts at this, and comprehensively describes the development and racing history of the first 'Fiat' Alfa Romeo - the 155 - and the subsequent 156 and 147 models.
VW Buses command a massive following -- with Campers being the most popular of all. This book delves exclusively into the spin-off conversions based on the VW Panelvan, Kombi and Microbus that became known simply as VW Campers. Packed with original marketing images, including unusual, discontinued models this book will fascinate any VW fanatic.
Author: James Hale
Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd
Release Date: 2004-01
The fifth book in Veloce's Those were the days ... series, which takes a nostalgic look at times past. Packed with around 150 photos of Dune Buggies, many never before published. The amazing story of the Dune Buggy phenomenon, particularly the heyday era of the 60s and 70s.