American Classic Cars: 300 Classic Marques from 1914-2000 (Mini Encyclopedia) (Paperback)
For the car fanatic, this fascinating reference looks in detail at the 300 most celebrated US autos from 1914 to 2000. From the birth of road travel in 1908 with the Ford Model T, through the golden postwar era of stylish sedans, to the modern-day Jeep, the United States has been at the cutting edge of automotive design. Arranged chronologically, American Classic Cars provides an exciting guide to American engineering, from the 1914 Stutz Bearcat to the 1999 Rough Mustang. Along with accessible text that places the car into its historical context, each entry has a side-, front-, or three-quarter-view photograph and a specification table with the year of manufacture and full technical details. Presented in a handy, pocket-size format, this colorful mini-reference showcases some of the best-designed vehicles of the twentieth century.
Richard Nicholls has been writing about cars for more than 20 years and worked as an editor and photographer for British and American car magazines. He lives in Lincolnshire, UK.