Books: Car

The Definitive Visual History of the Automobile

Any self-professed car guy or car gal needs to buy Car.? We see a lot of automotive related books each year, and Car ? is the best.

Car is beautiful enough for any coffee table, but is a useful source of information for any car nut.

In 10 chapters editor-in-chief Giles Chapman tells the story of the automobile from the very beginning up through the latest 200 mph supercars.? Each chapter documents an era with stunning photos and great detail.

Each chapter also highlights a key marque of the period with fascinating information and expanded detail.? Iconic cars of each period and landmark engines are highlighted in each chapter, too.

Browsing through the glossy large format pages we found cars we?ve never seen before and rekindled memories of others we had owned.

With about 35 pages dedicated to each 10 year period of automotive history, comes a display of the cars in categories like ?Opulence and High Performance?, ?Detroit Fins and Chrome? and ?Bubble Cars and Micro Cars?.

The 360-page hardcover book called Car ? The Definitive Visual History of the Automobile shows more than one-thousand cars from around the world and does an outstanding job of capturing the essence of the automobile.

Published by DK Books, Car is available now at book stores for $40.? For more information about the book, to see some of the magnificent pages or to buy it, go on- line to


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