Books: How to Design Cars Like a Pro

Includes a Tutorial for the Aspiring Designer or Curious Connoisseur

In 2003, Motorbooks released a book on how to design cars, and it went on to be a consistent best seller in the automotive niche market, selling nearly 25,000 copies.

The world of design has changed, and the book has been totally rewritten, and it is a must-have for any auto enthusiast.? How to Design Cars Like A Pro, by Tony Lewin and Ryan Borroff pulls back the sheet metal and reveals the inner workings of modern automotive design.

In his forward to the book Ian McCallum, Design Director for Jaguar Cars and one of the world?s great designers says, ?I really can?t imagine a more exciting time to become a car designer.? New challenges and demands on the motor car are going to change the comfortable assumptions we have had for many years.? Challenges include safety, resources and, of course, sustainability.?

The 208-page, larger format paperback book includes interviews with many of the designers currently pushing design envelopes.? The authors have included conversations with leading designers from Ford, BMW, GM, Jaguar, Nissan and other leading companies.

The book deals with the latest trends and concepts and reveal a fascinating mix of the art and science of creating a new automobile.? They also show the historical perspective of the business.

The design tutorial is filled with tips for the aspiring auto designer or someone that loves the art of the car.

How to Design Cars Like A Pro includes 337 color and 66 black and white images.? The book sells for $29.99 and is available online through, a division of Quaryside Publishing Group.

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