Dennis Adler Convertibles

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Convertibles is a celebration of the classic drop-top, from the earliest of coach cars where convertible style was the norm, to the high-end sports cars of today. This pictorial journey begins in 1886 with the Benz Patent Motorwagen and races forward through 125 years of automotive development, design innovation, and technology to give every reader a latest convertibles on the market and their historic heritages dating back to a time when every new idea was an innovation, if not a revelation, in modern personal transportation.

Today's convertible is a metaphor for freedom on the open road. To drop the top and feel the wind and sun and to be able to cover up again in rain and cold represents the ultimate automotive luxury. From Ford's Model T to sporty Jaguar roadsters, from classic Chevys to modern Miatas, the convertible is a body style that never goes out of style.

Convertibles

profiles more than 60 cars in lovely photographic detail with car profiles for each car that include its history, performance specs, trivia, and a color photo gallery. For the dedicated auto enthusiast or the casual or budding fan, this book is an entertaining survey of the greatest convertibles ever made.

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Award-winning author, photographer, and historian Dennis Adler is recognized as one of America's most published authors and historians. He has been seen on Good Morning America, The Today Show, and CBS Sunday Morning. The author of thirty-seven books on historic firearms and collectible automobiles, as well as a former magazine editor, Adler has had more than five thousand articles and photographs published during his 35-year career.

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