American Auto Legends: Classics of Style and Design (Auto Legends Series)

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9781858945163: American Auto Legends: Classics of Style and Design (Auto Legends Series)

Few nations have had such an enduring love affair with the automobile as the United States. American Auto Legends presents more than 50 of the most remarkable American cars ever produced, from the horseless carriages’ of the early 1900s to the sleek and ultra-efficient machines of the early twenty-first century. Following a brief introduction to the history of the US automotive industry, the selected models are arranged chronologically. Concise descriptions highlight the key features of each vehicle, while stunning images by one of America’s leading car photographers provide the reader with an unparalleled visual record. Featuring all the major US manufacturers including Buick, Chevrolet, Ford, Lincoln and Studebaker this book is an essential and authoritative guide to the many legends of the American highway.

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Michael Furman is one of the foremost car photographers working today. His clients include some of the most prestigious names in the automotive industry, among them Bentley, Jaguar and Mercedes-Benz.

Tracy Powell is a journalist and Managing Editor of Automobile Quarterly, and an expert on American automotive history. His writing has earned him several International Automotive Media Awards.

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Furman's exquisite studio photos seduce you into tracing a finger over the fenders and studying each image as you would a concours car in the flesh. — Automobile Magazine

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