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The first years of the twenty-first century brought many changes and challenges for the automobile industry, from the development of environmentally responsible vehicles to the consolidation of numerous small companies as part of major manufacturing groups. Written by auto expert Tony Lewin and featuring over 1500 stunning photographs, this superb encyclopedia is the most comprehensive guide available to the international automobile industry of the last decade. The book explores some 150 of the most significant models, highlighting their performance, stylistic features and innovations. In addition, the guide includes entries on manufacturers around the world, covering many more production and concept cars past and present, as well as entries on the industry’s most influential designers. Informative profiles are enhanced throughout by technical specifications, company histories, chronologies of principal models and designer biographies. The result is an essential source of reference that no one interested in motoring can afford to be without.
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Tony Lewin has been writing about cars and the car industry for 30 years. He is a former editor of What Car? magazine, and launched Financial Times Automotive World.Review:
I defy any car enthusiast to pick up this glorious book without losing half a day idly flicking through it this encyclopaedia of modern motors is accessible, a great read and a perfect Christmas stocking filler. Daily Mail
It's a heavyweight, full colour encyclopaedia featuring 1,500 illustrations on 540 beautifully written pages', a 'glorious book for life' — The Telegraph
The book contains some 1500 images and even random rifling through the pages will entertain you for hours being a European publication with a global scope, the entertainment -and envy - quotient will be especially high for US readers who will have occasion to groan yet again at the sight of mouthwatering, DOT-unencumbered examples of automotive finery that will never make it to these shores Speed Readers
Absolutely cram-packed with information about the car world during the first decade or so of the new millennium From the Fiat 500 to Franco, you'll find them all here, and it's all presented in a handy colour-coded format, to make what you're looking for easy to find. Evo Magazine
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