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Speed Read Supercar: The History, Technology and Design Behind

the World's Most Exciting Cars by Wasef, Basem Code: 51420 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publication date: 23/08/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days Price: AU $24.99

Curious about supercars? Speed Read: Supercars is the guide youve been looking for to every aspect of these imagination capturing, eye widening, land-bound speed missiles.

When Lamborghini unleashed its Miura on an unsuspecting world in 1966, it set off a high-performance arms race that continues to this day. Ferrari, Maserati, Jaguar, Porsche, Lotus all accepted the challenge, and over the following 5 decades numerous others stepped up as well; including stalwarts like Aston Martin, BMW, and Audi as well as small-volume specialists such as Koenigsegg, Pagani, Noble, and Spyker. The result is a veritable smorgasbord of blazingly fast, incredible handling, delicious-looking land missiles available to anyone with several hundred thousand dollars to spare.

Supercars are a complex subject and one in which nearly all car enthusiasts people have an interest. Every part of a supercar represents myriad decisions informed by engineering, aesthetics, human interface, and emotion. Speed Read: Supercars helps the you understand the hows and whys of these fantastic cars offering an engaging review of history, engineering, design, key concepts, and key people.

Format: Paperback
Pages: 160
Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL
Publication date: 23/08/2018
Country of publication: AUSTRALIA
Weight: 480 g
Dimensions: 150mm X 150mm
Code: 51420