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The Bedford CA

Britain's Best Loved Van by Dobinson, Colin Code: 49239 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publication date: 01/01/2030 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2030 Price: AU $31.71

Long overshadowed by the popularity of the iconic VW Type 2, the Bedford CA van has enjoyed a significant upswing in appreciation in recent years, with enthusiasts extolling its appealing design and investing heavily in restoring the battered examples that remain. This book takes an upbeat and informative approach to the history of the CA from its inception in post-war Britain to the end of its seventeen-year production run in 1969, including details of its development, interviews with people involved in its design, the many guises in which it appeared, and its role in the development of the modern motorhome. Period advertising, photographs and cultural references paint the backdrop for this charming little vans enormous success in Britains swinging sixties. Also included are tips on driving and buying Bedford CAs from Bedford owners and enthusiasts, technical and service data, and advice on maintenance and restoration.

Format: Paperback
Pages: 96
Illustration: B&W THROUGHOUT
Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2030
Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS
Publication date: 01/01/2030
Country of publication: UNITED KINGDOM
Weight: 0 g
Dimensions: 234mm X 165mm
Code: 49239