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Cars : freedom, style, sex, power, motion, colour, everything

Author: Stephen Bayley; Tif Hunter
Publisher: London : Conran Octopus, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The car is the most cherished and admired of all contemporary objects, and car design is one of the distinctive, even defining, art forms of the twenty-first century. As car design becomes more creative and these machines are becoming established cultural symbols of our success and artistic expression, this is a record of the achievements in car design and a luxurious read for any car enthusiast.
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
bilder
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Bayley; Tif Hunter
ISBN: 9781840915044 1840915048
OCLC Number: 233788502
Awards: Winner of British Book Design & Production Award: Photographic Books, Art / Architecture Monographs 2009.
Description: 384 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: 1934 Citroen 11cv Traction Avant --
1935 Lincoln Zephyr --
1936 Chrysler Airflow --
1939 BMW --
328 Mille Miglia --
1941 Jeep --
1947 Cisitalia 202 --
1948 Cadillac 61 --
1948 Jaguar XK120 --
1948 Land-Rover --
1949 Porsche 356 --
1949 Citroen 2cv --
1949 Volkswagen --
1949 Ford --
1949 SAAB 92 --
1950 Bentley R Type Continental --
1950 Volkswagen Transporter --
1953 Studebaker Starlight --
1951 Lancia Aurelia B20 --
1953 Panhard Dyna --
1953 AC Ace --
1953 Chevrolet Corvette --
1954 Mercedes-Benz 300SL --
1954 Ford Thunderbird --
1954 Alfa-Romeo Giulietta Sprint --
1955 Lancia Aurelia B24 --
1955 MGA --
1955 Fiat 600 --
1955 Citroen DS --
1955 BMW 507 --
1956 Volvo Amazon/120 --
1956 Fiat 500 --
1957 Chevrolet Bel-Air --
1957 Ford Fairlane 500 Skyliner --
1957 Lotus Elite --
1958 Fiat Multipla --
1958 Nash Metropolitan --
1959 Jaguar Mark II --
1959 Volvo P1800 --
1959 Chevrolet Corvair --
1959 Austin A40 --
1959 Mini --
1959 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz --
1961 Lincoln Continental --
1961 Jaguar E-Type --
1961 BMW 1500 --
1961 NSU Prinz --
1961 Alfa-Romeo Giulia.
Other Titles: Freedom, style, sex, power, motion, colour, everything
Responsibility: Stephen Bayley ; original photography by Tif Hunter.

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The story of the car is the story of how the objects of industry became a medium of artistic expression. This book tells that story in a series of case studies which reveal national characteristics:  Read more...

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Have you ever heard of a Lincoln Zephyr? Turn to page 42 of this luxurious book, and see for yourself the 1935 model of that extraordinarily styled automobile. Style is whatthis oversized beauty of a Read more...

 
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