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Holden vs Ford : the Cars, the Culture, the Competition.

Author: Steve Bedwell
Publisher: Chicago : Rockpool Pub., 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Holden versus Ford, Ford versus Holden, Red versus Blue, Blue versus Red, even the order in which you say these two precious words marks you for life as to which side of the white line you drive on. Going straight to the heart of what it means to be Australian, this book is a must-have addition to any Ford or Holden lover's bookshelf. Loyalty, faith, competition, love?is expressed through two brands of motor car.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bedwell, Steve.
Holden vs Ford : The Cars, the Culture, the Competition.
Chicago : Rockpool Publishing, ©2009
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Bedwell
ISBN: 9781921878343 1921878347
OCLC Number: 796384561
Description: 1 online resource (225 pages)
Contents: Cover; Copyright; Dedication; Table of Contents; Introduction; Part 1: IT HAD TO START SOMEWHERE; Chapter 1: IN THE BEGINNING ... ; Chapter 2: THE BLUE OVAL AND THE LION; Chapter 3: THIS YEAR'S MODEL; Chapter 4: TOPPING THE COLOUR CHARTS; Chapter 5: THE FIRST REAL TEST; Chapter 6: BREATHY AND PANTING ... BUT NOT IN A GOOD WAY; Chapter 7: THE WINDS OF CHANGE; Part II: RACING IMPROVES THE BREED; Chapter 8: THE MOUNTAINEERS; Chapter 9: WHO STOLE MY HO?; Chapter 10: A COMPARISON ON THE MOUNT; Chapter 11: BROCK, BILL AND BRIDGESTONE; Part III: THE HUMAN ELEMENT; Chapter 12: GO VAN, GO. Chapter 13: LANG LANG AND THE YOU YANGSChapter 14: FAMOUS NAMES, FAMOUS-ISH CARS; Chapter 15: STYLING GONE WRONG; Chapter 16: MEL, UWE AND THAT PHOTO; Chapter 17: THE FUZZ; Chapter 18: THE SUPER-ROO AND THE PRANCING HORSE; Chapter 19: OLD SCHOOL, NEW SCHOOL; Chapter 20: TWO FROM EACH THAT NEVER MADE IT; Part IV: THE SUB-SPECIES; Chapter 21: THE EVOLUTION OF THE GT; Chapter 22: COME FLY WITH ME; Chapter 23: SELECTIVE MEMORY? IT APPEARS NOT; Chapter 24: HOMEGROWN LUXURY; Chapter 25: MONARO; Chapter 26: HENRY'S HARDTOPS; Chapter 27: FROM SHOW TO SHOWROOM; Part V: HEN'S TEETH. Chapter 28: TWO CONVERTIBLESAND A WAGONChapter 29: AHEAD OF ITS TIME; Chapter 30: THEY'VE ALL GOT TO; Chapter 31: THE MAZDAROADPACER AP; Chapter 32: THIS IS THE STORY OF THE HURRICANE; Chapter 33: THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL; Chapter 34: R.I.P. PHASE IV; Chapter 35: XU-2?; Chapter 36: HOW WOULD YOU LIKE YOUR TORANA, SIR? RARE?; Chapter 37: BUYING MUSCLE; CONCLUSION; THE FUTURE; MEASURING UP; BIBLIOGRAPHY; THANK YOUS.

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Holden versus Ford, Ford versus Holden, Red versus Blue, Blue versus Red, even the order in which you say these two precious words marks you for life as to which side of the white line you drive on. Going straight to the heart of what it means to be Australian, this book is a must-have addition to any Ford or Holden lover's bookshelf. Loyalty, faith, competition, love?is expressed through two brands of motor car. Never before has this nation-dividing topic been faced head on, and written about in such a detailed and humorous way. Some highlights include: comprehensive history of For.

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