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Supercar revolution : the fastest cars of all time

Author: John Lamm
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Motorbooks, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Supercar Revolution charts the battle for performance supremacy among the world's leading marques, including Ferrari, Lamborghini, Bugatti, Porsche, Aston Martin, Pagani, and more. Supercar Revolution profiles the designers and engineers who developed these high-tech performance titans and puts the reader behind the wheel with test drivers and racers. The top-notch information is accompanied by 200-plus historic  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Lamm
ISBN: 9780760363348 076036334X
OCLC Number: 1028522094
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 240 pages : color illustrations ; 23 x 29 cm
Contents: Section I: The First Wave, 1967-1978. Lamborghini Miura and Ferrari Daytona 1967 ; Maserati Bora 1971 ; Ferrari Boxer 1973 ; Lamborghini Countach 1974 ; Porsche Turbos 1975 ; BMW M1 1978 --
Section II: The Group B Connection, 1983-1991 . Ferrari 288 GTO 1983 ; Ferrari Testarossa 1984 ; Ferrari F40 1987 ; Jaguar XJ220 1988 ; Porsche 959 1988 ; Lamborghini Diablo 1990 ; Bugatti EB110 1991 ; The Vector 1991 ; Honda NSX 1991 --
Section III: The Modern Supercar Era, 1992-Present. McLaren F1 1992 ; Ferrari F50 1996 ; Pagani Zonda 1999 ; Saleen S7 2001 ; Ferrari Enzo 2002 ; Maserati MC12 2004 ; Porsche Carrera GT 2004 ; Ford GT 2005 ; Bugatti Veyron 16.4 2005 ; Mercedes-Benz AMG SLS 2010 ; Pagani Huayra 2012 ; Porsche 918 2013 ; McLaren P1 2013 ; Lamborghini Huracan 2014 ; Ferrari 488 GTB 2016 ; Bugatti Chiron 2016 ; Aston Martin DB11 2016 ; Ford GT 2017 Chapter 34: Lexus LC 500 2017 ; Corvette ZR1 2019.
Responsibility: by John Lamm.

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"Supercar Revolution charts the battle for performance supremacy among the world's leading marques, including Ferrari, Lamborghini, Bugatti, Porsche, Aston Martin, Pagani, and more. Supercar Revolution profiles the designers and engineers who developed these high-tech performance titans and puts the reader behind the wheel with test drivers and racers. The top-notch information is accompanied by 200-plus historic and contemporary photographs. Jay Leno, the host of Jay Leno's Garage and one of the best-known automotive collectors and enthusiasts in the world, offers entertaining and insightful commentaries throughout the book. You'll love his stories and perspective on these incredible cars. Supercar Revolution conveys the power of automotive aesthetics and performance as expressed by these extreme machines."--Jacket.

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