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Cars of the 50"s

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Number of Pages96
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ISBN 100760313814
ISBN 109780760313817

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America's s cars are loved all over the world, especially by people who grew up with them ir drove them brand new. Absolutely complete collection of ALL - Autos. Great gift for car buffs, mechanics, history lovers, and anyone who just loves the classic American Car Bright lights, huge engines, and first class luxury all the way/5(77).   Readers will appreciate an insider s view of scores of classic cars of the s, including: Chevrolet Bel Air Chrysler C Buick Roadmaster Cadillac Eldorado Corvette convertibles Edsel Ford Thunderbird Hudson Hornet Mercury Turnpike Cruiser Cars of the s celebrates the most exciting and memorable cars built in the USA/5(18). The book details cars produced in the 50s by the then major manufacturers. For a couple of the early years advertising drawings are used instead of photographs but this does not detract from the book. There may be one or too one off car builders missing but as I said this book /5(40). Cars of the Fabulous 50s book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. More than photos that give a year by year overview of the ma /5(14).

Fifties Flashback: The American Car: Adler, Dennis: : Books. Buy New. $ FREE Shipping. Get free shipping. Free day shipping within the U.S. when you order $ of eligible items sold or fulfilled by Amazon. Or get business-day shipping on this item for $/5(67). One of the most powerful automobiles of the 50s was the Chrysler Imperial with a huge Hemi engine. Besides its luxurious looks and amazing height, it was extremely expensive as well. It was the first car to feature disc brakes and circular signal lights embedded in a chrome grille. The '50s were really off and running with this concept car offering from Buick. Its grille suggested a jet fighter's air intake, and its tailfins and single center taillamp were aircraft-inspired as well.   Plenty of legendary cars—ever hear of Chevrolet’s sports car, James Dean, or Ferris Bueller?—are among the 10 quickest to accelerate from zero to 60 mph that we performance-tested in .

The 's gave us some of the finest classic cars and will always have a place in our hearts. Look below for some wonderful photos and information on classic American Fords, Cadillacs, Chervolets and more along side some fine European classic cars including the British MGTD and Jaguar. This book suffers from the same shortcomings as the ones on cars of the 50s and 60s: disappointing photos. Before I get into that, let me say that I realize that a book containing all the possible photos that would highlight the cars and their design changes would /5(39). 50s Cars book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Highlights from American automobile design of the s/5. s & s Cars; s & s Cars. Welcome to s & s Cars. The Fifties, America felt bold,important and enthusiastic about the future and we wanted our cars to portray those feelings. We piled on the chrome, we shouted bigger, faster.