Cars We Loved in the 1960s

* Read # Cars We Loved in the 1960s by Giles Chapman ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB. Cars We Loved in the 1960s It was a golden period for iconic classic cars—the Mini Cooper, Jaguar E-type, AC Cobra, and MGB—but also a time when British manufacturers really got their act together with stylish family models. Who can forget great little runabouts with evocative names like Anglia, Herald, Imp, Viva, Cortina, and Hunter? Meanwhile, Rovers, Triumphs, and Jags were delighting executives as they cruised along near-empty motorways. It was too good to last, of course, with regulations looming and fanc

Cars We Loved in the 1960s

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Rating : 4.53 (762 Votes)
Asin : 0752494317
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 160 Pages
Publish Date : 2018-02-19
Language : English

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It was a golden period for iconic classic cars—the Mini Cooper, Jaguar E-type, AC Cobra, and MGB—but also a time when British manufacturers really got their act together with stylish family models. Who can forget great little runabouts with evocative names like Anglia, Herald, Imp, Viva, Cortina, and Hunter? Meanwhile, Rovers, Triumphs, and Jags were delighting executives as they cruised along near-empty motorways. It was too good to last, of course, with regulations looming and fancy foreign cars creeping on to Britain's driveways, but here Giles Chapman recalls all the key cars of the era. A lavishly illustrated celebration of the unique cars of the swinging sixtiesVintage car connoisseurs will love this blast back in time to when driving was still fun and buying a new car was a thrilling family event. This book is richly illustrated with fantastic period photos that bring the 1960s roaring back to life.

"Five Stars" according to Jay. Great book, good reading!!

About the AuthorGiles Chapman is an award-winning writer and commentator on the industry, history, and culture of cars. He has been editor of Classic & Sports Car, the world’s best-selling classic car magazine, and is the author of more than 15 books including Chapman's Car CompendiumThe Illustrated Encyclopedia of Extraordinary Automobiles, My Dad Had One Of Those, and The Worst Cars Ever Sold.

Giles Chapman is an award-winning writer and commentator on the industry, history, and culture of cars. He has been editor of Classic & Sports Car, the world’s best-selling classic car magazine, and is the author of more than 15 books including Chapman's Car CompendiumThe Illustrated Encyclopedia of Extraordinary Automobiles, My