Speed Read Supercar: The History, Technology and Design Behind the World's Most Exciting Cars
- Author: Wasef, Basem
- ISBN: 9780760362914
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$NZ 27.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 27.99
When Lamborghini unleashed its Miura on an unsuspecting world in 1966, it set off a high-performance arms race that continues to this day. Ferrari, Maserati, Jaguar, Porsche, Lotus all accepted the challenge, and over the following 5 decades numerous others stepped up as well; including stalwarts like Aston Martin, BMW, and Audi as well as small-volume specialists such as Koenigsegg, Pagani, Noble, and Spyker. The result is a veritable smorgasbord of blazingly fast, incredible handling, delicious-looking land missiles available to anyone with several hundred thousand dollars to spare. Super cars are a complex subject and one in which nearly all car enthusiasts people have an interest. Every part of a super car represents myriad decisions informed by engineering, aesthetics, human interface, and emotion. Speed Read: Supercars helps the you understand the how's and whys of these fantastic cars offering an engaging review of history, engineering, design, key concepts, and key people.