Speed Read Ferrari

Author: Preston Lerner
Editor: Motorbooks
ISBN: 0760360413
File Size: 41,49 MB
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This beautifully designed and illustrated essential guide to Ferrari from Motorbooks' Speed Read series celebrates the world's premier performance-car manufacturer, from the first complete car Enzo Ferrari constructed in 1940—the Auto Avio Costruzioni—to masterpieces produced by Ferrari today. Author Preston Lerner covers 50-plus aspects key to understanding Ferrari's amazing history, including both racing and production cars, design and technology, and the personal histories of key figures. In sections divided by topic, you'll explore the story of Ferrari's founding; descriptions and critiques of over 25 different Ferrari models, including the milestone racers, lust-inspiring road cars, and dominating F1, sports, and prototype racecars; profiles of the most famous Ferrari drivers; recaps of Ferrari's most memorable racing wins; and a survey of all the stylists, coachbuilders, engineers, salesmen, and executives who have contributed to Ferrari's success. Each section ends with a glossary of related terms, and informational sidebars provide fun facts, historical tidbits, and mini-bios of key people in Ferrari history. Sleek illustrations of the cars bring the evolution of the company to life. With Motorbooks’ Speed Read series, become an instant expert in a range of fast-moving subjects, from Formula 1 racing to the Tour de France. Accessible language, compartmentalized sections, fact-filled sidebars, glossaries of key terms, and event timelines deliver quick access to insider knowledge. Their brightly colored covers, modern design, pop art–inspired illustrations, and handy size make them perfect on-the-go reads.
Speed Read Ferrari
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Preston Lerner
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-05-01 - Publisher: Motorbooks

This beautifully designed and illustrated essential guide to Ferrari from Motorbooks' Speed Read series celebrates the world's premier performance-car manufacturer, from the first complete car Enzo Ferrari constructed in 1940—the Auto Avio Costruzioni—to masterpieces produced by Ferrari today. Author Preston Lerner covers 50-plus aspects key to understanding Ferrari's amazing history,
Speed Read Supercar
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Basem Wasef
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-09-18 - Publisher: Motorbooks

From Motorbooks' beautifully designed and illustrated Speed Read series, Speed Read Supercar guides you through every aspect of these imagination-capturing, eye-widening, land-bound speed missiles. 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,
Speed Read Porsche 911
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Wayne R. Dempsey
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-09-18 - Publisher: Motorbooks

This beautifully designed and illustrated essential guide to Porsche 911 from Motorbooks' Speed Read series explores the ins and outs of one of the world’s premier sports cars; see what makes it tick, what makes it work, and how it managed to win so many titles and championships. Author Wayne
Speed Read Tour de France
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: John Wilcockson
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-07 - Publisher: Motorbooks

This beautifully designed and illustrated essential guide to the Tour de France from Motorbooks' Speed Read series will make you an instant expert on its history, its winners and rivalries, the tactics necessary to win it, and the technology of its bicycles. Le Tour has sometimes been called “chess on
Speed Read Car Design
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Tony Lewin
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-12-05 - Publisher: Motorbooks

This beautifully designed and illustrated essential guide to car design from Motorbooks' Speed Read series traces the inspirations of the first car designers and tracks the craft, the art, and the science that have propelled successive generations of designers and shaped the contours of the vehicles we see all around