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Ferrari Hypercars

Author : Winston Goodfellow
ISBN : 9781627885089
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 33.97 MB
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The only full history behind all of Ferrari's most outrageous performance cars. For over 60 years, Ferrari has produced cars that fire the imaginations of car lovers worldwide. Embodying the perfect combination of beauty, performance, exclusivity, and Italian flair, its vehicles have made it the world's most iconic carmaker. Though Ferrari has always produced road cars, the company has first and foremost focused on competition models, such as the handful of cars built in low-number serial production that campaigned on race courses the world over in the 1950s and 60s. In Ferrari Hypercars: The Story of Maranello's Fastest, Rarest Road Cars, author Winston Goodfellow profiles some of Ferrari's top creations--vehicles so startling in their performance capabilities that they surpass modern terms and attain the status of "hypercar." This book begins by reaching back to the 1950s to establish the lineage of hypercars and goes on to showcase the best known examples since the 288 GTO, including the F40, F50, Enzo, and all-new la Ferrari. These cars were collector vehicles from the moment they rolled off the production line, though that was never the reason for their creation; they were made to be driven. A necessary read for any racing fan, Ferrari Hypercars exhaustively traces the history of the company's competition vehicles and establishes its status as a symbol for speed, luxury, and wealth.
Category: Transportation

Aluminum Upcycled

Author : Carl A. Zimring
ISBN : 9781421421872
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 56.77 MB
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Besides being the right thing to do for Mother Earth, recycling can also make money—particularly when it comes to upcycling, a zero waste practice where discarded materials are fashioned into goods of greater economic or cultural value. In Upcycling Aluminum, Carl A. Zimring explores how the metal’s abundance after World War II—coupled with the significant economic and environmental costs of smelting it from bauxite ore—led to the industrial production of valuable durable goods from salvaged aluminum. Beginning in 1886 with the discovery of how to mass produce aluminum, the book examines the essential part the metal played in early aviation and the world wars, as well as the troubling expansion of aluminum as a material of mass disposal. Recognizing that scrap aluminum was as good as virgin material and much more affordable than newly engineered metal, designers in the postwar era used aluminum to manufacture highly prized artifacts. Zimring takes us on a tour of post-1940s design, examining the use of aluminum in cars, trucks, airplanes, furniture, and musical instruments from 1945 to 2015. By viewing upcycling through the lens of one material, Zimring deepens our understanding of the history of recycling in industrial society. He also provides a historical perspective on contemporary sustainable design practices. Along the way, he challenges common assumptions about upcycling’s merits and adds a new dimension to recycling as a form of environmental absolution for the waste-related sins of the modern world. Raising fascinating questions of consumption, environment, and desire, Upcycling Aluminum is for anyone interested in industrial and environmental history, discard studies, engineering, product design, music history, or antiques.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Top 21 Hypercars

Author : Editions LeBooks
ISBN : 9788583860860
Genre : Young Adult Nonfiction
File Size : 61.55 MB
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Sports cars are a passion for many people. In this ebook you will have more than sport cars, you will meet the top 21 Hipercars on the planet. The fastest, the most beautiful, and the most expensive sport cars ever made. With lots of pictures from various angles, general data and performance, and its history, as well as links to the websites of the manufacturers. It is a must read for all esportive cars lovers. Hypercars are high horsepower cars with a supercharging or turbocharging systems; they are also 240 MPH plus cars. The cost of a Hypercar can vary between $500,000 to no limit. Example of hypercars: Hennessey Venom GT, SSC Tuatara, Bugatti Chiron, Koenigsegg Regera, Bugatti Veyron, McLaren F1, Lykan Hypersport, Ferrari LaFerrari,Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera. You can meet all of them and many others in this ebook.
Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

Evo Supercars

Author : evo Magazine
ISBN : 9781784720759
Genre : Transportation
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Supercars are the stuff of childhood dreams, the perfect blend of power and beauty. Here, the experts at evo magazine assemble the 100 greatest supercars ever built, from the red-blooded Ferraris of the 1960s to the technical prowess of the very latest McLarens, all accompanied by jaw-dropping photography from the world-renowned evo photographers and key performance stats. Contents include: Ferrari Daytona (1968) Porsche 911 Turbo (1975) Ferrari Testarossa (1984) Lamborghini Diablo (1990) Jaguar XJ220 (1992) Pagani Zonda C12S (2000) Ford GT (2004) Aston Martin Vanquish S (2004) Koenigsegg CC85 (2005) Bugatti Veyron SS (2010) McLaren P1 (2014) Ferrari LaFerrari (2014) Lamborghini Huracan LP610-4 (2014) Koenigsegg One:1 (2014) ...and many more!
Category: Transportation

Ferrari 70 Years

Author : Dennis Adler
ISBN : 9780760353066
Genre : Transportation
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For 70 years, Ferrari has produced automotive works of art to fire the imaginations of car lovers worldwide. A stellar combination of beauty, performance, racing success, exclusivity and Italian flair have combined to make Ferrari the world's most iconic carmaker. All these traits coalesce in the form of Ferrari's road cars. From the 125S in 1947, to the versatile 340 in the 1950s, to the stunning 250s and 275s of the 1960s, to the Daytona, to the shocking F40, to the modern era's outrageous hypercars the Enzo and LaFerrari, no other sports car manufacturer has so consistently set the bar for style and performance. It's a near unbroken 70-year run of hits. Ferrari 70 Years lifts the hood on Ferrari's sports car history beginning in 1947, but also touches on Enzo Ferrari's early career with Alfa-Romeo before he launched his iconic company. Author Dennis Adler offers Ferrari owners and fans an engaging and comprehensive history of Maranello's extensive sports car range. Adler's detailed text is accompanied by his gorgeous photography and supplemented by fascinating images from Ferrari's historic archive. There is simply no better way to celebrate Ferrari's fantastic history.
Category: Transportation

Lamborghini Supercars 50 Years

Author : Stuart Codling
ISBN : 9780760347959
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
File Size : 39.40 MB
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Immerse yourself in this complete guide on Lamborghini's ultimate performance cars. Nearly 50 years ago, upstart high-end sports car manufacturer Lamborghini set the performance car world on its ear with its stunning supercar, the Miura. Wrapped in a svelte Marcello Gandini - designed body and powered by a 350-horsepower V-12, the Miura instantly made every other car look antiquated. In 1974, Lamborghini again shocked the automotive world with the mad Countach (an Italian expression one might utter at the sight of a beautiful woman), another Gandini masterpiece. Wide, low, and menacing, the original Countach completely recalibrated the supercar template. The Diablo replaced the Countach in 1990 and was the last of the Lamborghini supercars under the auspices of the "original" company. Audi acquired the company in 1997 and would bring significant German efficiency to bear, turning out supercars to a new template: the Murielago in 2001, the Gallardo in 2003, the Reventon in 2008, the Aventador in 2011, and, most recently, the appropriately named Huracan. Each one is an ultimate car. Many were collector vehicles from the moment they rolled off the production line. Beneath their stunning bodywork lie chassis and powerplants bristling with the best technology of their respective eras. Lamborghini's latest supercars zip from 0 to 60 miles per hour in under 3 seconds and hit top speeds in excess of 220 miles per hour. Their prices are equally staggering. Lamborghini Supercars 50 Years is devoted exclusively to all of Lamborghini's ultimate performance cars. No enthusiast of these world-class sports cars will want to miss it!
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Cars Of The Super Rich

Author : Martin Buckley
ISBN : 0760319537
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 64.57 MB
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Looks at the stories behind the world's most exclusive motor cars, from the stately Lincolns, Zils, and Mercedes of the Cold War period built only to order for heads of state and royalty to the garish neo-classics favored by the pimps and playboys of the1970s.
Category: Transportation

Road And Track

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ISBN : UOM:39015039949329
Genre : Automobile racing
File Size : 28.57 MB
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Category: Automobile racing

European Car

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ISBN : IND:30000107578472
Genre : Automobiles
File Size : 58.62 MB
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Category: Automobiles

The Supercar Colouring Book

Author : Rob Gardiner
ISBN : 1786293803
Genre : Games & Activities
File Size : 59.47 MB
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The Supercar Colouring Book contains 30 technically detailed illustrations showcasing the world's best Automotive engineering. From the early record breaking speed machines to the modern day hyper cars, immerse yourself in the world of Audi, Aston Martin, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Lotus, Masserati, Mercedes, McLaren and the mightiest U.S. Muscle Cars. Created for the serious Illustrator on quality paper each image has been hand crafted to look as lifelike as possible, enhanced by the photo realistic wheels and intricate details, the soft fine linework allows you to create subtle shading and gradient blends using pencils, markers or watercolours. The Supercar Colouring Book is a work of art just waiting for you to turn into a motoring masterpiece.
Category: Games & Activities