Vintage Car Wrecks Motoring Mishaps 1950-1979

Vintage Car Wrecks Motoring Mishaps 1950-1979

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qFollowing in the tire tracks of the popular Antique Car Wrecks and Old Car Wrecks, this volume chronicles wrecks of the1950s, 60s, and 70s automobiles. More than 400 post accident images are accompanied by detailed captions providing relevant model and technical information. The text examines the automobile industry's progress in the development and implementation of mandatory and voluntary safety features throughout the years. Automobile enthusiasts, collectors, and restorers will enjoy the wealth of model information and follow the evolution of safety standards that affected the design, styling, and engineering of the 20th century's most beloved cars.qVolkswagen. An inverted Beetle provided an exciting ride for someone. Note the jacket hanging from the bumper. ... The unsynchronized four-speed meant plenty of double clutching, while next to the gearshift was the manual choke button.

Title:Vintage Car Wrecks Motoring Mishaps 1950-1979
Author:Rusty Herlocher
Publisher:Krause Publications - 2011-02-28


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