Muscle: America's Legendary Performance Cars
In the 1960s three incendiary ingredients--V-8 engine technology, a culture consumed by the need for speed, and 75 million baby boomers entering the auto market--exploded in the form of the factory muscle car. The resulting vehicles, brutal machines unlike any the world had seen before or will likely ever see again, defined the sex-drugs-and-rock-and-roll generation.A chronicle of this tumultuous ...
Paperback: 384 pages
Publisher: Motorbooks; 1st edition (April 15, 2008)
Product Dimensions: 7.8 x 1 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 3160860
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“This book is an embodiment of an era where cars were cars they were full of muscle and speed. In the 60's baby boomers had an obsession and need for speed that exploded in the form of factory muscled cars. Muscle cars were what distinguished post war...”
eriod of American history through its signature automobiles, Muscle: America’s Legendary Performance Cars brings to life the history of American muscle, from the street-racing hot rod culture that emerged after World War II through the new breed of muscle cars coming out of Detroit today. Featuring exquisite photography by top photographer David Newhardt and a text that pulls no punches, Muscle: America’s Legendary Performance Cars is the definitive muscle car history.