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Over 400 dazzling color photographs and an entertaining narrative tell the tale of our love affair with cars-from the earliest Tin Lizzies to such automotive achievements as the Alfa Romeo, Porsche, Lincoln Continental, Ferrari, Jaguar, Corvette, and Pontiac GTO. Famous car photographers capture the elegance and excitement of each vehicle, while the stories behind the cars let us relive the adventures of designing and driving these marvels. Together they make an exciting history of the technological trends and designs that led to today's indispensable, stylish, and efficient automobile.The story concentrates on the most important car models produced in terms of social, aesthetic, and technological advances. From dream cars to road cars, this book captures the most stirring blends of technology, art, and beauty. Filled with a sense of adventure, it takes us on a fun spin through popular culture and into the future of automobiles.