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Masten Gregory Formula One And Indy Driver From Kansas, U.S.A.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Masten Gregory's greatest triumph came in the 1965 Le Mans 24 Endurance Race. Teamed with rookie, and future F1 World Champion Jochen Rindt, he drove a Ferrari that was an underdog at the beginning of the race. At Indianapolis Masten drove one of Mickey Thompson's cars, a small speedster. Gregory defied predictions that he would be killed imminently because of his aggressive driving style.
Alberto Ascari
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,060. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Some racing fans recall Alberto Ascari primarily for his wreck at the harbor during the 1955 Grand Prix of Monaco. His Lancia went into the water and fortunately he escaped unscathed following the accident. Alberto was a racer's racer. He won back to back world Formula 1 titles that were sandwiched between his appearance in the 1952 Indy 500. Unfortunately he became a victim of the sport he loved.
Chevrolet Corvair Design And Engineering Flawed From Its Inception
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History, Nonfiction » True Crime » White-collar crime
Ralph Nader was a critic of the Chevrolet Corvair. A book he wrote cited the rear-engine car's tendency to roll over, even at slow speeds. Nader was vocal at Senate hearings regarding Corvair's most egregious flaw. This was a seepage of carbon dioxide into the car's passenger compartment. My ebook looks at GM's consistent denials of any problems despite numerous deaths among Corvair owners.
The First Auto Laws in the United States
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,550. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Stopping speeders by throwing logs in front of their car? Having a man walk in front of the car waving a red flag, to warn it is coming? Putting the initials of the driver on a piece of metal to act as his license plate? Giving a driver's license to anyone who has the use of both arms? These are but a few examples from this book of the first laws dealing with new-fangled automobiles.
A Complete History of the Toyota Supra
Price: Free! Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
A definitive history of the Toyota Supra, written by award-winning automotive historian Aaron Severson, with a forward by Tom Blackman of Olathe Toyota Parts Center. The book documents the development of each generation of the US-spec Supra, and includes original photos and technical specs.
Meine vier Oldtimer Raritäten
Price: $2.65 USD. Words: 15,300. Language: German. Published: March 31, 2014 by Ebozon Verlag. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Antique & Classic, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Vintage & Post Vintage Car. Das Oldtimer Quartett – Vom Traum zur Wirklichkeit.
The Mercedes R230 SL
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 16,620. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
This e-book covers the complete history of the SL R230 with all its engine variatons. Backed by detailed information directly sourced from Daimler AG, it describes all changes/upgrades plus the AMG and Special Edition versions. Also major tuners such as Brabus, Carlsson and RENNtech are discussed. Detailed technical information and annual production figures of each model are included
The Mercedes R231 SL
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 7,640. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
This e-book deals with the Mercedes SL R231, launched in early 2012. It covers all engines, the Special Edition and AMG versions and compares the SL with a BMW 650i Cabrio. Some 70 photos of all versions of this SL are included. It is part of a series of e-books by Bernd S. Koehling that cover all Mercedes SL cars from the 1950s till today. The author has over DB 20 e-books/books to his credit
The Mercedes W111 Fintail
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 15,540. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
The six-cylinder W111 developed into the first successful executive world car for Daimler-Benz. This revised reference book covers all variations in great detail, explains the cars' VIN and data card, looks at their today's values and talks about the color options. Full technical details and the annual production history are accompanied by superb, recent non-Daimler AG color photography
The Mercedes 300 Adenauer
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 11,280. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Transportation, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
This e-book covers the complete history of the W186 and W189 300 Adenauer. It comes with over 60 unique photos, most of them recent and in color. Backed by detailed information sourced directly from Daimler-Benz, it deals with all engine variations, the updates, changes and coach-built versions. Complete techn. specs, prod. figures and a theoretical drive with K. Adenauer in his 300 is included