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Cars of the 50s Consumer Guide

Cars of the 50s

Consumer Guide

Published September 1st 2008
ISBN : 9781412771184
Hardcover
416 pages
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 About the Book 

While automobiles serve as its hub, Cars of the 1950s is more than a mere car book. Instead, its a spirited romp through a period thats filled with fond memories for those who lived it. Classic 1950s cars like the Lincoln Cosmopolitan, CadillacMoreWhile automobiles serve as its hub, Cars of the 1950s is more than a mere car book. Instead, its a spirited romp through a period thats filled with fond memories for those who lived it. Classic 1950s cars like the Lincoln Cosmopolitan, Cadillac Coupe de Ville, Plymouth Belvedere, Ford Thunderbird, Mercury Montclar, Chevy Bel Air, and the original Corvette exemplified the spirit of those times: They were brawny and proud, hopeful and boastful, strong and special.Practically every page of this handsome leather-bound book is overflowing with brilliant chrome, magnificent tail fins, and vibrant paint jobs. Youll find:Hundreds of incredible photos of vintage carsYear-by-year summaries of each major manufacturer from the 1950s, including Chrysler, Ford, General Motors, Packard, Studebaker, Hudson, Nash, AMC, Crosley, and Kaiser-WillysLively original ads and promotional illustrationsInformative essays about what was happening with cars and the culture at large during every year in the 1950sFascinating trivia, anecdotes, and quotes relating to 1950s carsWhether youre a diehard gearhead or youre simply interested in American history Cars of the 1950s is a book that youll return to again and again.