Car history is world history, and the world is a strange place full of weird people. The same spirit that has built empires has driven people to create small boxes that go very fast around twisty ribbons of pavement. Cars have spent most of modern history on the frontier of technology, and the impulse to develop something new often inspires genius. Sometimes it inspires insanity. This book is a collection of stories from Jalopnik that live somewhere on the line between genius and insanity. Theyare the stories that Big Auto Journalism is afraid to tell. This book is for you, the gearhead who cherishes the weird dark alleys of automobile history. Enjoy.Ita#39;s a reminder that innovation can beat strength, and that the most defining characteristic of any giant is not its size but its susceptibility to cleverness. The most often cited version of the story is one retold by a former sales rep of American Hondaa#39;s motorcycle division, a man ... Thata#39;s a simplification, but the end result is that Honda was able to build engines that met the strict new emissions regulations inanbsp;...
|Title||:||Jalopnik’s Book Of Car Facts And History Even Gearheads Don’t Know|
|Publisher||:||Gawker Media Group - 2015-08-07|