The Chevrolet Corvette; the Dodge Coronet; the Ford GT-they're names that send a shiver down the spine of true car enthusiasts. With big V8 engines crammed into mid-sized shells, they ripped up the roads on their way out of Detroit as they roared onto the market and into the awaiting arms of the power-hungry public. Readers discover which is the most powerful muscle car ever made and what nearly led to their extinction in the '70s, as well as learning which of their 21st century descendants should be purchased today. Readers discover all this and more with beautifully laid-out, detailed profiles of the best muscle cars-their facts, stats, and great stories from behind the scenes.Considering that it was to be a design technology, Ford designers and engineers labored to create a modern supercar to evoke the spirit of the Sixties legend. ... This high-tech, supercharged example of the engine-buildera#39;s art drives through a six-speed manual transmission, ... the car is the star of Forda#39;s centennial celebrations The first production cars are delivered to their owners The GT continues toanbsp;...
|Author||:||Mark Holmes, Ivan Berg|
|Publisher||:||The Rosen Publishing Group - 2012-12-15|