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The golden age of sports cars.

Louis William Steinwedel

The golden age of sports cars.

by Louis William Steinwedel

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Published by Chilton Book Co. in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sports cars -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesSports cars.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL236 .S73 1972
    The Physical Object
    Pagination253 p.
    Number of Pages253
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5115014M
    ISBN 100801956919
    LC Control Number74187839
    OCLC/WorldCa324217

    BBC Timeshift sets its rear-view mirror to look back at the golden age of the British sports car. It's the story of how - in the grey austerity of the postwar years - iconic marques like Jaguar, Austin-Healey, MG and Triumph sparked a manufacturing frenzy that helped to democratise speed and glamour. 1 day ago  And there was no better time to grow up than during "America's golden age," he said. Home is Sweetwater, where Mel grew tall and taught at the high school for four years in the s.

    A golden age is a period in a field of endeavor when great tasks were accomplished. The term originated from early Greek and Roman poets, who used it to refer to a time when mankind lived in a better time and was pure (see Golden Age).. The ancient Greek philosopher Hesiod introduced the term in his Works and Days, when referring to the period when the "Golden Race" of man lived. The ‘60s beckoned the golden age of American muscle cars, like the Chevrolet Corvette C1, the Stingray and Shelby Cobra – long, powerful cars designed to go fast in a straight line. Over.

    “The Golden Age of Sports Cars, ” is the title of an all-new special museum exhibition opening at the Gilmore Car Museum on Saturday Oct 1 and will run until April This exhibit showcases nearly two dozen of rarest and most sought after sports cars in the world including: Janis Joplin’s Porsche , Nicolas Cage’s. Cars is the Little Golden Book adaptation of Disney/Pixar's Cars. Lightning McQueen is a hot-shot young race car competing for the coveted Piston Cup. But when he gets lost on the way to a big race, he realizes that he still has a lot to learn about what it takes to be a true friend. This exciting retelling of the newest Disney/Pixar film is sure to be a hit with young speedsters!


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