Colin Chapman Wayward Genius

Mike Lawrence shows how Chapman operated in a fast-moving, highly pressurized world of international racing and car making that generated huge rewards and temptations.

Colin Chapman Wayward Genius

Colin Chapman Wayward Genius

Mike Lawrence shows how Chapman operated in a fast-moving, highly pressurized world of international racing and car making that generated huge rewards and temptations. The crunch came when he became involved with the ill-fated Delorean car company.

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Colin Chapman Wayward Genius
Language: en
Pages: 276
Authors: Mike Lawrence
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-07-01 - Publisher: Brooklands Books Limited

Mike Lawrence shows how Chapman operated in a fast-moving, highly pressurized world of international racing and car making that generated huge rewards and temptations. The crunch came when he became involved with the ill-fated Delorean car company.
Lotus Elite, Eclat and Excel
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Matthew Vale
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-02-29 - Publisher: Crowood

Lotus introduced the Type 75 Elite in 1974. Being a full four-seater coupe with an opening glass tailgate, it was designed to carry a family in comfort while retaining Lotus' trademark, excellent road holding and handling. Perhaps most importantly, it was the first - and successful - step in Colin
Lotus Elan
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Matthew Vale
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-08-31 - Publisher: Crowood

The Lotus Elan was Lotus's definitive roadster. It replaced the elegant but expensive Lotus Elite and was the first car to employ the innovative Lotus steel backbone chassis. The original Elan was produced as a two-seat, open-top sportscar and hardtop coupe from 1962 to 1973. The range was extended by
High Performance: When Britain Ruled the Roads
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Peter Grimsdale
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-16 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

‘A band of stubborn pioneers rose from the embers of Britain’s cities after World War Two and created the finest automobiles the world had ever seen ... High Performance tells the exhilarating tale of their journey down the fast lane.’ Ben Collins, bestselling author of The Man In The White
Scenes from an Automotive Wonderland
Language: en
Pages: 245
Authors: Gregory A. Cagle
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-03-16 - Publisher: McFarland

 Gregory Cagle was a 10-year-old car fanatic when his family moved from New Jersey to Germany in 1956. For the next five years he photographed unusual, rare and sometimes bizarre automobiles throughout Europe. This book features 105 specimens of auto exotica, captured with Cagle’s Iloca Rapid-B 35mm camera—not showpieces

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