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38 slmag.net Bibliotaph... Horsepower Compiled by Victoria Chase e ultimate off-roader, the Land Rover Defender is recognized around the globe as an icon of British engineering. Landy fans and petrol-heads alike will enjoy this highly illustrated collection of classic and limited edition models, beginning with its first iteration as a utility vehicle in 1948 and onward to 21st century special editions. Mike Gould - Defender: Land Rover's Legendary Off-Roader - hardcover, 160 pages, Aurum Press (quartoknows.com) Beauty, performance, racing success, exclusivity and Italian flair combine to make Ferrari one of the world's most iconic carmakers. is book offers Ferrari owners and fans an engaging and comprehensive history of Maranello's extensive sports car range, highlighted by gorgeous photography and fascinating images from Ferrari's historic archive. Dennis Adler - Ferrari: 70 Years - hardcover, 320 pages, Motorbooks (quartoknows.com) Automotive writer and photographer Dennis Adler details the early career of Ferdinand Porsche, supported by stunning images of the first Gmünd coupe, the 356, and the timeless 911, among others, to relay the full story of the iconic German sports car. Dennis Adler - Porsche: e Classic Era - hardcover, 304 pages, Motorbooks (quartoknow.com) e icons of muscle car art—including Camaro and Chevelle SS, the Hemi and 440-6 'Cuda, Challenger, Roadrunner, Super Bee, GTX, Super Bird, Daytona Charger, Super Cobra Jet and Boss Mustang, Talladega Torino, Buick GSX and W30 Oldsmobile 442, and AMX Javelin—are all included in this lavishly illustrated volume. Each example is described in a detailed essay followed by a gallery of portraits and special gatefold presentations that capture the art of the muscle car at its finest. David Newhardt (author), Peter Harholdt (photographer) - e Art of the Muscle Car - hardcover, 240 pages, Motorbooks (quartoknows.com) All of the cars featured in this elegant book attained auction prices in excess of $1,000,000, making them the most desired (and expensive) cars in the world. Photographed by Simon Clay, vibrant images are accompanied by informative text that gives the reader the specs, history and other fascinating details of these dream vehicles. Martin Derrick (author), Simon Clay (photographer) - Million Dollar Classics: e World's Most Expensive Dream Cars - hardcover, 192 pages, Chartwell Books (quartoknows.com)

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