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  • Selling the American Muscle Car: Marketing Detroit Iron in the 60s and 70s Sale

    Selling the American Muscle Car: Marketing Detroit Iron in the 60s and 70s

    Relive some of the cleverest marketing campaigns auto manufacturers created during a time when America was changing every day.

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  • COPO Camaro, Chevelle & Nova: Chevrolet's Ultimate Muscle Cars Sale

    COPO Camaro, Chevelle & Nova: Chevrolet's Ultimate Muscle Cars

    Chevy muscle car aficionado and author Matt Avery retraces the history of the COPO program and the creation of these premier muscle cars. He has scoured archives and tracked down owners and personnel involved in the program to deliver a comprehensive story and complete guide to the COPO cars.

    Regular Price: $44.95

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  • Industry Legends Bundle Sale

    Industry Legends Bundle

    A collection of three books. Isky, Carrol Shelby and Linda Vaughn share their memories.

    Regular Price: $116.85

    Special Price $93.48

  • 1969 Plymouth Road Runner: Muscle Cars In Detail No. 5 Sale

    1969 Plymouth Road Runner: Muscle Cars In Detail No. 5

    Volume No. 5 of CarTech's Muscle Cars In Detail series covers the 1969 Plymouth Road Runner.

    Regular Price: $22.95

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  • The Definitive Barracuda & Challenger Guide: 1970-1974 Sale

    The Definitive Barracuda & Challenger Guide: 1970-1974

    Plymouth Barracudas and Dodge Challengers are some of the most powerful and valuable Mopar muscle cars ever built. If you have been searching for the comprehensive story and vital option information for these classic Mopar muscle cars, you don't need to look any further.

    Regular Price: $42.95

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  • Hubert Platt: Fast Fords of the "Georgia Shaker" Sale New

    Hubert Platt: Fast Fords of the "Georgia Shaker"

    A 1986 NHRA Hall of Fame member, Hubert Platt's lasting legacy on the sport can't be denied. Whether he was launching his Falcon with the door open, conducting a Ford Drag Team seminar, or setting a national record at the 1967 US Nationals in his Fairlane, Platt's imprint on drag racing was all-encompassing. His son and fellow drag racer, Allen Platt, shares his dad's iconic career in Hubert Platt: Fast Fords of the Georgia Shaker!

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  • 1969 Chevrolet Camaro SS: Muscle Cars In Detail No. 4 Sale

    1969 Chevrolet Camaro SS: Muscle Cars In Detail No. 4

    Author and muscle car expert Robert Kimbrough provides a comprehensive examination of the all-time classic 1969 Camaro SS in Volume No. 4 of CarTech's In Detail series.

    Regular Price: $22.95

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  • Dyno Don: The Cars and Career of Dyno Don Nicholson Sale

    Dyno Don: The Cars and Career of Dyno Don Nicholson

    If you are a fan of a certain era of racing, a Ford fan, or certainly a Dyno Don fan, this book will be a welcome addition to your library. Follow his Hall of Fame career on the match race circuit.

    Regular Price: $36.95

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  • Iconic American Muscle Bundle Sale

    Iconic American Muscle Bundle

    Four of our best-selling titles covering the history the iconic American muscle car.

    Regular Price: $134.85

    Special Price $107.88

  • 1971 Plymouth 'Cuda: Muscle Cars In Detail No. 2 Sale

    1971 Plymouth 'Cuda: Muscle Cars In Detail No. 2

    Get an introduction and historical overview of the design and concepts, a look at marketing and promotion, an in-depth study of all hardware and available options, as well as an examination of where the Barracuda is on the market today.

    Regular Price: $22.95

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  • Carroll Shelby: A Collection of My Favorite Racing Photos Sale

    Carroll Shelby: A Collection of My Favorite Racing Photos

    Filled with images that have never been seen in print, as well as images not published since the 1950s and 1960s, this final work from Shelby is a personally curated collection by the legend himself.

    Regular Price: $36.95

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  • Dodge Daytona and Plymouth Superbird: Design, Development, Production and Competition Sale

    Dodge Daytona and Plymouth Superbird: Design, Development, Production and Competition

    Author Steve Lehto gives a thorough and detailed account of the history of this battle that culminated with the final wars between the Ford Talladega/Mercury Cyclone and the Dodge Daytona/Plymouth Superbird.

    Regular Price: $44.95

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  • 1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1: Muscle Cars In Detail No. 9 Sale

    1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1: Muscle Cars In Detail No. 9

    The 1969 Mach I was Ford's attempt to create a package and a style to match the performance of its recently released and very potent 428-ci Cobra Jet engine package. Displacing the still-available but more conservative GT trim, the Mach I included unique and innovative graphics and mechanical innovations including shaker hood scoops, dual racing mirrors, deluxe interiors, competition suspension, dual chrome exhaust tips, and blacked-out hoods.

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  • Gloria - A Lifetime Motorcyclist: 75 Years on Two Wheels and Still Riding Sale

    Gloria - A Lifetime Motorcyclist: 75 Years on Two Wheels and Still Riding

    In Gloria Struck: 75 years on Two Wheels, Gloria Tramontin Struck shares with you all of her favorite stories, from back when she was being raised behind her father's motorcycle shop in Clifton NJ, through 75 years of riding tales, all the way to the present, where she is rightfully celebrated at motorcycles rallies and events.

    Regular Price: $24.95

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  • The Definitive Camaro Guide: 1970-1/2 - 1981 Sale

    The Definitive Camaro Guide: 1970-1/2 - 1981

    Whether you have an SS, Z/28, Rally Sport, Type LT, Sport Coupe, or Berlinetta, The Definitive Camaro Guide: 1970-1/2-1981 showcases the various cosmetic, interior, powertrain, and chassis changes that occurred on all models through the years. Heavily illustrated, the book features more than 400 images detailing the correct parts and accessories your Camaro had when new.

    Regular Price: $42.95

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  • Mustang Special Editions: Over 500 Models Including Shelbys, Cobras, Twisters, Pace Cars, Saleens and more Sale

    Mustang Special Editions: Over 500 Models Including Shelbys, Cobras, Twisters, Pace Cars, Saleens and more

    This book examines more than 500 special edition Mustangs from 1964 through today. Coverage includes factory offerings such as the 2001 Bullitt and SVT Cobras, regional promotions including the Twister Special, third-party tuners such as Roush and Saleen, and factory race cars including the 1968-1/2 Cobra Jets and the 2000 Cobra-R. You may find Mustangs in this book that you had no idea even existed!

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  • 1969-1970 Ford Mustang Boss 429: Muscle Cars In Detail No. 7 Sale

    1969-1970 Ford Mustang Boss 429: Muscle Cars In Detail No. 7

    Author Dan Burrill collaborated with Boss 429 expert Denny Aldridge to give you the straight story on the car, its special equipment, 429 engine, 4-speed Toploader transmission, interior appointments, paint codes, and options. Also featured is the exciting story of developing this monumental engine, engineering the components and parts to fit the engine and chassis, and assembling the cars.

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  • Landy's Dodges: The Mighty Mopars of "Dandy" Dick Landy Sale

    Landy's Dodges: The Mighty Mopars of "Dandy" Dick Landy

    Landy's Dodges: The Mighty Mopars of "Dandy" Dick Landy takes you chronologically through the cars of Dick's career, from piloting his first mount (1954 Ford Pickup) through his historic years of campaigning Dodges. Author Geoff Stunkard takes you through a highly detailed account of all of Dick's cars, including results and images from the Landy family's personal archive and modern shots of his restored cars.

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  • Chevelle Data and ID Guide: 1964-1972 Sale

    Chevelle Data and ID Guide: 1964-1972

    This book is a no-nonsense, hard-hitting data book that delivers all of the necessary information in a single publication that will aid you in correctly restoring and authenticating your Chevelle.

    Regular Price: $26.95

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  • The Definitive Pontiac GTO Guide: 1964-1967 Sale

    The Definitive Pontiac GTO Guide: 1964-1967

    Pontiac expert and long-time writer David Bonaskiewich delves deep into the GTO model and its history, bringing the equipment and options of this iconic muscle car into full focus.

    Regular Price: $36.95

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  • Mustang by Design: Gale Halderman and the Creation of Ford's Iconic Pony Car Sale

    Mustang by Design: Gale Halderman and the Creation of Ford's Iconic Pony Car

    This is the remarkable and dramatic story of how the Mustang came to life, the demanding design and development process, and, ultimately, the triumph of the iconic American car.

    Regular Price: $42.95

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  • "Lost" Series Bundle Sale

    "Lost" Series Bundle

    Myths, ledgends and lore can be found in this series of "Lost" titles. Includes five of our best-selling "Lost" titles.

    Regular Price: $197.75

    Special Price $158.20

  • Hot Rod Gallery II: More Great Photos and Stories from Hot Rodding's Golden Years Sale

    Hot Rod Gallery II: More Great Photos and Stories from Hot Rodding's Golden Years

    In Hot Rod Gallery II: More Great Photos and Stories from Hot Rodding's Golden Years, Ganahl dug deeper into his massive archive for even cooler and more never-before-seen photos to provide another album of some of the greatest hot rodding photos ever taken.

    Regular Price: $42.95

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  • 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS: Muscle Cars In Detail No. 1 Sale

    1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS: Muscle Cars In Detail No. 1

    Get an in-depth study of the 1970 Chevelle SS 454 with a look at design, concepts, marketing, promotion and present day value.

    Regular Price: $22.95

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  • Lost Muscle Car Dealerships Sale

    Lost Muscle Car Dealerships

    Revisit the glorious 1960s and early 1970s, when cars from Reynolds Buick, Yeakel Chrysler-Plymouth, Mel Burns Ford, and others created the lasting muscle car legacy through innovative advertising and over-the-top performance. Detailed text and more than 250 historic photos and illustrations provide the history of those dealerships.

    Regular Price: $36.95

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  • Chevrolets of the 1950s: A Decade of Technical Innovation Sale

    Chevrolets of the 1950s: A Decade of Technical Innovation

    Automotive historian and veteran author David Temple goes behind the scenes to reveal how General Motors designed, developed and delivered breakthrough technologies on Chevrolet's fine portfolio of cars: the Corvette, 1955-1957 Bel Air, Nomad, Impala, and many more.

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  • The Definitive Firebird & Trans Am Guide: 1970 1/2 - 1981 Sale

    The Definitive Firebird & Trans Am Guide: 1970 1/2 - 1981

    This is sure to become the ultimate second-generation Firebird reference book. Complementing the detail and year-by-year analysis is archival photography from the development of these cars as well as beautiful color photos of original and restored examples today. This book tells the entire story of these immensely popular cars, whether you are into the second generation of F-Body regular models, Formula 400 performance models, the Super Duty Trans Ams, or the cars of Smokey and the Bandit fame.

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  • 1968 Shelby Mustang GT350, GT500 and GT500 KR: Muscle Cars In Detail No. 3 Sale

    1968 Shelby Mustang GT350, GT500 and GT500 KR: Muscle Cars In Detail No. 3

    This volume of CarTech's Muscle Cars In Detail series covers the 1968 Shelby GT350, GT500, and GT500 KR.

    Regular Price: $22.95

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  • Corvette Special Editions: Includes Pace Cars, L88s, Callaways, Z06s and More Sale

    Corvette Special Editions: Includes Pace Cars, L88s, Callaways, Z06s and More

    Keith Cornett of CorvetteBlogger.com compiles a murderer's row of special-edition Corvettes in this first-ever compilation on the subject. This book is an encyclopedia of information, as you will learn about some of the rarest Corvettes on the planet.

    Regular Price: $44.95

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  • The History of AMC Motorsports: Trans-Am, Quarter-Mile, NASCAR, Bonneville and More Sale

    The History of AMC Motorsports: Trans-Am, Quarter-Mile, NASCAR, Bonneville and More

    The History of AMC Motorsports from veteran racing journalist Bob McClurg covers it all, from a Nash-American Motors corporate history, the first years of NASCAR, the 1960s efforts that included Trans-Am and drag racing Super Stock programs, to the Craig Breedlove land speed record efforts when 106 world records were shattered and covered by Hot Rod magazine.

    Regular Price: $44.95

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  • 1964 Pontiac GTO: Muscle Cars In Detail No. 8 Sale

    1964 Pontiac GTO: Muscle Cars In Detail No. 8

    Under the guidance of Bunkie Knudsen, John DeLorean, Bill Collins, and others, Pontiac installed the high-performance 389 V-8 into the nimble and lightweight intermediate-size LeMans chassis. It was a watershed moment for Pontiac; the 1964 GTO delivered astounding performance and created the muscle car blueprint that the Detroit manufacturers followed in the 1960s and 1970s. The 1964 GTO is a landmark car, and this book goes well beyond the glossy overview of other books about this car.

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  • Bristol: Stories of Oval and Drag Racing in Thunder Valley Sale

    Bristol: Stories of Oval and Drag Racing in Thunder Valley

    Author and Bristol historian David McGee examines more than 50 of the greatest races and legendary moments from Bristol Motor Speedway and Bristol Dragway. Stories about Dale Earnhardt, Don Garlits, Rusty Wallace, Rickie Smith, and others are told with more than 180 action-packed photos.

    Regular Price: $26.95

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  • Steve Magnante's 1001 Muscle Car Facts Sale

    Steve Magnante's 1001 Muscle Car Facts

    Author Steve Magnante is well known for his encyclopedia-like knowledge of automotive facts. There are 1001 well-researched muscle car facts in this book that even the most esteemed experts would be surprised to learn. Fans of these collectible cars will appreciate the technical and entertaining information shared on every page about all of the great American makes.

    Regular Price: $26.95

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  • Linda Vaughn: The First Lady of Motorsports Sale

    Linda Vaughn: The First Lady of Motorsports

    Linda Vaughn: The First Lady of Motorsports is the most comprehensive gathering of imagery ever assembled on Linda Vaughn. Whether you are simply a fan of Linda or a collector of Linda Vaughn memorabilia, this will be the premier piece in your collection!

    Regular Price: $42.95

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  • Toivonen - Pauli, Henri & Harri: Finland's fastest family Sale

    Toivonen - Pauli, Henri & Harri: Finland's fastest family

    This book tells the fascinating story of the Toivonen family in rallying and racing. It is an intimate and touching portrait of Finland's fastest family, wonderfully illustrated by the best images from the inexhaustible McKlein archive.

    Regular Price: $74.95

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  • Drag Racing's Quarter-Mile Warriors: Then & Now Sale

    Drag Racing's Quarter-Mile Warriors: Then & Now

    Drag Racing's Quarter-Mile Warriors: Then and Now takes a unique look at the most memorable, interesting, and successful cars from this golden age of drag racing. Follow the history through original photos of the cars during their heyday all the way to the present.

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  • Lost Road Courses: Riverside, Ontario, Bridgehampton & More Sale

    Lost Road Courses: Riverside, Ontario, Bridgehampton & More

    In the pages of this book, a nostalgic tour of these vintage road circuits unfolds. Many period photos illustrate the racing action and the tracks themselves in their former glory, and modern color shows the tracks as they currently stand. If you're a fan of classic sports car, Can-Am, Trans-Am, IndyCar, Formula 1, and classic and unique tracks of yesteryear, this book is a must-have.

    Regular Price: $32.95

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  • Peter Falk - 33 Years of Porsche Rennsport and Development: People, Cars, Stories Sale

    Peter Falk - 33 Years of Porsche Rennsport and Development: People, Cars, Stories

    Peter Falk shared his personal Porsche stories and fascinating insights with author Wilfried M ller. The images in this book come from Peter Falk's private collection, from the Porsche Historical Archive, and from the vast cache at McKlein Photography. Along with the contributions from former colleagues and race drivers, these images and stories give an in-depth portrayal of Peter Falk's 33 years with Porsche.

    Regular Price: $99.95

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  • Dodge Scat Pack and Plymouth Rapid Transit System: Chrysler's Muscle Car Marketing Programs 1968-1972 Sale

    Dodge Scat Pack and Plymouth Rapid Transit System: Chrysler's Muscle Car Marketing Programs 1968-1972

    You will relive the muscle cars, advertisements, and marketing tools employed by Chrysler in this first-ever book published on these Mopar programs by author and historian Jim Schild.

    Regular Price: $36.95

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  • Match Race Mayhem: Drag Racing's Grudges, Rivalries and Big-Money Showdowns Sale

    Match Race Mayhem: Drag Racing's Grudges, Rivalries and Big-Money Showdowns

    Veteran drag race author Doug Boyce tells the tale of the history of match racing through the cars, the drivers, the events, the classes, the rivalries, and everything else that was fun about match racing during the golden era. It's all here, complemented by wonderful vintage photography provided by the fans and professionals in attendance. If you are a fan of any class of drag racing, from any era, Match Race Mayhem is a fun addition to your racing library.

    Regular Price: $36.95

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  • 1001 NASCAR Facts: Cars, Tracks, Milestones, Personalities Sale

    1001 NASCAR Facts: Cars, Tracks, Milestones, Personalities

    Similar to other books in CarTech's 1001 Facts Series, this edition on NASCAR will leave no stone unturned. Covered in depth are 65+ years of the cars, tracks, milestones, and personalities that have made this sport what it is today. With this book you will be racing through the pages and absorbing information that will make you a walking encyclopedia of NASCAR knowledge.

    Regular Price: $26.95

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  • The Cars of Harley Earl Sale

    The Cars of Harley Earl

    With this in-depth examination of Harley Earl, you learn the inside story of his distinctive 1950s finned cars that pushed automotive design into the modern era.

    Regular Price: $42.95

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  • Lost Muscle Cars Sale

    Lost Muscle Cars

    Lost Muscle Cars is a collection of stories written by enthusiasts about their quest to find these extremely rare and valuable muscle cars.

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  • Show Rod Model Kits: A Showcase of America's Wildest Model Kits Sale

    Show Rod Model Kits: A Showcase of America's Wildest Model Kits

    This all-new book covers what was often the inspiration for all the crazy show rods, the model kits themselves. Viewed from a collector's standpoint rather than a builder's point of view, all of the coolest and wildest kits are featured. Covers the builders, designers, the manufacturers and of course, the collectors.

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  • How to Hook & Launch: Traction Mods for Street & Strip Sale

    How to Hook & Launch: Traction Mods for Street & Strip

    Author Dick Miller explains the physics behind what gets a car moving from a standing start. Getting the rear tires to really bite and gain maximum traction is divided into several small steps, and Miller walks you through each phase of the launch.

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  • Jacky Ickx: Mister Le Mans, and much more Sale

    Jacky Ickx: Mister Le Mans, and much more

    This comprehensive account of the career of Jacky Ickx takes us from his first races with Ford Lotus Cortinas and Mustangs through to his Formula One career, where he drove for Ferrari, Brabham, and Lotus, among others.

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  • The Corvette Hunter: Kevin Mackay's Greatest Corvette Finds Sale

    The Corvette Hunter: Kevin Mackay's Greatest Corvette Finds

    Kevin Mackay tells story after story of finding and restoring valuable Corvettes such as the 1960 Briggs Cunningham Le Mans racer that took 1st in class. He also tells stories of Steve McQueen's 1966 Corvette, the 1967 Bounty Hunter racer, 1968 Sunray DX #2 and #3, and chassis #003 from 1953. If you like L88 Corvettes, no one has bought and restored more of them than Kevin Mackay! Few authorities in the hobby could be counted on to provide this much entertainment in a single volume.

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  • 1001 Drag Racing Facts: The Golden Age of Top Fuel, Funny Cars, Door Slammers & More Sale

    1001 Drag Racing Facts: The Golden Age of Top Fuel, Funny Cars, Door Slammers & More

    Spanning the 1950s through the 1980s, 1001 Drag Racing Facts is packed with well-researched drag racing facts that even some of the most hard-core drag racing fans might be surprised to learn. Covered are all the popular classes of racing of the era, including Top Fuelers, Funny Cars, Pro Stocks, Eliminators such as Gassers and Altereds, Stocks, Super Stocks, and more.

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  • McRae: just Colin Sale

    McRae: just Colin

    This book details the real Colin McRae, from his humble beginnings to global fame through world championship success. It explains his natural talent, flamboyant driving style, and epic wins as well as his rivalries, friendships, and spectacular crashes. This book uncovers every aspect of Colin's character with a collection of personal stories told by family and friends who knew him best.

    Regular Price: $74.95

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  • Steve Magnante's 1001 Corvette Facts Sale

    Steve Magnante's 1001 Corvette Facts

    In this latest volume of the popular 1001 Facts series, Steve Magnante turns his attention to the most popular American sports car ever built, the Chevrolet Corvette. Magnante covers them all here, generation by generation. Corvette fans of any generation are sure to love this collection.

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