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History of Motoring Through 100 Legendary Cars

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From the mythical De Dion Bouton Type K1 to the Delahaye, from the Jeep Willys to the combi Volkswagen, from the Mercedes Benz to the Ford Mustang Shelby GT 500, from the Aston Martin DB7 to the Bugatti Veyron 16.4, and from the Austin Mini to the Range Rover. A hundred years of innovation, inventiveness and triumphs are condensed in this book, which reads as easily as a novel, and is illustrated with a rich and rare iconography. AUTHOR: Novelist and essayist, winner of the Renaudot Prize for Assam, Gerard de Cortanze has published more than 90 books translated into 25 languages. Grandson of Charles de Cortanze, winner of the 24 Hours of Le Mans driving a Peugeot Darl’Mat, cousin of Andre de Cortanze, father of the Alpine-Renault and the Peugeot 905, he has published numerous books about cars, including The taste of the automobile (Mercure de France, 2017) and, published by Albin Michel, The legend of the 24 hours of Le Mans, for which he was awarded by the Prix de l’Association des ecrivains sportifs. SELLING POINTS: . A very rich iconography, both ancient and contemporary, which highlights the emblematic models of the history of the automobile . A gift book for all car enthusiasts . A launch in partnership with Valeo (the world’s leading automotive supplier), which has opened its unpublished archives, on the occasion of its centenary celebrations from February to December 2023 204 colour, 56 b/w illustrations

ISBN: 9782226484680
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Title: History of Motoring Through 100 Legendary Cars

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Dimensions 223 × 298 mm