American Cars Of The 1950s by Robert GenatAmerican Cars Of The 1950s by Robert Genat

American Cars Of The 1950s

byRobert Genat, David Newhardt

Paperback | December 15, 2007

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In the 1950s the American automobile industry arrived in style.In the postwar boom, Americans were flush and full of optimism.They wanted cars that reflected the spirit of the day, and automakers happily obliged.Thus began the decade of fins and whitewalls, craftsmanship and fine-tuned art on wheels--the decade celebrated in this book.

Here are the cars that
<_st13a_city><_st13a_place>Detroitcame up with, drawing on all the muscle and magic of the era, the unprecedented prosperity and new technologies and true feats of design.In splendid, full-color pictures and fact-filled text, the book recreates the iconic era of American automobiles, one car at a time.

From stylish sports cars like the Corvette and Thunderbird, to luxury
<_st13a_city><_st13a_place>Lincolnand Cadillac sedans, to the inimitable models from independents like Nash, Studebaker, Crosley,American Cars of the 1950sconveys the spirit of automotive<_st13a_country-region><_st13a_place>Americaat its best.<_o3a_p>

Robert Genat is an accomplished author and photographer who has written 25 books for MBI Publishing. A self-proclaimed “gearhead, Robert has restored two classic cars in the last 10 years (one of which was featured in a nationally syndicated television show), and has recently completed a chopped '32 five-window coupe. He and his wife R...
Title:American Cars Of The 1950sFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 8.25 × 6.5 × 0.45 inPublished:December 15, 2007Publisher:MotorbooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0760332304

ISBN - 13:9780760332306