ISBN-10: 0756613841

ISBN-13: 9780756613846

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Here is a spectacular and informative look at the fascinating world of motor cars, past and present. Stunning real-life photographs of cars, both classic and contemporary and of all the mechanisms that make a car go offer a unique "eyewitness" view from bumper to bumper. See one of the world's oldest cars, how to make a Model T Ford, inside a Gullwing Mercedes, and cars and engines sliced in half. Learn why cars need gears, how the engine works, how the first drivers kept warm, and how turbochargers boost engine power. Discover the weird and wonderful warning signals used in early cars, how tires have changed through the years, how cars are designed and built today, why cars need suspension, and much, much more.
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List price: $16.99
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/5/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 72
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Horseless power
The pioneers
Warning signals
Coachbuilt splendor
The open road
Supercharged power
Lighting the way
Traveling in style
High performance
American dream
Cars for the city
Racing car
Creating a car
The anatomy of a car
The driving force
How the engine works
Inside the engine
Fuel and air
Vital spark
The drive train
Smoothing the ride
Stopping and steering
Changing wheels
Riding on air
Marques and makes
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