Road Hogs: Detroit's Big, Beautiful Luxury Performance Cars of the 1960s and 1970s

Road Hogs Detroit s Big Beautiful Luxury Performance Cars of the s and s Climb into one of America s classic luxury cars from the s and s swaddle yourself in yards and yards of fine Corinthian leather scan the gigantic dashboard filled with esoteric dials and gau

  • Title: Road Hogs: Detroit's Big, Beautiful Luxury Performance Cars of the 1960s and 1970s
  • Author: Eric Peters
  • ISBN: 9780760337646
  • Page: 229
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Climb into one of America s classic luxury cars from the 1960s and 1970s, swaddle yourself in yards and yards of fine Corinthian leather, scan the gigantic dashboard filled with esoteric dials and gauges that you can never hope to understand, twist the oversized ignition key, and listen to those coffee can sized pistons crank over in that enormous V 8 lurking under that vaClimb into one of America s classic luxury cars from the 1960s and 1970s, swaddle yourself in yards and yards of fine Corinthian leather, scan the gigantic dashboard filled with esoteric dials and gauges that you can never hope to understand, twist the oversized ignition key, and listen to those coffee can sized pistons crank over in that enormous V 8 lurking under that vast expanse of hood Feel that throbbing power burbling beneath an accelerator pedal the size of a Japanese hotel room, and you ll know what once made the American auto industry great Road Hogs celebrates this greatness, as expressed through the magnificent performance luxury cars that rolled out of Detroit during the classic era, like the Cadillac Eldorado, Chrysler 300, Buick Electra, Chevy Monte Carlo, Buick Riviera, and many .

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    1. Although I am far from a car buff, I enjoyed this book for the beautifully reproduced vintage advertisements for Detroit cars when they were made to preposterously monstrous proportions--before we realized that a car weighing over 5,000 pounds and got less than 10 mpg was not such a good idea.

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