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Aston Martin: Power, Beauty and Soul
by David Dowsey
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0957875959, Hardcover)Aston Martin: Power, Beauty and Soul , uncovers the stories behind some of the world's most desirable motor cars. Each of the more than fifty models constructed since the 1987 Ford acquisition are featured, including concept cars, special edition models and never-seen-before bespoke orders. Each chapter details an individual model's fascinating history and development and includes accurate and comprehensive specifications. This book is also about the talented people behind the scenes who brought these magnificent vehicles to life; their stories are intertwined with those of the cars.
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MOTOR CARS: GENERAL INTEREST. For nearly a century now the Aston Martin name has been synonymous with performance, style and sophistication. In this revised and updated edition of 'Aston Martin: Power, Beauty and Soul', author David Dowsey explores the colourful history of Aston Martin, from its humble beginnings in a London garage in 1913, to its takeover by the Ford Motor Company in 1987 and sale in 2007. Many of those intimately involved at the various stages of the car's history offer fascinating insights into the development of the Aston Martin and amusing behind-the-scenes anecdotes. With lush full colour photography and detailed illustrations, comprehensive specifications of every model from the early DB right up to the V8 Vantage Roadster, and production statistics and racing results, 'Aston Martin: Power, Beauty and Soul' is an indispensable reference for motor enthusiasts and a book that truly does justice to the Aston Martin name.
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