Automobile Record Breakers


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Automobile Record Breakers
From Rocket to Road Car
David Tremayne

Hardcover with jacket, 128 pages, published 1992 by New Burlington Books, jacket has edgewear and a tear, internally very good condition.

An examination of the ultimate in technological innovation, from rocket car to Grand Prix, from dragster to production dream machine
The story of the Land Speed Record: the first jet and rocket engines, Thrust 2 – the fastest car in the world
Design and engineering firsts: turbo, turbine, aerofoil, ABS, new constructional materials
The fastest road cars, the most expensive, the biggest, the rarest
Illustrated throughout in full colour; comprehensive technical data