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Title:
Car
Author:
Sutton, Richard (Richard Charles Blyth)
Edition:
First American edition, 1990.
Publication Information:
New York, N.Y. : Dorling Kindersley, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
63 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Summary:
A photo essay about the history, development and impact of automobiles from horseless carriages and Model T Fords to today's high-performance racing cars.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 7.5 1.0 87202.
ISBN:
9780789458025

9780789458032
Format :
Book

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Summary

Full-color photos. Dramatic cutaway photos of engines, brakes, and other moving parts are among the intriguing captioned illustrations in this comprehensive overview of the history, development, workings, and far-reaching impact of motor vehicles.  


Table of Contents

Horseless powerp. 6
The pioneersp. 8
Warning signalsp. 10
Coachbuilt splendorp. 12
The open roadp. 14
Mass-productionp. 16
Supercharged powerp. 18
Lighting the wayp. 20
Traveling in stylep. 22
High performancep. 26
American dreamp. 28
Cars for the cityp. 30
Racing carp. 32
Creating a carp. 34
The anatomy of a carp. 36
The driving forcep. 42
How the engine worksp. 44
Inside the enginep. 46
Fuel and airp. 48
Vital sparkp. 50
The drive trainp. 52
Smoothing the ridep. 54
Stopping and steeringp. 56
Changing wheelsp. 58
Riding on airp. 60
Marques and makesp. 62
Did you know?p. 64

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