Book SynopsisSlip off the handbrake and take a spin through the history of motoring - from the first horseless carriages to the rush of modern-day motorsport. Find out everything you need to know about motoring from 1895 to the present day. Journey through motoring history with Drive and explore the twists and turns of how the motorcar has shaped the modern world over the last century. Discover the exciting and impressive advances in technology and design that have made cars faster, safer, and better to drive - and transformed them from a means of transport into objects of status, excitement, and desire. Speed through personal accounts of motoring throughout the years and discover exciting new facts about the world's most famous racing events. From the first service stations to the latest fuel cell, and packed full of stunning photography of social artifacts and of the cars themselves, Drive is the perfect visual guide for every car lover. Reviews: Past praise for Classic Car
About the AuthorGiles Chapman is a leading international authority on the automobile, its industry, its culture, and its history. A former editor of the best-selling Classic & Sports Car magazine, he is also the award-winning author of more than 40 books, including Classic Car.