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UK £12.95
US $22.95
CAN $27.95
288 pages
250 colour illustrations
15 x 22 cm (5.75 x 8.75 in)
ISBN: 978-1-8589-4494-4
British Auto Legends
Classics of Style and Design

Michel Zumbrunn
Text by Richard Heseltine

The British motor industry has created many of the world’s landmark car designs. Its famous names – Jaguar, Bentley, AC, Rolls-Royce, Aston Martin – are inextricably linked with some of the most recognized and coveted cars ever made. Now in an unabridged compact edition, this beautifully presented book gathers together more than 50 of the most significant British cars designed between 1907 and the present. With an introduction describing the often tortuous story of British motoring and its great marques, a succinct description of each car’s history, design and performance, and unparalleled images by one of the world’s foremost car photographers, this book is an authoritative tribute to the nation that gave the world the sports car.


New compact edition of this bestselling title, featuring many of the most seductive and exhilarating cars ever made

Includes biographies of all the key designers, a full technical glossary and details of where the cars may be seen worldwide

A lavishly illustrated book that will appeal to classic car enthusiasts

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Author Profiles

Richard Heseltine is a journalist and author specializing in contemporary sports and exotic cars. His work has appeared in such publications as Classic & Sports Car, Motor Sport, Octane, Autocar and The Guardian.

Michel Zumbrunn is one of the world's most celebrated car photographers. For more than 40 years his work has been featured in car magazines worldwide.

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Too good for the coffee table, too lovely to file away

Classic & Sports Car

Beautifully presented and painstakingly shot

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