Archive for Author 'Sabu Advani', only excerpts shown, click title for full entry.
by Jens Cooper & Harald Hamprecht
This little Opel, the first-ever German concept car (1965), has more American connections that just being called the “baby Corvette.” As GM’s European subsidiary several US execs who would become industry heavyweights shaped the fates of this machine.
by Simon D. Beck
The first in-depth treatment of a specialized aircraft that pioneered new ways of doing things.
Look familiar? You know you’ve seen it . . .
by Mike Machat, editor
From the Wright Brothers to space flight and from the real world to make-believe (TV/movies, model aircraft) this book will put a few—well, 1001—arrows in your quiver to dazzle and impress at the next cocktail party.
by Robert Connor
Nothing like it had ever been done before. Spectators numbering in the millions observed it along its far-flung route, school children followed it with their fingers on the map. It was epic; and, finally, there’s a book about it.
by David Owen
These two very famous WW II fighters were pitted against each other for six years. Both were very good, especially under specific conditions that often favored one over the other—and both were built by men new to the fighter game.
by Yefim Gordon & Sergey Komissarov
If you read this book while having a drink you won’t know if you had one too many or the folk who dreamt up some of these extreme birds. Over 800 illustrations will lure you back again and again.
by Richard A. Copping
Sexy Italian coachwork on what is essentially VW Beetle running gear. Good idea? From concept to the end of production, this book fully explores the role of a specialist coachbuilder in taking Volkswagen into new territory
by Nathalie Grolimund (ed.)
So it says “men” in the title . . . but almost everything in here is gender-neutral: real estate, helicopters, [men’s] suits, fancy food.
Go ahead, dream a little.
by Don Berliner
Racing improves the breed and it garners attention. Here, a hundred years of milestone aircraft show how it’s done.
by Christine Elliott & David Jablonka
If you have never had the pleasure of picking up a full-size bicycle with literally one finger, or ridden one at over 100 mph you just don’t know how far bicycle-building has come in the 150 years of its recorded history.
by Jason Scott
The European-inspired Camaro was a hit in its day, especially the clean-sheet gen 2 cars discussed here. If you see one in your future, this book offers a solid foundation.
by Graham M. Simons
70,000 ft of altitude, Mach 3, and the crew is in shirtsleeves. None of these three things are normal. This super plane took supersonic flight to the edge of the envelope. And then it died.