McQueen's Machines: The Cars and Bikes of a Hollywood Icon (Google eBook)

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MBI Publishing Company, Nov 6, 2010 - Transportation - 184 pages
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No other Hollywood star has been so closely linked with cars and bikes, from the 1968 Ford Mustang GT Fastback he drove in Bullitt (in the greatest car chase of all time) to the Triumph motorcycle of The Great Escape. McQueen’s Machines gives readers a close-up look at the cars and motorcycles McQueen drove in movies, those he owned, and others he raced. With a foreword by Steve’s son, Chad McQueen, and a wealth of details about of the star’s racing career, stunt work, and car and motorcycle collecting, McQueen’s Machines draws a fascinating picture of one outsized man’s driving passion. Now in paperback.

  

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User Review  - Hunter Marston - Goodreads

A very unique book for collectors, McQueen officianados, car and motorcycle enthusiasts alike. Fun reading and inspiring as a motorcycle owner and McQueen fan. Read full review

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User Review  - Joe Robertson - Goodreads

Steve McQueen was great during his time. I can remember watching him weekly on "Wanted Dead or Alive." He was a man's man. I thoroughly enjoyed reading about his cars and motorcycles. It brought back many memories. Read full review

Contents

McQueen on Track
123
McQueen on Two Wheels
145
An Enduring Legacy
169
Index
182
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About the author (2010)

Matt Stone, Editor of Motor Trend Classic magazine and Senior Editor of Motor Trend magazine, has been an automotive journalist and photographer since 1985. He serves as their history, auto design, and motorsport expert and is a member of SPEEDtv’s Barrett-Jackson Auction broadcast team. He has authored several books for Motorbooks, including 365 Cars You Must Drive (2006), McQueen's Machines: The Cars and Bikes of a Hollywood Icon (2008) and Winning: The Racing Life of Paul Newman (2009). A California native, Stone resides in Glendale, California.

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