Aston Martin: Power, Beauty and Soul
2013 marks a significant milestone for Aston Martin - it's their 100th Anniversary and the start of their second century in automotive design. This comprehensive history is full of beautiful color photography and detailed illustrations from the past hundred years. Aston Martin: Power, Beauty and Soul reveals the stories behind some of the world's most desirable motor cars. Each of the more than sixty models constructed since the 1987 Ford acquisition are featured, including concept cars, special edition models and never-before-seen bespoke orders. Each chapter details an individual model's fascinating history and development and includes comprehensive specifications. This book is also about the dedicated people behind the scenes who brought these magnificent vehicles to life; their stories are intertwined with those of the cars.
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Great coffee table bookUser Review - catgeorge5 - Overstock.com
I bought this for my dad who is a Ford dealer and has an Aston Martin. I has amazing photos and really details the companies past. Great book. Read full review
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alloy Tyres alloy wheels aluminium AMV8 anti-roll bar anti-roll bar Rear AP Racing bank and four callipers front camshafts per bank car’s carburettors Carrozzeria chain-driven overhead camshafts chassis number coil springs Compression ratio concept car dampers and anti-roll DB4 GT Zagato DB7 Vantage double wishbones featured final drive Ford Ford’s four valves four-door fuel injection Geneva Motor Show grille GT1 class Height Wheelbase Weight Ian Callum Independent with double interior Jaguar Lagonda Rapide Limited-slip differential monotube dampers Newport Pagnell Nm of torque Number built Peter Livanos pinion Wheels Power-assisted rack Project Vantage rack and pinion Rear-wheel drive Rear-wheel drive Engine rpm Top speed Servo-assisted Shooting Brake six-cylinder sports car suspension Torqueflite Transmission twin chain-driven overhead V8 engine V8 Vantage V8 Volante V8 with twin valves per cylinder Vanquish Vantage Volante ventilated discs Victor Gauntlett Walter Hayes Watt’s linkage Width Height Wheelbase