Ultimate Muscle: GTO Shelby Mustang Hemi

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MBI Publishing Company LLC, 2002 - Transportation - 382 pages
The Pontiac GTO, the Carroll Shelby - designed Ford Mustangs, and Chrysler's Hemi V-8 engine changed the automotive world forever. From the street to the track, these three elements came together and helped to propel the muscle car phenomenon. They became symbols of the era, and of our culture during the 1960s and 1970s. These cars raised the bar for speed, style, and performance, pushing the limits of power from their mid-sized engines. Loaded with archival images, period advertisements, and gorgeous color photos of perfect restorations, the authors bring together their expert research to tell the story of these untouchable cars. Hang on tight, as Ultimate Muscle pulls you into the design rooms, race shops, drive-ins, and drag strips of the muscle car era. Combines three of MBI's most popular Muscle Car Color Histories in one 384 page book.- Hemi (0-87938-537-5)- GTO 9164-1967 (0-87938-539-1)- Shelby Mustang (0-87938-620-7)'

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Paul Zazarine has had over 25 years of experience in automotive writing, editing and directing -- top automotive magazines include Musclecar Review, Corvette Fever, Chevy Truck, Musclecar Enthusiast, Corvette Enthusiast, Mustang Enthusiast and Pontiac Enthusiast Magazine. Books include GTO Restoration Guide and Glory Days, How to Restore Your Musclecar, 1967-1969 Camaro Exposed, Barracuda/Challenger, GTO History 1964-1967, and Pontiac's Greatest Decade 1959-1969: The Wide Track Years.

TOM CORCORAN is the author of "The Mango Opera," "Gumbo Limbo," "Bone Island Mambo," and "Octopus Alibi," He has been a disc jockey, Navy officer, screenwriter, journalist, and magazine editor. His photographs have appeared on seven Jimmy Buffett album covers, and he co-wrote the Buffet hits "Fins" and "Cuban Crime of Passion." Corcoran lives in the Lower Keys.

Anthony Young is an engineer and industrial designer who has written automotive histories for nearly 20 years. Young has authored a number of books, including "Chrysler, Dodge & Plymouth Muscle, Chevy Big Block Muscle Cars, HEMI: History of the Chrysler Hemi V-8 and Hemi-Powered Cars, Mighty Mopars, and "Ford Hi-Po V-8 Muscle Cars. He lives in Miami, Florida.

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