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The science of supercars : the technology that powers the greatest cars in the world : including interviews with the biggest names in supercar design / Martin Roach, Neil Waterman and John Morrison ; introduction by David Coulthard.

Roach, Martin, 1969- (author.). Waterman, Neil, (author.). Morrison, John (Manager of supercar retail), (author.). Coulthard, David, (writer of introduction.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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Homer Public Library 629.2221 ROA 000160970 New Books Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780228100904
  • ISBN: 0228100909
  • Physical Description: 224 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour) ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: Buffalo, New York ; Firefly Books, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
"First published by Mitchell Beazley, a division of Octopus Publishing Group Ltd"--Title page verso.
"A Firefly book."--Title page verso.
Formatted Contents Note:
The battle for power -- Style versus substance -- Emerging technologies -- The mid-engined machine -- The science of theatre -- Getting a grip -- The complete package -- A new dawn -- Shifting gear -- The art of areo -- Hybrids: a fork in the road -- How to design a supercar -- The future.
Summary, etc.:
"What powers the greatest cars in the world? How did we get from the crude mechanics of yesteryear to the high-tech, computer-aided designs we see today? Which cars broke the mold? This is the definitive story of the science behind the cars of our dreams. Featuring in-depth interviews with the top names in the supercar and racing industries, The Science of Supercars unravels the mysteries and mechanics of the cars that changed the automotive world forever."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Sports cars.
Sports cars > Design and construction.
Sports cars > History.
Sports cars > Performance.
Automobiles > Performance.
Automobiles > Design and construction.
Automobiles > History.
Voitures de sport.
Voitures de sport > Construction.
Voitures de sport > Histoire.
Voitures de sport > Performances.
Sports cars > Design and construction.
Automobiles > Design and construction.
Automobiles.
Automobiles > Performance.
Sports cars.
Sports cars.
Automobiles.
Automobiles > Design and construction.
Automobiles > Pictorial works.
Sports cars > Pictorial works.
Automobile engineers > Interviews.
Genre: History.