BENNINGTON, Vt., Nov. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- An all-in-one resource book pertaining to just about everything you need to know about the old car hobby is now available in a single volume. This full-color, 288-page, soft cover book is ideal for someone new to the collector-car hobby, yet it will also appeal to the most knowledgeable historians, collectors and restorers alike.
The Hemmings Motor News Illustrated Collector-Car Encyclopedia is an informative visual guide to the automobile, starting from its earliest years. Within its comprehensive listings there are profiles of all the domestic and international automobile companies, coachbuilders, designers and stylists and the pioneers who created them. Detailed listings describe the many different components that make up engines, transmissions, differentials, suspensions, brakes and ignition systems, as well as wheels, tires, interiors, lighting and more. Chapters on tools, machinery, paint, museums, concours, restoration, hot rodding, racing, toys and art all combine to make this the single most comprehensive automotive encyclopedia ever published.
Automobiles from all the different eras are covered as well: Brass, Classic, pre-war, Fifties, Sixties, and throughout the Seventies up until the mid-1980s, which makes the Hemmings Motor News Illustrated Collector-Car Encyclopedia the one-stop resource for all enthusiasts.
By design, this encyclopedia has been purposely written in a basic, simple to understand format so it will be easier to comprehend for those who are new to the old car hobby. With several thousand entries, most of them illustrated with photography or line drawings for a clear, concise understanding of what the individual subject is all about, the Hemmings Motor News Illustrated Collector-Car Encyclopedia will quickly become the main reference source for all car owners, collectors, dealers, historians, teachers and budding young car enthusiast not only here in the United States but throughout the world as well. MSRP is $14.95. For more information call 1-800-227-4373 ext. 79550 or go to www.hemmings.com/book.
SOURCE Hemmings Motor News