With a preface from founding member of Pink Floyd, Nick Mason. Prepare yourself for the world’s greatest road trip.
Strap yourself in for a cavalcade of the fastest, biggest, smallest, most expensive, most innovative and downright sexiest motorized vehicles ever produced. Whether you’re a vintage car spotter or an armchair petrolhead, 1001 Cars To Dream Of Driving Before You Die brings you the best stories and the most amazing photographs of the finest cars from every corner of the globe.
This truly global guide offers a unique history of motoring through the ages, from Henry Ford’s pioneering Model T, with its hand-cranked starter, to the latest hi-tech vehicles, such as the Lexus LS 600h, hybrid-powered, 4×4 sports saloon, and reveals the stories behind the cars, the geniuses who designed them, the companies and factories who built them, and the people who drove them.
Discover the extraordinary contraptions that started it all more than 100 years ago and drool over today’s most spectacular supercars. From the most famous Ferraris and Porsches to ground-breaking sports cars from Brazil, South Africa and New Zealand, 1001 Cars To Dream of Driving Before You Die is the ultimate car enthusiast’s companion. Featuring cars chosen by stars, millionaires and world leaders, from James Dean’s Porsche 550 Spyder and Al Capone’s Cadillac V16 to the classic James Bond favourite, the Aston Martin DB5, there’s a car here for every petrol-head.