Handsome, ready-to-color images, attractively rendered in precise detail, depict the sleek 1950 Mercury two-door sedan, luxurious 1952 Cadillac four-door sedan, 1953 Buick Skylark convertible with wire wheels, 1957 Lincoln Continental Mark ...
Author: Bruce LaFontaine
Publisher: Courier Corporation
Handsome, ready-to-color images, attractively rendered in precise detail, depict the sleek 1950 Mercury two-door sedan, luxurious 1952 Cadillac four-door sedan, 1953 Buick Skylark convertible with wire wheels, 1957 Lincoln Continental Mark II, and 26 other impressive models. Captions. 30 black-and-white illustrations.
Americans have always loved their cars - and at no other time in automotive history were they more appreciated and enjoyed than during the postwar 1950s.
Author: Dream Artbox
Americans have always loved their cars - and at no other time in automotive history were they more appreciated and enjoyed than during the postwar 1950s. People clamored for new cars, and auto manufacturers obliged with designs that conveyed power and "Jet-Age" styling. Illustrator Bruce LaFontaine portrays the exciting cars of this period in a collection spotlighting the sleek 1950 Mercury two-door sedan; a luxurious 1952 Cadillac four-door sedan; a 1953 Buick Skylark convertible with chrome wire wheels; and the rocket-nosed 1954 Studebaker Starliner two-door coupe; as well as the following: 1955 Pontiac Starchief convertible; 1955 Mercury Montclair hardtop; 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air hardtop; 1957 Corvette convertible; 1957 Lincoln Continental Mark II; 1958 Chevrolet Impala convertible; 1958 Ford Edsel sedan; 1959 Buick Electra 225 convertible; and 18 other impressive, ready-to-color models. Attractively rendered in precise detail, these handsome images will thrill coloring book fans and car lovers alike.
Its power and speed led to a description of American cars of the Fifties—“Jet Age”
styling. Many factors contributed to the classic looks of 1950s cars. The market
competition for new car sales among the “Big Three” automakers (Ford, General
Author: Bruce LaFontaine
Publisher: Courier Corporation
Here are the swift and stylish automobiles of any car-lover's dreams. Get behind the wheel of one hundred classic vehicles, including: • Classic 1950s models — including the 1955 Pontiac Starchief convertible, 1955 Mercury Montclair hardtop, 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air hardtop, 1957 Lincoln Continental Mark II, 1958 Ford Edsel sedan, and 1959 Buick Electra 225 convertible • Powerful "muscle" cars — the 1962 Ford Thunderbird, 1964 Corvette Stingray, 1968 Chevy Impala SS 427, 1969 Chevy Camaro Z 28, 1969 Shelby Cobra Mustang GT-500, 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T, and more • Fabulous luxury cars — the Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren two-door Coupe, Maserati Spyder two-door Convertible Roadster, Rolls-Royce Phantom four-door Sedan, Jaguar XJ220 two-door Coupe, Lamborghini Diablo two-door Coupe, Ferrari Enzo two-door Coupe, and others
In this book, you will find: All pictures are printed on high-quality paper You can use pencil, pen, or marker without the worry of bleed-through Single-sided coloring pages to prevent bleed-through and allow you to easily remove and frame ...
Author: Blue Rover Bucks
Publisher: Independently Published
Discover a vibrant and fantastic world of intricate classic car designs in this relaxing adult coloring book! Inside this relaxing coloring book, you'll discover a wide range of stunning classic car designs, featuring everyone's favorite including Jaguar, Ferrari GTO, Porsche, Aston Martin, BMW, Volvo, and much more! The perfect gift for an over-stressed friend, relative, or family member. Now you can enjoy the benefits of mindfulness while you unlock your inner creativity and create incredible works of art with these delightful designs. In this book, you will find: All pictures are printed on high-quality paper You can use pencil, pen, or marker without the worry of bleed-through Single-sided coloring pages to prevent bleed-through and allow you to easily remove and frame your favorites A great gift for Birthdays, Christmas or other Festivals. Give your loved one a present that will warm their heart And hours upon hours of coloring enjoyment and meditative relaxation This book makes a fantastic funny gift idea for a car love. So if you have a family member or friend who love classic cars, they will be sure to love this adult coloring book! Buy now and start coloring today!
THE FIFTIES Cars in the 1950s were bolder and brighter than ever before .
People had money to spend , and this became obvious in the cars they bought .
People splashed out on beautiful cars with vibrant colors and plenty of chrome
Author: Norm Mort
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
Introduces classic cars, automobiles that stand out from contemporary models due to their outstanding performance or styling.
Restoration Tips and Techniques for Owners and Restorers of Classic and
Collectible Automobiles Jim Richardson ... many cars produced from the
midtwenties into the seventies , and in particular the popular GM cars of the fifties
and sixties .
Author: Jim Richardson
Covers rebuilding engines and carburetors, replacing upholstery, repairing fuel tanks, cleaning chrome, and restoring license plates
The 1950s were a pivotal decade for the automotive industry.
Author: Mike Mueller
The 1950s were a pivotal decade for the automotive industry. Car production had virtually stopped during the war, and the American public was hungry to get behind the steering wheel of something new. With industrial advancements that made mass production easierand plenty of inspiration from contemporary aircraft designthe 1950s brought a league of cars equipped with fins, chrome, and other futuristic features.
The cars with which I'm most familiar, and the cars most commonly owned, are
the massproduced, steel-bodied vehicles built in the fifties, sixties and seventies.
The nature of metal, though, is such that anyone, with any vehicle of any age, will
Author: Martin Thaddeus
Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd
A guide to body and chassis restoration offers advice on all aspects of restoration for metal-bodied cars, including patching panels, removing dents, and protecting against rust.
Acknowledgments SU. reating this short - winded epic wouldn ' t have been at all
possible without the patience , cooperation , and , above all , hospitality of the
many proud car collectors whose classic fifties machines appear on these pages
Author: Mike Mueller
This book gives a full color trip back to the fifties' American cars.
Tom, a car guy and a collector found out that Sakir had a rare American car in
almost original condition. ... its original chassis and body, was one of the few cars
from the Fifties which were suitable for a restoration to attract classic car
Author: Varol McKars
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Varol McKars (a.k.a. Varol Karslioglu) is a car buff, an auto writer and a model car collector. He graduated from the Bogazici University in Istanbul, Turkey. Varol chose a career in finance and worked as auditor, financial analyst and financial controller in Turkey, Germany and Canada. Varols emotional connection with the automobile started in his early childhood. His father was one of the first dolmush drivers in Turkey. (A dolmush is a form of public taxi. The first vehicles used as dolmush in Turkey were American cars from the 1940s.) His short story; The American Dolmush, inspired by his fathers 1955 De Soto, won the first prize in the short story contest of Ankara Library, a Turkish-Canadian Cultural Association in Toronto, in 2010.While pursuing his career, Varol always maintained his connection to the world of automobiles. He has been writing about cars and the auto industry since the 1990s. He visited major automobile museums in Germany, Belgium, France, Italy and the United Kingdom to follow the trails and uncover the secrets of the history of the automobile. Varol is the Weekly Columnist and North American Reporter of Otohaber (www.otohaber.com.tr), Turkeys oldest weekly car magazine. He volunteered as the editor of Telve, (http://telve.turkishcanada.org) a community magazine in Canada and also writes in for some websites and blogs. Varol has been collecting model cars from all over the world since 1972. To share his inspiration for model cars Varol founded Diecast Model Car Collection, a blog website dedicated to the fans of model and also real cars (http://DiecastModelCarCollection.com). Varol lives in Mississauga, Ontario with his family.
With the 8B , Isotta - Faschini finished out its classic production life . A daring ,
new 8C model — the Monterosa — was promised after the war but it did not get
past the exhibition stage . Isotta , however , can never be quite counted out of the
Author: Griffith Borgeson
Background and specifications of sports and classic cars manufactured in Europe and America since 1920.
Tori watched the parade, from the classic cars of the fifties to the latest European
imports, all waxed to within an inch of their steel-and-chrome lives. As the cars
passed beneath the signs illuminating the South Beach night, metal jumped to
Author: Mary Castillo
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Whether they're flirting en espanol, gossiping over mojitos, or dancing with their latest papi chulos, the characters in Friday Night Chicas prove that there is nothing quite like a night out with your chicas. Set in New York City, Miami's South Beach, downtown Chicago, and L.A., these four flirty novellas explore dating, marriage, friendship, and sex, through the eyes of four different Latina women. Mary Castillo's Friday Night in L.A.: Isela isn't looking for a one-night stand; she's desperate for one last shot at saving her career. Her ticket is Hollywood's director du jour Tyler Banks, but one major mistake could cost her everything. Caridad Pineiro's Friday Night in South Beach: It's Tori's thirtieth birthday and all she wants is a nice quiet night with her family and friends. However, Tori's friends have other plans and during an overnight casino cruise, Tori finds herself taking the gamble of her life! Berta Platas's Friday Night in Chicago: The once-shy Cali has decided to attend her high school reunion. She slips into her slinkiest Donna Karan and puts on her highest Manolos. After all, she's out to seek revenge, Latina-style. . . Sofia Quintero's Friday Night in New York City: Gladys's friends throw her a bachelorette party at one of NYC's raunchiest male strip joints. They expected a party, but they didn't expect the not-so-blushing bride to disappear with one of the strippers!
^f\\e American truck industry celebrated the / arrival of the 1950s by establishing
a new all- time high for production. As anyone could've guessed, sales of all
types of vehicles quickly soared after peacetime operations resumed in 1946.
Author: Mike Mueller
Classic Pickups of the 50s brings to life the golden age of the American pickup truck. Memorable and revered trucks from Ford, Chevrolet and Dodge are featured here including: the 1957 Dodge Sweptside D100, 1956 Ford F-100, 1958 Chevrolet Apache, 1951 Ford F-1, 1957 Chevy Cameo Carrier, and the 1953 Chevy 3100. Also highlights classic pickups from Willys, International, and Studebaker.
The walls are decorated with posters for 1950s films, and the booths are made to
resemble classic cars of the decade. The host is an Ed Sullivan imitator, the
waiters are dressed to look like such fifties icons as Buddy Holly and Marilyn
Author: M. Keith Booker
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
Looks at the varied manifestations of postmodernism in an array of popular American films from the 1950s forward.