It is the dream of many to own the world's most beautifully designed automobiles, but most often only a handful of collectors ever come close. Now,The Impossible COLLECTION of Cars makes that dream come true, showcasing the 100 most exceptional cars of the twentieth century. Each luxury automobile—from the 1909 Blitzen Benz to a 1997 Porsche 993 Turbo S—was chosen for its revolutionary design, magnificent lines, and head-turning capabilities. The book also features cars owned by celebrities like Marlene Dietrich, Greta Garbo, Pablo Picasso, and Elvis Presley.
This book also includes: 1901 Cadillac Model A Rear Entry Tonneau; 1911 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost; 1914 Ford Model T Runabout; 1923 Fiat Mefistofele; 1929 Buggati Type 35B; 1933 Hispano-Suiza J12-T68; 1936 BMW 328; 1937 Lagonda Rapide; 1938 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B Touring Superleggera; 1947 Bentley Mark VI Drophead Coupe; 1949 Ferrari 166 MM Touring Barchetta; 1953 Chrysler D'Elegance; 1954 Maserati A6C CS Berlinetta; 1955 Citroen DS 19; 1956 Packard Carribean Convertible; 1957 Ford Thunderbird; 1957 Jaguar XKSS; 1961 Aston Martin DB4GT Zagato; 1962 Facel Vega HK 500; 1963 Corvette Sting Ray; 1964 Pontiac GTO; 1966 Lamborghini Mura P400; 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Coupe; 1970 Porsche 917LH ("Langheck"); 1974 Lancia Stratos Marlboro; 1975 Cadillac Fleetwood; 1985 Porsche 959; 1991 Acura NSX; 1996 McLaren F1.
This Impossible COLLECTION volume is presented on cotton paper in a beautiful black rubber clamshell box with a cutout metal plate.
About the Author: Dan Neil is a Pulitzer Prize–winning automotive columnist for The Wall Street Journal. He has also worked for the Los Angeles Times, AutoWeek, andCar and Driver.
Specs: 14 x 17 in - 35.5 x 42.0 cm; 168 pages | 100 illustrations; Hand-bound special edition in a black rubber clamshell case with metal plaque
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