Drive

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Published by DK

By Giles Chapman

Foreword by Jodie Kidd

Consultant editor Lawrence Ulrich, Giles Chapman

RRP: $40.00

"The pictures, as you would expect from a DK vintage, are as sleek as the motors."

RTE Guide

"The 100 year-plus history of motoring is not the easiest of stories to tell but Drive: The Definitive History Of Motoring, does a good job. Varying from the first motorised carriages - and the fact that most horses on the roads used to produce around 24lb of manure a day - to the latest driverless technology, this book offers bite-sized histories of cars on our roads."

Daily Express

"One of the best car books to hit our desk this year."

Daily Record

"You are guaranteed one thing with Dorling Kindersley and that is quality. I grew up with these glorious and lavishly illustrated books and Drive is thankfully one of the best I've seen for a while. This will satisfy petrolheads of all ages, because every aspect of the motoring industry is covered with colourful imagery and insightful facts"

Christian Whitehead, Foyles

About Drive

Slip off the handbrake and take a spin through the history of motoring - from the first horseless carriages to the rush of modern-day motorsport.

Find out everything you need to know about motoring from 1895 to the present day. Journey through motoring history with Drive and explore the twists and turns of how the motorcar has shaped the modern world over the last century.

Discover the exciting and impressive advances in technology and design that have made cars faster, safer, and better to drive - and transformed them from a means of transport into objects of status, excitement, and desire. Speed through personal accounts of motoring throughout the years and discover exciting new facts about the world's most famous racing events.

From the first service stations to the latest fuel cell, and packed full of stunning photography of social artifacts and of the cars themselves, Drive is the perfect visual guide for every car lover.

Reviews:

Past praise for Classic Car:
"[T]his is a book to savor, to be pored over time and again." - Booklist, starred review

Past praise for Car:
"Definitive' is an ambitious goal, but one this hefty book tackles with élan-perhaps the way a 1965 Gordon-Keeble might tackle a winding country road." - The New York Times