The Business of Speed

The Business of Speed

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Lucsko offers a rich and heretofore untold account of the culture and technology of the high-performance automotive aftermarket in the United States, offering a fresh perspective on the history of the automobile in America.Sales were slipping, and Chevrolet, whose cars were more expensive but also far more modern and better equipped, ... powerful engine, a conventional transmission, and many creature comforts never before available from the company, ... By the end of 1930 more than three million of them were on the road, and Ford appeared to have regained its competitive edge.2 So good was the new car, in fact, anbsp;...

Title:The Business of Speed
Author:David N. Lucsko
Publisher:JHU Press - 2008-10-07


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