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All Cylinders: Cars of the 1960s (Prime) is an inaugural eBook for the iPad organized around a single decade from Trager’s massive and comprehensive chronology of automotive history from Leonardo da Vinci to the Tesla.
All Cylinders: Cars of the 1960s (Prime) is a graphic-rich, multi-touch, interactive eBook that gives vintage automobile enthusiasts an immersive road trip across the 1960s celebrating and uniquely highlighting hundreds of makes, models, designers, inventors, race drivers, CEOs, and related developments from a decade that redefined the auto industry around the world.
Entries include information on and compelling images of the choice makes and models of the age. From the universally appreciated (Plymouth Valiant & Fury, Dodge Dart, Chevy Impala SS & Corvair, Oldsmobile Cutlass, Buick Skylark & Riviera, Ford Thunderbird, Mercury Monterey, Pontiac Gran Prix, Ford Fairlane & Mustang, Studebaker Hawk & Avanti, Pontiac GTO, Chevelle Malibu, AMC Rambler, and Plymouth Barracuda) to the acquired tastes of the overseas market (BMW, Sunbeam, Triumph, Humber, Rolls-Royce, Jaguar, Citroën, Renault, BMW, Porsche, Volkswagen, Lancia, Simca, Fiat, Alfa Romeo, Škoda, Audi, Peugeot, Saab, Nissan, Toyota, Subaru, Volvo, Honda, Mitsubishi, Mazda, and Moskvitch), All Cylinders: Cars of the 1960s (Prime) reinvents the eBook in a manner its subject transformed the globe.
Past the great cars of the era, readers will also discover entries that cover the labor that built them, the roads, bridges, and tunnels they drove through, the races they ran in, the motorcycles, buses and trolleys they ran alongside or replaced, the policies that insured them and ads that sold them, the smog they belched, and the myriad technical advances that inched them toward the present.
At 160 pages and with more than 400 entries and 250 classic images, All Cylinders: Cars of the 1960s (Prime) is a one-of-a-kind reading, viewing and learning experience sure to draw classic car fans into a now bygone era when America’s love affair with the automobile was at its apex and keep them there enthralled for hours.
Apocalypso Media LLC is a new eBook publisher that will issue previously released and unreleased historical chronologies written by the late James Trager, author of the acclaimed The People’s Chronology: A Year-By-Year Account of Human Events from Prehistory to the Present first published in 1979 and featured on Microsoft’s Bookshelf reference suite.
James Trager’s lauded catalogue includes historical chronologies covering subjects that range from automobiles to food, women, and New York City to name just a few of his dozen books. Widely regarded as among the premier authors of historical timelines, Apocalypso Media LLC is proud to make Trager’s venerable canon available for eBooks on the iPad.