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Take a high-octane tour through the design, development and muscle cars behind the greatest V-8 in Detroit history. Fire-breathing Mopars come roaring to life--from the 1951 Chrysler Saratoga through the muscle cars of the 1960s and ‘70s right up to the newest Hemis in Dodge's line of cars and pickups. Packed with facts and fascinating details, the book features cutaways of the most collectible Hemi-powered cars in history, as well as a look at Hemi clones and racecars. From the Hemi’s high-powered past to its scorching present, from its greatest racetrack feats to high-performance street achievements, this full-color, full-throttle history truly conveys the power of the ultimate American V-8.

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The full story of the greatest performance V-8 in Detroit history, packed with facts, details, and pictures of Hemis from the '50s right up to today's hottest models.

Synopsis:

Chrysler's Hemi is one of the most revered engines in automotive history. Since its introduction in 1951, the Hemi has cast a spell on its owners and fans. Over five decades of production, the Hemi has moved from strength to strength and continues to be the engine of choice for muscle cars everywhere.

Hemi: The Ultimate American V-8 takes you through the evolution of the Hemi, from its initial development through its first installment into Chrysler's cas, to its heyday in the popular muscle cars of the 1960's and 1970's. Robert Genat’s vivid photographs bring these engines and the cars that housed them racing to life. Chock full of facts and fascinating details on this remarkable engine and the muscle cars it powered: Charger, Road Runner, Superbird, Challenger, Barracuda, Super Bee and the rest.

About the Author

An accomplished writer, photographer, and self-proclaimed "gear-head," Robert Genat is the author of Hemi Muscle, also from Motorbooks.  He and his wife Robin own and operate ZoneFivePhoto and live in Encinitas, California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780760327470
Author:
Genat, Robert
Publisher:
Motorbooks International
Foreword by:
Goldberg, Bill
Foreword:
Goldberg, Bill
Author:
Goldberg, Bill
Subject:
Automotive - Domestic - History
Subject:
Internal combustion engines, Spark ignition
Subject:
Motors
Subject:
Automotive - History
Subject:
Automotive - General
Subject:
Chrysler automobile
Subject:
Spark ignition engines
Subject:
Chrysler automobile - Motors
Subject:
Automotive - Antique & Classic
Edition Number:
Revised
Edition Description:
Revised
Series:
Motorbooks Classic
Publication Date:
20071131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
160 color & 60 b/w photos
Pages:
168
Dimensions:
10 x 10 x 0.5 in 1.72 lb

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The full story of the greatest performance V-8 in Detroit history, packed with facts, details, and pictures of Hemis from the '50s right up to today's hottest models.
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Chrysler's Hemi is one of the most revered engines in automotive history. Since its introduction in 1951, the Hemi has cast a spell on its owners and fans. Over five decades of production, the Hemi has moved from strength to strength and continues to be the engine of choice for muscle cars everywhere.

Hemi: The Ultimate American V-8 takes you through the evolution of the Hemi, from its initial development through its first installment into Chrysler's cas, to its heyday in the popular muscle cars of the 1960's and 1970's. Robert Genat’s vivid photographs bring these engines and the cars that housed them racing to life. Chock full of facts and fascinating details on this remarkable engine and the muscle cars it powered: Charger, Road Runner, Superbird, Challenger, Barracuda, Super Bee and the rest.

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