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Top Gear: Daft Cars by Matt (Author) Master
  

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Top Gear: Daft Cars by Matt (Author) Master

From flying cars to amphibious vehicles, solar-powered saloons to rockets on wheels, these are over 50 of the most wacky cars ever devised. Fancy a car that drives sideways? Try the Jeep Hurricane. Or maybe a car in which the windows change color according to your mood for a more serene and health-giving driving experience? That'll be the Toyota RiN. And if you like a flutter, you'll need the Chrysler Town and Country Black Jack, which contains a mini on board casino. Some concept cars are designed to demonstrate alternative materials and energy sources, or to showcase the gadgets of the future, or even cater for specific lifestyles or groups of people. Many don't even get beyond the prototype stage - for reasons of cost or practicality, or, in the case of the nuclear-powered Ford Nucleon of 1958, the danger of causing a small atomic explosion. Featuring everything from practical experiments such as the hatchback fire engine, and ideas that have managed to make it into production, to stunning yet impractical super car concepts, this book both celebrates and cringes at some of motoring's most daft - and even idiotic - ideas.

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About the Author

Matt Master has been a motoring correspondent for five years. He started his career at Auto Express, and moved on to Top Gear magazine three years ago, where he is features writer and road tester. He is the author of the previous book in this series, Top Gear: Midlife Crisis Cars (2008).

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Publication date

14th May 2009

Author

Matt (Author) Master

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Publisher

BBC Books an imprint of Ebury Publishing

Format

Hardback
128 pages

Categories

Motor cars: general interest

ISBN

9781846078071

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