The Cars You Always Promised Yourself
Porter Press International

The Cars You Always Promised Yourself

How Ford designed, engineered and marketed the fastest Fords

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The Cars You Always Promised Yourself – is a unique book about Ford's special vehicles and glamorous coupes that covers 50 years of Ford’s design, engineering and marketing. Ford gave the author unique access to their secret design archives and he spoke to many of Ford’s legendary leaders from the ‘70s, ‘80s and ‘90s. Former Ford chairman Bob Lutz, famous design director Patrick le Quément and Rod Mansfield - the leader of Special Vehicle Engineering - have all written forewords Over 300 pages in a large 10.35-inch by 10.35-inch, 155,000 words equal to two full-length novels supported by nearly 500 images. Over 85 per cent of the hundreds of photos have never been seen before; design sketches, prototypes and wind tunnel models. Original Escort and Focus RS design sketchesAbandoned RS coupeFirst Cosworth prototypeCancelled 1975 Capri RS2800Sierra design alternatives

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Dimensions 255 × 255 mm


Année de parution



Steve Saxty


Porter Press International


Cartonnée avec jaquette

Photos Plus de 400
Pages Plus de 300