DREAM CARS: PAST & PRESENT - by Ken Vose

What exactly is a dream car? A Ferrari? A Lamborghini? A Rolls Royce? A Mercedes? No arguments there, but what about the Henry J, the Ruxton or the Wolseley? Aren't they, too, the stuff dreams are made of? Every car, no matter how mundane it may seem, involved someone's dream. An engineer looking for a new type of suspension system. A designer with a better solution to an aerodynamic problem. Or in the case of the truly great cars, a man of singular vision for whom the car was a vehicle to express his art.

And what of the consumer? Beauty certainly is in the eye of the car buyer. Who's to say what emotions are evoked in a fender flare or rocker panel trim, what childhood memories recalled in a flash of chrome? Perhaps your particular dream car is included here. If not, you're certainly welcome to share some of ours!

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PUBLISHER:
Dream Cars: Past & Present - Mallard Press 1989
The Car: Past & Present - The Image Bank (UK) 1989
Das Auto: Gestern Und Heute - Karl Muller Verlag (Germany) 1989
Automobile D'Hier Et D'Aujourd'Hui - Soline Editions (France) 1989
De Auto Toen En Nu - Rebo Productions (Netherlands) 1989
O Automovel Passado & Presente - Verbo S.A. (Portugal) 1989

 

REVIEWS:

Dream Cars - Past & Present: Review by Soline
Photos Magazine, June 1990

Qu'est-ce qu'une automobile de reve? Une Ferrari, une Lomborghini, une Mercedes, une Henry J. Ruxton? Qui n'a pas eprouve, ne serait-ce qu'une fois, les emotions suscitees par le galbe d'une aile, le cuir d'un siege, le bois d'un tableau de bord...

Programm Magazine, 1990
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