Dream Cars of the XXI Century

Author(s): Ron Kimball


It seduces both men and women indifferently, especially when it is powerful and luxurious. Even more so when it is unique. Or nearly so. The specimen of the high-end luxury car is not only the utmost interpretation on the theme of the automobile, but it is also the inspiring Muse for the creativity and skills of design-ers and engineers, as well as the dream of all enthusiasts. There never passes a year, nor even a month, without new award-winning supercar coming out. And it matters little whether it is a One-Off, a specimen Just for the Few, or For Many but not for All, or an Instant Classic. Or yet, it could be the interpretation of con-cepts destined to exalt its performance-like the lightness of a Featherweight- or to generate(today), with their concept outfitting, automobiles that Will be Famous. The images and texts in this volume recount the stories of the most important supercars of the last decade. A roundup entrusting the automobile with what is, perhaps, the best of all roles: that of arousing emotions.


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MASSIMO MAMBRETTI, born in 1957, made his first approach to the world of automotive journalism when he was in his early 20s. He began in the publishing sector as a contributor to the Gazzetta dello Sport. In 1980 he joined the edito-rial staff at Rombo, and two years later he joined the editorial staff at the Prove su stradasector of Quattroruote. Next he went to Gente Motori, and in the late 1980s he became special correspondent for the weekly Auto Oggi. In 1997 he chose to become a freelance professional, complementing his activity in the edi-torial sector with that as Director of the Press Office for the Bologna Motor Show and the Turin Salone dell'automobile. Successively he returned to working full-time in the publishing world, and he currently collaborates with the periodicals Il Giornale, Il Sole 24 Ore, Automobilismo, and La mia auto. For some time now he has participated as a commentator for RAI's broad.

General Fields

  • : 9788854407787
  • : White Star
  • : White Star
  • : August 2013
  • : 385mm X 278mm
  • : Italy
  • : October 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Ron Kimball
  • : Hardback
  • : 629.22209051
  • : 208