Dodge Challenger & Plymouth Barracuda Chryslers Potent Pony Cars REISSUE


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  • ISBN: 9781787110946
  • Author:
  • Publ Date: 2017-03-30
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  • Binding: PaperBack
  • Pages: 192
  • Imprint: VELOCE PUBS
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  • ID - 185940

Table of Contents :

Chapter 1 - Valiant beginningCovers the development of the Barracuda from its Plymouth Valiant donor.Chapter 2 - The slippery fish 1964-66The first incarnation of the Barracuda that beat the Ford Mustang to the dealerships by a clear two weeks.Chapter 3 - Second generation 1967-69Shows the revamp and relaunch of an all-new Barracuda to take on the likes of the Camaro, Cougar and Mustang.Chapter 4 - The Ultimate Pony Cars 1970- 74Introduction of the Dodge Challenger and third incarnation of the Barracuda.Chapter 5 - (OPTIONAL) A chapter covering the latest 2008 Dodge Challenger.


The ultimate Chrysler pony car book written in PeterÆs now familiar and welcome unpretentious style, featuring every series and model of pony car made by the Chrysler Corporation in the 1960s and 70s, including the slippery Barracuda and classic Dodge Challenger, along with stars of the big screen and drag strip.


ò Covers the development from the Valiant

ò Shows design concepts and development

ò Fresh new photos of original vehicles

ò Covers all sub-series and models

ò Follows a chronological coarse through historic events

ò Shows rarely seen archive pictures and period adverts

ò Written in plain unpretentious English, and easy to follow

ò Extended captions with the images

Author Biography:

Peter Grist has been writing about American automobiles for over 15 years. After a tenure in the military Peter started writing for the Chrysler Corp Club UK, which he ran for more than 10 years, editing its monthly magazine, TalkFlite. This led to writing for high street magazines, websites, and his first books: a history of Dodge performance cars and a biography of American auto designer Virgil Exner.He has owned a succession of American built cars, including a 1955 Buick, a 1959 DeSoto, 1967 Coronet, a Shelby Charger, Jeep Cherokee and an R/T Neon. He currently owns three Dodge vehicles and is married to Catherine and has three children.



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