Stars and Cars

Jacques Braunstein
AUD $39.99

Mythical pairings of stars and their and cars and their greatest moments on screen and in life.

The most iconic stars and the coolest cars meet in this beautifully designed, classic gift book for gearheads, film fans, and classic car enthusiasts.

Steve McQueen, a Mustang, and San Francisco; the ten-minute pursuit in Bullitt has remained the definitive movie car chase for nearly fifty years. Iconic moments from cinematic history do not get much better than this.

Stars & Cars is a celebration of the most unforgettable automotive moments in film, TV, and popular culture. Lavishly illustrated, it brings together the iconic cars that made an impact on our collective psyche, and the stars who drove, raced, collected, repainted, crashed, or simply loved them to an obsessional degree.

From James Dean and his ill-fated Porsche Spyder, to the greatest Aston Martin moments in the Bond movies. Heroic Minis in The Italian Job, to the eye-popping paint jobs on the psychedelic limos commissioned by The Beatles - all of the greatest collaborations between stars and cars are featured in the pages of this book.

Author bio:

Jacques Braunstein, a journalist at GQ and former editor-in-chief at Technikart, is the author of two graphic novels as well as one novel. He used to drive a Lancia coupe 1970 and then an Audi Quattro 1984 before giving up and buying a motorcycle like most Parisians.

Category: History
ISBN: 9781781316764
Publisher: Quarto UK
Imprint: Aurum Press
Pub Date: August 2017
Page Extent: 224
Format: Hard Cover
Age: 0 - 0
Subject: History