Andrew Noakes is a senior lecturer in Automotive Journalism at Coventry University, having previously worked as a freelance motoring journalist, contributing to a wide range of motoring magazines. He lives in Warwickshire.. From Le Mans champions to James Bond's favourite ride to today's supercars, Aston Martin DB celebrates 70 years of Britain's greatest sports cars with this superb collection of over 250 stunning, and often rarely seen images from the Aston Martin Heritage Trust archive. From the very first DB1 to the iconic DBs of the 1960s to the very latest DB11, this stylish, lavishly illustrated book is a fitting celebration of one of the world's most enduring sports cars. The fast, beautiful sports cars that Aston Martin built under David Brown’s ownership won the Le Mans 24-hour race and the World Sports Car Championship, and provided James Bond with his most famous transport: the ejector-seat equipped DB5 that won acclaim in Goldfinger. Though the DB era ended when Brown sold the company in 1972, its influence continued to be felt - James Bond’s most recent car was the specially-made DB10, and Aston Martin has just launched its most complete car ever, the DB11 – and the initials ‘DB’ mean as much to Aston Martin now as ever. The perfect gift for fans of fast and beautiful cars! Chapters include: 1 Birth of a Legend 2 Crisis and Renewal 3 Designs on Victory 4 The Englishman’s Ferrari 5 End of an Era 6 The DB Legacy
A Superb Book with lots of Great Photo's. Having been in many aspects of the Motor Trade in my working life now retired,at that time I had a great interest in quality motor cars, Rolls Royce of which I owned a Silver Shadow II for 14 years when I ran a Wedding Car business with a business partner, we had 7 various models, plus one Bentley. My passion also included Aston Martin mainly the DB5 and DB6. I have a few books on them but this one is superb,I am sure if you like me are a lover of Aston's you will enjoy this one. Mercedes also are great favorites I am currently on No 5 a C class estate.
Beautiful Book Very clear layout, plenty of historical details along with outstanding photographs and illustrations, including full-page spreads. Great technical details section. Definitely one for the DB fan.
Ultimate! Ultimate Aston Martin Book for a Brother who has a Vanquish in his garage, He loved it!
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