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  • Date Of Publication: 08/27/2019
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Alvis: The Complete Story

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  • Barcode: 9781785005879
Formed in 1919, Alvis was at the forefront of British car design in the 1920s and 1930s. This book describes the evolution of Alvis from is formation through to its eventual takeover by Rover. The essential reference for all Alvis owners and enthusiasts. This book tells the story of Alvis and its cars, aero engines and military vehicles. Starting with the formation of the company in 1919, it traces the company's products through the 1920s and 1930s, and through its wartime exploits to its eventual takeover by Rover. The book covers: the early four-cyclinder cars; the amazing six-cylinder cars; early ventures into armoured car and aero engine production and the post WWII four- and six-cylinder cars. Traces the Alivis company's products through the 1920s and 1930s. Matthew Vale is a well known automotive writer and this book provides a unique perspective on the products of a great British company. Covers Alvis' wartime exploits to its eventual takeover by Rover.

Author: Matthew Vale

Author Bio: Matthew Vale has been writing books on classic British motorcycles and cars since 2004. Now retired from his work as a Chartered IT Professional specializing in computer security, he is devoting his free time to classic car and bike restoration, writing classic motoring books and articles, and spending time with his wife and family. In the past he has run such diverse classic cars as a Triumph Spitfire Mark III, MGB, Triumph Stag, and a Lotus Elite. He also restores and rides classic bikes, including the Triumph Bonneville, Norton Commando and BSA Lightning. With a lifelong fascination for glass-fibre-bodied cars (stemming from early holiday jobs at various glass-fibre factories, and ownership of many rusty cars), he is currently carrying out a nut and bolt (and glass fibre) restoration of two Lotus Elan Plus 2s.

ISBN: 9781785005879

Publisher: The Crowood Press UK

Binding Type: Hardcover

Illustrations: 263 color photos

Language: English

Pages: 192

Printing Status: In Print

Edition: NA

Country Made: NA