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Features The full story of coachbuilder Karmann Ghia's long association with Volkswagen and the creation of the famous Coupé and Cabriolet models. Arguably, Karmann Ghia produced the most beautiful bodies ever to adorn VW chassis. Today, all Karmann Ghia-badged Volkswagens are recognised classics and are highly desirable collectibles throughout the world. Contains full details of all the Karman Ghia-badged Coupé and Cabriolet models Type 1 & Type 3 from 1955 to 1974. Synopsis The Karmann Ghia Coupé and Cabriolet (convertible) were wonderfully stylish cars built on the ultra-dependable VW Beetle chassis and running gear. Built between 1955 and 1974, these cars have now become established classics around the world. This book tells the full story and is the essential guide to the curvy and collectible Karmann Ghia Volkswagens.
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Author Bio: Malcolm Bobbitt is the author of more than thirty marque histories and general automotive books, a number of which have been published as foreign language editions. As a regular contributor to several periodicals and newspapers, his work and photography have appeared worldwide. A member of the Guild of Motoring Writers, Society of Automotive Historians and Society of Authors, Malcolm is acclaimed for his books on Rolls-Royce and Bentley, which include a companion volume on the Silver Spirit and Bentley Mulsanne as well as an Essential Buyer's Guide to the Silver Shadow and T-Series Bentley, both of which are published by Veloce. Other Rolls-Royce and Bentley related titles include histories of the Crewe and Derby factories and a biography of W.O. Bentley.Married to Jean and living on the northern edge of England's Lake District, Malcolm has an interest in all forms of transport. He also enjoys activities as diverse as public speaking, fell walking, classical music, collecting motoring ephemera and getting behind the wheel of his early British-built Citroen DS.SPECSFormat: Paperback / softback, 112 PagesISBN: 9781787113268Illustrations: 112 color & b-w photosSize: 8.1 in x 9.8 in / 205.74 mm x 248.92 mmPublished: May 29, 2018READER REVIEWS
Publisher: Veloce Publishing
Binding Type: Paperback
Illustrations: 112 color & b-w photos
Dimensions: 8.1 in x 9.8 in / 205.74 mm x 248.92 mm