American 'Independent' Automakers

AMC to Willys 1945 to 1960

American 'Independent' Automakers
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The independent automakers who had survived the depression of the 1930s had flexibility and enough capital from the war to be the first to launch all-new models for a car starved nation. So lucrative was the American post-war car market that new automobile companies were also formed to cash in on the pent-up demand for new cars. This is their story told through text and the use of contemporary brochures, period literature, factory photos, road test info and over 90 new, unpublished color photos of restored examples to relate the importance of these historic vehicles.

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Of British descent, Norm Mort was raised in Toronto where vehicles from every corner of the world were sold. Before Norm was ten, he was already taking pictures of old cars parked at the side of the road. At 12 years of age, Norm was the youngest member on the executive of the Antique and Classic Car Club of Canada, Toronto Chapter. A Triumph and Stag enthusiast, Norm Mort’s first car was a 1962 TR3A, later followed by a Spitfire and a continual line of other sporting models. He has been a writer for car magazines and newspapers for the past 25 years.

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Format: Paperback / softback, 96 Pages
ISBN: 9781845842390
Illustrations: 100 color ill
Size: 8 in x 7.5 in x 0.25 in / 203.2 mm x 190.5 mm x 6.35 mm
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