Although not the fastest or the most powerful Ferrari, the beautiful lines of the Dino have inspired generations of enthusiasts. This book covers the full story of the Dino, from Pininfarina concept car through to the final production model, illustrated throughout with contemporary material. The book features THE definitive record of the little V6 Ferrari and its Fiat sibling 'Dino', named after Enzo's son. It contains full year-by-year coverage of production models with the American and European markets covered in great detail. There are over 250 contemporary photos, mainly in color, along with advertisements and brochures.
Born in Coventry, once the heart of the British motor industry, Brian Long has a passion for vintage and sporting machinery. A trained mechanical engineer and a long-term owner of both the MX-5 and rotary Mazdas, he has had a strong connection with Mazda products for well over a decade. Brian now lives just outside Tokyo, and spends much of his free time with Thoroughbred horses. He has had more than 70 books published, including many works on Japanese marques.
"This book is a wonderful read for anyone interested in the history of Ferrari and an absolute 'must have' for Dino owners." - www.carartsport.com
"helpful, well researched, indexed and is a must have for any Dino owner and potential buyer." - Veloce Today
"crammed with data ... good value for a comprehensive marque history ... the nearest that most of us will ever get to owning [a Dino]!" - Classic & Sports Car (UK)
"a love-letter to the Fiat Dino and Dino 206 and 246 GT/S road cars ... a real visual treat." - ClassicCars
"A detailed record of the Dino cars ... if you own one or are looking into the history of them, then this is for you." - www.silhouet.com
"an absolute must that every fan should have in his bookcase" - klassiekerrally.nl