Euopean Style with American Muscle
by Mike Gulett

"These cars are art on wheels and are great collector cars. They are not a footnote but an important chapter in the history of the car."

Mike Gulett's European Style with American Muscle is a must for all car aficionados. The book consists of twenty-five chapters, with each chapter dedicated to a collector car company, one-of-a-kind worldwide. Gulett's knowledge of these cars is commendable and instrumental in providing insight to not only the most passionate, but the casual car enthusiast. In fact, European Style with American Muscle narrates the intriguing history of classic cars and companies such as AC Cars Group Ltd, Allard, Monteverdi, and many others.

From classic and casual cars to race cars and motorcycles, readers will encounter automobiles that are both familiar and those that are so rare that hardly anyone is aware of their existence. This guide, which ultimately describes the tremendous ability of cars that combine the sleek European designs with powerful American engines, is written succinctly with illustrations of model vehicles that are aesthetically pleasing.

European Style with American Muscle features an assortment of exotic cars, including, but not limited to the Apollo GT, the 1964 Shelby Daytona Coupe, the 1966 Bizzarrini GT 5300 Strada, and the Iso Fidia, a personal favorite of Beatles sensation John Lennon. With Gulett's insight and in-depth exploration of the cars and their history, he brings each vehicle and its thrilling stories to life.

Cars like the 1958 BMW Isetta 300 and the 1966 Intermeccanica Grifith Coupe, in all its glory, are a reminder of the evolution of cars, and the history that accompanies each vehicle. For instance, the rare Dual-Ghia was one of the first exclusive cars that made Dual Motors and Detroit famous as a car town. Not surprisingly, celebrities such as Frank Sinatra, Richard Nixon, and Desi Arnaz were the primary buyers of these exceptional vehicles. Overall, Mike Gullet's European Style with American Muscle is an informative guide to cars, and car history.

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