Item description for Deuce: 75 Years of the '32 Ford by Robert Genat...
The 1932 Ford, the Deuce, is among the most important automobiles ever produced. A landmark car for Ford, the '32 introduced Henry Ford's groundbreaking V-8 engine, bringing the iconic engine configuration to the masses for the first time. Just as significantly, the '32 Ford's myriad body styles and abundant production figures made it the ideal platform for hot rodders and the inspiration for an entire automotive performance industry. Now 75 years after its introduction, the Deuce continues to be the foundation for many a hot rod. Deuce: 75 Years of the 1932 Ford is a complete history of the car as it was built, and as a hot rod and race car. The book covers the design, development and production of the Deuce, including vintage factory photos and details on the cars as they came from the factory. Deuce also relates the story of the car as a race car and as the hot rod of choice for generations of hop-up enthusiasts. Sidebars will explore the personalities and companies that have helped the Deuce become a pop culture phenomenon and a focal point of the automotive enthusiast community.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.1" Width: 10.1" Height: 0.8" Weight: 2.55 lbs.
Release Date Sep 15, 2006
Publisher Car Tech
ISBN 1932494138 ISBN13 9781932494136
Availability 0 units.
More About Robert Genat
Robert Genat is an accomplished author and photographer who has written 25 books for MBI Publishing. A self-proclaimed gearhead, Robert has restored two classic cars in the last 10 years (one of which was featured in a nationally syndicated television show), and has recently completed a chopped 32 five-window coupe. He and his wife Robin own and operate ZoneFive Photo. Genat lives in Encinitas, California.
David Newhardt is one of the best automobile photographers working today and has provided photography for best-selling Motorbooks titles "Muscle: America's Legendary Performance Cars," "Corvette: Fifty Years," "Mustang: Forty Years," "Mopar Muscle: Fifty Years," and "Shelby Mustang: Racer for the Street.""
Robert Genat currently resides in Encinitas, in the state of California. Robert Genat was born in 1945.
Reviews - What do customers think about Deuce: 75 Years of the '32 Ford?
32 Ford Feb 20, 2007
A must to own if you have any interest in 1932 fords. Very well researched and written.
Duece: 75 Years of the '32 Ford Feb 1, 2007
My husband loves this book. He requested it for Christmas after seeing it at our brother-in-laws house.
Deuce: 75 Years of the '32 Ford Jan 3, 2007
An excellent, informative book. Beautiful colored pictures, well reearched. A must for 32 Ford owners.
Comprehensive and historic book Nov 10, 2006
This book is both well written and researched. I can recomend it to anyone, both the restorer and the hot rodder.
A complete history of the car's design, changes, influences, and racers Nov 7, 2006
The 1932 Ford Deuce was a landmark achievement for Ford, featuring an eight-cylinder flathead engine over the usual V-8 designs. While many books focus on this groundbreaking model, few take the time to place it in perspective: for that you need Deuce: 75 Years of the '32 Ford. Chapters offer up a complete history of the car's design, changes, influences, and racers. Vintage factory photos and details about each model provide a wide-ranging survey of the changes incorporated into the Deuce over the decades.