Author Steve Magnante is well known for his encyclopedia-like knowledge of automotive facts. The details he regularly puts forth, both on the pages of national magazines and as a contributing host and tech expert at the popular Barrett-Jackson Auctions on television, are the kind of things muscle car fanatics love to hear.
There are 1001 well-researched muscle car facts in this book that even some of the most esteemed experts would be surprised to learn. Covered are all the popular GM makes such as Chevy, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac, Ford and Mercury cars, Chrysler, Plymouth and Dodge cars, and even facts about AMC and Studebaker as well. Fans of these collectible cars will appreciate the technical and entertaining information shared on every page about all of the great American muscle cars.
Whether you're an avid collector of multiple American muscle cars, the owner of one shining example, a trivia buff that wants to stump your friends, or just a fan of the big and powerful rear-wheel driven rides of the '60s and '70s, this book is an informative and entertaining collection of facts from one of the industry's most beloved and respected sources.
Steve Magnante's unbridled enthusiasm for modified high-performance machinery is life-long, but for more than 15 years he has been sharing his passion and technical knowledge through print and television media. As a long time staffer at Hot Rod Magazine and more recently as an automotive expert on the popular collector auto auction broadcasts, Steve has gained great recognition for his expertise. His knowledge of automotive history is extensive, and he is a student of American high-performance hot rods and racing cars as well. Known for his passion and lighthearted manner, Steve connects with readers on a personal level, sharing their love for cars while delivering solid technical advice.