Subtitle A Graphic Guide to Automotive Logos and Emblems
Car Marques is the most detailed and comprehensive guide to car badges ever published. In 224 pages it reveals the history and design of over 90 marques from around the world, each with color illustrations and annotated diagrams. British motoring journalist Simon Heptinstall, who helped launch BBC Top Gear magazine, describes each badge, details the story behind it, and uncovers snippets of information that will delight motoring enthusiasts. The introduction outlines how the book works and provides an overview of the history of car badges. Feature spreads show how the badges of iconic marques such as Buick and Peugeot have changed over time. It also contains profiles of major figures in the history of the automotive industry such as André Citroën, Gottlieb Daimler, William C. Durant, and Enzo Ferrari. The badges are arranged in alphabetic order and include world-famous marques such as Alfa Romeo, Aston Martin, BMW, Buick, Corvette, Lamborghini, Mercedes, Mustang, Porsche, and Toyota.