The American sports car

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Publications International , Skokie, Illinois
Other titlesConsumer Guide.
Statementby the editors of Consumer Guide.
The Physical Object
Pagination96p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21485245M
ISBN 100517289466
OCLC/WorldCa6010880

Out of 5 stars the Consumer Guide sports-car classic Reviewed in the United States on J The editors of Consumer Guide compiled the photos and histories of twenty-eight classic American sports cars, over the nearly 70 years from Mercer and Stutz to Corvette and Cobra; and the result is this page, 8-byinch s: 1.

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