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McQueen's Machines : The Cars and Bikes of a Hollywood Icon - Matt Stone

McQueen's Machines

The Cars and Bikes of a Hollywood Icon

By: Matt Stone, Chad McQueen (Foreword by)

Paperback Published: 6th November 2010
ISBN: 9780760338957
Number Of Pages: 184

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No other Hollywood star has been so closely linked with cars and bikes, from the 1968 Ford Mustang GT Fastback he drove in ""Bullitt"" (in the greatest car chase of all time) to the Triumph motorcycle of ""The Great Escape"." ""McQueen's Machines"" gives readers a close-up look at the cars and motorcycles McQueen drove in movies, those he owned, and others he raced. With a foreword by Steve's son, Chad McQueen, and a wealth of details about of the star's racing career, stunt work, and car and motorcycle collecting, ""McQueen's Machines"" draws a fascinating picture of one outsized man's driving passion. Now in paperback.

Industry Reviews

"Few actors are as linked to the cars they drove as Steve McQueen, and now you can learn more about this icon's passion for motoring in McQueen's Machines: The Cars and Bikes of a Hollywood Icon. Opening with a foreword written by Steve's son Chad, the book covers both the cars he drove on screen - including the 1968 Ford Mustang GT 390 fastback from Bullitt - and the cars he owned and raced off of it, like his 1958 Porsche Speedster and a a 1965 Ferrari 275 NART Spyder. A great coffee table book for gearheads and McQueen fans alike." - Uncrate.com

"A great gift for car and motorcycle buffs."- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "This is a great book for fans of the actor or his vehicles, and it's the most interesting car book issued this year." - The Virginian Pilot "Car and motorcycle enthusiasts will love this book, but so will people (namely baby boomers) who were fans of Steve McQueen. While the book looks at a specific part of the late actor's life - his rides and passion for racing - it also reveals much about the man." -Omaha World-Herald "This book is a fantastic gift to give fans of McQueen as it carefully chronicles his career and the details of his iconic autos and motorbikes. A must-see!" - MonstersAndCritics.com

ISBN: 9780760338957
ISBN-10: 0760338957
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 184
Published: 6th November 2010
Publisher: Motorbooks International
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 27.0  x 1.1
Weight (kg): 0.72