René Staud "The Classic Cars Book" (Small Edition)

René Staud "The Classic Cars Book" (Small Edition)
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  • 978-3-8327-3385-8
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Product information "René Staud "The Classic Cars Book" (Small Edition)"

 

 

  • The international bestseller with lots of iconic automobiles now available in lower-priced format
  • A Concours d’Élégance in book form—a must-have for car fans and collectors alike
  • Legends of automotive history, priceless one-offs and the most popular classic cars, all presented in a small format

New additions to the automotive market are judged primarily by efficiency or fuel consumption. Things are quite different for historical cars. Major car shows, from Pebble Beach to Villa d’Este, feature classic cars, which, although they may not achieve top marks in the wind tunnel, have a timeless elegance that makes the hearts of all aficionados skip a beat. The photographer Ansel Adams, who was an honorary judge at Pebble Beach, once de- fined them as follows: “The type of vehicle I would like to be buried in.” From the Maserati Ghibli to the Ford Thunderbird, René Staud has shot automotive classics in settings ranging from the subtle to the spectacular. As co-organizer and head of the Car Selection Committee for Schloss Bensberg Classics, Jürgen Lewandowski provides authoritative texts. The Classic Cars Book conveys a real passion for these spectacular vehicles, appealing to existing fans and those yet to fall under their spell.

 

Hardcover, 25 x 32 cm, 304 pp

150 color photographs

ISBN: 978-3-8327-3385-8

Text: Chinese, German, English, French and Russian

René Staud meets Porsche October 11, 2018 at 8:00 pm Porsche is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year, and none other than René Staud witnessed the evolution of the extraordinary automobiles and masterly captured it with his camera. As part of a lecture, René Staud will give an insight into his work as a photographer and in his latest book project "911 Millennium - Exclusive Collector's Edition" . Over 4 decades, his pictures have shaped and influenced the car industry and its perception - this book combines unique photos of the Porsche 911 in all its colors and variety. And Stauds master tool: the Leica! The Leica Gallery presents a selection of photographs which is put together for the evening exclusively.... mehr

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