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Novi V-8 Indy Cars: 1941-1965

Novi V-8 Indy Cars: 1941?1965

by Karl Ludvigsen

Softcover, 10 1/4 in. x 8 1/2 in.
128 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1-58388-037-1
Price: $21.95

Novi V-8 Indy Cars: 1941-1965

Few cars of any kind have exuded the charismatic appeal of the great Novi V-8 racing cars that competed at Indianapolis. With its centrifugally-supercharged four-cam V-8 engine the Novi was a power prodigy in all its incarnations. First a front-wheel-drive car, it earned a reputation for wicked handling by killing two of its drivers. But the Novis were so fast?so often?that more racers were always willing to take them on. Though a Novi never won at Indy, these magnificent cars are fondly remembered by all enthusiasts.

  • Rare drawings of the first front-drive Novi and its engine
  • Action photos
  • Engine and chassis detail photos
  • Novi V-8 Indy Cars: 1941-1965
    Novi V-8 Indy Cars: 1941-1965
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    BSIN: H668
    ISBN: 1-58388-037-2 (ISBN-10)
    ISBN: 978-1-58388-037-1 (ISBN-13)
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    Karl Ludvigsen
    Karl Ludvigsen

    In addition to his motor industry activities as an executive (with GM, Fiat and Ford) and head of a consulting company, Karl Ludvigsen has been active for over 50 years as an author and historian. As an author, co-author or editor he has some four dozen books to his credit. Needless to say, they are all about cars and the motor industry, Karl's life-long passion.

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