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Classic Racing Engines

Expert Technical Analysis of Fifty of the Greatest Motorsport Power Units: 1913-1994

by Karl Ludvigsen

Hardcover, 8 in. x 10 in.
226 pages
255 photos, illustrations and diagrams
ISBN-13: 978-0-8376-1734-3
Price: $79.95

"Ludvigsen's engineering background and longstanding interest in engines really come through in the way he unerringly focuses on the main details and innovations of each powerplant, along with the technical shortcomings that were obstacles to the engine's success" - Csabe Csere, Car and Driver

Classic Racing Engines details the design, development and specifications of the author's personal selection of 50 classic racing engines from 1913 to 1994. Karl Ludvigsen, award-winning automotive historian and author of The V12 Engine uses his extensive network of contacts throughout the racing engine world to provide behind-the-scene stories, and speaks to the personalities involved in developing these historic power units.

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Mercedes-Benz 500I 3.4-litre V8
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Ford DFV 3-litre V8
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Jaguar XK 3.4-litre six
Classic Racing Engines
Classic Racing Engines
BSIN: H635
ISBN: 0-8376-1734-0 (ISBN-10)
ISBN: 978-0-8376-1734-3 (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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