Download E-books Strange but True Tales of Car Collecting: Drowned Bugattis, Buried Belvederes, Felonious Ferraris and other Wild Stories of Automotive Misadventure PDF

By Keith Martin, Linda Clark

Most automobile creditors convey a fit enthusiasm for his or her favourite pastime, a bent to dig into their favourite marques, chase components, change tales, and customarily reside the car-guy existence. a few, despite the fact that, step over that wonderful line among enthusiasm and obsession—and that’s where from which spring the mythical car-collector stories.
 
In Strange yet real stories of auto Collecting, Keith Martin and the employees of activity motor vehicle industry Magazine recount the wildest car-collecting tales of all time, targeting stories of the main eccentric and over-the-top creditors and collections. have you ever heard of the man who squirrelled away dozens of Chevelles, Camaros, and different vintage muscle automobiles in semi trailers? How in regards to the president of Shakespeare fishing rods who within the Sixties bought 30 now-priceless Bugattis for an insignificant $85,000? The English nobleman who chop up and buried his Ferrari horde in an complex coverage rip-off? Or how in regards to the Duesenberg deserted in a long island parking storage for many years and exposed via Tonight Show host Jay Leno?
 
These are only some of the awesome tales explored during this pleasing e-book, vital name for any automobile fanatic. either vehicle creditors and enthusiasts of outrageous vintage automobile, muscle vehicle, and activities vehicle tales will locate leisure in those stories of creditors who’ve long past off the rails.

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