Valiant Vehicles

Author: Source Wikipedia
ISBN: 9781230489889
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Valiant Vehicles from the Author: Source Wikipedia. Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 24. Chapters: Chrysler Valiant, Chrysler Valiant Charger, Chrysler VC Valiant, Chrysler VH Valiant, Chrysler VJ Valiant, Plymouth Valiant. Excerpt: The Plymouth Valiant is an automobile manufactured by the Plymouth division of Chrysler Corporation in the United States from 1960 to 1976. It was created to give the company an entry in the compact car market emerging in the late 1950s. The Valiant was built and marketed worldwide in countries including Australia, Canada, Mexico, New Zealand, South Africa, Argentina, Brazil, Switzerland, Finland, Sweden, as well as other countries in South America and Western Europe. Road & Track magazine considered the Valiant to be "one of the best all-around domestic cars." In May 1957, Chrysler president Lester Lum "Tex" Colbert established a committee to develop a competitor for the increasingly popular small imports. Virgil Exner, Chrysler's chief stylist, designed a car that was smaller and lighter than a full-size car without sacrificing passenger and luggage space. Originally named the Falcon after Exner's 1955 Chrysler Falcon concept car, the vehicle was renamed the 'Valiant' honoring Henry Ford II's request to use the name for the Ford Falcon. The Valiant debuted at the 44th International Motor Show in London on October 26, 1959. It was introduced as a 1960 model and was officially considered a distinct brand, advertised with the tagline 'Nobody's kid brother, this one stands on its own four tires.' From the 1961 model year, the Valiant was classified as a Plymouth model. The 1961-62 Dodge Lancer was essentially a rebadged Valiant with different trim and styling details. The Valiant was less radical in configuration than General Motors' compact Chevrolet Corvair, which had an air-cooled rear-mounted engine, but was considered more aesthetically daring than the also-new Falcon which had a...

British Car Advertising Of The 1960s

Author: Heon Stevenson
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 1476611300
Size: 74.54 MB
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British Car Advertising Of The 1960s from the Author: Heon Stevenson. "Meticulously researched and well presented...fascinating...detailed"--Classic Car Mart "Extremely scholarly amazing piece of scholarship"--The Automobile "Informative...a good book"--Classics Monthly "What a brilliant book!...fabulous"--Classic Cars "Stevenson flexes historical muscle"--Old Cars Weekly "Gives great insight into the world of selling cars via the printed page...enlightening"--The Sacred Octagon "Fascinating...thorough...well illustrated...thoroughly and impartially recommended"--Newsletter of the History of Advertising Trust "A book of the richest scholarship, most engagingly presented...a veritable trip down memory lane...desirable and entertaining"--The Flying Lady "This exhaustive work appears to be a unique look at an important advertising category and is worth the price of admission"--SpeedReaders During the 1960s, the automobile finally secured its position as an indispensable component of daily life in Britain. Car ownership more than doubled from approximately one car for every 10 people in 1960 to one car for every 4.8 people by 1970. Consumers no longer asked "Do we need a car?" but "What car shall we have?" This well-illustrated history analyzes how both domestic car manufacturers and importers advertised their products in this growing market, identifying trends and themes. Over 180 advertisement illustrations are included.

My Dad Had One Of Those

Author: Nicky Wright
Publisher: Gramercy Books
ISBN: 9780517405574
Size: 79.98 MB
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My Dad Had One Of Those from the Author: Nicky Wright. Shows and describes a variety of cars, including the Tucker, Ford Skyliner, Buick Roadmaster, Studebaker, Henry J, Nash Metropolitan, Kaiser Darrin, and Chrysler Town & Country

How To Win Friends And Influence People

Author: Dale Carnegie
ISBN: 9380914784
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How To Win Friends And Influence People from the Author: Dale Carnegie. 'How to Win Friends and Influence People' is one of the first best-selling self-help books ever published. Just after publishing, it quickly exploded into an overnight success, eventually selling more than 15 million copies worldwide, and pioneering an entire genre of self-help and personal success books. With an enduring grasp of human nature, it teaches his readers how to handle people without letting them feel manipulated, how to make people feel important without inspiring resentment, how win people over to your point of view without causing offence, and how to make a friend out of just about anyone. Millions of people around the world have improved their lives based on the teachings of Dale Carnegie. This classic book will turn your relationships around and improve your interactions with everyone in your life.