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Black Beauties

Black Beauties
written by René Staud, Jürgen Lewandoski, 304 pages with 150 colored illustrations, Format: 370 x 290 mm, Hardcover, language: English, German
Author Jürgen Lewandowski
Illustrator / Photographer René Staud
Pages 304
Format 290 mm x 370 mm
Blurb René Staud is one of the best automotive photographers in the industry, highly sought-after and extremely innovative. He has already published five successful automotive photo books, the most recent of which is Mercedes-Benz – The Grand Cabrios & Coupés. And now, René Staud is “back in black.” Like the opening riff of the famous AC/DC song, Black Beauties is predestined to delight little boys and big boys alike. In his consistently compelling images, Staud shows us a series of historic cars painted in the “color” of classical elegance and sporty power: the legendary Alfa Romeo 8C of the 1930s, the Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse, the fastest open-topped production car ever made, and even the “Goddess” Citroën DS. In addition to the gorgeous photos, there are essays by renowned authors about the significance and effect of the “color” black on automotive design. A wonderful photo volume that is anything but colorless!