The Science of Supercars: The technology that powers the greatest cars in the world

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Octopus, Sep 6, 2018 - Transportation - 224 pages

Trace the evolution of the supercar through the technology that drives it.

With an introduction by David Coulthard.

This is the definitive story of the science behind the art of supercar design. Written by bestselling author Martin Roach and featuring bespoke technical illustrations from F1 insider Neil Waterman, plus contributions from the biggest names in the supercar world, including:

  • Adrian Newey - legend of Formula 1 design

  • Gordon Murray - creator of the McLaren F1

  • Achim Anscheidt - chief designer of the Bugatti Chiron

  • Tony Hatter - Porsche design guru

  • Horacio Pagani - founder of Pagani

  • Nigel Mansell - Formula 1 world champion

  • Christian von Koenigsegg - founder of Koenigsegg

And many, many more.

From the earliest supercharged monsters to the complex machines of today, The Science of Supercars traces the evolution of the supercar through the technology that powers it.

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About the author (2018)

Martin Roach (Author)
Martin Roach is a best-selling author who has written a number of books on supercars, including The Supercar Book for Boys and Bugatti Veyron: Quest for Perfection. He has worked with F1 legends Nigel Mansell and David Coulthard.

Neil Waterman (Author)
Neil Waterman has spent 35 years working in the highest levels of motorsport, and was a senior member of the Red Bull Racing team that dominated Formula 1 and won four consecutive World Driver's and Constructor's Championships. He has also worked for Benetton, Renault, Ligier and Jaguar Racing F1 teams.

John Morrison (Author)
John Morrison is a former racing driver with over 50 years' experience of racing, including winning the Daytona 24 and competing in Le Mans 24-Hour race. Sinceretiring as a driver, he has worked at major supercar manufacturers, including Bugatti, Porsche, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Pagani and McLaren Cars.

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