Cunningham C-4RK: SSM1

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Cunningham C-4RK: SSM1

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by Peter Bodensteiner

Foreword by Peter Brock

Photography by Peter Harholdt

In the first lap of its first race, which just happened to be the most important sports car race in the world, the C-4RK was in the lead.

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A decade before Carroll Shelby took his Cobras to Europe, Briggs Cunningham brought American horsepower and know-how to the 24 Hours of LeMans, where he challenged the supremacy of the great European marques on their home soil. The C-4RK was a one-of-one streamlined coupe-a LeMans special of sorts-designed with input from one of the most famous automotive aerodynamicists of all time, Dr. Wunibald Kamm. Did the C-4RK live up to the promise embodied in its aggressive bodywork? Pick up this first installment of the Stance & Speed Monograph Series to find out...

The Stance & Speed Monograph Series is for people who like cars, period. Each book in the Monograph Series examines one significant automobile and the incredible history that surrounds it. We'll be covering a wide variety of cars, from road racers, to dragsters, to hot rods, to one-off coachbuilt masterpieces, to land speed record cars and more, introducing new books at regular intervals. As you add each new release to your collection you'll create a shelf full of fascinating automobiles to which you can return again and again.

Stance & Speed Monograph No. 1

hardcover

11 x 11

32 pages

ISBN 978-0983060659

$17.95 Retail

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