Dune (Beach) Buggies are still immensely popular today due to their fun factor, stylish appearance and lifestyle associations. This 2nd volume of the Dune Buggy Phenomenon explores the lesser known buggy brands from around the world. Employing exhaustive knowledge, unpublished photographs and rare archive material this is a fantastic addition to the collection of Dune Buggy literature.
After their initial advent in the 60s dune Buggies continued to grow in popularity and many diverse models evolved, in the 1970s they were a worldwide phenomenon. This book, a follow up to the hugely successful first volume, documents -in words and stunning archive photos-the development of the Buggy into the 1980s. Also featuring unique reproductions of product advertising using Buggies, promotional material and Buggy ephemera. This book is a must have for enthusiasts.
About the author
Not only has James Hale designed and produced Buggies for a leading manufacturer, he s also the resident Buggy expert for Volksworld magazine; his own car is a faithful reproduction of Steve McQueen s Thomas Crown Affair Corvair-engined Buggy. He is a member of The Society of Automotive Historians, and an associate of the Guild of Motoring Writers. This is his seventh book for Veloce Publishing.