Explosively fast and notoriously difficult to drive, turbocharged cars blew onto the Formula 1 circuit in 1977; by the mid-1980s, they had evolved into the most powerful cars in the sport's history. This in-depth examination of F1's turbocharged era -- 1977 to 1988 -- traces the birth, development, and ultimate demise of the breed. Largely pictorial with explanatory captions, the book utilizes spectacular color photography to guide the reader through the engineering that enabled such phenomenal performance. Action shots ...

The Formula 1 Turbo Era 1998, Hazelton Publishing (UK), London

ISBN-13: 9781874557975

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