La Hispano Suiza, a pioneer company. The Alfonso XIII sports car


Manuel Lage


A thorough study and more than 500 historical pictures depict the activity of La Hispano Suiza, one of the most innovative car factories at the beginning of the 20th century. The book describes in detail the design and characteristics of the engines that gave origin to the modern concept of a sports car -a light vehicle with an exceptionally high performance-. Together with the technical details, you will get to know the most famous car races of that time and the celebrities around them.