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Les automobiles HISPANO-SUIZA des origines à 1949

$179.95

Paul Badré

Product Description

Today the exotic sounding name evokes images of the cosmopolitan society and warm nights of the “Roaring Twenties,” which deservedly have been nicknamedthe time of the Hispano”. Although this is one of the most famous brands ever its history is one of the most mysteriois. One questions its nationality (Spanish brand of automotive and aeronautical equipment founded in Barcelona in 1904 by  two Spanish entrepreneurs and the Swiss engineer Marc Birkigt), the exact nature of its activities, the names of the designers This book answers all of these questions, telling the complete story and placing them in historical context to highlight their significance.