Climax in Coventry – My Life of Fine Engines and Fast Cars


Author: Walter Hassan
Date of Publication: 1975

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This is the story of Walter Hassan, who had one of the most remarkable careers in the British Motor industry. As an engineer he was only the 14th person employed by Bentley and had a lengthy career developing many fine engines and high performance cars.

This is a fascinating insight into the career of one of the unsung greats of British engineering, involved in Coventry Climax engines, Jaguar XK engnie and the development of several land speed record cars.

1975 first edition hardback in excellent condition throughout. Dust cover also excellent.

Additional information

Weight 0.5 kg
Dimensions 23 × 16 × 2 cm