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Fascinated by model cars and automobiles since he was a young boy, Gautam Sen turned his passion into a career. He established India’s first newsstand automobile magazine Indian Auto in 1986, followed by Auto India in 1993, and then the Indian editions of the German magazine auto motor und sport and BBC’s TopGear magazines. Sen has also been involved with the Indian automobile industry, working with Maruti Udyog as well as several other prominent automobile companies, and was instrumental in the design and development of India’s first sports car, the San Storm. Whilst working on several design projects, Sen had the privilege of collaborating with eminent designers such as Gerard Godfroy, Marcello Gandini and the late Tom Tjaarda.

Since 2015, Sen has been a Vice President with FIVA (Fédération Internationale de Véhicules Anciens). He has also been a member of the jury at several prestigious historic vehicle events such as Le Mans Classic, Chantilly Arts & Elegance, Pays de Fougères International Rally and YanQi Concours d’Elegance. Sen has authored several critically acclaimed books on automobiles: The Maharajas & Their Magnificent Motor Cars, The Car Design Book, Rolls- Royce 17EX: A Fabulous Destiny, A Million Cars for a Billion People, The 101 Automotive Jewels of India, Marcello Gandini: Maestro of Design, The Bertone Collection and Ballot (the last three published by Dalton Watson Fine Books).

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Audi RS: History - Models - Technology by Constantin Bergander The Bertone Collection by Gautam Sen and Michael Robinson 101 Automotive Jewels of India by Gautam Sen and Makarand Baokar
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Audi RS: History • Models • Technology
by Constantin Bergander, photographs by Peter Besser
Translation by Peter Albrecht


RS as in Rennsport: Audi’s most evocative abbreviation represents special cars, fantastic drivetrain solutions and abundant traction. Born of a partnership with Porsche, these two letters evolved into a constant in most Audi model lines. Motoring journalist Constantin Bergander and photographer Peter Besser provide an in-depth look into a fascinating series of automobiles, full of power and elegance. This meticulously researched book tells the captivating story of all RS models, introduced first in 1994, from the disruptive Audi Avant RS2, all the way to the fully electric Audi RS e-tron GT. It explains the powerplants, the various all-wheel drivetrains, and the strategies behind the cars.

  • 256 pages
  • 403 photographs
  • Hard cover with dust jacket
  • 240mm x 285mm
  • ISBN: 978-1-85443-321-3
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Several of the important concept cars, as well as the emblematic production models from the Bertone design studio were either retained or later collected by the coachbuilder in a private museum, housed at the studio, Stile Bertone, near Turin. This book is about the many extraordinary cars from the Bertone Collection.

A book on the 101 most remarkable, rare and exciting automobiles in India. Within the covers of this book unfolds a journey of discovery of the most unusual, the best preserved and the most archetypical vehicles that survive in the country today.

Paolo Martin: Visions in Design by Paolo Martin, with Gautam Sen Tom Tjaarda: Master of Proportions by Gautam Sen Alfa Romeo SZ Coda Tronca:  The Art of Conservation by Corrado Lopresto, Gautam Sen, Paolo Di Taranto

One of Italy’s most prolific designers, Paolo Martin writes about his life, his designs, his thinking, and his design philosophy in Paolo Martin: Vision in Design.

Tom Tjaarda: Master of Proportions is a comprehensive look at the life and times of a design giant, and features all his automotive, as well as his non - automotive, designs.

"Alfa Romeo SVZ Coda Tronca: The Art of Conservation" captures the rediscovery of this historic vehicle and the way it has been preserved – a fascinating tale of art meeting automobile.

Lamborghini: At the Cutting Edge of Design by Gautam Sen with Branko Radovinovic and Kaare Byberg Ballot by Daniel Cabart and Gautam Sen Ballot by Daniel Cabart and Gautam Sen
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This book celebrates the design history of Lamborghini through numerous period reports and previously unpublished images, delving into the extraordinary shapes and the intrepid personalities who made Lamborghini what it is today.

This book is about Ballot the brand, as well as Ernest Ballot, the man behind the brand. It also tells the story of Ernest Henry, the engineer who designed them and the many brilliant racers, designers, innovators associated with Établissement Ballot.

This book is about Ballot the brand, as well as Ernest Ballot, the man behind the brand. It also tells the story of Ernest Henry, the engineer who designed them and the many brilliant racers, designers, innovators associated with Établissement Ballot.

   
 
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