FX4 Black Cab Manual, 1958 to 1997: Austin FX4, FL2; Carbodies FX4, FL2, FX4R, FX4S, FX4S-Plus, Fairway, Fairway ... (Hardcover)

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From the origins of the Hackney carriage, the author follows the evolution of the taxi through early 20th century designs by William Beardmore of Glasgow to the dominance of later vehicles commissioned from Austin by Mann and Overton in 1929. L...

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In a taxi-driving career spanning almost 40 years, Bill Munro has driven every version of the FX4. As well as producing Vintage Taxi (the magazine of the London Vintage Taxi Association) and contributing to the London cab trade press, he has written several other taxi-related books.

From the origins of the Hackney carriage, the author follows the evolution of the taxi through early 20th century designs by William Beardmore of Glasgow to the dominance of later vehicles commissioned from Austin by Mann and Overton in 1929. Later designs follow a distinct lineage and despite continual improvement of the design over the years, coupled with a succession of more refined and cleaner diesel engines, the black cab remains an enduring icon of Britain's transport heritage. Part of a new range of Enthusiast Manuals from Haynes, this book traces the history and development of the ubiquitous Austin FX4 London Taxi, built between 1958 and 1997.

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ISBN 9780857331267
Genre TRANSPORTATION / Automotive / History
Format Hardcover
Pages 184
Publisher Date 2012-05-01 00:00:00.0
Publisher Haynes Pubns
Copyright Year 2012
Height 11.0 in
Wdth 8.5 in
Thickness 0.5 in
Unit weight 1.6 lb
Language English
Subtitle Austin FX4, FL2; Carbodies FX4, FL2, FX4R, FX4S, FX4S-Plus, Fairway, Fairway Driver: An Insight Into the History and Development of the Famous London Taxi
Series Name Haynes Enthusiasts' Manual
Audience General/trade
Authors Munro, Bill

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