If ever there was a car that exuded style it was the Armstrong Siddeley. From the vast leviathans of the 1920s to the Art Deco inspired cars of the thirties and the restrained post modernism of the 1950s. Somehow for all the design influences it comes out looking very British indeed.
Format 250 by 250mm, 9-7/8 x 9-7/8in 496 artpaper pages 365 photographs and illustrations (40 in colour)
A) A unique blend of social, economic and industrial history.
B) The history of the company from Siddeley’s birth to now.
C) It unravels the complex history of Siddeley’s involvement in motoring.
D) It graphically illustrates the style and the personalities involved.
E) It reveals the political and economic background of the time.
F) It shows the relationship between the aero and car side.
G) It highlights the many illustrious owners of this marque.
H) It shows why car production stopped and what happened next.
I) It shows how ASOC and other Clubs kept the marque alive.
J) It lists in detail some of the surviving cars.