Cuba has become a hot spot for travelers. Now that the Obama administration had the sense to open up travel to the beautiful yet mysterious island. Cuba Cars showcase some of the wonderful aspects of this lush Island. The opening of the latest installment of the Fast & Furious movie Fate of The Furious highlighted the unique car culture of Cuba.
Cuba is worth a visit. Or, as the authors of this book discovered, several. Introducing Cuba Cars from publishers Delius Klasing. Cuba is still associated with Tobacco and Cohiba, Rum and Mojito – and above all the old classic, American cars of the Fifties, still running.
This coffee-table book is a presentation of the unbelievable variety of classic car models against the backdrop what Columbus described as “the most beautiful land ever seen by human eyes.”
Cuba is worth a visit. Or several. For what there is there to discover everything, can not be explored in the short of a package holiday. This experience has also been made by the two authors of this unique illustrated book. After venturing on their first trip to Cuba over fifteen years ago, it has repeatedly drawn them to this particular Caribbean state. The vintage cars, which are still used in everyday life in Cuba, were one reason for this.This illustrated book is the “Best of” of all Cuba trips of the passionate photographer Rainer Floer and his cousin Harri Morick. He speaks fluent Spanish because of his many years as a destination manager and made sure that the two of normal tourists to esteemed vintage friends were. The numerous interviews that have led the two now, created friendships. Spare parts were brought from Germany, stories from Cuba. And they are now in this snapshot of Cuban culture. That’s changing – who knows how long the vintage cars still shape the local street scene, after the free trade is getting easier …
- Oldtimers from the time before the revolution, that is until 1959
- American road cruisers in operation as a taxi, wedding car etc.
- the history of the first Porsche in Cuba
- an artist and his VW Karmann Ghia
- a very passionate Harley owner
- Cuban street and landscape scenes
Perhaps the last glimpse into Cuba that fascinates us today!