The Service Technicians Society (STS), an affiliate of the Society of Automotive Engineers, announces the publication of American Iron — A History of the OHV V-8, 1949-1961. The book recounts the history of the V-8 since the introduction of the Cadillac and Oldsmobile V-8s in 1949, which led straight to the beginnings of the muscle car era. The book is comprised of a series of papers delineating the design and engineering processes of several landmark engines, including Chrysler's “Hemi,” ...

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