How are cars designed? What makes racing cars so special? Who invented air bags? Discover everything you need to know about cars, from the first steam engines to the power and luxury of modern supercars. In this book, up-to-date, simplified information surrounds exciting full-colour illustrations which highlight the many facets of motor cars, including safety, design, use and speed. Its special split pages make "Time Shift" an unique interactive experience. "The Time Shift" series features bright, realistic illustrations and simple text to introduce children to a wide range of scientific subjects. It includes glossary, index and timeline of important events.