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9781785004797

The Rootes Story

The Making of a Global Automotive Empire Author: Geoff Carverhill Code: 52051 Price: AU $104.95 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: CROWOOD PRESS Published date: 24/09/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2018

The Rootes Story - The Making of a Global Automotive Empire traces the meteoric rise of the two Rootes brothers, William and Reginald, development of one of Britains most important motor vehicle manufacturers. The Rootes Group acquired some of the most famous names in the British motor industry: Hillman, Humber, Sunbeam and Singer cars, as well ......

9781473858688

Lawrie Bond, Microcar Man

An Illustrated History of Bond Cars Author: Wotherspoon, Nick Code: 48280 Price: AU $63.46 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/07/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Prolifically illustrated with many rare period photographs and original advertising material. Based largely on primary source material and many personal interviews
9781510718395

Ingenious

A True Story of Invention, the X Prize, and the Race to Revive America Author: Fagone, Jason Code: 48379 Price: AU $28.27 Format: Paperback Publisher: SKYHORSE US Published date: 16/05/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
When the X Prize Foundation announced that it would give $10 million to anyone who could build a safe, mass-producible car that could travel one hundred miles on the energy equivalent of a gallon of gas, the challenge attracted more than one hundred teams from all over the world--including dozens of amateurs. Many designed their cars entirely from ......
9781787110021

To Boldly Go - Twenty Six Vehicle Designs That Dared to be Different

Author: Hull, Graham Code: 47731 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 18/04/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

A century of 26 exceptional designs. Author Graham Hull, designer of Rolls-Royce and Bentley cars for 30 years, believes vehicles associated with extreme niches, luxury, performance or economy are fascinating. Regardless of being built in millions or not, one litmus test is applied: was the vehicle an exceptional solution? The fruits of Formula ......

9781467137805

San Diego Lowriders

A History of Cars and Cruising Author: Pulido, Alberto Lopez Code: 48233 Price: AU $34.95 Format: Paperback Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 10/04/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
San Diego's unique lowrider culture and community has a long history of "low and slow." Cruising the streets from 1950 to 1985, twenty-eight lowrider car clubs made their marks in the San Diego neighborhoods of Logan Heights, Sherman Heights, National City, Old Town, San Ysidro and the adjoining border community of Tijuana, Mexico. Foundational ......
9781907085338

Stirling Moss: The Definitive Biography

Author: Porter, Philip Code: 46330 Price: AU $89.95 Format: Hardback / 672 pages Publisher: PORTER PRESS INTERNATIONAL Published date: 05/09/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Porter is the author of around 30 books, including several on motor racing and four written with Stirling Moss, but this is the book he always wanted to write. Two years research has gone into this first volume of two that digs far deeper than any book previously published. Indeed, it is the most in-depth book ever published on a racing driver, ......

9781854432797

Marcello Gandini Maestro of Design

Author: Sen, Gautam Code: 47104 Price: AU $460.00 Format: Hardback / 800 pages Publisher: DALTON WATSON FINE BOOKS Published date: 01/09/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

That Marcello Gandini is one of the greatest of automobile designers ever has never been disputed, and whether he is the greatest ever, only time and the directions automobile design takes, will tell. But there is no doubting Marcello Gandini’s immense impact on automobile design in the last four decades of the 20th century that still remains ......

9781613749531

Preston Tucker and His Battle to Build the Car of Tomorrow

Author: by Steve Lehto, foreword by Jay Leno Code: 39494 Price: AU $43.99 Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: CHICAGO REVIEW PRESS Published date: 01/07/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
"The first comprehensive, authoritative account of the amazing rise and tragic fall of Preston Tucker, the visionary entrepreneur who, in the wake of World War II, took on the Big Three automakers to create a revolutionary new vehicle: the Tucker '48, the first car in almost a decade to be built fresh from the ground up."--Provided by publisher.
9781613252345

Cars of Harley Earl

Author: Temple, David Code: 40298 Price: AU $62.78 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: CARTECH Published date: 10/06/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
At 6-foot, 3-inches tall, Harley Earl was an imposing figure, but his true stature lies in his towering talent for automotive design and styling. Over his 50-year career, he created as well as collaborated on the most innovative, bold, technologically advanced cars made by General Motors. As a titan of American auto design, the cars he helped ......
9781845849573

Lea-Francis Story

Author: Price, Barrie Code: 40418 Price: AU $51.00 Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 05/05/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Successful in motorsports, "Leaf" was an innovative company, but a lack of regard for good business principles led to fluctuating fortunes throughout the company's long life. This text tells the story of the firm.
9780985657888

John Z, the Delorean & Me : Tales from an Insider

Author: Barrie Wills Code: 38188 Price: AU $74.95 Format: Hardback / 392 pages Publisher: DELOREAN GARAGE Published date: 21/10/2015 Availability: Sold Out
John Z, The DeLorean & Me, illustrated by hundreds of photographs, tells of the hard work, effort and inspiration by so many in Dunmurry, Hethel, Coventry, Irvine, New York and elsewhere, who consider it the best time of their working lives. It: * Heralds the record 28 months in which the DeLorean car was engineered, developed and manufactured, ......
9780062282682

Auto Biography

A Classic Car, an Outlaw Motorhead, and 57 Years of the American Dream Author: Mr Earl Swift Code: 37487 Price: AU $27.95 Format: Paperback / 368 pages Publisher: DEY STREET BOOKS Published date: 17/03/2015 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
A brilliant blend of Shop Class as Soulcraft and The Orchid Thief, Earl Swift's wise, funny, and captivating Auto Biography follows an outlaw auto dealer as he struggles to save a rusted '57 Chevy a car that has already passed through twelve pairs of hands before his while financial ruin, government bureaucrats and the FBI close in on him.Slumped ......
9781781323199

Too Fast a Life

Author: Martin Shepherd Code: 37891 Price: AU $29.95 Format: Paperback / 360 pages Publisher: SILVERWOOD BOOKS LTD Published date: 12/03/2015 Availability: Sold Out

MIKE HAWTHORN, BRITAINS FIRST WORLD MOTOR RACING CHAMPION, was internationally famous by the time of his death. The dashing young Englishman had just won an epic battle for the title against Stirling Moss in a classic last race duel; similar to that between James Hunt and Nicki Lauda in 1976, and Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg in 2014. ......

9780062326959

Auto Biography LP

A Classic Car, an Outlaw Motorhead, and 57 Years of the American Dream Author: Swift, Mr Earl Code: 38645 Price: AU $42.41 Format: Paperback / 576 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 20/05/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
An unforgettable ode to American car culture, award-winning author Earl Swift's wise, funny, and captivating narrative follows an outlaw-genius motorhead as he attempts to restore an iconic 1957 Chevy from rusted-out wreck to gleaming work of American art--before the FBI closes in.A classic '57 Chevy, in wretched shape: Slumped among hundreds of ......
9781483004129

Auto Biography (10 Audio CDs)

A Classic Car, an Outlaw Motorhead, and 57 Years of the American Dream Author: Swift, Mr Earl Code: 38654 Price: AU $70.70 Format: CD-Audio / 724 mins Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 06/05/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
A brilliant blend of "Shop Class as Soulcraft" and "The Orchid Thief," Earl Swift s wise, funny, and captivating "Auto Biography" follows an outlaw-genius auto mechanic as he painstakingly attempts to restores a classic 1957 Chevy to its former glory all while the FBI and local law enforcement close in.To Tommy Arney, the old cars at Moyock Muscle ......
9780992820909

Ayrton Senna: All His Races

Author: Dodgins, T Code: 32554 Price: AU $89.95 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: EVRO PUBLISHING Published date: 24/04/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

This Definitive record of Ayrton Sennas racing life provides detailed coverage of every single race in which he completed, including Karting, Formula Ford, Formula 3 and Formula1, in addition to one-off appearances and tests in other categories, such as the World Sports Car Championship and Indy Car.

The engaging text features ......

9781904686231

Jones Baler Story

Author: Williams, Gwynfor Code: 39161 Price: AU $54.89 Format: Hardback / 196 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 02/12/2011 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Jones Balers from humble beginnings in the yearly 1940s grew to become one of Britains most respected companies. This is the story of how two Welsh brothers built a stationary baler, the first British self -tying pickup baler and progressed to make world beating machines culminating in the Jones Super Star of 1960. The fact that many are still ......

9781874105527

Singer Story

Author: Atkinson, Kevin Code: 39688 Price: AU $111.00 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 14/06/2007 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Here is the definitive history of one of Britain's oldest and most important and influential car manufacturers. Thoroughly researched and with nearly 300 photos this is an important piece of automotive history.
9788879601504

Piero Luigi Carcerano - Automotive Design and Engineering

Car Men 14 (Italian - English - German Text) Author: Car Men Series No 14 Code: 52035 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Paperback / 108 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 01/01/2004 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

Italian - English - German Text    Shrinkwrapped copy

"Information technologys most revolutionary effect - has been essentially to change the concept of form, project and construction methodology and hence, in effect the entire practice
 of design. What is at stake in the third millennium is the search for the new."

PIERO ......

9788879113144

Legendary 250

Author: Giorgio NADA Editore Code: 46911 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Hardback / 85 pages Publisher: GIORGIO NADA EDITORE Published date: 01/01/2004 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This book, richly illustrated, retraces the sport and technical history of the cars, through brief but precise texts signed by Gianni Rogliatti, one of the most appreciated historian of the Cavallino facts.
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