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50863

Early Australian Automotive Design

The First Fifty Years Author: Darwin, Norm Code: 50863 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Hardback / 350 pages Publisher: HAND PUBLISHING Published date: 15/01/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

Early Australian Automobile Design is packed full of hundreds of photos, many have never-before been published. Includes details of designers, bodybuilding companies, Australian automobiles, drawings, sketches patents and illustrations. From renown author - Norm Darwin.

Covers:  Early ......

9780733638824

The Death of Holden, Updated Edition

The End of an Australian Dream Author: Kurmelovs, Royce Code: 49553 Price: AU $22.99 Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: HACHETTE AUSTRALIA Published date: 29/08/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
An extraordinary account of the impending closure of the Holden factory in Adelaide. More than the end of a business - it's the end of an era, of a story, and of a great Australian dream.
9781925403565

The Passion for Holden

A Celebration of the Classic Australian Marque in 48 Cars Author: Wakely, Joel Code: 48594 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 204 pages Publisher: WOODSLANE PRESS Published date: 20/08/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

The story of Holden, from JA Holden’s 1850s saddlery to the highlights of 69 years of making all-Australian vehicles. With contributions from dozens of Holden enthusiasts about their cars plus hundreds of photographs, this is a unique Holden memento.

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Early Motoring in NSW from 1835-1905

Introducing Australia's Pioneer Motorists and Vehicles Author: Manson, David Code: 48966 Price: AU $35.00 Format: Paperback / 213 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 05/06/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

This amazing book will tell you all about the steam driven stage coach which travelled our Sydney streets in 1835.

From then a procession of steam, petrol and electric vehicles were imprted by us, or even better, built by us until 1905 when of all people, "Banjo" Patterson aided by artist Lionel Lindsay, reported on our ......

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Red Dust Racers

The Centenary History of Lake Perkolilly and the Emergence of Motorsportin Western Australia Author: Graeme Cocks Code: 38325 Price: AU $249.99 Format: Hardback / 488 pages Publisher: ASTUTO Published date: 15/07/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

A local book about our own motor racing history. This new publication brings to life the forgotten history of the Stats oldest and greatest race track. From 1914, the dusty red claypan hosted speed record attempts as well as all manner of car, motorbike, bicycle and aircraft raced. This is the centenary history of Lake Perkolilli, the ......

9781921767203

Tasmania's Bygone Years of Road Transport 1950 - 1965

Author: L J Morley Code: 38331 Price: AU $29.95 Format: Paperback / 284 pages Publisher: WELLINGTON BRIDGE PRESS Published date: 09/05/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Final book in the series. Tasmania's Bygone Years of Road Transport, Les Morley's latest collection of rare photographic material documenting the heritage of transport in Tasmania. Covering 1950-1965.
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Hey Charger: The Sensational Australian Chrysler Valiant Chargers 2016

Revised Edition Author: Gavin Farmer and Gary Bridger Code: 38367 Price: AU $89.95 Format: Hardback / 248 pages Publisher: ILLINGA BOOKS Published date: 15/03/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

This book, written by Gavin Farmer and Gary Bridger covers the life and times of one of Australia’s most iconic sports coupes – the Valiant Charger. Conceived on a whim and a pauper’s budget, the Valiant Charger became the proverbial overnight sensation that saved Chrysler’s pride.

Hey, Charger goes into considerable detail to bring ......

9780980522945

Dead Ends and Duffers: Australia's Motoring Dead Ends and Duffers from

the Postwar Era Author: Gavin Farmer Code: 38368 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Paperback / 158 pages Publisher: ILLINGA BOOKS Published date: 15/03/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

 In the post-war years in Australia there were a number of cars that seemed to be good but for a variety of reasons they did not sell in the numbers expected of them. I have gathered 50 of these cars and described them in brief detail and tried to explain why they did not sell or were unsuccessful in our market. I am not deriding them as others ......

9780733635304

Beaut Aussie Utes

Author: Josh Bryce Code: 37420 Price: AU $7.49 (was AU $24.95) Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: HACHETTE AUSTRALIA Published date: 01/12/2015 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
If youre one of the many ute owners or ute lovers across Australia, BEAUT AUSSIE UTES is for you. You could be in the city, you could be in the country or maybe your ute travels the outback. Maybe your ute has taken you to a campsite by the beach or maybe youre working it hard on a dusty bush road. You could be in any state or territory of ......
9781925236507

Deals on Wheels

Author: Chester Henchen Code: 38085 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 210 pages Publisher: BOOLARONG PRESS Published date: 01/11/2015 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Following my first book “It’s Not Just About Cars” I continue to weave my family and friends through this story. Hopefully this book will be regarded as a time capsule, which is why I document prices and profits. This is not an ego trip, but a genuine effort to paint a picture of a businessman in a bygone era operating in a country town. I hope ......
9781925236071

Queensland's Motoring Dawn

Author: Richard McDonough Code: 38378 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Paperback / 414 pages Publisher: BOOLARONG PRESS Published date: 01/03/2015 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

Ever given a second thought to fuelling up at almost any street corner or buying your spare parts from a myriad of local suppliers? Perhaps you’ve been known to curse the state of our roads and the ever rising costs of running a car. Even questioning what the authorities are doing about it? Well spare a thought for those who started this ......

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Holden: The Great Years, The Great Cars Book 1968-2003

Author: Chevron Code: 33277 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: ROCKPOOL PUBLISHING Published date: 01/11/2014 Availability: Sorry, this title has been cancelled
Holden captures the essence of these three great cars - Commodore, Torana and Monaro, their muscle, their romance, their engineering - as well as their glory days round the Bathurst roads. It features photos, stories and a comprehensive history of the country’s best loved cars, plus a detailed analysis of all the models of the great cars.
9781921767081

Tasmania's Bygone Years of Road Transport 1900-1929

Author: L J Morley Code: 33071 Price: AU $29.95 Format: Paperback / 258 pages Publisher: WELLINGTON BRIDGE PRESS Published date: 01/07/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

Tasmanias Bygone Years of Road Transport 1900 - 1929 is a brief history of early motoring in Tasmania. It wasnt until about 1910 that the motor car became accepted by the Tasmanian public and before this time it was considered to be a millionaires play thing.

9781921767104

Tasmania's Bygone Years of Road Transport 1930-1939

Author: L J Morley Code: 33072 Price: AU $29.95 Format: Paperback / 258 pages Publisher: WELLINGTON BRIDGE PRESS Published date: 01/07/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

Following on from Tasmanias Bygone Years of Road Transport 1900-1929, Les Morleys latest collection of rare photographic material documenting the heritage of transport in Tasmania.

9781921767111

Tasmania's Bygone Years of Road Transport 1940 - 1950

Author: L J Morley Code: 33073 Price: AU $29.95 Format: Paperback Publisher: WELLINGTON BRIDGE PRESS Published date: 01/07/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

Third book in the series Tasmanias Bygone Years of Road Transport, Les Morleys latest collection of rare photographic material documenting the heritage of transport in Tasmania. Covering 1940-1950.

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Great Australian Ute Stories

Author: Bryant, John Code: 38697 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 01/02/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
A bumper collection of hilarious and heartwarming Australian stories collected by ute-aficionado John Bryant. We invented it. We love it. the ute is a national icon alongside the pie and sauce. It is the very symbol of our resourceful ingenuity. No matter what you drive, this collection of ute yarns will charm you with its laconic humour and ......
9781921920981

It's Not Just about Cars

Author: Henchen, Chester Code: 32035 Price: AU $29.95 Format: Paperback / 280 pages Publisher: BOOLARONG PRESS Published date: 01/01/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

Set against the "Big Country Town" that was Brisbane during the 1950s and 60s a junior bank officer searches for the love of his life and the car of his dreams. An unexpected change of occupation leads him down a road surpassing his wildest expectations and back to his childhood town of Maryborough. From boarding houses to the world of ......

9781742453439

High Way One H/C

The Ultimate Australian Road Trip Author: Lawson, Catherine & Bristow, David Code: 26001 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: AUSTRALIAN GEOGRAPHIC Published date: 15/10/2012 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Most Australians harbour a secret desire to drop everything, jump in the car and head off on the road trip of a lifetime: The Big Lap- a journey around Australia on Highway One -the world’s longest continuous road.
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Great Australian Ute Stories

Author: Edited by John Bryant Code: 25581 Price: AU $9.89 (was AU $32.95) Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date: 01/09/2012 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Publisher's Notes: We invented it. We love it. The ute is a national icon alongside the pie and sauce. It is the very symbol of our resourceful ingenuity. No matter what you drive, this collection of 80 ute yarns will charm you with its laconic humour and Aussie warmth. Written by everyday Australians in praise of our love affair with the ute, ......
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The Gelignite Bugatti

Author: Damian Kringas Code: 25275 Price: AU $21.95 Format: Paperback / 158 pages Publisher: INDEPENDENCE JONES Published date: 01/07/2012 Availability: Sold Out
Publisher's notes: In 1925 two Type 39 Bugatti racing cars made their way to Australia. Like all grand prix Bugattis the Aussie T39’s became sought after by collectors and enthusiasts – but while one was preserved, the other would have a Ford flathead V8 fitted, campaigned by enthusiast and engineer, Jack Day, then sold to larrikin racer ......
9781743051153

Holden Days - From the Original 48-215 FX to the 1966 HR

Author: Don Loffler Code: 25894 Price: AU $14.99 (was AU $49.95) Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: WAKEFIELD PRESS Published date: 01/07/2012 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Publisher's Notes: 'Don Loffler has now written five outstanding books on Australia's Own Holden. Unlike many motoring enthusiasts, Loffler's interest in the cars comprises a deeper interest in Australian social and cultural history. For the first time, he looks at models made between 1956 and 1967 and explains why photos of the early cars ......
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Australian Touring Car Championship 50 Years

Author: Chevron Publishing Code: 24450 Price: AU $99.00 Format: Hardback Publisher: CHEVRON MARKETING SERVICES Published date: 01/07/2011 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The incredible story of the Australian Touring Car Championship and the V8 Supercar Championship Series. This huge 500-plus page book is the definitive history of Australian touring car racing, tracking the development of the championship from its humble beginnings as a single race on the Gnoo Blas circuit near Orange in rural NSW in 1960 to ......
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Classic Australian Touring Car Races Vol 10 DVD

Author: Chevron Code: 24896 Price: AU $34.95 Format: DVD / 120 mins Publisher: CHEVRON MARKETING SERVICES Published date: 01/07/2011 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Producer's notes: The final years of Australia’s unique Group C touring car formula in the mid-1980s were dogged by controversy, back-stabbing, boycotts and bitter political brawls between competitors and the sport’s controlling body, CAMS. However, on the race track, this colourful period also produced some of the best tin-top racing ever ......
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20 Years of VN Commodore DVD

Author: Chevron Code: 24897 Price: AU $34.95 Format: DVD / 120 mins Publisher: CHEVRON MARKETING SERVICES Published date: 01/07/2011 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Producer's notes: The VN Commodore SS is a highly significant model in the history of high performance Holdens. Sadly, it never received the kudos it deserved over its short competition life, now 20 years ago. The second place the VN scored at Bathurst in 1991 is hardly remembered today, but it was against much tougher opposition than that ......
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Servo: Great Australian Service Stations

Author: Jim Sonter Code: 24456 Price: AU $34.95 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date: 01/07/2011 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Publisher's Notes: The perfect nostalgic book for Father's Day 2011. The first service stations appeared in Australia in the 1910s and increased dramatically in number over the country post World War II when motor vehicle production boomed. They popped up in little country towns to enable the motorist to travel further abroad. Back then ......
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Aussie Godzilla - The R32 GT-R Arrives Downunder

Author: Damian Kringas Code: 24532 Price: AU $21.95 Format: Paperback Publisher: INDEPENDENCE JONES Published date: 01/07/2011 Availability: Sold Out
Publisher's Notes: In the three years Australia officially experienced the Nissan R32 GT-R in the early 90s, we as an auto-loving nation would never be the same. Australia would be the only country outside Japan to have the honour and for Nissan Australia it was a period of corporate turmoil and they, as a brand, would also never be the ......
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Classic Australian Touring Car Races Vol 9 DVD

Author: Chevron Code: 22994 Price: AU $34.95 Format: DVD / 120 mins Publisher: CHEVRON MARKETING SERVICES Published date: 01/12/2010 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Producer's notes: Classic Australian Touring Car Races Vol .9 revisits the 1981 Australian Endurance Championship races at Adelaide International Raceway (27/7/81) and Surfers Paradise International Raceway (1/11/81). This was the time when the legendary Peter Brock faced renewed competition from old rival Allan Moffat in his Mazda RX7, new ......
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The Racing History of the Australian Ford Box Set DVD

Author: Chevron Code: 23646 Price: AU $69.95 Format: DVD Publisher: CHEVRON MARKETING SERVICES Published date: 01/07/2010 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

The box set contains the following 4 DVDS: The Racing History of Ford Falcon XD/XE, The Racing History of Ford Falcon Hard Top, The Racing History of Ford Falcon GT-HO, The Racing History of Ford Mustang.

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Frank Gardner DVD

Author: Marc Schagen Code: 24409 Price: AU $21.95 Format: DVD / 95 mins Publisher: M & L SCHAGEN TRANSPORT Published date: 01/07/2010 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Producer's notes: On the weekend of the 18th -19th September 1999, the HSRCA conducted a tribute race meeting to the multi-talented racing career of Frank Gardner OAM. Prior to that, at a special Club Dinner, Frank delivered one of his classic "discourses" before receiving a presentation from the Club. The occasion was captured on video ......
9781862548916

The FJ Holden (Revised Ed) A Favourite Australian Car

Author: Don Loffler Code: 22853 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: WAKEFIELD PRESS Published date: 01/07/2010 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Publisher's Notes: Leading early Holden historian Don Loffler has unearthed an amazing collection of stories and facts about FJ variants, from the popular Special to the rarest of them all – an experimental station wagon – as well as non-factory versions in many guises. The FJ Holden is lavishly illustrated with more than 500 photographs, ......
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The Mark Skaife Story DVD

Author: Chevron Code: 22036 Price: AU $34.95 Format: DVD / 72 mins Publisher: CHEVRON MARKETING SERVICES Published date: 01/12/2009 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Producer's notes: In Australian motor sport, no one can boast a record that is comparable with Mark Skaife. With more wins in the Australian Touring Car championship than anyone else, a record equalling five Championship Titles, five Bathurst victories and more pole positions than any other driver except the great Peter Brock, Skaife is ......
9781876953584

60 Years of Holden H/C

A Complete Encyclopedia of All Models Author: Bebbington, Terry Code: 21948 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date: 01/10/2009 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
"60 Years of Holden" builds on the success of its predecessors (45 and 50 Years of Holden), bringing together vast amounts of technical information and specifications on the 100 model series that Holden has produced since it began manufacturing. Beginning with Holden's pre-1948 history, this book charts Holden's course in Australia, with ......
9781921295171

Holden vs Ford

The Cars, the Culture, the Competition Author: Bedwell, Steve Code: 21875 Price: AU $9.00 (was AU $29.99) Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: ROCKPOOL PUBLISHING Published date: 01/08/2009 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Holden versus Ford, Ford versus Holden, Red versus Blue, Blue versus Red, even the order in which you say these two precious words marks you for life as to which side of the white line you drive on. Going straight to the heart of what it means to be Australian, this book is a must- have addition to any Ford or Holden lover's bookshelf.
9780947076911

Three Diamonds Downunder - History of Mitsubishi Motors in Australia

Author: John Crawford Code: 25147 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Hardback / 199 pages Publisher: MARQUE PUBLISHING COMPANY Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Sold Out
Originally produced as a promotional publication for Mitsubishi Australia, this new edition has been released on the open market. It is an excellent history of Mitsubishi in Australia, exploding many myths and explaining how the company developed over the decades since 1980, when Mitsubishi took over Chrysler Australia. It also covers the history ......
9781862548541

Golden Miles - Sex, Speed & The Australian Muscle Car (2nd Ed)

Author: Clinton Walker Code: 21982 Price: AU $42.95 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: WAKEFIELD PRESS Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Publisher's Notes: Golden Miles is a book about cars, people and Australia in the late 60s and early 70s. With the energy and irreverent humour of a fanzine, the acuity of investigative journalism, and the eye of an art book, this new, expanded edition of Golden Miles explores the archetypal product of Australian suburbia - the muscle car.
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Car Lovers - Twelve Australian Writers on Four Wheels

Author: Edited by John Dale Code: 20662 Price: AU $32.95 Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date: 01/08/2008 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
This is a book of motoring reminiscenses from 12 leading Australian writers, not necessarily motoring writers. They remember the family cars of their youth, the coming of the Monaro, small cars and large. It is a fascinating look at cars in the Australian culture.
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