The First Fifty YearsAuthor: Darwin, NormCode: 50863Price:AU $59.95Format: Hardback / 350 pages Publisher: HAND PUBLISHING Published date:15/01/2018Availability: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.
The End of an Australian DreamAuthor: Kurmelovs, RoyceCode: 49553Price:AU $22.99Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: HACHETTE AUSTRALIA Published date:29/08/2017Availability: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.
A Celebration of the Classic Australian Marque in 48 CarsAuthor: Wakely, JoelCode: 48594Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 204 pages Publisher: WOODSLANE PRESS Published date:20/08/2017Availability: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.
Introducing Australia's Pioneer Motorists and VehiclesAuthor: Manson, DavidCode: 48966Price:AU $35.00Format: Paperback / 213 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:05/06/2017Availability: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 ......
The Centenary History of Lake Perkolilly and the Emergence of Motorsportin Western AustraliaAuthor: Graeme CocksCode: 38325Price:AU $249.99Format: Hardback / 488 pages Publisher: ASTUTO Published date:15/07/2016Availability: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 ......
Revised EditionAuthor: Gavin Farmer and Gary BridgerCode: 38367Price:AU $89.95Format: Hardback / 248 pages Publisher: ILLINGA BOOKS Published date:15/03/2016Availability: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 ......
the Postwar EraAuthor: Gavin FarmerCode: 38368Price:AU $49.95Format: Paperback / 158 pages Publisher: ILLINGA BOOKS Published date:15/03/2016Availability: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 ......
Author: Josh BryceCode: 37420Price:AU $7.49(was
AU $24.95)Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: HACHETTE AUSTRALIA Published date:01/12/2015Availability: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 ......
Author: Chester HenchenCode: 38085Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 210 pages Publisher: BOOLARONG PRESS Published date:01/11/2015Availability: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 ......
Author: Richard McDonoughCode: 38378Price:AU $49.95Format: Paperback / 414 pages Publisher: BOOLARONG PRESS Published date:01/03/2015Availability: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 ......
Author: ChevronCode: 33277Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: ROCKPOOL PUBLISHING Published date:01/11/2014Availability: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.
Author: L J MorleyCode: 33071Price:AU $29.95Format: Paperback / 258 pages Publisher: WELLINGTON BRIDGE PRESS Published date:01/07/2014Availability: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.
Author: Bryant, JohnCode: 38697Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:01/02/2014Availability: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 ......
Author: Henchen, ChesterCode: 32035Price:AU $29.95Format: Paperback / 280 pages Publisher: BOOLARONG PRESS Published date:01/01/2013Availability: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 ......
The Ultimate Australian Road TripAuthor: Lawson, Catherine & Bristow, DavidCode: 26001Price:AU $59.95Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: AUSTRALIAN GEOGRAPHIC Published date:15/10/2012Availability: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.
Author: Edited by John BryantCode: 25581Price:AU $9.89(was
AU $32.95)Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date:01/09/2012Availability: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, ......
Author: Damian KringasCode: 25275Price:AU $21.95Format: Paperback / 158 pages Publisher: INDEPENDENCE JONES Published date:01/07/2012Availability: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 ......
Author: Don LofflerCode: 25894Price:AU $14.99(was
AU $49.95)Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: WAKEFIELD PRESS Published date:01/07/2012Availability: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 ......
Author: Chevron PublishingCode: 24450Price:AU $99.00Format: HardbackPublisher: CHEVRON MARKETING SERVICES Published date:01/07/2011Availability: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 ......
Author: ChevronCode: 24896Price:AU $34.95Format: DVD / 120 mins Publisher: CHEVRON MARKETING SERVICES Published date:01/07/2011Availability: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 ......
Author: ChevronCode: 24897Price:AU $34.95Format: DVD / 120 mins Publisher: CHEVRON MARKETING SERVICES Published date:01/07/2011Availability: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 ......
Author: Jim SonterCode: 24456Price:AU $34.95Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date:01/07/2011Availability: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 ......
Author: Damian KringasCode: 24532Price:AU $21.95Format: PaperbackPublisher: INDEPENDENCE JONES Published date:01/07/2011Availability: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 ......
Author: ChevronCode: 22994Price:AU $34.95Format: DVD / 120 mins Publisher: CHEVRON MARKETING SERVICES Published date:01/12/2010Availability: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 ......
Author: ChevronCode: 23646Price:AU $69.95Format: DVDPublisher: CHEVRON MARKETING SERVICES Published date:01/07/2010Availability: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.
Author: Marc SchagenCode: 24409Price:AU $21.95Format: DVD / 95 mins Publisher: M & L SCHAGEN TRANSPORT Published date:01/07/2010Availability: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 ......
Author: Don LofflerCode: 22853Price:AU $39.95Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: WAKEFIELD PRESS Published date:01/07/2010Availability: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, ......
Author: ChevronCode: 22036Price:AU $34.95Format: DVD / 72 mins Publisher: CHEVRON MARKETING SERVICES Published date:01/12/2009Availability: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 ......
A Complete Encyclopedia of All ModelsAuthor: Bebbington, TerryCode: 21948Price:AU $59.95Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date:01/10/2009Availability: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 ......
The Cars, the Culture, the CompetitionAuthor: Bedwell, SteveCode: 21875Price:AU $9.00(was
AU $29.99)Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: ROCKPOOL PUBLISHING Published date:01/08/2009Availability: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.
Author: John CrawfordCode: 25147Price:AU $44.95Format: Hardback / 199 pages Publisher: MARQUE PUBLISHING COMPANY Published date:01/07/2009Availability: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 ......
Author: Clinton WalkerCode: 21982Price:AU $42.95Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: WAKEFIELD PRESS Published date:01/07/2009Availability: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.
Author: Edited by John DaleCode: 20662Price:AU $32.95Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date:01/08/2008Availability: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.