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9780062289070

Fins

Harley Earl, the Rise of General Motors, and the Glory Days of Detroit Author: Knoedelseder, William Code: 49976 Price: AU $43.41 Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 22/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018
The New York Times bestselling author of Bitter Brew chronicles the birth and rise to greatness of the American auto industry through the remarkable life of Harley Earl, an eccentric six-foot-five, stuttering visionary who dropped out of college and went on to invent the profession of automobile styling, thereby revolutionized the way cars were ......
9781476669359

The Automobile and American Life 2/e

Author: Heitmann, John A. Code: 49508 Price: AU $58.59 Format: Paperback / 187 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date: 17/11/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2017
In its updated second edition, this book tells the story of how the automobile transformed American life and how automotive design and technology have changed over time. The author covers the cars' inception as a mechanical curiosity and later a plaything for the wealthy; racing and the promotion of the industry; Henry Ford and the advent of mass ......
9780785832737

Classic American Cars

An Illustrated Guide Author: Cheetham, Craig Code: 49286 Price: AU $39.27 Format: Hardback Publisher: CHARTWELL BOOKS Published date: 30/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
From the turn of the Twentieth Century to the present day, Classic American Cars An Illustrated Guide traces the development of the American automobile, and the social change it brought.Author Craig Cheetham begins by looking at the horseless carriages of old, and moves into the fighter plane inspired designs of the 1940's, before moving to the ......
9780990790815

Fins & Flags

Photographs of Cadillacs & American Dreams Author: Ziff, Lloyd Code: 38122 Price: AU $89.95 Format: Hardback / 96 pages Publisher: KMW STUDIO Published date: 25/10/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2017

Photographer and respected Art Director Lloyd Ziff has been fascinated with Cadillacs since the 1950s. Ziff has captured this classic American icon through the decades, body styles and conditions. Often the American flag appears as a motif or reflection. Fins & Flags is a wonderful collection of timeless fine art photography by a master ......

9781925634006

American Classic Cars 2018 Calendar

Author: Universal Magazines Code: 48882 Price: AU $19.95 Format: Calendar Publisher: UNIVERSAL MAGAZINES Published date: 05/08/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Universal Magazine 2018 Calendars offer an exceptional collection of images showcasing each calendar theme
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Fill 'Er Up

16 Month Calendar Includes September 2017 Through December Author: Motorbooks Code: 48750 Price: AU $18.99 Format: Calendar / 24 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date: 03/08/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Fill 'Er Up 2018 is filled with vintage and contemporary gas station scenes, sure to fill the heart of any nostalgia or "petroliana" enthusiast. With images carefully curated by Americana expert Michael Karl Witzel, Fill 'Er Up 2018 hearkens back to the time of smiling gas station attendants, classic American chrome, and alluring nighttime neon. ......
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American Classic Cars 2018 Calendar - 16 Month

Author: Avonside Publishing Ltd. Code: 48897 Price: AU $21.95 Format: Calendar / 13 pages Publisher: AVONSIDE Published date: 28/07/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
9780785835240

Legendary American Automobiles

Author: Delorenzo, Matt Code: 47259 Price: AU $28.27 Format: Hardback / 332 pages Publisher: CHARTWELL BOOKS Published date: 15/05/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Since the days of Henry Ford s Model T, American cars have dominated not only the market but also the imagination and desires of millions of people throughout the world. Dedicated to the exciting history of this icon of past and present times, this volume presents a complete overview of the history of the American car, with text written by one of ......
9781613252031

Selling The American Muscle Car:Marketing Detroit Iron in the 6Os and

70s Author: Rosenberg, Diego Code: 47120 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 16/11/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

As the muscle car wars developed in the early 1960s, auto manufacturers scrambled to find catchy marketing campaigns to entice the buying public into their dealerships. General Motors, Ford, and Chrysler, with all their divisions, as well as AMC and Studebaker, inevitably sank billions of dollars into one-upmanship in an effort to vie for the ......

9781445662107

Film and Television Star Cars : Collecting the Die-Cast Models

Author: Brent, Paul Code: 47060 Price: AU $29.95 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 15/11/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Would you like to own James Bonds Aston Martin, the Batmobile, the General Lee from The Dukes of Hazzard, or Luke Skywalkers X-Wing fighter? You can - in miniature. A Star Car is any type of vehicle - car, motorcycle, van, truck, bus, plane, helicopter, boat, ship, submarine, or spacecraft - used in a film or television programme. Many have ......

9780785834793

Legendary Muscle Car

A Guide to the Iconic, High-Performance Automobile Author: Glastonbury, Jim Code: 46394 Price: AU $14.95 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: BOOK SALES INC Published date: 29/09/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

High performance and utterly thrilling to drive, the muscle car changed the way we view automobiles. Through marketing wars and head to head horse power battles, a carefully curated ideology of what the muscle car should be able to do evolved. American family style two door sports coups with rear wheel drive are fitted with a large V8 engine to ......

9780760350065

The Complete Book of American Muscle Supercars

Yenko, Shelby, Baldwin Motion, Grand Spaulding, and More Author: Tom Glatch , Photographs by David Newhardt Code: 38351 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date: 01/09/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

Uncover the captivating history of the highest-performace cars in America, illustrated with beautiful photography.The American muscle car began not in the factories of the big three automakers, but in the garages and dealerships of a hot-rod subculture bent on making the hottest, highest-performance cars on the street. "The Complete Book of ......

9780786475353

Automobile Manufacturers of Cleveland and Ohio, 1864-1942

Author: Wrenick, Frank E. Code: 46131 Price: AU $61.60 Format: Paperback / 277 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date: 30/08/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
A comprehensive look at automobile manufacturing during its heyday in Cleveland and the remainder of Ohio, and illustrates what it took to succeed in an industry that was in the process of inventing itself. Over 550 early Cleveland and Ohio automobile manufacturers are given recognition, and the field is covered from A to Z.
9781467115575

Cruising in Montgomery and Berks Counties

Author: Kissinger, Tina M Code: 46174 Price: AU $36.13 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: ARCADIA Published date: 29/08/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

Montgomery and Berks Counties have been central to the car industry for decades, employing residents of the cities and surrounding small towns. Pottstown first came to be known as the cruising capital of the East Coast in the 1950s and held on to the title for many years. In the 1960s, hundreds would line the sidewalks to watch the hot rods and ......

9781613252130

Creative Industries of Detroit

The Untold Story of Detroit's Secret Concept Car Builder Author: Dixon, Leon Code: 40295 Price: AU $62.78 Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: CARTECH Published date: 25/07/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
As America entered the post war 1950s a resurgence by the auto manufacturers enabled them to create the most eccentric and extravagant automobiles of all time. Fierce competition between designers from General Motors, Ford, Chrysler, and independents such as Packard all turned to one car builder nestled firmly in America's bustling automotive ......
9781440246753

2017 Collector Car Price Guide

Author: Old Cars Report Price Guide Editors Code: 47059 Price: AU $35.00 Format: Paperback / 848 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 13/07/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

One year, Ford Mustang Fastbacks are the hot ticket, the next it’s Curved Dash Oldsmobiles. Trends are always changing in the vintage car market, making it easy to get lost. Luckily, the2017 Collector Car Price Guide is your roadmap to the antique automobile market.

This unique and authoritative price guide has been the ......

9780553394184

Drive!

Henry Ford, George Selden, and the Race to Invent the Auto Age Author: Goldstone, Lawrence Code: 39841 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: BALLANTINE BOOKS Published date: 16/05/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
From the acclaimed author of "Birdmen" comes a revelatory new history of the birth of the automobile, an illuminating and entertaining true tale of invention, competition, and the visionaries, hustlers, and swindlers who came together to transform the world. In 1900, the Automobile Club of America sponsored the nation s first car show in New York ......
9780867198096

King of the Kustomizers

The Art of George Barris Author: Douglas Nason Code: 37694 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Hardback / 496 pages Publisher: LAST GASP,U.S. Published date: 22/10/2015 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
George Barris is undisputably the "King of the Kustomizers," the most phenomenal kustom car builder ever. Barris created some of the best known and iconic cars of the 20th century, inlcuding the original TV Batmobile, the Munsters Koach, Hirohata Merc, Ala Kart and countless other made-to-order vehicles for movies, TV, and for the private use of ......
9781467133005

Spokane Hot Rodding

Author: John Gunsaulis Code: 37827 Price: AU $37.95 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: ARCADIA Published date: 13/04/2015 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Spokane, located just 20 miles from the Idaho border, is the largest city in Eastern Washington, and during the 1940s, it became a center point of an evolving postwar hot rod community. Auto sports were expanding at this time from stock car and midget racing to street cars and drag racing. Local car enthusiasts joined together with an influx of ......
9781457535796

Into the Ditch

The '60s Demise of the U.S. Auto Industry Author: John W Guy Code: 37677 Price: AU $34.95 Format: Paperback / 260 pages Publisher: DOG EAR PUBLISHING Published date: 11/03/2015 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

Take a wild and bumpy ride through the world of a Chevrolet assembly plant in the 1960s as seen through the eyes of company employees and executives, rank and file union members and union leaders. The book begins as a union worker sabotages the passenger car assembly line, causing the line to be shut down and all work on the shift# grinding to ......

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This is Long Beach DVD

Author: Atomic Hot Rods Code: 33014 Price: AU $25.00 Format: DVD / 101 mins Publisher: ATOMIC HOT ROD Published date: 01/01/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

“This is Long Beach” Hot rod historian Brian Darwas shadows three generations of custom car & hot rod aficionados, The Long Beach Cavaliers in his latest documentary film, This Is Long Beach.  

Each generation, from the 1940s to present, recounts detailed memories and pays homage to the cars that bonded them in a lifelong brotherhood ......

9780760344255

American Motors Corporation:Rise & Fall America's Automaker

Author: Patrick R. Foster Code: 31523 Price: AU $64.99 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date: 25/11/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

In American Motors Corporation: The Rise and Fall of Americas Last Independent Automaker, author Patrick Foster provides the ultimate inside look into an American corporation that rose from the death throes of a once-thriving independent auto industry, putting up a valiant fight for nearly half a century before succumbing to the inexorable will ......

9781452616933

Ingenious: A True Story of Invention, Automotive Daring, and the Race to

Revive America (CD-Audio) Author: Fagone, Jason Code: 38736 Price: AU $62.84 Format: Audio / 727 mins Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 05/11/2013 Availability: Sold Out
Journalist Jason Fagone presents an epic tale of invention, in which ordinary people's lives are changed forever by their quest to engineer a radically new kind of car.
9781452666938

Ingenious: A True Story of Invention, Automotive Daring, and the Race to

Revive America (CD-Audio - MP3 format) Author: Fagone, Jason Code: 38737 Price: AU $47.13 Format: Audio / 727 mins Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 05/11/2013 Availability: Sold Out
Journalist Jason Fagone presents an epic tale of invention, in which ordinary people's lives are changed forever by their quest to engineer a radically new kind of car.
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All-American Muscle Car

Author: Oldham, Joe Code: 30810 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date: 01/07/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The All-American Muscle Car celebrates the fifty-year history of the breed through stunning modern and archival photography, head-to-head shootouts between the cars, past and present, and brilliant essays from today's top muscle-car writers.
9781451640649

Engines of Change

A History of the American Dream in Fifteen Cars Author: Ingrassia, Paul Code: 31249 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 395 pages Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER LTD Published date: 14/05/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Chronicles the history reflected by fifteen iconic car models to discuss how automobiles reflect key cultural shifts as well as developments in such areas as manufacturing, women's rights, and environmental awareness.
9781849544634

The Slow Death of British Industry: A Sixty-Year Suicide 1952-2012

Author: Nicholas Comfort Code: 38100 Price: AU $20.99 Format: Paperback / 362 pages Publisher: BITEBACK PUBLISHING Published date: 10/12/2012 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
When Queen Elizabeth II came to the throne in 1952, the talk was of a New Elizabethan Age of British economic and technological achievement founded on the fruits of ground-breaking wartime research and backed by the financial might of the City. Britain was about to launch the worlds first jet airliner. She was on the verge of becoming the first ......
9781934709311

Hurst Equipped - Factory Special Muscle Cars, Speed Parts & Race Cars

Author: Mark Fletcher Code: 25842 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Paperback Publisher: CARTECH Published date: 01/11/2012 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
With an unquenchable desire to succeed, George Hurst started an automotive aftermarket parts business in his garage in Warminster, Pennsylvania. Through innovative products and marketing, he grew the business into an automotive icon. Hurst Performance became the leader in high-performance shifters on the street and strip, and Hurst companies were ......
9783832795962

Car Design America - Myths, Brands, People

Author: Paolo Tumminelli Code: 25522 Price: AU $84.96 (was AU $99.95) Format: Hardback / 392 pages Publisher: TENEUES Published date: 01/07/2012 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
"Car Design America" is second in a series on world automotive history. From the streamliner to the show cars of the '50s and '60s, American car design's influence on international style is reflected in Cadillac's slogan, the standard of the world. The bombastic Harley Earl and the extravagant Raymond Loewy created iconic designs, and the mythical ......
9780760340417

The Route 66 Encyclopedia

Author: Jim Hinckley Code: 25866 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: VOYAGEUR Published date: 01/07/2012 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This fascinating book is a different look at Route 66. It is a beautifully presented alphabetic guide to the locations and attractions along Route 66, ranging from motels and petrol stations to historic buildings, personalities and more. There is even a description of how Route 66 featured in Stenbeck's Pulitzer Prize winning novel, The Grapes of ......
9781613250365

America's Wildest Show Rods of the 1960's and 1970s

Author: Gosson, Scotty Code: 39069 Price: AU $41.45 Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: CARTECH Published date: 02/05/2012 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Show Rods began as visions of futuristic cars and eventually morphed into cartoon-like representations of cars. This roundtable discussion from the industry's icons as well as great vintage photographs make this book a must-have.
9781451640632

Engines of Change: A History of the American Dream in Fifteen Cars

Author: Paul Ingrassia Code: 25676 Price: AU $36.95 Format: Hardback / 395 pages Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER LTD Published date: 05/01/2012 Availability: Sold Out
A narrative like no other: a cultural history that explores how cars have both propelled and reflected the American experience - from the Model T to the Prius. From the assembly lines of Henry Ford to the open roads of Route 66, from the lore of Jack Kerouac to the sex appeal of the Hot Rod, America's history is a vehicular history - an idea ......
9781934709528

Jerry Heasley's Rare Finds : Rediscovering Muscle Car Treasures

Author: Jerry Heasley Code: 25112 Price: AU $45.00 Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: CARTECH Published date: 01/07/2011 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Publisher's notes: Rare, super-high-performance, and historically significant muscle cars and sports cars have been spotted in old garages, resting in pastures, sitting in parking ramps, and tucked away in the most unusual places. Tossed out like a child's long-forgotten toy, these automotive icons have been set aside, neglected, and even ......
9780760337646

Road Hogs - Detroit's Big, Beautiful Luxury Cars of the 1960s & 1970s

Author: Eric Peters Code: 24328 Price: AU $50.99 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date: 01/07/2011 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Publisher's Notes: Climb into one of America's classic luxury cars from the 1960s and 1970s, swaddle yourself in yards and yards of fine Corinthian leather, scan the gigantic dashboard filled with esoteric dials and gauges that you can never hope to understand, twist the oversized ignition key, and listen to those coffee-can-sized pistons ......
9781440230707

Lost and Found: More Great Barn Finds & Other Automotive Discoveries

Author: Old Cars Weekly Code: 25369 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: F&W PUBLICATIONS Published date: 01/07/2011 Availability: Available. Please contact us for availability details
By popular demand comes the sequel to the original "Lost and Found" from the publishers of Old Cars Weekly magazine. This collection of great automotive discoveries reminds us yet again that you never know where a prized old car might be hiding. Corvettes, Cadillacs, Packards, coveted muscle cars, even Duesenbergs seem to somehow emerge from ......
9781845840174

Preston Tucker & Others: Brilliant Auto. Innovators & Innovations

Author: Arvid Linde Code: 24197 Price: AU $37.00 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 01/07/2011 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Publisher's Notes: Features • A unique look at automotive history • Touching, real-life stories about Preston Tucker's dream & about other innovators, too • Details some of the rarest and most inspiring cars ever built • Chronological details of brilliant inventions that changed motoring forever • Over 150 illustrations • ......
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