Author: Noble, DudleyCode: 50940Price:AU $15.15Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: HODDER CHILDREN'S BOOKS Published date:07/06/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2018
First published in 1951, Teach Yourself Motoring is an fascinating and nostalgic guide to mid-twentieth century motoring. Perfect for owners of classic cars and motoring enthusiasts, this charming book is full of practical wisdom on car ownership, maintenance and respect for the road, and comes with a full tank of petrol.
Author: Heitmann, John A.Code: 49508Price:AU $58.59Format: Paperback / 187 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date:15/05/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018
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 ......
Author: Taylor, JamesCode: 50386Price:AU $15.99Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:17/04/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2018
William Hillman was an early maker of cars in Coventry, producing cars from 1907 before selling his company to the Rootes Brothers in 1928. Three years later came the Hillman Minx, the first of a line that would endure for nearly half a century. By the 1950s, the latest Minx came in multiple forms - including a versatile and much-liked compact ......
A History Including the Cleveland and Chandler-Cleveland MarquesAuthor: Lackey, James H.Code: 49309Price:AU $100.10Format: Hardback / 277 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date:05/04/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2018
Drawing on numerous automotive histories and two large private collections of memorabilia, this exhaustive study of the Chandler Motor Car Company covers the lives of the founders, as well as the histories of the several corporations they worked for while learning the automotive trade. The author provides fresh insight into the formative years of ......
Author: Stonesong PressCode: 50951Price:AU $23.95Format: Hardback / 96 pages Publisher: GLOBE PEQUOT Published date:01/04/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2018
American Icons: Corvette celebrates the vehicle that defined high-performance. Debuting in the early 1950s as a concept car, the Chevy Corvette became an instant symbol of automotive ingenuity and since then has introduced generations to a lifelong love of American sports cars. This book delves into the Corvette's history and explores its place ......
The Complete Illustrated HistoryAuthor: Banks, MichaelCode: 49780Price:AU $51.26Format: PaperbackPublisher: ENTHUSIAST BOOKS Published date:01/04/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2018
In 1953 International Harvester added a proto-SUV to their lineup: the Travelall. Several years later, someone at IH decided it was time for something different. Without any production definition to use as a guide, head designer Ted Ornas was told “design something to replace the horse”. The result was the famous Scout 80.
The `Mk2' NB-series 1997 to 2004Author: Long, BrianCode: 50423Price:AU $56.90Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date:28/03/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2018
The definitive history of the second generation Mazda MX-5, which was also known as the Miata or the Roadster. The book focuses on the NB-series - covering all major markets of the world, and using stunning contemporary photography.
The Essential Buyer's GuideAuthor: Williams, ChrisCode: 50432Price:AU $24.64Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date:15/03/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2018
Stop! Don't buy a DeLorean DMC-12 without buying this book first! Packed with good advice from running costs, paperwork, vital statistics and valuation, to information on the DeLorean community, this is the complete guide to choosing, assessing and buying the DeLorean of your dreams.
Author: Bellu, SergeCode: 51057Price:AU $113.79Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: WHITE STAR Published date:15/03/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This book features fifty of the rarest cars in the world, including incredible one-off models and limited editions. These stunning cars owe their rarity to their manufacturers, their technical supremacy, and their aesthetic qualities, their astronomical prices, the stories associated with them and even their failure.
The Story of the Prancing BullAuthor: McCredie, AndrewCode: 51065Price:AU $82.95Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date:01/03/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2018
This book is the definitive biography of Frank Reisner and his incredible sports car company, Intermeccanica - responsible for some of the most beautiful sports cars ever built. Frank Reisner, a Hungarian-born Canadian educated chemical engineer, turned a youthful passion for cars into one of the most famous small production sports car building ......
The Golden Years of Motoring Journalism?Author: Dron, PeterCode: 50420Price:AU $24.64Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date:28/02/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018
This book recalls the golden age (in the author's view) of motoring journalism, during the last two decades of the 20th century, with additional material from before and after. Although the book is about cars it should amuse, irritate or even inform people who are not interested in cars at all.
The Essential Buyer's GuideAuthor: Taylor, JamesCode: 50426Price:AU $24.64Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date:28/02/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018
Buying a first-generation Range Rover can be a minefield. There are multiple variants and problems that can prove expensive. The aim of this book is to make the buying process, and subsequent ownership, both painless and enjoyable. It is an ideal guide for both enthusiast buyers and investors or collectors.
2007-2018Author: Edmonston, PhilCode: 50927Price:AU $43.60Format: Paperback / 672 pages Publisher: DUNDURN GROUP LTD Published date:27/02/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018
Steers buyers through the the confusion and anxiety of new and used vehicle purchases like no other car-and-truck book on the market. "Dr. Phil," along with George Iny and the Editors of the Automobile Protection Association, pull no punches.
Passion Behind the WheelsAuthor: Kliebenstein, MichaelCode: 51050Price:AU $66.38Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: DELIUS, KLASING & CO Published date:24/02/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018
Classic Car Dashboards: Passion Behind The Wheel is a fascinating and nostalgic look into classic and vintage dashboards of the twentieth century. From the most interesting Italian automobiles to the best of British and German examples, and American classics
Harley Earl, the Rise of General Motors, and the Glory Days of DetroitAuthor: Knoedelseder, WilliamCode: 49976Price:AU $43.41Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:22/02/2018Availability: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 ......
Author: Sarti, GiorgioCode: 51060Price:AU $94.83Format: Hardback / 230 pages Publisher: GIORGIO NADA EDITORE Published date:20/02/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018
The book about the Ape - Piaggio 'three wheeler' - that was waiting to be written, with a wealth of illustrations and completed with a comprehensive listing of all the models produced through to the present day.
Rusty Road Runners, Abandoned AMXs, Crusty Camaros and More!Author: Brutt, RyanCode: 49565Price:AU $45.00Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date:16/02/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Its no secret among car collectors and enthusiast that the pursuit of "lost" cars is what drives many gearheads. Finding an abandoned, restorable car is one of the most common dreams among collectors and a touchstone for the hobby. Top shows like the Pebble Beach Concours and Chicagos Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals have added special classes ......
The Story of the Prancing BullAuthor: McCredie, AndrewCode: 50428Price:AU $56.90Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date:15/02/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018
Frank Reisner, a Hungarian-born Canadian, turned a youthful passion for cars into one of the world's most famous small sports car building companies. From modest beginnings in Turin, Intermeccanica designed and produced a dozen different and exciting models that shook the motoring world in the 60s and 70s
Masterpieces of StyleAuthor: Greggio, LucianoCode: 51061Price:AU $94.83Format: HardbackPublisher: GIORGIO NADA EDITORE Published date:13/02/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018
The entire stylistic and industrial history of Pininfarina, a true bastion of the "Made in Italy" phenomenon, is contained in this book with its wealth of black and white and colour photos. For almost 90 years Pininfarina has been synonymous with Italian coachbuilding. Some of the most iconic cars in the history of not only Italian but also ......
A History, 1893-1939Author: Whitaker, Sigur E.Code: 49310Price:AU $62.70Format: Paperback / 277 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date:07/02/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018
In 1893, Indianapolis carriage maker Charles Black created a rudimentary car - perhaps the first designed and built in America. Within 15 years, Indianapolis was a major automobile industry center rivaling Detroit, and known for quality manufacturing and innovation - the aluminum engine, disc brakes, aerodynamics, super chargers, and the rear view ......
Pioneers in Automobile ExcellenceAuthor: Beare, DavidCode: 49466Price:AU $30.54Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:15/12/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Panhard & Levassor was a ground-breaking company whose innovations set the standard for modern motoring. Not only was it the first company to produce a vehicle with an internal combustion engine mounted at the head of the chassis rather than under the drivers seat, the entire Panhard layout of engine, gearbox, shaft drive to rigid rear axle, ......
The History, Principles and Concepts Behind Modern Car DesignAuthor: Lewin, TonyCode: 49597Price:AU $24.99Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date:25/11/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
People have never been more broadly aware of design as a concept, or as something that fits into their everyday lives.Even the simplest of consumer products compete to offer something that will better catch the publics eye and reflect the taste and perceived lifestyle of each individual.Like all design, car design is complex subject. Its one in ......
Author: Taylor, JamesCode: 49746Price:AU $75.86Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: HERRIDGE & SONS LTD Published date:16/11/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
From ACB of Paris (1934-91) to Zschau of Leipzig (1878-1939), by way of great names like Bertone, Pinifarina, Touring and Zagato, this is an alphabetical reference guide to the major coachbuilders of western continental Europe - Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Spain.
A Celebration of the World's Favourite '60s IconAuthor: Thorley, NigelCode: 48528Price:AU $84.62Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date:14/11/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This book provides an insight into the background, development and features of Jaguar's iconic E-Type in both historic and modern day terms, and is beautifully illustrated with superb archive images and modern studio photography.
Author: Corey, BrianCode: 49354Price:AU $36.95Format: Hardback / 196 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date:14/11/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
With a true tale for every day of the year, this book tells of the first self-propelled vehicles of the 1700s, the origins of Ford, FIAT and Jaguar, about the tragedies that have altered the daily commute, and about some of history's most important cars like the Porsche 356, Chevrolet Corvette, Volkswagen Beetle, the Ford Model T, and much more.
Author: Mattson, FredCode: 49280Price:AU $39.95Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: CARTECH Published date:05/11/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Outsourcing the upholstery work on a car is common because most people lack the fundamental skills and knowledge that a restorer possesses. After disassembling and gutting your car, you can often feel that you're in way over your head. Taking the time to acquire the skills for upholstery may feel like a daunting task, but what if an experienced ......
Drowned Bugattis, Buried Belvederes, Felonious Ferraris and other Wild SAuthor: Martin, KeithCode: 49566Price:AU $24.99Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date:25/10/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Strange but True Tales of Car Collecting recounts the wildest car-collecting stories, focusing on tales of the most eccentric and over-the-top collectors and collections from around the world.
Pass Portraits; Italy 2757mAuthor: Bogner, StefanCode: 49728Price:AU $61.11Format: Hardback / 300 pages Publisher: DELIUS, KLASING & CO Published date:25/10/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A photographic tribute to Northern Italy's Stelvio Pass, the highest paved mountain pass in the Eastern Alps, with stunning aerial and road photography.
How to Find and Restore Old CyclesAuthor: Zaghi, GianlucaCode: 49739Price:AU $61.01Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: MONDADORI ELECTA Published date:24/10/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
An elegantly designed guide on how to find, buy, and restore vintage bicycles.
Why Cities Need to Kick the Habit and HowAuthor: Frederick, ChadCode: 49329Price:AU $75.43Format: Hardback / 230 pages Publisher: PRAEGER PUBLISHERS INC Published date:21/10/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
A provocative look at our nation's dependency on the automobile and how its potential impact on urban design will either make or break our health, economy, and quality of life. * Shows how automobiles in urban areas harm health, economy, and society overall * Explains why some are opposing the movement toward more multi-modal cities and why 40 ......
Author: Adams, Paul BrentCode: 49471Price:AU $30.54Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:21/10/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Bond, James Bond. In 1962 movie audiences were introduced to the most famous secret agent in the world, and his fleet of fabulous motor cars. The classic Aston Martin DB5 first appeared in Goldfinger, followed by Thunderball and several more films. Equipped with machine-guns and an ejection seat, the DB5 is probably the most famous movie car of ......
50 Years of Opel GTAuthor: Hamprecht, HaraldCode: 49726Price:AU $91.67Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: DELIUS, KLASING & CO Published date:16/10/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Born in 1968 and manufactured for just five years, the Opel GT is a legend, and this book is the standard work on the subject, including previously unpublished photos, design sketches and anecdotes.
Detailed LEGO Designs for Sports Cars, Race Cars and Muscle CarsAuthor: Blackert, PeterCode: 49956Price:AU $33.99Format: Paperback / 191 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date:15/10/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, start your engines and bust out your bricks! How to Build Brick Cars is here for the inner creative person in us all. Featuring over a dozen fully realized builds of classic and contemporary sports cars, race cars, and muscle cars, How to Build Brick Cars features a range of levels to ......
An Illustrated History 1899-1958Author: Foster, Patrick RCode: 48399Price:AU $58.06Format: Paperback / 126 pages Publisher: ENTHUSIAST BOOKS Published date:15/10/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
In the long and exciting history of the American automobile business one name stands out above others: Packard! For many years the cars produced by the Packard Motor Car Company were considered the best; a line of sedans, coupes, convertibles and limousines in a wide variety of factory body styles and a seemingly endless array of Custom coachwork. ......