Britain's Best Loved VanAuthor: Dobinson, ColinCode: 49239Price:AU $31.71Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:01/01/2030Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2030
Long overshadowed by the popularity of the iconic VW Type 2, the Bedford CA van has enjoyed a significant upswing in appreciation in recent years, with enthusiasts extolling its appealing design and investing heavily in restoring the battered examples that remain. This book takes an upbeat and informative approach to the history of the CA from ......
Author: Moss, Sir Stirling, OBECode: 47545Price:AU $85.00Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: SKIRA Published date:01/11/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2019
With over 200 color images, this volume explains the forces behind Aston Martin as a world-leading carmaker. It also deals with the brand, "Legend", and explores the public's perception of Aston Martin through the influence of James Bond, cinema, curiosities, communications, and marketing.
The Official Illustrated HistoryAuthor: Davidson, DonaldCode: 51027Price:AU $72.30Format: HardbackPublisher: ICON PUBLISHING LTD Published date:09/10/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2019
From the early pioneers at the races beginnings through to the high-watermark of the 1960s when the Formula 1 invasion of Brabham, Gurney Clark, Hill and Stewart transformed the race from a largely United States event to capture a worldwide audience. Their success was a two-way street and Indy car drivers were tempted to compete in Formula 1 ......
Chaparral, Texas and the Invention of Modern RacingAuthor: Levy, GeorgeCode: 52470Price:AU $54.23Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date:18/06/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2019
This character-driven biography of Jim Hall is the first and only look at one of the most influential racing drivers, engineers, and team owners of the twentieth century.
Author: Parmentier, FredericCode: 54969Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:30/05/2019Availability:Please contact us for availability
An illustrated history of the legendary car brand from the Enzo Ferrari era to the present day. The book features classic and current photographs of production models and prototypes and (in the final section) accessories with cult appeal from the iconic Italian brand, including suitcases, clothes and merchandising items.
The Story of Ferguson Formula Four-Wheel DriveAuthor: Munro, BillCode: 47046Price:AU $69.99Format: Hardback / 248 pages Publisher: EARLSWOOD PRESS Published date:28/05/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2019
Until the 1970s, four-wheel drive was almost exclusively found on utility vehicles like the Land Rover and the Jeep. And almost nobody considered four-wheel drive, especially full-time four-wheel drive as a major safety feature to be built into any type of car. That is, unless you were tractor millionaire Harry Ferguson or former racing driver ......
A book of moving partsAuthor: China, EddCode: 55021Price:AU $34.61Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: VIRGIN BOOKS Published date:23/05/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2019
Show Edd China a rust bucket, and he'll see an amphibious car. As Wheeler Dealers' star presenter, Edd China regularly broadcast to 100m global viewers for 13 years, but he's first and foremost a hard-working mechanic, designer and inventor, with a gift for making complicated stuff easy and fixing almost anything. He's the car equivalent of the ......
The Story of the British Police CarAuthor: Anstead, AntCode: 50882Price:AU $18.95Format: Paperback / 304 pages Publisher: HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date:21/05/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2019
TV presenter and all-round car nut Ant Anstead takes the reader on a journey that mirrors the development of the motor car itself from a stuttering 20mph annoyance that scared everyone's horses to 150mph pursuits with aerial support and sophisticated electronic tracking. The British Police Force's relationship with the car started with the ......
and Some Things You Probably Didn'tAuthor: Harper CollinsCode: 55029Price:AU $40.74Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date:21/05/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2019
The History of Ford's Greatest High-performance CarsAuthor: Kinnan, RobCode: 51719Price:AU $54.97Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: CARTECH Published date:15/05/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2019
Ford’s debut in April 1964 of the Mustang was the first stone overturned in the difficult task of repurposing its image to the youth market. The Mustang achieved that in spades but was often not taken very seriously in the muscle car ranks, where the 390GT engine was no match for the competition. When the Cobra Jet–equipped fastback Mustangs ......
Colin Chapman's mid-engined masterpieceAuthor: Vale, MatthewCode: 55025Price:AU $81.48Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date:15/05/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2019
This book explores the design development and production of the Lotus Europa, Lotus's first mid-engined road car. It covers the Renault-powered Series 1 and 2 cars, the Lotus Twin Cam-engined versions, and the Type 47 racing models.
Author: Orel, Frank M.Code: 51055Price:AU $85.34Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: TENEUES Published date:15/05/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2019
The Porsche 64, also known as the “Type 64” and “Type 60K10,” is the great grandfather of all Porsche models. Back in 1938, the car possessed all the DNA—elegance, dynamism, and the most cutting-edge technology—that would go on to inform seminal Porsche models like the 911 or the 996. Still light years away from the sleek Cayenne of the new ......
Definitive A-Z Encylopaedia of Low-Volume British Sports CarsAuthor: Rees, ChrisCode: 54351Price:AU $65.00Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:30/04/2019Availability:Please contact us for availability
This meticulously researched book tells the story of post-war British specialist cars and the birth of the kit car. As well as familiar names like Lotus, TVR and Ginetta, pioneers like Buckler, RGS and Rochdale are featured, plus long-forgotten makes such as Ashley, Martin and Microplas, many never been seen in a book before.
Author: Long, BrianCode: 55024Price:AU $71.30Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date:15/04/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2019
The definitive history of the Honda S2000 series, from the SSM prototype displayed at the 1995 Tokyo Show, to the end of production over a decade later. The book covers all major markets and uses stunning contemporary photography gathered from all over the world to help owners establish authenticity, or simply enjoy the look of this stylish car.
Author: Pagani, HoratioCode: 51930Price:AU $140.00Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: MONDADORI ELECTA Published date:11/04/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2019
The first book on the body of work of Horacio Pagani, a true visionary, with spectacular photographs that transform Pagani's extreme sports cars into unique and fascinating entities. A must-have book for all car and sports lovers.
Author: Reinhardt, JamesCode: 55018Price:AU $69.72Format: Hardback / 300 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:01/04/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2019
Featuring nearly 200 images of the automobiles and individuals who make the race renowned, this book showcases the top drivers and how racing has changed through two world wars, the Great Depression, and unforgettable accidents.
Diecast Model Car 1:18, Limited Edition 1,000 piecesAuthor: CMC Model CarsCode: 51661Price:AU $579.00Format: MODEL Publisher: CMC MODELS Published date:01/04/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2019
From the mid to late 1920s and even in 1931, the world racing scene was largely dominated by one au-tomotive marque: Mercedes-Benz, especially with its SSK/SSKL models that is empowered by the le-gendary 7.1 liter compressor.
The SSKL often went by the affectionate nickname of "White Elephant." On the one hand, this could be ......
Diecast Model Car 1:18Author: CMC Model CarsCode: 51659Price:AU $939.00Format: MODEL Publisher: CMC MODELS Published date:01/04/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2019
The Mercedes-Benz 600, also known as the W100, was a state-as-art vehicle crafted by the Daimler-Benz during the 1960s and 1970s. This stylish vehicle was used worldwide for and by the upper echelons. It served as an epitome of perfection, high-end technology, comfort, exclusivity and uniqueness. The Pull-mann was and is still the largest ......
Inside the Greatest Spectacle in RacingAuthor: Reinhardt, JamesCode: 55019Price:AU $23.24Format: Paperback / 216 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:01/04/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2019
Speedway tour guide and racing aficionado J. Craig Reinhardt shares what makes the legendary racetrack special, including its unbelievable history, fast-flying action, notorious moments, and secrets.
The Man, Cars and AeroplanesAuthor: Skillen, GrahamCode: 52237Price:AU $50.00Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:01/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Captain Marendaz, pilot with the RFC, was a controversial manufacturer of record-breaking sports cars and aircraft between the wars, his cars being driven by Kaye Don, Gwenda Stewart and the parents of Stirling Moss. He was detained by the Government under 18B Regulations in 1940, later emigrating to South Africa for a number of years.
Johnson finally goes the distance at BathurstAuthor: ChevronCode: 51651Price:AU $29.95Format: DVDPublisher: CHEVRON MARKETING SERVICES Published date:01/04/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2019
THE 1989 Tooheys 1000 at Mount Panorama, Bathurst was one of the most memorable days in the careers of Ford heroes Dick Johnson and John Bowe, who swept to an all-the-way victory in their turbo Shell Ford Sierra.
The win was Johnson’s second Bathurst 1000 win though his first over the full 1000-kilometre distance given his win in ......
Author: Codling, StuartCode: 51759Price:AU $44.59Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date:01/04/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2019
Go behind the scenes to explore the history, racing, celebrity fans, and after hours of racings most glamorous and prestigious round in the F1 championship with The Life Monaco Grand Prix.
Monaco sponsored its first race in 1929 and the circuit has been part of the Formula 1 series since 1950. Conducted with the patronage of ......
A Social HistoryAuthor: Segrave, KerryCode: 54271Price:AU $67.10Format: Paperback / 130 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date:30/03/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2019
The electric vehicle seemed poised in 1900 to be a leader, even the dominant force, in the early American car market. They were clean, odorless, noiseless and they were mechanically simple, compared to their rivals. Yet just two decades later the electric car was dead. This book explores this early history of the electric car.
New enlarged EditionAuthor: Acerbi, LeonardoCode: 54314Price:AU $48.89Format: Hardback / 496 pages Publisher: GIORGIO NADA EDITORE Published date:28/03/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2019
The first and only "virtual gallery" with all or almost all the models produced by the Maranello firm from 1947 to the present day, drawn by an artist of the calibre of Giorgio Alisi. Detailed technical files and texts by Leonardo Acerbi, an established historian of the marque, complete this unique overview of the Prancing Horse and its history.
Formula 1 GreatsAuthor: Lyons, PeteCode: 52471Price:AU $101.85Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: EVRO PUBLISHING Published date:26/03/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2019
This book, the first in Evro's new Formula 1 Greats series, covers one of the most revered Formula 1 cars ever made. Pete Lyons, Autosport's renowned Formula 1 reporter for part of the Lotus 72 era, explores the car's entire race-by-race career in his insightful commentary accompanying a magnificent array of over 300 photos
Masterpieces of StyleAuthor: Greggio, LucianoCode: 51926Price:AU $99.99Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: GIORGIO NADA EDITORE Published date:22/03/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2019
A volume devoted to Giugiaro and Italdesign could hardly not be included in the Masterpieces of style series. The series, includes books on Zagato (2017) Touring (2017), Pininfarina (2018) and, to be published soon, Bertone, Vignale and Ghia.
Immagini Di Una Vita/A Life in PicturesAuthor: Allievi, PinoCode: 51928Price:AU $81.48Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: GIORGIO NADA EDITORE Published date:22/03/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2019
Michael Schumacher: the greatest of all time. A champion with a reputation founded on records, the man who has brought most glory to Ferrari in the modern era. With a dramatic coda to the story that we like to think of as a pit stop before a return to the race, to normality.
Humber, Hillman, Sunbeam, Singer, Commer, KarrierAuthor: Loveys, RichardCode: 54288Price:AU $16.28Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: SHIRE Published date:21/03/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2019
This is the story of the Rootes Group which was both an important British car manufacturer, and a significant contributor to the war effort in 1939-45, as it made large numbers of military aircraft and vehicles. The company was started by William and Reginald Rootes in Maidstone from a background of building and selling bicycles and was originally ......
The Autobiography of the World's Greatest Formula 1 DesignerAuthor: Newey, AdrianCode: 51329Price:AU $28.43Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:21/03/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2019
'Adrian has a unique gift for understanding drivers and racing cars. He is ultra competitive but never forgets to have fun. An immensely likeable man.' Damon Hill The world's foremost designer in Formula One, Adrian Newey OBE is arguably one of Britain's greatest engineers and this is his fascinating, powerful memoir.How to Build a Car explores ......
The ultimate guide for the budget travellerAuthor: Koch, MikeCode: 9781925403961Price:AU $55.00Format: Spiral bound / 580 pages Publisher: WOODSLANE PRESS Published date:20/03/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2019
The result of 7 years travel and research by a single author, Australia Free 3 is the latest edition of Australia’s best guide on fun travel in Australia on a budget. Other books simply show you where to rest up or camp: fully half of Australia Free’s content is actually about making the best use of your time once you get there.
Author: Hayhoe, DavidCode: 52469Price:AU $101.85Format: Hardback / 544 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date:15/03/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2019
Providing you with "The Knowledge" about every driver and car to take part in Formula 1 since 1950, this book contains all the facts and figures you could ever want to know. Along with amusing anecdotes, there's a run-down of regulations over the years, the history of qualifying formats, and race results tables, plus an extensive photo section.
Technical Analysis -* PUBLICATION DELAYED UNTIL MARCH 2019 *Author: Piola, GiorgioCode: 50484Price:AU $72.07Format: Paperback / 168 pages Publisher: GIORGIO NADA EDITORE Published date:15/03/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2019
For the first time Giorgio Piolas customary book summarising the technical aspects of F1 covers two complete seasons.
The two championships are analysed by the historic draughtsman in his usual painstaking detail. 2016 and 2017, two years in which the World Championship continued to draw on hybrid power with Mercedes ruling the ......
Myth Busting Motoring MilestonesAuthor: Ray, KeithCode: 54280Price:AU $26.46Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:01/03/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2019
What was the very first real `automobile? And what actually constitutes an automobile, anyway? Such questions are not easy to answer but Keith Ray has embraced the challenge and compiled a myth-busting book packed with fascinating facts. Ranging from the `firsts in motoring technology, including the disc brake, fuel injection and four-wheel ......
World War II Veterans in MotorsportsAuthor: Evans, ArtCode: 54270Price:AU $52.80Format: Paperback / 277 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date:28/02/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2019
The Greatest Generation"" were those Americans who grew up during the deprivation of the Great Depression, and went on to serve during World War II. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt said, ""This generation of Americans has a rendezvous with destiny."" The twenty-three described in this book were truly ""earmarked for greatness.
The autobiography of CSX2300Author: Mills, RinseyCode: 52468Price:AU $122.22Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: PORTER PRESS INTERNATIONAL Published date:28/02/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2019
This book tells the fascinating history of the Daytona Coupe version of Carroll Shelby's fabled Cobra with special focus on one of the six cars built. The fabulous Daytona Coupe, brutally purposeful in both looks and performance, was created to win the FIA World Sportscar Championship and duly did so in 1965.