A Backroad Tour of Automotive History and the Old Car HobbyAuthor: Rossi, StevenCode: 58242Price:AU $48.45Format: Paperback / 277 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date:24/09/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020
A popular feature in Antique Automobile magazine, Steven Rossi's columns open up the world of old cars, transporting readers to earlier times from the age of horseless carriages through the evolution of cars and car culture. This compilation from a decade's writings draws on a lifetime of knowledge and experience.
On Freedom, Risk and Taking Back ControlAuthor: Crawford, MatthewCode: 59035Price:AU $35.00Format: Hardback / 308 pages Published date:22/07/2020Availability:Please contact us for availability
Speed, risk, freedom... Driving is one of the last remaining activities available day-to-day in which we get the chance to take control of our destiny, feel that intense and primal connection between movement and sheer joy, and experience a whiff of actual danger - the kind of faith in the unknown that makes us feel alive.
Author: Taylor, JamesCode: 58874Price:AU $17.99Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: SHIRE Published date:15/07/2020Availability:Please contact us for availability
The coach - distinguished from the bus by its use for longer-haul and more comfortable trips - has a long and august history. Its origins lie in the charabanc, a long open-topped vehicle used to transport passengers on works outings and pleasure excursions. Over time, coaches came to be enclosed and fitted with more comfortable seating and ......
The 1908 Auto Race from New York to ParisAuthor: Cole, DermotCode: 58987Price:AU $51.99Format: Paperback / 250 pages Published date:15/05/2020Availability:Please contact us for availability
In the winter of 1908, six cars left Times Square bound for Paris. They were embarking on a remarkable motor race across the world that would capture everyone's imagination. In this book, Dermot Cole weaves a thrilling account of the improbable journey west from New York to Paris, the varied characters, and the nascent automobile industry. Drawing ......
Author: Clarkson, JeremyCode: 58949Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 576 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date:25/04/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Clarkson's Back - and he's really had it this time. From his first job as a travelling sales rep selling Paddington Bears to his latest incarnation as gentleman farmer, Jeremy Clarkson's love of cars has seen him through some deeply trying times. And in a world so persistently infuriating there's sometimes nothing for it but to throw up your ......
Inspiration, routes and expert advice for planning and driving roadtrips around the worldAuthor: Mike BreslinCode: 58080Price:AU $49.95Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:02/01/2020Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This book is aimed at inspiring readers to take a road trip, while providing practical advice to help them to do so. Whether looking at popping over to Europe for a quick circuit, hankering to drive the classic routes of North America, or even the aiming to cover a clutch of African countries, there is something for everyone. Importantly, every ......
The Golden Age 1900-1941Author: Hamilton-Paterson, JamesCode: 56421Price:AU $59.99Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: HEAD OF ZEUS Published date:01/01/2020Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
An illustrated celebration of the golden age of aircraft, cars and locomotives from 1900 to 1945.
Speed & StyleAuthor: March and Kinrara, Charles Henry Gordon-Lennox, Earl ofCode: 58026Price:AU $80.00Format: Hardback / 168 pages Published date:19/12/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
100 Years of British Petrol StationsAuthor: Evans, NickCode: 55827Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:12/12/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Petrol stations have been with us for 100 years. They have become etched on countless rural and industrial landscapes, sometimes blending in with their surroundings, and often becoming a linchpin of the communities they serve. Men, or women, often clad in slightly oily overalls, would fill up your cars tank, wipe the windscreen and even check ......
The 20 Best Tours around the Melbourne RegionAuthor: Robert Pepper and Muriel PepperCode: 57628Price:AU $29.99(was
AU $49.99)Format: Spiral bound / 208 pages Publisher: BOILING BILLY Published date:01/12/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Includes 20 treks within a 2 hour of the city. Trek notes are accompanied by accurate full-colour maps, and snippets about local history and wildlife add colour and interest to the 4WD experience. Over 100 full-colour photos complement the text and provide a clear sense of the features on each trek.
New Technologies for the 21st CenturyAuthor: Edsall, ,LarryCode: 57612Price:AU $75.00Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: WHITE STAR Published date:23/10/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
"Are we there yet?" A question very familiar to parents traveling with children in the car. But it also is a question anxiously being asked by drivers and their passengers during what we keep hearing is this transitional time of personalized, automotive transportation...
Driving to ExtenctionAuthor: Bauer, Hans A.Code: 57466Price:AU $157.99Format: Hardback / 276 pages Publisher: ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD PUBLISHERS Published date:15/10/2019Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
The world now has more than a billion motor vehicles, and this number continues to increase as developing countries imitate developed societies in their adoption of the culture of automobility. This book explores the political ecology of motor vehicles in an era of growing social disparities and environmental crises, the latter of which are ......
The Best of My RideAuthor: Bairne, A.JCode: 57490Price:AU $53.99(was
AU $89.99)Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: RIZZOLI INTERNATIONAL PUB Published date:09/10/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
New York Times best-selling author and popular Wall Street Journal "My Ride" columnist A.J. Baime selects the one hundred cars, motorcycles, and other vehicles to fill the dream garage. Stunning photography and Baimes engaging essays celebrate everything drivers love about their cars - from technical specifications to satisfy gearheads to ......
Author: Heptinstall, SimonCode: 55623Price:AU $39.95Format: PaperbackPublisher: CASSELL ILLUSTRATED Published date:01/10/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
With a preface from founding member of Pink Floyd, Nick Mason. Prepare yourself for the worlds greatest road trip. Strap yourself in for a cavalcade of the fastest, biggest, smallest, most expensive, most innovative and downright sexiest motorized vehicles ever produced. Whether youre a vintage car spotter or an armchair petrolhead, 1001 Cars ......
A Stylish Guide to the Greatest Cars Ever MadeAuthor: Beazley, MitchellCode: 56412Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: MITCHELL BEAZLEY Published date:25/09/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
A celebration of the worlds finest cars, from stylish classics to the latest jaw-dropping models, as chosen by the experts at GQ.
Foreword by Formula 1 world champion Jenson Button.
From the magazine synonymous with style comes the ultimate guide to the greatest cars the world has ever ......
Lost Collector Cars Along the Mother RoadAuthor: Cotter, TomCode: 57180Price:AU $29.99Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: CRESTLINE BOOKS Published date:11/09/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Route 66 Barn Find Road Trip records Tom Cotter's incredible automotive finds as he barn picks along Route 66!
The Quest to Build the Driverless Car and How it Will Reshape Our WorldAuthor: Burns, Lawrence D.Code: 57061Price:AU $17.24(was
AU $22.99)Format: Paperback / 368 pages Publisher: WILLIAM COLLINS Published date:21/08/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
'A fascinating hybrid. Part freewheeling history of the rise of the modern autonomous vehicle, part intimate memoir from an insider who was on the front lines for much of that history, Autonomy will more than bring readers up to speed on one of today's most closely watched technologies' Brian Merchant, author of The One Device From the ultimate ......
by Camper Van and MotorhomeAuthor: Dorey, MartinCode: 56979Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: CONWAY Published date:16/08/2019Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
Forget hurrying. Forget putting your foot down and racing through sweeping bends. Forget the understeer (whatever that is). Forget the blur of a life lived too fast. This is a look at taking life slowly. It's about taking the time to enjoy journeys and places for their own sake. It's about stopping and putting the kettle on. Stopping to take a ......
Author: HaynesCode: 57010Price:AU $14.99Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:15/08/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Instantly acquire all the knowledge you need to pass as an expert in the world of cars. Never again confuse your trunnions with your gudgeon pins, your big end with your locknuts, or your depressed hydraulic lifers with your floppy tappets. Bask in the admiration of your fellow car ‘experts’ as you pronounce confidently on the merits of the ......
A Better Life Behind the WheelAuthor: Webster, LarryCode: 56150Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date:11/08/2019Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
With glorious photography and sharp writing, Never Stop Driving presents the case for the mental and social benefits of driving and engaging with automobiles. It also shows you—from dreaming about a car to living with it—how to jump in and get the most from your machine.
Author: Whittall, IvorCode: 56978Price:AU $50.00Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: OLD POND PUBLISHING Published date:03/08/2019Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
The Silk Road and Beyond covers the career, adventures and anecdotes of Ivor Whittall, one of the early pioneers of long distance trucking to the Middle East. Written in an engaging style, the book encompasses stories from the beginning of Ivors career, from qualifying as an articulated-truck driver, his first overseas trip to Kuwait, the ......
An Elegy to Cars, Roads & MotorsportAuthor: Aston, JohnCode: 56134Price:AU $20.35Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date:28/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
John Aston's anecdotes, wit, strong opinion and acute observations recount insightful and affectionate portraits of the many facets of motor sport, its people and its places. DRIVEN takes you on a journey from Lake District vintage car trials to drag racing at Santa Pod, NASCAR racing in North Carolina and international events at Silverstone.
Author: Coombs, BenCode: 56160Price:AU $30.54Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date:18/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
A gloriously British blend of elegance and eccentricity, `Pub2Pub' is the official account of the longest journey ever made by a British sports car - a 27,000 mile odyssey from the northernmost bar on the planet, to the southernmost, crossing countries, continents and cultures.
The Ultimate Guide for the Budget TravellerAuthor: Koch, MikeCode: 55574Price:AU $33.00(was
AU $55.00)Format: Spiral bound / 580 pages Publisher: WOODSLANE PRESS Published date:20/03/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
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.
Sports Cars from the 1950s to the 1970sAuthor: Castenow, DieterCode: 54313Price:AU $70.00Format: HardbackPublisher: HIRMER VERLAG Published date:10/12/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The sports cars of the 1950s to the 1970s are fast, beautiful, eccentric and innovative. In recent decades these automobiles not only became coveted collector's items; they also enjoy cult statu s. In an exciting journey through time the volume presents 25 outstanding sports cars as design icons and illuminates their presentation in film and ......
Driverless Cars and the Road of the FutureAuthor: Schwartz, Samuel ICode: 51813Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 272 pages Published date:13/11/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The countrys leading transport expert describes how the driverless vehicle revolution will transform highways, cities, workplaces and laws not just here, but across the globe.
Our time at the wheel is done. Driving will become illegal, as human drivers will be demonstrably more dangerous than cars that pilot themselves. Is this an ......
The Best Classic Cars on the PlanetAuthor: Brunnbauer, MichaelCode: 51601Price:AU $290.00Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: TENEUES Published date:03/11/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
A must-have book for all classic car fans worldwide An indispensable survey for vintage car aficionados as much as curious newcomers Brimming with shiny spoke rims, stunning grilles, and magnificent wooden steering wheels
Everything You Wanted to Know About Cars and Some Things You Probably DiAuthor: Harper CollinsCode: 54354Price:AU $23.99(was
AU $39.99)Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date:30/10/2018Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Did you know there are over 47,000 facts in the world?* And the good news is, many of them are in this book. That's right, The Grand Tour A-Z of the Car is the only reference guide you need for cars, driving and all related matters, especially if you're not too fussed about those facts being accurate.
Author: Taylor, JamesCode: 51602Price:AU $26.95Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:15/10/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The 1960s saw car ownership take off in Britain, as the newly opened motorways created new opportunities for the family to travel - on holiday, to see distant relatives, or simply for work. But this was also a period of great change in the motor industry, and one from which it would not emerge unscathed. The cars themselves changed, too. Small ......
A Collector's Guide to British Marque, Corporate & Accessory MascotsAuthor: Kay, DavidCode: 51866Price:AU $50.00Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date:02/10/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
An invaluable and authoritative guide to British automotive radiator and accessory mascots produced between 1896 and 1960. A great source of information for collectors and enthusiasts.
The intrigue behind the most beautiful car collection in the worldAuthor: op de Weegh, ArdCode: 51858Price:AU $69.95Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date:01/09/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This fabulous collection of cars was brought together by two French brothers, Hans & Fritz Schlumpf , and consists of hundreds of the most beautiful cars ever produced. This book tells the story of the collection, and reveals the truth behind the "Schlumpf affair," with the aim of clearing the family of any wrongdoing.
There Are No AccidentsAuthor: Bayley, StephenCode: 54307Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 232 pages Publisher: CIRCA PRESS Published date:01/09/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Albert Camus once remarked that there's "nothing more absurd than to die in a car accident". That was before his car hit a tree at 80mph. Death Drive - a compendium of stories about famous people killed stupidly in cars - oozes absurdity.
The 25 Best Tours around the Brisbane RegionAuthor: Lancaster, DanielleCode: 51483Price:AU $26.99(was
AU $44.99)Format: Spiral bound / 224 pages Publisher: BOILING BILLY Published date:08/05/2018Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Explore the very best off-road destinations in the Brisbane region with the newly updated 2nd Edition of 4WD Treks Close to Brisbane. Includes detailed track descriptions, things to do and see along with details on picnic and camping areas.
The Definitive History of MotoringAuthor: Chapman, GilesCode: 50153Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 360 pages Publisher: DORLING KINDERSLEY Published date:15/04/2018Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
** SHORTLISTED FOR THE MOTORING BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2018
From the publics amazement at the idea of a horseless carriage to todays excitement for driverless vehicles, find out everything you need to know about motoring from 1895 to the present day.