A Dealer's MemoirAuthor: Guarino, Robert E.Code: 59288Price:AU $79.95Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date:30/04/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2021
This book offers a unique perspective within the luxury automobile industry in which the author, a Ferrari dealer, recounts a lifetime with the iconic car brand. Chapters detail a wide range of experiences, like a nonstop drive in a 308GTB from Chicago to Boston; rides with important figures like Piero Ferrari and Dario Benuzzi; and a visit to ...
Author: White, Kirk FCode: 60387Price:AU $169.00Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: DALTON WATSON FINE BOOKS Published date:01/04/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2021
Filled with fabulous and entertaining tales, Don't Wash Mine chronicles Kirk White's fascinating journey through the golden age of motorsports and car collecting. From running a Ferrari dealership in Philadelphia to fielding some of the most memorable competition vehicles of the time through his eponymous racing stable.
Tesla, the Model 3, and Elon Musk's Most Dangerous RaceAuthor: Higgins, TimCode: 60425Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 320 pages Published date:15/03/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2021
Join the race to drive the future
Can a startup conquer the biggest and most entrenched industry in the global economy?
The petrol car transformed our lives, both as a lifestyle object and a means of transport. It created a new economy and changed the design of our cities, but also led to ......
The DealmakerAuthor: Hartley, TomCode: 60445Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date:28/02/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2021
The car world is full of fascinating characters, but few have a story to tell quite as remarkable and inspirational as Tom Hartley. Walking out of school at the age of 11, unable to read or write, Hartley set up his own business buying and selling cars. From that moment on he defied logic and ripped up the rule book on his way to the top.Today, ......
The Photographic BiographyAuthor: Nye, DougCode: 48569Price:AU $105.77Format: Hardback / 300 pages Publisher: EVRO PUBLISHING Published date:28/02/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2021
Following Evro Publishing's acclaimed photo memoirs of John Surtees and Stirling Moss, the appealing format of these books - wonderful photos with insightful narrative - is applied to the greatest figure in 20th century motor racing. In the aftermath of the Second World War, Enzo Ferrari went into motor racing with magnificent V12-engined cars and ......
A Trucker's Tales of Life on the RoadAuthor: Murphy, FinnCode: 50892Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: WW NORTON & CO Published date:13/01/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2021
"The stories Murphy tells . . . how astonishing they are, and how moving, and how funny."- New York Times Book Review
The History of Ford's Greatest High-performance Muscle CarsAuthor: Kinnan, RobCode: 51719Price:AU $59.99Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: CARTECH Published date:18/12/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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 ......
The Singular Vision of Two MenAuthor: Neville, CliveCode: 59814Price:AU $129.99Format: Hardback / 292 pages Publisher: PORTER PRESS INTERNATIONAL Published date:10/12/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The Light Car Company Rocket was the brainchild of former racing driver Chris Craft and design genius Gordon Murray, who relentlessly chased his goal of building the lightest production road car of all time.
Iconic Cars and Stories from the Men Who Love ThemAuthor: Hranek, MattCode: 59997Price:AU $59.99Format: Hardback / 240 pages Published date:13/10/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Man-about-town and NYC mens style fixture Matt Hranek is back with his second book, A Man & His Car. Here is a beautiful homage to an object of mens obsession, told in firsthand and original interviews. Jay Leno, a major car collector and the host of Jay Lenos Garage, shares the story of his oldest car, a 1955 Buick Roadmaster that he bought ......
The man behind the manualsAuthor: Temko, JohnCode: 59310Price:AU $41.95Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:10/09/2020Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This fascinating and inspiring biography of John H Haynes - the man behind Haynes Manuals - looks under the bonnet at his extraordinary life, and his legacy to the motoring world. This is the story of how one mans vision and enthusiasm gave a small enterprise in rural Somerset a global footprint. The story begins with Johns childhood in Ceylon ......
The Rides, Roles and Realities of the King of CoolAuthor: Tyler GreenblattCode: 58088Price:AU $49.95Format: Paperback / 366 pages Publisher: CARTECH Published date:15/08/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Steve McQueen touched the world through his larger-than-life onscreen persona portraying characters that were flawed and realistic. He played his roles to perfection due to his own imperfections and the bitter realism of his early life. As he once said, he had seemingly lived an entire lifetime before his 18th birthday, all of which shines ......
1eading Mercedes-Benz Design 1979-1999Author: Greene, NikCode: 58843Price:AU $79.99Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: THE CROWOOD PRESS LTD Published date:15/07/2020Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
When Bruno Sacco walked through the doors on his first day at Mercedes-Benz on 13 January 1958 it is highly unlikely that his Daimler-Benz colleagues could ever imagine that this nervous young man would not only revolutionise design but would change the way design and innovation connected with brand tradition forever. Bruno Sacco is one of the ......
Portrayed by Matt Damon in the Hit Film Ford V FerrariAuthor: Shelby, CarrollCode: 58994Price:AU $24.25Format: Paperback / 288 pages Published date:01/06/2020Availability:Please contact us for availability
Rock + Roll GearheadAuthor: Gibbons, Billy FCode: 58929Price:AU $75.00Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date:22/05/2020Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
On the 50th anniversary of his band, ZZ Top lead guitarist and co-founder Billy F Gibbons riffs on his life as a collector and designer whose passions have manifested themselves in his renowned custom cars and guitars.
The Lost Story of the Original Speed King in His Own WordsAuthor: Madigan, TomCode: 57577Price:AU $69.99Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date:21/11/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Mickey Thompson: The Lost Story of the Original Speed King in His Own Words is a long-lost, first-person biography brought to light and illustrated with 200 rare and unpublished images.
The Man and the MachineAuthor: Yates, BrockCode: 57034Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 480 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date:07/11/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Ferrari means red. It means racing. Excellence, luxury, and performance. Less well-known is the man behind the brand. For nearly seventy years, Enzo Ferrari dominated a motor-sports empire that defined the world of high-performance cars. Next to the Pope, Ferrari was the most revered man in Italy. But was he the benign padrone portrayed by an ......
The amazing emergence of this Riley special from burned-out wreckageAuthor: Fountain, RogerCode: 57068Price:AU $26.46Format: PaperbackPublished date:24/10/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
For many years, Roger has had an ambition to build a Riley-based Special. He located the burned out remains of a 1934 Riley, destroyed in a barn fire, and decided there was just enough left of the car to use as a basis for his project.
Beckett, bikes, balls and allAuthor: Beckett, LiamCode: 56138Price:AU $20.35Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: BLACKSTAFF PRESS LTD Published date:10/10/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Liam Beckett is old school. One of Northern Ireland's best-loved sports pundits, few can touch him when it comes to talking about road racing and football. Straight-talking, funny and generous, this is Liam Beckett - telling it like it is!
The First Driver to be Killed in Pursuit of the Land Speed RecordAuthor: Tours, HughCode: 56970Price:AU $59.99Format: Hardback / 216 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date:02/10/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
John Godfrey Parry Thomas - J.G Thomas - was by any standards an extraordinary man, in both life and in his tragic death. From a conventional upbringing as the son of the curate of Rhosddu in Wales in 1884, he became a prominent figure in the developing world of high-speed motor car racing and design. He became the chief engineer at Leyland ......
My times with Carroll ShelbyAuthor: Theodore, ChrisCode: 56974Price:AU $69.95Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date:17/09/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Carroll Shelby, legendary driving ace, race team owner, and designer of Shelby Cobra, Daytona, and Mustang GT350 classics is revered by automotive enthusiasts, yet little has been written about the last quarter century of Carroll Shelbys life. During that time Chris Theodore, VP at Chrysler and Ford, developed a close personal friendship with ......
Stories of Hardship and Hope from Motor Racing's Finest HeroesAuthor: Buxton, WillCode: 56109Price:AU $40.72Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: EVRO PUBLISHING Published date:27/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
My Greatest Defeat is a collection of honest and revealing insights into 20 of the greatest living racing drivers; legends of the worlds of Formula 1, Indycar, NASCAR, Le Mans and Rally.
A White-Knuckled Ride to Heartbreak and BackAuthor: Stephenson, MelissaCode: 57487Price:AU $23.22Format: Paperback / 272 pages Published date:18/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Now in paperback, a "piercing and beautiful" (Domenica Ruta) memoir about one woman's road to hope following the death of her troubled brother, told through the series of cars that accompanied her
Author: Clarkson, JeremyCode: 56154Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 384 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date:04/06/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
In November 2016 we woke up to the news that the forthright presenter of a popular television programme had become the most powerful man on the planet. His name, sadly, was not Jeremy Clarkson, but we might not have been any more surprised if it had been. Because the world seems to have taken a decidedly odd turn since Jeremy last reflected on ......
The StoryAuthor: Klasing, DeliusCode: 55750Price:AU $99.00Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: DELIUS, KLASING & CO Published date:10/05/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Electric and electrifying: Formula E is reinventing motor sport. Things here arent calm and quiet - even if the race cars competing in the worlds first e-racing series serve up a unique low-decibel sound. They are more reminiscent of Star Wars or other futuristic sci-fi analogies.
The Man, Cars and AeroplanesAuthor: Skillen, GrahamCode: 52237Price:AU $34.79(was
AU $57.99)Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:15/03/2019Availability:In Stock. 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.
The Biography of David Scott-MoncrieffAuthor: Schrader, HalwartCode: 54294Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 216 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date:02/02/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The biography of a larger-than-life character in the world of motoring, especially among classic car collectors. David Scott-Moncrieff, aka `Bunty,' claimed to be the Number 1 in the Rolls-Royce second-hand car trade. He was a colourful personality, an experienced car expert, a charming entertainer and a passionate vintage race car addict.
Standard EditionAuthor: Tiple, JohnnyCode: 54320Price:AU $99.95Format: Hardback / 316 pages Publisher: COTERIE Published date:02/02/2019Availability:Sold Out
Back in the late 1960s, the commercial pace of motor racing was increasing. More major sponsors appeared on the F1 scene including tobacco giant Marlboro and Yardley cosmetics, and this interest had developed into a veritable flood by the time Team Lotus changed its Gold Leaf livery to the black and gold of the John Player Special cigarette ......
English/Italian TextAuthor: Limone, SergioCode: 55739Price:AU $59.95Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: LUCA GASTALDI Published date:01/02/2019Availability:Sold Out
The idea to dedicate a book to Giorgio Pianta was born on the occasion of the delivery of two large boxes from his photographic archive, organized “randomly” by his wife, for a “rearrangement mission”: an immense job, plenty of material to examine, rich in quantity and quality. A round up over more than thirty years of Italian motorsport, a lot ......
English/German textAuthor: Davenport, JohnCode: 54972Price:AU $94.00Format: Hardback / 264 pages Publisher: MCKLEIN PUBLISHING (GERMANY) Published date:15/01/2019Availability:Sold Out
Asked to sum up the Ford Escort, Markku Alén put it in fourwords: "Its a winners car." The front-engined, rear-wheel drive car triumphed all around the world, whether it was at the 1970 World Cup Rally, the East African Safari, in Swedish snow or on Finlands high-speed tracks. At its home event, the RAC Rally, the Mk1 and Mk2 versions proved ......
Across Trumpland in a Model T FordAuthor: Moore, TimCode: 52250Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 336 pages Published date:17/12/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Tim Moore - indefatigable travelling everyman - switches two wheels for four as he journeys across Trumpland in an original Model T Ford. Lacking any mechanical knowledge or intuition, he sets off to bully a car from East to West armed only with a top speed of 25 mph, a fan belt made of cotton, wooden wheels (again) and a truckload of 'wise-ass ......
A Memoir by Chester A. HenchenAuthor: Chester HenchenCode: 55031Price:AU $29.95Format: Paperback / 178 pages Publisher: BOOLARONG PRESS Published date:15/12/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Experience the life of a used car dealer and his family as they share triumphs and tragedies on a journey expanding their business in a provincial city.
The author has been a car enthusiast his entire life, which sets him apart from his contemporaries. Rare cars purchased from the heart are scattered throughout the story plus serious ......
The most iconic 4WD trips in AustraliaAuthor: Rooth, JohnCode: 59483Price:AU $34.95Format: Paperback / 200 pages Publisher: VIKING AUSTRALIA Published date:01/12/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Whod be mad enough to go travelling to some of the most isolated places in the world in a beaten-up old truck? Meet John Roothy Rooth, Australias best-known bush mechanic.
In a country where a little trip is thousands of kilometres and a busy place means someones been there before, youll smell the dust, the rain and the diesel on ......
A memoir of motor racing and other automotive escapadesAuthor: Roberts, DaveCode: 54308Price:AU $20.35Format: Paperback / 200 pages Publisher: BOOK GUILD Published date:29/11/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Dave Roberts had the good fortune to inherit some money after his aunts death in 1999. Instead of using it sensibly, to replace his rotting windows and the hole in the kitchen ceiling, he purchased a sports car in kit form, built it, and took it motor racing. There followed 15 years of fun, learning, and various tribulations. At the end of it, ......
The Making of a Global Automotive EmpireAuthor: Geoff CarverhillCode: 52051Price:AU $110.00Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: CROWOOD PRESS Published date:14/11/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The Rootes Story - The Making of a Global Automotive Empire traces the meteoric rise of the two Rootes brothers, William and Reginald, development of one of Britains most important motor vehicle manufacturers. The Rootes Group acquired some of the most famous names in the British motor industry: Hillman, Humber, Sunbeam and Singer cars, as well ......
Author: Bailie, JohnCode: 54322Price:AU $170.00Format: Hardback / 348 pages Published date:10/11/2018Availability:Sold Out
This isn’t a book just about motor racing. Its about people. It’s about the pioneers who created Britains first permanent true road racing circuit...firstly for motor cycles in 1931 and then also for cars from 1933.
It’s about the phenomenal success and dramatic progress that saw the circuit expand from loose-surfaced tracks ......