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9781476681221

Let Me Sell You a Ferrari

A Dealer's Memoir Author: Guarino, Robert E. Code: 59288 Price: AU $79.95 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date: 30/04/2021 Availability: 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 ...

9781854433121

Don't Wash Mine

Author: White, Kirk F Code: 60387 Price: AU $169.00 Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: DALTON WATSON FINE BOOKS Published date: 01/04/2021 Availability: 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.
9780753554388

Blind Corner

Tesla, the Model 3, and Elon Musk's Most Dangerous Race Author: Higgins, Tim Code: 60425 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Published date: 15/03/2021 Availability: 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 ......

9781787117204

Tom Hartley

The Dealmaker Author: Hartley, Tom Code: 60445 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 28/02/2021 Availability: 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, ......

9781910505205

Enzo Ferrari

The Photographic Biography Author: Nye, Doug Code: 48569 Price: AU $105.77 Format: Hardback / 300 pages Publisher: EVRO PUBLISHING Published date: 28/02/2021 Availability: 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 ......
9780393355871

Long Haul

A Trucker's Tales of Life on the Road Author: Murphy, Finn Code: 50892 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: WW NORTON & CO Published date: 13/01/2021 Availability: 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
9781613253786

Cobra Jet - Publication delayed, no due date now

The History of Ford's Greatest High-performance Muscle Cars Author: Kinnan, Rob Code: 51719 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: CARTECH Published date: 18/12/2020 Availability: 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 ......

9781913089146

The Light Car Company Rocket

The Singular Vision of Two Men Author: Neville, Clive Code: 59814 Price: AU $129.99 Format: Hardback / 292 pages Publisher: PORTER PRESS INTERNATIONAL Published date: 10/12/2020 Availability: 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.

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Seto

The Official Racing History of Glenn Seton Author: V8 Sleuth Code: 59295 Price: AU $99.95 Format: Hardback Published date: 31/10/2020 Availability: Please contact us for availability

FOR the first time, Australian motorsport legend Glenn Seton opens up about his Hall of Fame career in a brand new book: ‘Seto: The Official Racing History of Glenn Seton’.

Seton looks back on his amazing career in this 260-plus page career retrospective, covering the highs and lows of being both a driver and team owner in the ......

9781579658922

A Man & His Car

Iconic Cars and Stories from the Men Who Love Them Author: Hranek, Matt Code: 59997 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Published date: 13/10/2020 Availability: 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 ......

9781785216855

John Haynes

The man behind the manuals Author: Temko, John Code: 59310 Price: AU $41.95 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 10/09/2020 Availability: 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 ......

9781613254738

1001 Steve McQueen Facts

The Rides, Roles and Realities of the King of Cool Author: Tyler Greenblatt Code: 58088 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Paperback / 366 pages Publisher: CARTECH Published date: 15/08/2020 Availability: 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 ......

9781785007170

Bruno Sacco

1eading Mercedes-Benz Design 1979-1999 Author: Greene, Nik Code: 58843 Price: AU $79.99 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: THE CROWOOD PRESS LTD Published date: 15/07/2020 Availability: 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 ......
9781631682872

The Carroll Shelby Story

Portrayed by Matt Damon in the Hit Film Ford V Ferrari Author: Shelby, Carroll Code: 58994 Price: AU $24.25 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Published date: 01/06/2020 Availability: Please contact us for availability
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Billy F Gibbons

Rock + Roll Gearhead Author: Gibbons, Billy F Code: 58929 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date: 22/05/2020 Availability: 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.
9780760365991

Mickey Thompson

The Lost Story of the Original Speed King in His Own Words Author: Madigan, Tom Code: 57577 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date: 21/11/2019 Availability: 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.
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Enzo Ferrari

The Man and the Machine Author: Yates, Brock Code: 57034 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 480 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date: 07/11/2019 Availability: 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 ......

9781916160002

Phoenix

The amazing emergence of this Riley special from burned-out wreckage Author: Fountain, Roger Code: 57068 Price: AU $26.46 Format: Paperback Published date: 24/10/2019 Availability: 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.
9781780732350

Old School

Beckett, bikes, balls and all Author: Beckett, Liam Code: 56138 Price: AU $20.35 Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: BLACKSTAFF PRESS LTD Published date: 10/10/2019 Availability: 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!
9781526759221

Parry Thomas

The First Driver to be Killed in Pursuit of the Land Speed Record Author: Tours, Hugh Code: 56970 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Hardback / 216 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date: 02/10/2019 Availability: 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 ......

9781787114500

The Last Shelby Cobra

My times with Carroll Shelby Author: Theodore, Chris Code: 56974 Price: AU $69.95 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 17/09/2019 Availability: 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 ......

9781910505403

My Greatest Defeat

Stories of Hardship and Hope from Motor Racing's Finest Heroes Author: Buxton, Will Code: 56109 Price: AU $40.72 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: EVRO PUBLISHING Published date: 27/06/2019 Availability: 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.
9781328588814

Driven

A White-Knuckled Ride to Heartbreak and Back Author: Stephenson, Melissa Code: 57487 Price: AU $23.22 Format: Paperback / 272 pages Published date: 18/06/2019 Availability: 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
9781405939058

If You'd Just Let Me Finish

Author: Clarkson, Jeremy Code: 56154 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 384 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date: 04/06/2019 Availability: 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 ......

9783667115355

Formula E

The Story Author: Klasing, Delius Code: 55750 Price: AU $99.00 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: DELIUS, KLASING & CO Published date: 10/05/2019 Availability: 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. 

Fans of traditional motor sport are ......

9781781557020

The All-British Marendaz Special

The Man, Cars and Aeroplanes Author: Skillen, Graham Code: 52237 Price: AU $34.79 (was AU $57.99) Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 15/03/2019 Availability: 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.
9781787113480

Bunty

The Biography of David Scott-Moncrieff Author: Schrader, Halwart Code: 54294 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 216 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 02/02/2019 Availability: 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.
9781902351636

Black & Gold : The Story of the John Player Specials

Standard Edition Author: Tiple, Johnny Code: 54320 Price: AU $99.95 Format: Hardback / 316 pages Publisher: COTERIE Published date: 02/02/2019 Availability: 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 ......

9791220043540

Giorgio Pianta: Una vita per le corse - A Life For Racing

English/Italian Text Author: Limone, Sergio Code: 55739 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: LUCA GASTALDI Published date: 01/02/2019 Availability: 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 ......

9783947156085

Ford Escort: A Winner's Car

English/German text Author: Davenport, John Code: 54972 Price: AU $94.00 Format: Hardback / 264 pages Publisher: MCKLEIN PUBLISHING (GERMANY) Published date: 15/01/2019 Availability: 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 ......

9781787290235

Another Fine Mess

Across Trumpland in a Model T Ford Author: Moore, Tim Code: 52250 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Published date: 17/12/2018 Availability: 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 ......
9781925877021

Confessions of a Used Car Dealer

A Memoir by Chester A. Henchen Author: Chester Henchen Code: 55031 Price: AU $29.95 Format: Paperback / 178 pages Publisher: BOOLARONG PRESS Published date: 15/12/2018 Availability: 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 ......

9780143783954

Out of Range

The most iconic 4WD trips in Australia Author: Rooth, John Code: 59483 Price: AU $34.95 Format: Paperback / 200 pages Publisher: VIKING AUSTRALIA Published date: 01/12/2018 Availability: 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 ......

9781912575640

The Blunt End of the Grid

A memoir of motor racing and other automotive escapades Author: Roberts, Dave Code: 54308 Price: AU $20.35 Format: Paperback / 200 pages Publisher: BOOK GUILD Published date: 29/11/2018 Availability: 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, ......

9781785004797

The Rootes Story

The Making of a Global Automotive Empire Author: Geoff Carverhill Code: 52051 Price: AU $110.00 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: CROWOOD PRESS Published date: 14/11/2018 Availability: 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 ......

9781527229976

Donington Park : The Pioneers

Author: Bailie, John Code: 54322 Price: AU $170.00 Format: Hardback / 348 pages Published date: 10/11/2018 Availability: 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 ......

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