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9781602234024

Hard Driving

The 1908 Auto Race from New York to Paris Author: Cole, Dermot Code: 58987 Price: AU $35.51 Format: Paperback / 250 pages Published date: 15/05/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2020
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 ......
9780753553565

Grease Junkie

A book of moving parts Author: China, Edd Code: 58923 Price: AU $18.31 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: VIRGIN BOOKS Published date: 02/05/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2020
An unstoppable enthusiast from an early age, Edd had 35 ongoing car projects while he was at university, not counting the double-decker bus he was living in. His first car was a more conventional 1303 Texas yellow Beetle, the start of an ongoing love affair with VW, even though it got him arrested for attempted armed robbery.
9781784424121

Motor Coaches and Charabancs

Author: Taylor, James Code: 58874 Price: AU $18.66 Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: SHIRE Published date: 30/04/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
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 ......
9781913208547

Are We Doing the Stelvio Today?

Author: Smith, Martin Code: 58861 Price: AU $20.73 Format: Paperback / 200 pages Publisher: BOOK GUILD PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 28/04/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
When seven weekend adventurers from either side of the Atlantic meet in Geneva, the trip that follows turns into the most memorable journey...
9781476681177

Gearhead at Large

A Backroad Tour of Automotive History and the Old Car Hobby Author: Rossi, Steven Code: 58242 Price: AU $48.45 Format: Paperback / 277 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date: 17/04/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 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.
9781604337044

Wit and Wisdom from the Road

A Collection of Quotes and Tidbits About Life on the Road Author: Cider Mill Press Code: 47408 Price: AU $23.49 Format: Hardback / 176 pages Published date: 15/02/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2020
The newest Wit and Wisdom book is filled with fun and inspirational quotes and tidbits about life on the road. Whether it's taking a long road trip, collecting cool cars, or admiring the highways and bi-ways of the US of A, this book is a great gift for anyone who loves cars or travel! The newest addition to the beloved Wit and Wisdom Series, "Wit ......
9781445659329

The Jensen 541

Author: Carter, Stephen Code: 50202 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/02/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2020

This is the first book to cover one of the most significant Jensen cars ever made and one that combined an amazing set of technological advances. The Jensen 541 was an innovative four-seater sports car which made a huge impact at the time it was launched. This book describes the development of the car, including the early years of the Jensen ......

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Slow Car Fast

The Millennial Mantra Changing Car Culture for Good Author: Ryan ZumMallen Code: 58900 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback Published date: 01/02/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2020

How did horsepower and speed get so out of control? Do young people still like cars? Who are the automotive icons that will shape car culture for years to come?

Slow Car Fast: The Millennial Mantra Changing Car Culture For Good offers answers to the questions on the mind of every kid who grew up with a poster on their wall and dreamed ......

9780760368770

The Illustrated Route 66 Historical Atlas

Author: Jim Hinkley Code: 58079 Price: AU $55.00 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: VOYAGEUR PRESS INC Published date: 27/01/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2020

The definitive, fully illustrated state-by-state atlas of the shifting alignments, historic sites, and current points of interest along the United States beloved Route 66. Route 66 changed immensely in the six decades between its opening in 1926 and its removal from the U.S. highway system in 1985. Since that time, Route 66 has enjoyed a ......

9781789558395

Wheels to Wipers

Author: Dr Geoffrey Sneed Code: 58078 Price: AU $13.99 Format: Paperback / 118 pages Publisher: NEW GENERATION PUBLISHING Published date: 06/01/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Did you know that the first remains of a wheeled vehicle were found in a Royal Tomb in Mesopotamia, or that windscreen wipers were invented by a lady passenger travelling on an American street car? Or the fact that many important concepts in bearing design emerged during the Greek and Roman periods (900-400 BC). A thousand years later Leonardo ......

9781785215933

Road Trip Manual

Inspiration, routes and expert advice for planning and driving roadtrips around the world Author: Mike Breslin Code: 58080 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 02/01/2020 Availability: 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 ......

9781789542363

Trains, Planes, Ships and Cars

The Golden Age 1900-1941 Author: Hamilton-Paterson, James Code: 56421 Price: AU $61.11 Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: HEAD OF ZEUS Published date: 01/01/2020 Availability: 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.
9780865653030

Goodwood Revival

Speed & Style Author: March and Kinrara, Charles Henry Gordon-Lennox, Earl of Code: 58026 Price: AU $80.00 Format: Hardback / 168 pages Published date: 19/12/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
9780750991490

Fuelling the Motoring Age

100 Years of British Petrol Stations Author: Evans, Nick Code: 55827 Price: AU $25.95 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 12/12/2019 Availability: 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 ......

9781921024474

Best Drives Around the World

Spectacular Roads to Travel Author: Crawford, John Code: 52392 Price: AU $34.95 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Published date: 02/12/2019 Availability: Please contact us for availability

Hit the road and escape for a little while. With the best drives of the USA, Italy, Japan and more, this selection will take you around the world in style. From scenic country roads lined with picturesque meadows to switchback mountain routes that will get your heart racing, and featuring breathtaking scenery and advice for tourists, this book ......

9781925868142

4WD Treks Close to Melbourne 4/e

The 20 Best Tours around the Melbourne Region Author: Robert Pepper and Muriel Pepper Code: 57628 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Spiral bound / 208 pages Publisher: BOILING BILLY Published date: 01/12/2019 Availability: 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.

9780750988162

First Gear

Myth Busting Motoring Milestones Author: Ray, Keith Code: 54280 Price: AU $27.95 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 30/10/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

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 ......

9788854415317

Concept Cars

New Technologies for the 21st Century Author: Edsall, ,Larry Code: 57612 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: WHITE STAR Published date: 23/10/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
"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...
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The Car Miscellany

Author: Heptinstall, Simon Code: 55620 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: AA PUBLISHING Published date: 19/10/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

A collection of entertaining trivia about our favourite mode of transport. Did you know that the Hennessey Venom F5 is the worlds fastest road car, with an official top speed of 301mph? That the Toyota Corolla is the best-selling car of all time? Or that you can instantly cool down a car that has been sitting in the sun by rolling down the ......

9780847866236

100 Dream Cars

The Best of My Ride Author: Bairne, A.J Code: 57490 Price: AU $65.00 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: RIZZOLI INTERNATIONAL PUB Published date: 09/10/2019 Availability: 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 ......

9781788401630

1001 Cars To Dream of Driving Before You Die

Author: Heptinstall, Simon Code: 55623 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Paperback Publisher: CASSELL ILLUSTRATED Published date: 01/10/2019 Availability: 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 ......

9781784725990

GQ Drives

A Stylish Guide to the Greatest Cars Ever Made Author: Beazley, Mitchell Code: 56412 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: MITCHELL BEAZLEY Published date: 25/09/2019 Availability: 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 ......

9780785837497

Route 66 Barn Find Road Trip

Lost Collector Cars Along the Mother Road Author: Cotter, Tom Code: 57180 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: CRESTLINE BOOKS Published date: 11/09/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Route 66 Barn Find Road Trip records Tom Cotter's incredible automotive finds as he barn picks along Route 66!
9780749489489

Learn to Drive in 10 Easy Stages

Author: Wells, Dr John Code: 57133 Price: AU $30.54 Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: KOGAN PAGE Published date: 03/09/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Get everything you need to deal with both practical and theory tests with this unique ten-step method to teach anyone how to drive.
9780008302108

Autonomy

The Quest to Build the Driverless Car and How it Will Reshape Our World Author: Burns, Lawrence D. Code: 57061 Price: AU $22.99 Format: Paperback / 368 pages Publisher: WILLIAM COLLINS Published date: 21/08/2019 Availability: 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 ......
9781844865352

Take the Slow Road: Inspirational Journeys Round England and Wales

by Camper Van and Motorhome Author: Dorey, Martin Code: 56979 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: CONWAY Published date: 16/08/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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 ......
9781785215841

Bluffer's Guide to Cars

Author: Haynes Code: 57010 Price: AU $14.99 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 15/08/2019 Availability: 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 ......

9780760363416

Never Stop Driving

A Better Life Behind the Wheel Author: Webster, Larry Code: 56150 Price: AU $37.95 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date: 11/08/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

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.

There’s never been a better time ......

9781912158355

The Silk Road and Beyond

Author: Whittall, Ivor Code: 56978 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: OLD POND PUBLISHING Published date: 03/08/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

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 ......

9780367203573

Handbook of Automotive Human Factors

Author: Akamatsu, Motoyuki Code: 57089 Price: AU $287.22 Format: Hardback / 338 pages Publisher: CRC PRESS INC Published date: 14/07/2019 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability
Thanks to advances in computer technology in the last twenty years, navigation system, cabin environment control, ACC, advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) and automated driving have become a part of the automobile experience. Improvement in technology enables us to design these with greater flexibility and provide greater value to the driver ......
9783946688518

Autoalbum 05

Best of German and International Car Photography Author: Seltmann & Soehne Code: 51913 Price: AU $71.30 Format: Hardback / 300 pages Publisher: SELTMANN, ARNO, FRANK SELTMANN Published date: 03/07/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Autoalbum 05 is the 22nd book in a series of thematically organized photography yearbooks. Launched with a complete redesign of cover, layout and typography to show a new and modern touch. Features over 100 top German and international photographers to produce a magnificent coffee-table format on 300 pages of high-print quality. The various ......

9781787114395

DRIVEN

An Elegy to Cars, Roads & Motorsport Author: Aston, John Code: 56134 Price: AU $20.35 Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 28/06/2019 Availability: 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.
9781907085864

The Self Preservation Society

50 Years of The Italian Job Author: Field, Matthew Code: 56860 Price: AU $89.95 Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: PORTER PRESS INTERNATIONAL Published date: 24/06/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the British cult classic movie The Italian Job. This landmark anniversary presents a unique opportunity to celebrate the film with a coffee table book packed full of images, insights and revelations. Loaded with Sixties swagger, and famed for its endlessly quotable dialogue and one of the most impressive ......

9781787113602

Pub2Pub

Author: Coombs, Ben Code: 56160 Price: AU $30.54 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 18/06/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 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.
9781471168451

High Performance

When Britain Ruled the Roads Author: Grimsdale, Peter Code: 55656 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER LTD Published date: 11/05/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

`A band of stubborn pioneers rose from the embers of Britains cities after World War Two and created the finest automobiles the world had ever seen ... High Performance tells the exhilarating tale of their journey down the fast lane. Ben Collins, bestselling author of The Man In The White Suit and How To Drive In January 1964 a team of tiny red ......

9781787113336

The Fate of the Sleeping Beauties

Author: op de Weegh, Ard Code: 52208 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 28/04/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The `Sleeping Beauties' - an array of neglected Bugattis, Lancias, Ferraris, Alfa Romeos, Cords and Aston Martins on a rural French estate - have fascinated car lovers worldwide since 1983. For 25 years, the full story behind the collection and its fate has remained untold ... until now.
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