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Life with Cars

New Zealanders' motoring memories 1950s-1980s Author: Barnett, Stephen Code: 59783 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 168 pages Published date: 24/11/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2020

Life with Cars is a like a national family photo album, albeit one with its focus on cars. It brims with evocative imagery of cars and automotive adventures from the 1950s to the 1980s, with the words of the contributors as told to the author. Their stories reflect New Zealanders creation and uptake of car culture telling of breakdowns in the ......

9781526749116

Classic Car Gallery

A Journey Through Motoring History Author: Cole, Lance Code: 59727 Price: AU $62.50 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date: 20/11/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

In a classic car photography book packed with an eclectic mix of automotive images, Lance Cole (author of the Classic Car Adventure) presents a stunning collection of photographs of old cars of all marques and types captured in many locations. Across Allards to Bugattis, Citroens DKWs, Porsches, Saabs, Triumphs, Voisins, VWs, and a pot-pourri ......

9780750993180

Cars We Loved in the 1990s

Author: Chapman, Giles Code: 58917 Price: AU $27.95 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 13/11/2020 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Everyone's favourite cars of the 1990s in this lavishly illustrated little book
9780750994002

Cars on Film

A Celebration of Cars at the Movies Author: Chapman, Giles Code: 59151 Price: AU $37.99 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 01/11/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Celebrating the cars that took starring roles cars at the movies
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365 Sports Cars You Must Drive

Fast, Faster, Fastest Author: Lamm, John Code: 59781 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date: 17/10/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

365 Sports Cars You Must Drive puts you in the drivers seat of a centurys worth of sports car legends (and a few rather less legendary), each presented with a fun and informative profile and fact-and-spec box. Its the ultimate gearheads bucket list and poses the challenge: How many have you driven? Whoever coined the phrase "getting there is ......

9781846149443

Smoke and Mirrors

Cars, Photography and Dreams of the Open Road Author: Press, Hoxton Mini Code: 59034 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 300 pages Publisher: PARTICULAR BOOKS Published date: 01/10/2020 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Car photography often evokes the same recycled tropes. Predictably slick, hi-spec images on the front pages of glossy magazines, or huge blow-ups on giant billboards which have one designed aim: to sell a lifestyle. But our relationship to cars is so much more meaningful than these images might suggest. Like the camera, the car has changed the way ......
9781786494184

The Journey Matters

Twentieth-Century Travel in True Style Author: Glancey, Jonathon Code: 59450 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: ATLANTIC BOOKS Published date: 06/09/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

What was it really like to take the LNERs Art Deco Coronation streamliner from Kings Cross to Edinburgh, to cross the Atlantic by the SS Normandie, to fly with Imperial Airways from Southampton to Singapore, to steam from Manhattan to Chicago on board the New York Centrals 20th Century Limited or to dine and sleep ......

9781526735874

Classic Car Museum Guide

Motor Cars, Motorcycles and Machinery Author: Cole, Lance Code: 59388 Price: AU $74.95 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/09/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

A new, comprehensive guide to motoring and transport museums offering a fresh conversation on their role and the portrayal of our motoring history. Written by a long-established motoring writer with wide experience of driving and the fettling of old cars all over the world. This new motor museum companion includes: British motoring and ......

9781847925114

Why We Drive

On Freedom, Risk and Taking Back Control Author: Crawford, Matthew Code: 59035 Price: AU $35.00 Format: Hardback / 308 pages Published date: 01/08/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
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.
9781784424121

Motor Coaches and Charabancs

Author: Taylor, James Code: 58874 Price: AU $17.99 Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: SHIRE Published date: 15/06/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
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 ......
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Really?

Author: Clarkson, Jeremy Code: 58949 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 576 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date: 07/06/2020 Availability: 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 ......
9781602234024

Hard Driving

The 1908 Auto Race from New York to Paris Author: Cole, Dermot Code: 58987 Price: AU $51.99 Format: Paperback / 250 pages Published date: 15/05/2020 Availability: Available, 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 ......
9780753553565

Grease Junkie

A book of moving parts Author: China, Edd Code: 58923 Price: AU $27.50 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: VIRGIN BOOKS Published date: 02/05/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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.
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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: Sold Out

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 ......

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: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

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 $59.99 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.
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Fuelling the Motoring Age

100 Years of British Petrol Stations Author: Evans, Nick Code: 55827 Price: AU $32.99 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 ......

9781789558401

Wheels to Wipers

Author: Dr Geoffrey Sneed Code: 59088 Price: AU $55.00 Format: Hardback / 118 pages Publisher: NEW GENERATION PUBLISHING Published date: 10/12/2019 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 ......

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 $29.99 (was 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.

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First Gear

Myth Busting Motoring Milestones Author: Ray, Keith Code: 54280 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 30/10/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

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 ......

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Concept Cars

New Technologies for the 21st Century Author: Edsall, ,Larry Code: 57612 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: WHITE STAR Published date: 23/10/2019 Availability: 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...
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The Car Miscellany

Author: Heptinstall, Simon Code: 55620 Price: AU $26.95 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 ......

9781793604880

Motor Vehicles, the Environment, and the Human Condition

Driving to Extenction Author: Bauer, Hans A. Code: 57466 Price: AU $167.00 Format: Hardback / 276 pages Publisher: ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD PUBLISHERS Published date: 15/10/2019 Availability: 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 ......

9780847866236

100 Dream Cars

The Best of My Ride Author: Bairne, A.J Code: 57490 Price: AU $53.99 (was AU $89.99) 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 $49.99 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!
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Learn to Drive in 10 Easy Stages

Author: Wells, Dr John Code: 57133 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: KOGAN PAGE Published date: 03/09/2019 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability
Get everything you need to deal with both practical and theory tests with this unique ten-step method to teach anyone how to drive.
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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: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
'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 1-3 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 $39.99 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 $50.00 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: OLD POND PUBLISHING Published date: 03/08/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 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 $297.00 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 ......

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