Alfa Romeo Arese

by Patrick Dasse

An Arese is not an Alfa model but the place where they were made, and this book contains hundreds of archival photos from AR about it.

Coachwork on Rolls-Royce and Bentley 1945–1965

by James Taylor

The period covered by this bookmarks the transition from custom to increasingly standardized bodies, and not even ultra luxury marques were spared. This book looks at both types, highlighting the output of 56 British and Continental firms.

Twice Around the Clock, The Yanks at Le Mans

by Tim Considine

A quarter century of research and interviews has gone into these three books—and four more are to come. Lots of untold personal stories of people who were there, lots of new photos.

Rallye Automobile Monte Carlo, Porsche 1952–1982

by Patrick Dasse & Maurice Louche

More photo album than rally analysis, these books will suck you in! Cars, people, interesting locations—and buckets o’ snow. Obviously all seen through Porsche-colored glasses.

Crash! From Senna To Earnhardt

by Jonathan Ingram

Did auto racing’s first head and neck restraint save an entire sport? The short answer is no. The long answer is—this book. In the week after Earnhardt’s crash, HANS Performance Products took more orders for its device than in the previous 10 years.

Ordeal by Ice: Ships of the Antarctic

by Rorke Bryan

“Getting there is half the fun”—not in this case. And when and if you do, fun takes a back seat to survival. And then you have to make it back out. Tragedies and triumphs. This book will make you shudder, and not just because it’s about the cold.

British Secret Projects: Jet Fighters Since 1950

by Tony Buttler

Lots of aircraft went into production—but so, so, so many more were thought about or actually tested. This book looks at the jet fighter side of it, and it is the one whose original version launched a whole series of books—with no end in sight.

Karl Ludvigsen’s Fast Friends, Stars and Heroes in the World of Cars

by Karl E. Ludvigsen 

If you’re around car books at all there’s really no way you’d not know this award-winning author’s name. He’s been around, he’s seen things, he’s forgotten more than you will ever know. Here are 23 examples of people that left an impression on him—not least his father.

The Complete History of U.S. Cruise Missiles

by Bill Yenne

When missile launches make the news it’s never a good day, and when cruise missiles are involved, the doomsday clock moves closer to worry-time. This small book isn’t so much a complete history as a quick overview.

70 Years of Porsche Sports Cars

by Josef Arweck

Porsche began as a maker of sports cars, and it turned 70 the year this book came out. True that. But no matter what the title may imply, the book is not about sports cars.

Studebaker Avanti Operation Airlift, May 1962

by John Hull

Studebaker planned to sell 20,000 of these luxury coupes in its launch year, 1962. It had radical styling, was the fastest production car of the time, and the world clearly wanted this type of car. A year later Studebaker threw in the towel. But no one would forget the flying circus that was this airlift.

The Ferrari Book: Passion for Design 

by Jürgen Lewandowski

Is there such a thing as too many Ferraris? Or too many Ferrari books? Nah. But this 10-pounder has challenges beyond its mere heft. Those Michael Zumbrunn photos, though. Bellisima.