Archive for Items Categorized 'Automobiles', only excerpts shown, click title for full entry.
by Gordon Wingrove
There is no shortage of interesting books about this iconic racecar. What makes this one stand out is that it is written by a former race mechanic who knows every nut and bolt on the car.
by Rob Siegel
Not driving your modern car for a week or more? Trouble! Battery four years old? Trouble! If this book saves you only one service call it’ll pay for itself.
by Noël Woodall
In Britain, license plates normally stay with the car throughout its life. Personalized number plates are a big thing there, and for some fifty years one guy traded in them. This is his first of many books.
by Richard Vaughan
Coachbuilding is dead. Long live coachbuilding. Well, not quite, but high degrees of customization and the occasional ground-up, one off scratchbuilt are possible if your wallet is big enough.
by John Tipler
Lovely car, lovely book, neither of which exists in great numbers. This model is still relatively affordable and the book will give you a hundred reasons for wanting one.
by Michael Frostick
Published more than thirty years ago this book by and large represented the state of the art of what was then known and as such remains a staple in the marque enthusiast’s library.
by Bill Wolf
A 1959 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith on the loose in New York City. This “book” was made by the author of a magazine article about this car and presented to people involved in that project.
by Tiffany Willey Middleton & James J. Semon
If the Budweiser horses are all that comes to mind when someone says “Clydesdale” this book will add many more arrows to your quiver. Many strands come together in this story and it is good that someone is shining a light on it.
by Diego Rosenberg
Just the name “muscle car” was enough to make traditional car buyers—adults, male, conservative—shudder at the thought of running into hotrodders and hooligans at the showroom. Quite the pickle for the carmakers’ marketing folks.
by Brandes Elitch
From show car to scrap yard to glorious restoration this book unravels the history and mystery of the one-off that was Loewy’s rolling calling card at the 1960 Paris Motor Show to advertise his own brand.
by Peter Joffre Nye
You may not know the man but you use his products every time you turn the ignition key. Many of the early pioneers lived large, colorful lives but Champion’s had a particularly bright spark.
by Malcolm Bobbitt
A perennial favorite and design icon the DS is one of those cars that is either loved or hated. This book gives you reasons for both sides.