Archive for Items Categorized 'Multilingual / Not English', only excerpts shown, click title for full entry.
by John Kennedy
Look closely at that cover. Looks like a color print of a b/w photo, right? No! Everything is re-staged—a hundred years apart.
by Daniel Cabart & Christophe Pund
The 15-S-8 model discussed here was a World Champion—but few today remember this enormous achievement. This thorough account is accompanied by fabulous period photos.
by Horst Schultz
Ettore Bugatti’s eldest son was groomed to be the future patron, but he died young. This book makes the point that he influenced both the era before his death and the one/s after it much more than other books allow.
by Pierre Darmendrail & Christophe Lavielle
From a 1905 to a 1978 race, this extraordinary photographer saw the world, and in this case race cars, in a very specific way. Students of photography and racing will find his photos remarkable.
by Andreas Braun
A year before this book came out, BMW i became the “official mobility partner” of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Why? BMW wants to win hearts and minds—the future isn’t here yet, its shape not yet locked in, and it involves a whole lot more than dreaming up sleek cars.
by Carlo Dolcini
That fateful, tragic race in which de Portago and his co-driver drove to their deaths. Knowingly, if you follow the author’s way of presenting it. The chain of events that led to it is told here in the context of all the teams and their playbooks.
by Claude Rouxel, Laurent Friry
Built to last forever, Farman cars fell victim to their complexity and the value of the raw materials from which they were made. As the first serious study of the marque, there’s every reason to believe this fascinating and long-awaited book will outlast its subject.
by Matthias Dreßler
Hood ornaments/mascots go back to the early days of the automobile and have always been a popular subject among automotive enthusiasts. The author found the existing literature lacking and so wrote his own book. Full marks for effort, but the literature is still lacking the definitive account.
by Patrick Dasse
If the Montreal is famous for anything it is the company it keeps in its designer’s portfolio. Gandini penned designs as different as the immortal Miura and Countach, and closer to this car the Marzal and Carabo concepts. This book presents period photos.
by Jonathan Glancey, Norman Foster
Fuller built three Dymaxions, not so much to build cars but to explore a concept he applied to pretty much everything in life. British architect Norman Foster built a fourth, for a 2010 exhibition in Spain, and this book tells the story of all four.
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.
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.