by Jon Saltinstall
The quiet and contemplative Belgian who thought he wanted to be a gardener discovered he was a versatile and successful racer on two and then four wheels. He contested over 570 races in a decades-spanning career, and here is a suitably big book for this big life.
by The Saratoga Auto Museum
The name of the author is the clue that this is a book about the Steven Harris Porsches that the museum featured in two separate exhibits in 2021. Many of his cars really are rare, and while he does drive them they live in different parts of the US and even the world. This book brings some of them together.
Edited by Jean Lindamood Jennings
This book might have been published back when Bill Clinton was beginning his second term in the White House but, if you’re hungry for a tasting menu of the finest car-themed journalism, this anthology will sate gourmet and gourmand alike.
by Kenneth W. Kayser
Ramjet fuel injection has been around since the 1950s—and you can still order it straight out of the current Chevrolet Performance Parts catalog. But the new electronic version has only visual similarities to the old mechanical system—and none of its problems. This book by a long-time GM engineer has the whole story.
by Paul Ireland
A compliation of articles the author wrote for various magazines about his Manchester University XPAG Tests. Features real data and practical descriptions applicable to all classic engines.
by Jim Hunter
The unlikely story of a couple of youngish Ferrari owners in the 1970s venturing into the spare parts world to satisfy their own requirements only to recognize a wide unmet need and growing a multi-faceted business around it.
by Anthony Quinn
Perhaps you’ve seen a print of Vettriano’s The Singing Butler in a friend’s home. Perhaps you own a copy yourself. As wonderful as that painting is, it is overshadowed by the artist’s noir paintings. This book is a fine introduction to the work of this controversial, enigmatic Scottish painter.
by René Staud & Jürgen Lewandowski
Examples from all series of SLs, almost 70 years worth, as German photographer René Staud sees them. And he’s seen many, probably 500, and photographing SLs has been one constant in his decades-long career.
by Randall Cannon
Las Vegas may be popular with gamblers but it wasn’t with racing drivers. The circuit was boring and flat as a parking lot, in fact it was a parking lot. And run counter-clockwise, and, oh, that heat. There is always talk of bringing racing back to Vegas—and this time without the Mob! The Mob?
by Bob Woodling and Taras Chayka
The story of the first truly successful seaplane is here told against the backdrop of the all-important human factor: how people find each other, work together, and make the sum greater than its parts.
by Robin Cameron
Blink—and you missed it! Not because it’s so fast but because it was offered for only half a year and in all of 14 copies. Like many other makers’ “Vitesse” or “Speed” models Riley’s “MPH” was less about nominal speed than the idea of speed.
by David Clarke
Some say The Truth is Out There. Even if it is, so is a whole load of other stuff. Fake news is not news! This delightfully left-field book shows how the UFO phenomenon has been a rich seam mined by a diversity of Britons, ranging from the self-delusional to the unsettlingly sane.