Alfa Romeo Giulia GT & GTA – Enlarged & revised 3rd edition
Here is a fact and picture-packed book dedicated solely to the Giulia GT in all its forms including the fabulous lightweight GTA racer. Now an updated third edition which includes over 100 new images.
Speedway – Auto racing’s ghost tracks
An evocative and original look at the history of eight abandoned race circuits in the USA and Europe, and viewed as they are today in stunning new photographs.
Alfa Romeo Montreal – The Essential Companion
The Montreal is one of the most exotic series production cars ever manufactured by Alfa Romeo. The combination of a race-bred 200bhp V8 engine with stylish Bertone coachwork puts it in a class of its own. This is the first English-language book dedicated solely to the Alfa Romeo Montreal: a comprehensive reference about buying, maintaining and improving the car, containing a wealth of technical information and practical tips for owners and potential owners. Limited to 500 copies!
How to Modify Volkswagen Bus Suspension, Brakes & Chassis for High Performance – Updated & Enlarged New Edition
The complete practical guide to modifying classic to modern VW Bus (Transporter) T1 to T5 suspension, brakes and chassis for maximum performance. Contains essential information on using aftermarket parts and interchangeable parts from other production vehicles to achieve great handling (and a lower stance if required). This edition includes many new photographs and archive pictures plus an additional 16 pages of information.
Bonds – Capturing the special relationship that dogs share with their people
Bonds is the unique and elegant photographic story of the special bond that exists between dogs and their people: a book about relationships, observed and presented from a dog’s point of view. Forty-two incomparable images of four- and two-legged individuals showcase the different dynamics of each relationship.
Alpine & Renault – The Development of the Revolutionary Turbo F1 Car: 1968 to 1979
Roy P Smith
Alpine and Renault describes the history of each company involved, the thinking behind the creation of the first turbo-charged Grand Prix car, and the men concerned – from the first ideas to the final ultimate success of a Grand Prix victory. The book covers the development of an experimental car by Alpine in the 1960s, and the story of the men who worked with Gordini, the engine-tuning genius who went on to create a power unit that changed the world’s thinking on engine design. The early tests, first car designed at Alpine, and the Renault-designed and built Grand Prix car made to the specific Formula 1 regulations are described, as well as the full story of the Renault Turbo Grand Prix cars, including interviews with the men of the time, a transcript of the first public test, and race reports on every event. Contains over 400 photos (mainly colour) and special illustrations.
BRM V16 – How Britain’s auto makers built a Grand Prix car to beat the world
A bright beacon of hope and promise for Britain s motor-sports enthusiasts during the drab and rationed post-war years was their knowledge that the country s leading auto companies and suppliers were banding together to create an amazing new car that promised to put Britain at the forefront in Grand Prix racing.Declaring its intent with its name, British Racing Motor or BRM, the car was a veritable wonder machine shot through with fascinating and revolutionary features. Yet it failed so publicly and sensationally that the V16 BRM has gone down in history as one of motor racing s most spectacular flops.
Bugatti – The 8-cylinder Touring Cars 1920-34 – Types 28, 30, 38, 38a, 44 & 49
These post WW1 8-cylinder sporting touring cars were the most successful Bugatti models until the advent of the Type 57, and typify Bugatti style, design and innovative automobile engineering. Here is a thorough study of these great cars by two renowned experts and with the assistance of the Bugatti Trust. Over 200 photos and drawings.
Lancia Delta 4WD/Integrale –
The HF 4WD – a compact, five-door Lancia – dominated world-class rallying for six years, winning innumerable events, World Championships for Drivers, and World Championships for Manufacturers. Alongside the cars, driving heroes such as Markku Alan, Didier Auriol, Miki Biasion, Juha Kankkunen and Carlos Sainz also became legendary in this period. The Integrale was both the most successful rally car ever produced by Lancia, and the last, for when the car came to the end of its career in 1993, the company finally and irrevocably withdrew from the sport.
Russian Motor Vehicles – Soviet Limousines 1930-2003
Maurice A. Kelly Ch.Eng R.R.S., M.N. (Ret’d)
Covers the inception of a policy to build Limousine models in the former Soviet Union, instigated by Marshal Josef Stalin when the first Five Year Plan was initiated in 1927. The book charts the production of all of these cars, from the Leningrad L-1 of 1931/32 to the final examples produced in 2003. With full specifications translated from the relevant primary sources in Russian and Chinese literature, this is a meticulous and unique account of a previously neglected subject.
Subaru Impreza – The Essential Buyer’s Guide
This book is an essential reference tool when buying, selling, repairing or restoring any of the various Subaru Impreza models from 1993-2007. Colour photos, useful appendices and expert advice mean that this book could save you thousands.
The Moto Guzzi Sport & Le Mans Bible
Lino Tonti managed to take the large V7 Moto Guzzi touring engine and create a spectacular sporting motorcycle, the V7 Sport, in 1971. This remarkable machine evolved into the stylistic 850 Le Mans, another landmark Italian motorcycle. This book is a year-by-year account of development and specification changes of a great series of motorcycles.
Mini – The Essential Buyer’s Guide
Completely rebuilt and redesigned, this app is a vital companion for any prospective Mini purchase. Record and save information on potential purchases, including photos, car specifications, owner details, and vehicle condition. Thoroughly check the condition of a vehicle with a guided and comprehensive evaluation feature. Compare the cars you've viewed easily, and see their strengths and weaknesses.
Alfa Romeo Montreal – The dream car that came true
With its stylish Bertone coachwork and race-bred 200bhp V8 engine, the Alfa Romeo Montreal is one of the most stunning series production automobiles of the twentieth century. Almost 4000 Montreals were built, and today sound cars are still readily available at very affordable prices. This book is a comprehensive pictorial tribute to the Montreal. A visual testimonial to a powerful and beautiful coupé that was born as a futuristic concept and transformed into a dream car come true. In a portfolio of over 500 illustrations, it paints a unique and detailed graphic portrait of all the facets of this elegant and powerful classic GT, revealing why it is immensely enjoyable to drive and turns heads wherever it appears.