Mini – The Essential Buyer’s Guide
This compact and practical book offers a step-by-step guide to help any prospective buyer avoid expensive mistakes and end up with the best Mini possible for their money.
Land Rover Series I, II & IIA – The Essential Buyer’s Guide
Having this book in your pocket is just like having a real marque expert by your side. Benefit from the author's years of Land Rover ownership, learn how to spot a bad car quickly and how to assess a promising one like a professional. Get the right car at the right price!
Jaguar/Daimler XJ6, XJ12 & Sovereign – All Jaguar/Daimler/VDP series I, II & III models 1968 to 1992
Just like having an expert by your side, this unique book will help you work through the long list of XJ variants to choose the one that best suits your budget and intended use. Full of practical first-hand tips and pictures to guide even a classic car novice through all the stages of becoming a Jaguar or Daimler saloon owner. Packed with 100 detailed pictures, and with a unique points system to assess the condition of potential purchases, this book is a must for any potential XJ6 owner, and could save you a great deal of money and heartache.
How to Build & Power Tune Distributor-type Ignition Systems – New 3rd Edition!
Des Hammill provides expert practical advice on how to build an ignition system that delivers maximum power reliably. This book tells you how to build an excellent system, in a cost effective way, and how to optimise the ignition timing of any high-performance engine. A useful hands-on guide for the home mechanic.
Honda SOHC Fours 1969-1984 – The Essential Buyer’s Guide
Having this book in your pocket is just like having a real marque expert by your side. Benefit from Peter Henshaw's years of real ownership experience; learn how to spot a bad Honda four quickly and how to assess a promising one like a professional. Get the right bike at the right price!
Gulf-Mirage 1967 to 1982
Details the origin and history of the Mirage sports cars, designed by the British-based John Wyer Automotive firm to contest the various versions of the World Sports Car Championship.
If you want to know what it's like to negotiate with Enzo Ferrari, chase Ron Dennis with a hammer, score points when everyone knows you shouldn't, and bring a Grand Prix promoter to his knees, read this book! In an increasingly grey, corporate paddock, where people were scared of their own shadows, Minardi harked back to a better time. Minardi, Stoddart, Ecclestone, Walker, Martini, Nannini, Campos, Fittipaldi, Mansell, Badoer, Fisichella, Gene, Alonso, Webber, Yoong, Wilson, Bruni and Albers are among the contributors, and that's before we get to fascinating insights from engineers and mechanics. This is the one and only inside account, with exclusive, comprehensive interviews with bosses, drivers and engineers. 145 unique photos complete this revelatory tale.
Morris Minor – 70 years on the road
2018 marks 70 years since the first Morris Minor models rolled off the production line. In this celebratory publication, Ray Newell looks in detail at the development of the wide range of models produced during a 22-year production run and the continuing worldwide interest in this iconic British car.
Ducati Bevel Twins – Essential Buyer’s Guide
All you need to know about buying a used BSA unit single, from the very first 250cc C15 to the final 500cc B50. Get the low-down on model histories, relative values, points to look for, plus advice on paperwork, auctions and restorations, and more.
British Drag Racing – The early years
Nicholas John Pettitt
A detailed look at the first ten years of drag racing in Britain from 1960-1969, complemented by 100 dramatic colour pictures. It includes the visits by American dragsters, and the running of drag races on RAF airstrips by a growing band of enthusiasts with home-built machines. 1966 saw the opening of Santa Pod Raceway, Britain's first permanent drag strip; this book takes a look at the first four seasons racing there, and the development of the facility as entries and performances increased.
Britains Toy Models Catalogues 1970-1979
David Pullen CEng CEnv MIAgrE
Britains has been a world-leading toy and model manufacturer for nearly 120 years. This book provides reprints of the annual toy models consumer catalogues issued by Britains in the 1970s. It also contains two indices listing all the items shown in the catalogues, complete with the original UK retail prices. This is a beautifully illustrated, essential guide to the models Britains produced in the 1970s.
BMW GS – The Essential Buyer’s Guide
BMW's GS series is one of the world's milestone motorcycles and has been in production for over 25 years. It pioneered the 'adventure sport' category â big bikes that are capable of travelling off-road and, in many ways, it's the Range Rover of motorcycling. It's now more popular than ever, thanks in part to the massive publicity surrounding the film Long Way Round featuring Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman.
Alfa Romeo – The Colour Family Album
Andrea & David Sparrow
A celebration - in stunning original colour photographs - of all the great postwar Alfa Romeos from 6C to the new Spider and GTV.
AC Two-litre Saloons & Buckland Sports cars
An absolutely invaluable companion, this book tells the story of the AC Two-litre Saloons & Buckland Sports cars.
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Lily: one in a million – ... a miracle of survival
The moving and powerful story of Lily: a dog who was born unable to survive unaided. But her owner's intensive, creative management of her rare disability has given her a life worth living, and may inspire others not to give up on animals with other life-threatening conditions. As a therapy dog, Lily greatly enriches the lives of others.
Austin-Healey Big Healeys – The Essential Buyer's Guide
Having this book in your pocket is like having a real Austin-Healey expert by your side. Benefit from the author's years of real ownership experience, learn how to spot a bad car quickly, and how to assess a promising one like a professional. Get the right Big Healey at the right price!
Anglo-American Cars – From the 1930s to the 1970s
Covers British cars powered by American engines, and American cars fitted with British power plants, built during the 1930s-1970s. This is the first book dedicated solely to these unique hybrids bearing both American and British engineering, made for those who lust to drive something different. Brochures, period literature, road test info of the day, factory press kits and colour photos of restored examples, and detailed images of the styling and engines that set these Anglo-American cars apart from mainstream products. Decade by decade detail allows for direct comparison.
American Trucks of the 1950s
A highly visual study examining the role of trucks in the growth of North America in the 1950s. 120 images and evocative writing encapsulates the histories of the historically significant truck manufacturers. Detailed text complements contemporary brochures, period literature, factory photos and many original colour photos .
Alpine & Renault – The Sports Prototypes 1963 to 1969
Roy P Smith
Sports prototype racing is about endurance, for the drivers, for the teams and for the companies involved. In this first volume of Alpine and Renault - The Sports Prototypes we see the effort, the blood, the sweat and the tears, reputations won and lost, life and also death. The cars, some of the most evocative ever seen, are described in detail - stunningly beautiful, creative, slippery aerodynamic designs that allowed Alpine to take many class wins and a few outright victories in championship racing. It tells of a long struggle with a lacklustre V8 engine, the pressures on the team and politics between Renault, Alpine, and Gordini and final cruel instructions to cease racing.
How to Restore Reliant Regal – YOUR step-by-step colour illustrated guide to body, trim & mechanical restoration
The book offers a guide in how to find a suitable Reliant Regal 3/25 or 3/30 for restoration. It then proceeds with a fully illustrated step-by-step guide on how to dismantle a Reliant Regal, and then fully restore the body, chassis, electrics and engine back into showroom condition.