Motor cars: general interest

    Dino Days

    By Phillip Brigstock

    Paperback £30.00

    Dino Days reveals the realities of classic car ownership and it focuses on an icon of the classic car world, the Ferrari Dino. Dino Days tells the exploits of Phill Brigstock and those of his family over the past 50 years, having owned around 200 Classic Cars between them....

    Fins

    By William Knoedelseder

    Hardback £14.46

    The New York Times bestselling author of Bitter Brew chronicles the birth and rise to greatness of the American auto industry through the remarkable life of Harley Earl, an eccentric six-foot-five, stuttering visionary who dropped out of college and went on to invent the profession of automobile styling, thereby revolutionized...

    Mercedes-Benz 190: all 190 models (W201 series) 1982 to 1993

    By Julian Parish

    Paperback £10.25

    Looking for Mercedes' legendary build quality in a car you can use every day? The 190 W201 range offers a unique blend of timeless styling and advanced engineering. But buying any car of this age demands care: follow the helpful guidance in this book to assess a promising car like...

    Porsche Milestones

    Hardback £29.46

    Porsche Milestones Book traces Porsche's influence on automotive history: from the legendary "Ducktail" to the latest Panamera models. Compiled in cooperation with the makers of the award-winning cars and culture magazine ramp, where a passion for cars meets devotion for the creation of a magazine.

    Morris Minor

    By Gillian Bardsley

    Paperback Save £1.14 = £7.85

    The Morris Minor is one of the great car designs, and it is part of the family history of thousands. Few cars can match the popularity, and the longevity of the Minor: this book tells its story.

    Docker's Daimlers

    By Richard Townsend

    Paperback Save £3.54 = £11.45

    A unique portrait of the Daimlers and Lanchesters of the 1950s

    The Volvo Estate: Design Icon & Faithful Companion

    By Ashley Hollebone

    Hardback Save £5.54 = £14.45

    This book chronicles the history of the world's most iconic estate car station wagon, with a wonderful variety of images, some of which have never been published before. The first Volvo car went on sale in 1927 and this book tells the story of the much-loved Estate right up to...

    Rolls-Royce

    By James Taylor

    Paperback £7.25

    Rolls-Royce is one of Britain's legendary car brands, representing the pinnacle of engineering quality and luxury like no other manufacturer. Since 1904, when Charles Stewart Rolls and Frederick Henry Royce began their collaboration, the Rolls-Royce name has earned respect and admiration the world over. This is the full story of...

    VW Bus - 40 Years of Splitties, Bays & Wedges

    By Richard Copping

    Paperback £14.45

    Visit any VW show and what do you find? Correct - wall-to-wall Campers. Interest in the numerous conversions offered over the years spirals ever-upwards as do asking prices for even the most dilapidated examples of the first three generations and 40-years of VW Bus conversions. But are there books to...

    Volkswagen: The Air-Cooled Era in Colour

    By Richard Copping

    Paperback Save £5.54 = £14.45

    The incredibly popular sixties design classics, with their enduring appeal, the original air-cooled Volkswagen cars and Transporters are fully explored in this fascinating book. A unique picture-led chronicle of the Volkswagen story through the 1950s and '60s, this book makes extensive use of the artwork from contemporary promotional literature for...

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