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  • Winning: The Racing Life of Paul Newman

    The Racing Life of Paul Newman

    Winner of International Automotive Media Gold Award 2010 For all his fame as one of Hollywood's great actors, a world-class humanitarian, and the proprietor of a natural food empire, the late Paul Newman had another intriguing facet that was less known and perhaps closer to his heart than all the rest of his well-chronicled life. He was an avid, successful and well respected car racer and team ... Read more

    $35.96 AUD

  • Citroën 2 CV

    The iconic deudeuche

    The Citroën 2CV is a true classic and deserves its place in the history of the automobile.Originally designed as a cheap and easy-to-use car in the French countryside.She has become an art of living !This book looks at the history of this unusual vehicle from its pre-war design to the last car … ... Read more

    $3.23 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Hot Rods

    Roadsters, Coupes, Customs

    series Idea Book
    When it comes to building your hot rod, you’re faced with choices for everything from which go-fast goodies to slap on your mill to what paint and other eye candy might define your rod more than anything else. And when it comes to a hot rod, parts aren’t just parts; it’s all in how they come together--either it works or it doesn’t.This new Motorbooks Idea Book covers every system of a traditional ... Read more

    $23.97 AUD

  • From Horse Power to Horsepower

    Toronto: 1890-1930

    by Mike Filey ...
    From the 1890s through the 1920s, as horse gave way to machine, the look of Toronto and the lifestyles of its inhabitants were irrevocably altered. From Horse Power to Horsepower is a pictorial history of the vehicles of the era. ... Read more

    $7.91 AUD

  • Trams and Trolleybuses

    by Oliver Green ...
    series Shire Library
    From the horse-drawn trams of the nineteenth century to the larger electric models of the early twentieth, this reliable form of public transport revolutionised town travel by making it affordable enough for working people to use. From the 1930s, the rise of the trolleybus, which also picked up power from overhead cables but ran without expensive tracks, looked set to supersede the tram – but ... Read more

    $10.88 AUD

  • The Dune Buggy Files

    by James Hale ...

    $18.47 AUD

  • The Rootes Group

    Humber, Hillman, Sunbeam, Singer, Commer, Karrier

    series Shire Library
    The Rootes Group once dominated the British motor industry, and its legacy lives on in thousands of carefully maintained cars – most notably Hillmans, Humbers, Singers and Sunbeams. In this book, using beautiful images from the Rootes Archive Centre, Richard Loveys details the Group's history and leading car models, from its creation as a car dealership by William and Reginald Rootes, through its ... Read more

    $11.98 AUD

  • Let's Explore the Construction Site

    Construction Site Kids Book

    series Children's Heavy Machinery Books
    The construction site is a dangerous place to visit but it's rich in lessons too. With the use of a picture book, your child can be "in" a site but without any danger involved. A picture book is a wonderful tool that helps your child surpass all basic development stages with flying colors. It appeals to the senses, it fuels the mind and it cultivates a love for learning too! ... Read more

    $6.81 AUD

  • Citroën 2 CV

    L'emblématique Deudeuche

    La 2-Chevaux est l'une de ces incroyables inventions françaises qui, de 1948 à 1990, ont captivé l'imagination des acheteurs du monde entier.La voiture s'est vendue en Europe, en Afrique, en Amérique du Sud et au Moyen-Orient, tout en présentant quelque 35 films et 18 timbres-poste.Peu d'automobiles, sinon aucune, peuvent revendiquer une telle renommée.Pourtant, aucun n'a enduré autant de surnoms ... Read more

    $3.23 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Crap Cars

    From the Austin Allegro to the Renault Safrane, and from the MGB to the Volkswagen Beetle, this book brings together 50 of the worst cars ever to grace the roads of Britain.The book features everything from the aesthetically pathetic to the mechanically misguided and includes tales of the most bizarre and appalling cock-ups in motoring history.With full-colour photos to illustrate each entry, this ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Speed Duel

    The Inside Story of the Land Speed Record in the Sixties

    by Samuel Hawley ...
    The quest for the land speed record in the 1960s and the epic rivalry between two dynamic American drivers, Art Arfons and Craig Breedlove."Interesting and complex. . . .The best job I've seen done on the subject so far."-- Craig BreedloveUntil the 1950s, the land speed record (LSR) was held by a series of European gentlemen racers such as British driver John Cobb, who hit 394 miles per hour in ... Read more

    $11.98 AUD

  • How to Rebuild & Modify High-Performance Manual Transmissions

    This revised edition is new to our WorkBench Series, and expands on our already popular original edition of How to Build and Modify High-Performance Manual Transmissions.How to Rebuild and Modify High-Performance Manual Transmissions breaks down the disassembly, inspection, modification/upgrade, and rebuilding process into detailed yet easy-to-follow steps consistent with our other Workbench ... Read more

    $35.96 AUD

  • Building 4.6/5.4L Ford Horsepower on the Dyno

    The photos in this edition are black and white.The 4.6- and 5.4-liter modular Ford engines are finally catching up with the legendary 5.0L in terms of aftermarket support and performance parts availability. Having a lot of parts to choose from is great for the enthusiast, but it can also make it harder to figure out what parts and modifications will work best. Building 4.6/5.4L Ford Horsepower on ... Read more

    $41.90 AUD

  • The Definitive Firebird & Trans Am Guide: 1970 1/2 - 1981

    by Rocky Rotella ...
    Take an in-depth look into the second-generation Firebird and Trans Am with the ultimate guidebook that includes production figures, option codes, running changes, model-year changes and variances, rarity, collectability, interviews with engineers, and more.Pontiac expert and historian Rocky Rotella examines each production year of the second generation of Firebirds. Complementing the data and ... Read more

    $44.32 AUD

  • How to Rebuild & Modify GM Turbo 400 Transmissions

    by Cliff Ruggles ...
    Over the last 50 years, literally millions of GM cars and trucks have been built with Turbo 400 automatic transmissions. While these transmissions are respected for their durability and versatility, there always comes a point where the old transmission shows signs of wear. At some point, even the best transmissions need to be rebuilt.Respected automotive technical author Cliff Ruggles takes ... Read more

    $35.96 AUD

  • How to Rebuild & Modify Rochester Quadrajet Carburetors

    by Cliff Ruggles ...
    The Rochester Quadrajet carburetor was found perched atop the engine of many a classic GM performance vehicle. The Q-Jet is a very capable but often misunderstood carb. This book, How to Rebuild and Modify Rochester Quadrajet Carburetors, seeks to lift the veil of mystery surrounding the Q-Jet and show owners how to tune and modify their carbs for maximum performance.The book will be a complete ... Read more

    $35.96 AUD

  • How to Rebuild the Small-Block Mopar

    by William Burt ...
    The photos in this edition are black and white.Small-block Chrysler, Plymouth, and Dodge V-8 engines came in a variety of vehicles since 1964. These powerful, durable engines powered everything from high-performance 'Cudas and Chargers to torquey Dakotas and Ram trucks.How to Rebuild the Small-Block Mopar is the most comprehensive book on small-block Mopar engines ever released, covering 273, 318, ... Read more

    $32.33 AUD

  • How to Build Big-Inch Mopar Small-Blocks

    The photos in this edition are black and white.At one time, if you wanted big horsepower in your Mopar muscle car or truck, your choices were limited to a big-block swap or a coveted Hemi. At the very least, you needed different engine mounts, K-members, transmissions, headers, etc. -- and Hemis have never been cheap!But now there's another way to get more horsepower: boring and stroking your ... Read more

    $32.33 AUD

  • The Complete Book of Chevrolet Camaro, 2nd Edition

    Every Model Since 1967

    series Complete Book Series
    The Complete Book of Chevrolet Camaro, 2nd Edition profiles every model of Camaro from 1967 to the start of the fifth generation. See it all here.The Complete Book of Chevrolet Camaro, 2nd Edition continues the story of America's premier performance car. In 2016, the sixth-generation Camaro rolled off production lines and roared onto America's highways, earning best-in-class accolades from all ... Read more

    $71.93 AUD

  • Speed Read Porsche 911

    The History, Technology and Design Behind Germany's Legendary Sports Car

    series Speed Read
    This beautifully designed and illustrated essential guide to Porsche 911 from Motorbooks' Speed Read series explores the ins and outs of one of the world’s premier sports cars; see what makes it tick, what makes it work, and how it managed to win so many titles and championships.Author Wayne Dempsey examines the creation and design of Porsche’s rear-engined wonder, providing an inside look into ... Read more

    $23.97 AUD

  • Range Rover The Creators of an Icon

    Origins and history of the Range Rover marque, design and development of early models plus market research in Europe, Africa and the USA. A personal memoir by, author, Graham Bannock, of his time with the Rover Company in the late 1950s and the 1960s, which was the time the Range Rover was under development. Contents: Introduction; The Pearl in the Oyster: Origins of the Range Rover; Earlier ... Read more


  • Corvette - The Great American Sports Car

    The King of CoolIt seems impossible. At one time, the Corvette was the car that almost nobody wanted. When it first surfaced for the 1953 model year, the cars were rough-riding, underpowered, and lacking in the "fit" and "finish" that buyers of refined roadsters would normally expect.Through six generations and major makeovers, Chevy's European-inspired rocket has outperformed and outlasted the ... Read more

    $16.60 AUD

  • Porsche 911:The Practically Free Supercar

    Practically Free Porsche

    series Practically Free Porsche
    Have you ever dreamed of owning a Porsche? This book is for you! Learn how you can already affoed the car of your dreams and also how to get your money back come resale. Learn how to spot potential IMS RMS and bore scoroing on affected cars. All Porsche sportscars covered. ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Speed Read F1

    The Technology, Rules, History and Concepts Key to the Sport

    series Speed Read
    Get instant access to the history, technology, drivers, rivalries, racing circuits, and business of Formula 1 in this beautifully designed and illustrated essential guide from Motorbooks’ Speed Read series.The world racing championship that now encompasses 20 (and counting) annual races across five continents started in the European racing scene between the first and second world wars. It’s been a ... Read more

    $26.39 AUD