AUTO RELATED BOOKS

 


 

            Autocourse     
            2021 - 2022     
             Yearbook     



The World's number one Grand Prix Annual is back for the 71st year. The most complete race by race coverage of the 2021 F-1 season. Contains team, driver and technical reviews, and complete statistics on all 2021 GP races. Plus F3, Sports & GT, Touring car and US race series. A must for serious F-1 fans and collectors.

  • Hardbound
  • Over 400 Color Photos
  • 408 Pages

$59.95

           9.5" X 12.5"


 

1970 Maximum Muscle: The Pinnacle Of Muscle             Car Power




We know straying from sports cars, but it's a nice diversion. Muscle Cars have a feel and sound like no other category. The muscle car era took off in the early 1960s and birthed ever more outrageous machines. They're an interesting chapter in automotive history with lots of fans, evidenced by the high prices these cars bring today. The Chevy SS, Pontiac GTO and even AMC models, 406 Ford, 409 Chevy and the king 426 Chrysler hemi engines were born. The peak came in 1970 with the Buick GSX, Chrysler Cuda, Challenger and Roadrunner, the Ford Torino Cobra and many other earth shaking models, with six-pack, ram air and Cobra jet fuel/air delivery, spoilers, hood tachs and more. Read about this magical period and the cars that made it special. Also, covers serveral factors that ended this parade of automotive giant torque machines.

  • Hardbound
  • 250 Color Photos
  • 176 Pages

$39.95

     9.25 " X 10.875"


 

 Bertone: Masterpieces
              Of Style
   



Carrozzeria Bertone has created some of the best models in history. This includes the concept car designed B.A.T. Mobiles, the Carabo the Stratos and many more. Then there are the wonderful road cars; the Lamborghini Miuras, Espadas and the truly out of this world Countach, the Alfa Montreal and mass produced cars like the Alfa Giulietta, Fiat X1/9, Nuova Mini and many Citroens. The overall inmpact of Bertone on car design is impressive. Learn all about Bertone and car design.

  • Hardbound
  • Countless Photos
  • 216 Pages

$59.95

  9.95" X 10.9"


 

 BMW M: 50 Years Of
 The Ultimate Driving
            Machine




BMW started its Motorsports, or "M" division in 1972 to support their ever nore successfull racing endeavors. In 1978 they broght these "M" cars to the street with the release of the M1 supercar. They have slowly and carefully broadened the line of "M" cars to include convertibles, sedans with the M2, M3, M4, M5 and M8 machines. Read all about the beginning and evolution of this unique line of peerformance vehicles for the street that shows no sign of slowing down. An alluring read for BMW , and indeed all performance car fans.

  • Hardbound
  • 200 Color Photos
  • 224 Pages

$44.95

 9.75" X 12"


 

   Brembro 60: 1961 - 2021
 The Beauty Of Innovation             



Some firms have that top spot imagine. When it comes to brakes that firm is Brembo. They say when drivers in other series first drive an F-1 car the incredible braking is by far the most amazing thing to them. Thank you Brembo. This covers the entire 60 year history of this amazing firm. From their innovations to their attention to detail in their production process. Interesting is the many different vehicles that have used Brembo brakes to win champioships. A great book for the technically inclined on an important topic seldom written about. Learn about the Brembo phenomenon!

  • Hardbound
  • 300 Color & B/W Photos
  • 260 Pages

$65.95

     11" X 11.80"


 

   Corvette: Chevrolet's
               Supercar




Launched in 1953, the Corvette has enthralled fans for the past almost 70 years. This is the comprehensive history of America's first sports car. From that first model right up to the mid-engine Vettes of 2021. Well known automotive author Randy Leffingwell takes you from noted designer Harley Earl's concept through all eight geneerations. Covers all aspects of the evolution of this Amnerican icon. Read about the contributions of Zora Arkus-Duntov, famous fans, all the production models, special models and race versions amd much much more. Brilliantly illustrated with penetrating text makes this a must for Corvette fans and an interesting read for all sports car fans.

  • Hardbound
  • 400 Color Photos
  • 256 pages

$44.95

      9.25" X 11.375"


 

      Ferrari: 75 Years



For an amazing 75 years Ferrari has somehow, someway been on the cutting edge, and set the stand for exotic sport car design, and performance. This book covers this astounding accomplishment in "o;takes you there"o; photos and text. It starts with Enzo's time with Alfa Romeo. Then it covers this iconic firm's history year by year. It's all here from the first 125S, on to the 340 in the 1950's, to the stunning GTO and Testarossa in the 19600s, the Daytona, F40 and the modern exotic masterpieces of the Enzo, La Ferrari and others.No other car mfg can pit legenday in front of so many of their car models, and mean it. See why in this uplifing book of automobile art and engineering.

  • Hardbound
  • 425 Color & B/W Photos
  • 336 history filled pages

$44.95

   10.75" X 8.50"


 

    Ferrari Formula 1
          Car By Car 




Ferrari is the only F-1 team that has competed in every single F-1 season, and has the most F-1 wins of any team. Now you can learn about "all" the cars that Ferrari has ever raced in Formula One, as well as the legendary drivers who drove them, e.g. Schumacher, Lauda, etc. This intriguing time line covers the design and significant feartures, technical specs, discusses its racing record and full page images for every F-1 Ferrari machine. Learn about and see the Ferrari F-1 cars that brought home so many constructor's and deiver's championships. A great winter read.

  • Hardbound
  • 200 Color & B/W Photos
  • 224 Pages

$49.95

        12" X 9.75"


 

        Ford GT40 Anthology




This unique book is a compilation of articles and reports that provide never before seen facts, photos and stories about the Ford that beat Ferrari. Examples are the unrecorded engine swap that enabled a GT40 to finish Le Mans. Proof that Ford actually did install the Indy 4 cam engine in developement of the GT40. It also portrays the structure and business aspects of GT40 builder JWAE. An interesting and unique book GT40 fans need to have and racing fans will enjoy reading.

  • Hardbound
  • An Incredible 500 Color & B/W Photos
  • 336 Pages

$65.95

      11.6" X 10.40"


 

    Formula E: Racing
       For The Future   




We are not turned on by the lack of sound, but electric powered race cars loom in our future. This book gives you the history and timeline of Formula E. It provides the technical view of the chassis, the new areodynamics, the new way of braking, set-up, and the technical aspects of getting through a race weekend. The pilot's view of; cockpit controls and dialed in settings, challenges of driving an e-powered car, qualifying and of course the details of piloting an e-powered machine in an actual race. It's interesting both technically and from the aspects faced by the driver. Must reading for those wanting to understand both Formula E and e-powered cars in general.

  • Hardbound
  • 415 Color & B/W Photos
  • 256 Informative Pages

$44.95

       8.3" X 10.6"


 

 Jaguar Century: 100 Years Of Automotive
          Excellence



Read all about this iconic brand, from humble beginnings until today and all the fantastic ups and the downs, caused by the depression and WWII bombing. Jaguar has produced some wonderful cars including the SS, several XK models, and what some say is the greatest automotve design in history, the Jaguar E type. They have won Le Mans and many other famous races. They define elegance and performance. You will be intrigued if you ever take a tour and learn all about their dedication to offering the best leather in automobiles. Another great winter read.

  • Hardbound
  • 250 Color Photos
  • 224 Pages

$57.95

       9.75" X 12"

 

       Mercedes Benz
    Sport Light Coupe:
    The Complete Story




Has there ever been a more cutting edge Sports car debut than the Mercedes Benz SLC coupe? Maybe design wise, but the design was exotic with its gull winded doors. Technically, it was the first production car to offer fuel injection, featured dry sump lubrication and other special things. Least you doubt the position of this car in history - in 1999 it was voted sports car of the century. This book also contains an informative overview of sports car design in the early days and the influence of aerodynamics on sports car evolution. Learn all about this ground breaking sport car and sports car evolution.

  • Hardbound
  • 299 Color Photos
  • 208 Pages

$35.95

      8.46" X 10.43"

 

         Mille Miglia
           1927 - 1951



The Mille Miglia is one of the greatest races of all time. This thousand mile circuit was conducted on the roads and streets of Italy. It started in Brescia and wound down the eastern side of Italy to Rome and back up the western side of Italy to return to Brescia. The route was altered several times in the race's history but kept the same general shape. It was the longest race with a huge 5,000,000 spectator attendance. In the early years Italian drivers and marques dominated, but in 1931 Rudolf Caracciola of German GP fame won in a supercharged Mercedes Benz SSKL. Alfa, BMW, Ferrari, Mercedes and other marques won in this period. Other famous drivers were Tazio Nuvolari, Achille Varzi, Huschke von Hanstein and many others. Relive the exciting history of this unique and famous race.

  • Softbound
  • 300 B/W Photos
  • 176 Pages

$29.95

      8" X 10.75"

-----> Commented out the rest of the books, in case we need the book space in the future. See below. But Oct 2021 I needed all the space for auto books.

 

          Mr Le Mans
       Tom Kristensen



Tom Kristensen has won Le Mans more than any other driver, an incredible nine times from 1997 - 2014. He won in a Porsche once, Audi an astounding seven times, and even once in a Bentley. Tuis engrossing book takes you on his ladder to success, his endless pursuit for perfection and onto the details of each one of his record nine wins. It also takes you on his journey to a record six wins at Sebring, and success on other circuits as well. A captivating read that shows what it takes to be one of the greatest race drivers of recent times.

  • Hardbound
  • 125 Color Photos
  • 432 Pages

$49.95

      6.7" X 9.6"

 

   Porsche At Le Mans
             70 Years



This is the definitive history of Porsche's 70 years at probably the worrld's most famous race. Wonderfully illustrated with "take you there text" makes this a must for Porsche, Le Mans and racing fans in general. It starts with the incredible success Porsche had in various lower race categories. Works its way up to what some say is the greatest race car of all time and the 917s mind blowing success, e.g. a full ten seconds a lap faster than the F-1 cars that were there two months earlier. The 917 gave Porsche it's first overall win, and was was followed by many more. Learn about such other grand Porsche race cars as the 935, 936, 956, and 962s, right up to the hybrid 919. Read about the great drivers, e.g. Derek Bell, Muller, Andretti, Ickx, Siffert, Rindt, Donohue and many, many more. Get the feel for Porsche's incredible innovtion and being at this world fmous race.

  • Hardbound
  • An Astounding 750 Color Photos
  • 320 Pages

$57.95

      9.25" X 10.875"

 

              Porsche
      Model By Model



This book provides the chracteristics, design and driving experience that is the essence of all the mamy Porsche models. From the first 356, the 911, 911 turbos, Boxster, Cayman, Panamera, Macan to the new Taycan and more. This book gives you an intriguing look into this marque over the years. The exquisite 275+ archived photos help transport you to the driver's seat of each model. It let's you see the entire history of the marque from the start with Ferdinand Porsche, probably the greatest automotive designer in history, right up to the present. Spec tables and driving descriptions and owner's impressions for each model. It's a great way to get a deep understanding of Porsche!

  • Hardbound
  • Over 275 Color Photos
  • 240 Illuminating Pages

$49.95

      8.5" X 11"

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