This book is dedicated to a select group of designers and marketing people round the world who, in blissful ignorance of the meaning of 'fit for purpose', came up with vehicles so totally bizarre, ugly or inappropriate (in some cases all three) that ... read more

Bizarre Cars: The Strangest Vehicles of All Time
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An intelligent yet very readable answer to the novice driver dilemma, specifically designed for worried parents. It looks at young drivers in a completely new way, and provides enlightening solutions to the questions parents most need answers to.

Motorvate: How to Crashproof Your Kids
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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 Breedlove Until the 1950s, the land speed record (L... read more

Speed Duel (PB)
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The timeless beauty of antique automobiles elicits an emotional reaction, and avid collectors will spend millions on vintage models for the nostalgia they evoke. A model's value is a combination of its rarity and also the quality and pride of craftsmanship with which cars were once bu... read more

Vintage Cars
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Reading Level:General Adult

In the new edition of this classic text, Brian Laban brings the story of the AC Cobra up to date. In the early 1960s, a flamboyant Texan, Carroll Shelby, dreamed of a special kind of sports car, a marriage of European style with lusty, affordable American V8 power. He took his ... read more

Shelby and AC Cobra
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When the discovery of this prototype of the VW 38 was posted on an internet forum, the international Beetle scene went wild. For the experienced VW restorers Traugott and Christian Grundmann there was no question: The first "Splitty" would become the ... read more

The First Beetle: Resurrecting a 1938 Prototype
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'The fastest lorries in Europe', the Italian carmaker Ettore Bugatti laconically described Walter Bentley's huge, snarling British race cars that aggressively dominated motor racing for years. Driven by hard-partying young men known as the Bentley Boys, they consistently beat all... read more

The Bentley Story
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"The sign of the white and blue propeller circle has signified BMW since the 1930s: sporty, dynamic, radiating brilliance, with timeless elegance. The mention of BMW brings to mind legendary cars like the pre-war 328, the 507 from the 1950s, or the M1 of the 1970s. But the name BMW also stands... read more

BMW
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This is a beautifully illustrated guide that takes the reader through each Lamborghini production model and some of the most significant concept cars. It presents a thorough base for anyone who wishes to understand more about the history and depth of the company, and how... read more

Lamborghini Model by Model
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How to Paint Your Car reveals the techniques, tricks, and technology behind automotive painting through 400 colour photos, clear captions, detailed text, and step-by-step how-to sequences. You'll learn the latest information about paint chemistry, waterborne paints, spray gun... read more

How to Paint Your Car
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Vespa fans will delight in combing the pages of this history of the world's most recognizable scooter. Written in cooperation with the manufacturer, Piaggio, it tells the story of the scooter's origins in post-war Italy, when the rebuilding of the country necessitated an affordable and moder... read more

Vespa
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While fully custom rigs have traditionally been the pin-ups of fire apparatus, the backbone of the American fire service has always been trucks built on commercially available chassis. Although there have been many commercial chassis providers throughout history, there is arguably... read more

Ford Fire Trucks
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