In July 1917 Ford Motor Company introduced a one-ton chassis for commercial trucks, marking what many historians feel was its official entry into the dedicated truck business. Prior to this the compan..
Filling the many gaps in Formula 1 records, this book re-writes the racing history books. The history of F1 can be neatly divided into two eras, the first formally ending January 1980 when the terms '..
Formula One Circuits From Above gives you the perfect insight into what makes F1 the most exciting and dramatic of all forms of motorsport. The unique photography provided by Google Earth shows each c..
Formula One: The Illustrated History describes every significant moment in all 68 FIA Formula One Drivers' World Championships (and 60 Constructors' Cup). A superbly detailed book, it captures the dra..
Railways played a pivotal part in the development of New Zealand's economy, towns and cities, and helped shape a distinctive culture. This is a comprehensive account of our railways story, from the ea..
Few spectator sports generate such excitement as Formula 1. The name refers to the most advanced and competitive of the FIA's racing formulae. It's a raw combination of speed, skill and that certain h..
For the first time, the stories of every venue to host a Formula One World Championship race have been brought together with bespoke digital maps of each track to create the ultimate guide to the circ..
Grand Prix Yesterday & Today is a timely celebration of motor racing. Each spread will show a facet of the sport from those pioneering days of more than 100 years ago juxtaposed with a similar one of ..
Did you know there are over 47,000 facts in the world? And the good news is, many of them are in this book. That's right, The Grand Tour A-Z of the Car is the only reference guide you need for cars, ..
Top Gears fans all over the world rejoiced as Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May returned to our screens with The Grand Tour earlier this year. THE GRAND TOUR GUIDE TO THE WORLD is part ..
Great British Cars celebrates the cars commonly seen on the nation's roads during a golden age of motoring. From the 1950s to the 1970s, Britons drove such models as the Ford Zephyr, Hillman Imp, Triu..
In 1963 Pontiac's Chief Engineer John DeLorean and his two favorite staff engineers, Bill Collins and Russ Gee, came up with an inspired way to keep Pontiac cars in the performance limelight: bolt a ..
Just as Gumball 3000 is much more than a car rally, 20 Years on the Road is much more than a car book. A best-of compilation of the glitzy and famed international event from the past two decades, this..
"Speed and danger don't always go together, but it's proper fun when they do." - Guy Martin Truck fitter, ace racer, daredevil, speed junkie, all-round 'character', Guy Martin is just a normal guy, dr..
This is the story of an iconic New Zealand company. The first stirrings of the embryonic engineering enterprise that became CWF Hamilton & Co Ltd began 75 years ago on a high country sheep station at ..
Driving down a country road, a flash of chrome catches your eye as you pass an old farmstead. Next time you roll by, you slow down and focus on a shed behind the house. Could that be? Good lord, it is..
Hemi Muscle Cars is the complete illustrated story of the legendary engine and the cars it powered. Author Darwin Holmstrom explores how Chryslers Hemi engine became the number one choice for drag rac..
From the sleek futuristic McLaren M8A to the missile-shaped RA Vanguard, these are New Zealand's Historic Racing Cars in all their full-colour, tire-burning glory! Historic New Zealand Racing Cars rev..
When Holden announced it would stop building cars in Australia, a four-wheeled heartbeat stopped. After all Holden is our car, an iconic brand whose rise echoed that of our nation. Holden had evolved ..
The end of World War II marked the release of pent-up war-years energy and the desire to live. For many this meant indulging in long-denied purchases, like a new car. For another group, including youn..
In 1968, Mattel introduced the first 16 Hot Wheels cars and revolutionized the world of toy cars. Fifty years and a few billion cars later, Hot Wheels are still number one. These die-cast cars are a h..
Demystifying the key ideas of the world's greatest philosophers, and exploring all of the most important branches of thought including philosophy of science, philosophy of religion and feminist philos..
The ever-escalating cost of building or buying a hot rod is leaving more and more would-be hot rodders behind. This book will get those hopefuls off the sidelines by showing how a hot rod can be built..
A master technician shows how it's done. Tracy Martin, an ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) Certified Master Technician, explains the principles behind automotive electrical systems and how they wor..
Welcome to the next chapter in your driving education Former Top Gear Stig Ben Collins shares expert skills and wisdom refined over a twenty-year career as one of the best drivers in the world - from..
Driving is the most dangerous thing each of us does on a daily basis - and yet the average learner receives just eighteen hours' training - less than a Starbucks barista. In this inspirational, fully ..
First published in 1969, this classic manual of automotive repair equips VW owners with the knowledge to handle every situation they will come across with any air-cooled Volkswagen built through 1978,..
Airbrush painting is an art like any other, requiring talent and skill; but it is also a technology that, more than other art forms, calls for technical mastery of equipment used in the process. JoAnn..
A major part of any auto restoration is bringing the interior back to life, and How to Restore Automotive Interiors provides you with the tools and knowledge you need to tackle any job on any type of ..
In November 2016 we woke up to the news that the forthright presenter of a popular television programme had become the most powerful man on the planet. His name, sadly, was not Jeremy Clarkson, but we..
Hamish McKenzie, with the unique perspective of someone who worked for Tesla and is now an independent journalist, tells how a West Coast start-up's audacious dream came true. Elon Musk created a car ..
The stunning coffee-table book that every Jaguar fan will want! Featuring specially commissioned photography, this lavish and comprehensive pictorial guide showcases more than 30 of the best and most..
This is one in a series of manuals for car o r motorcycle owners. Each book provides information on routi ne maintenance and servicing, with tasks described and photo graphed in a step-by-step sequenc..
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Kings of the Mountain is a richly photographed compendium of untold stories from the incredible history of Australian motorsport's biggest race. Renowned racing journalist Gordon Lomas, author of Bath..