The vintage era -- 1919 to 1931 -- was a brief period of time in our motoring history when only the strong would survive. The First World War was over and many new makes and models were being released..
When the 495bhp Gallardo was launched in 2004, motoring journalists were impressed - this stylish supercar combined the ferocity of Lamborghini with the polish and practicality of Audi and, at around ..
The Avro Lancaster is the most iconic bomber ever to have worn the markings of the Royal Air Force. This legendary aircraft was the mainstay of Bomber Command throughout World war II and served throug..
As quintessentially British as a plate of fish and chips or a British Bulldog, the boxy, utilitarian Land Rover Defender has become an iconic part of what it is to be British. It is said that for more..
Sunday Times Bestseller As quintessentially British as a plate of fish and chips or a British Bulldog, the boxy, utilitarian Land Rover Defender has become an iconic part of what it is to be British. ..
The Land Speed Record is a fascinating story of human endeavour - of man and machine battling time to be the fastest. Since 1898 many have dreamed of being the fastest on earth, first with electric, t..
Norman Ough is considered by many as simply the greatest ship modeller of the twentieth century and his exquisite drawings and meticulous models have come to be regarded as masterpieces of draughtsman..
"In this book Steven Parissien examines the impact, development and significance of the automobile over its turbulent and colourful 130-year history. He tells the story of the auto, and of its creator..
Become a better performance driver with Speed Secrets With the promise of autonomous vehicles in our near future, and current cars equipped with all sorts of mind-boggling "driver aides," many feel t..
This stunning volume showcases approximately 40 classic cars from 1945 on. Using the finest materials and craftsmanship available, some literally are one-of-a-kind, built for statesmen, entrepreneurs ..
The Stig gets his kit off and reveals how he came to be Top Gear's iconic racing driver and so much more - including what it's like to thrash an Aston Martin DBS, train for the Army and face the terro..
The small town of Hunterville was a centre of motor racing excellence in the 1960s and '70s, visited by a veritable who's-who of national and international motor racing personalities, thanks to one ma..
**THE ONLY DEFINITIVE ACCOUNT OF THE WORLD'S GREATEST RACE - FULL OF EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEWS WITH NIKI LAUDA, ROSS BRAWN, DAMON HILL, DAVID COULTHARD, SIR JACKIE STEWART, OLIVER PANIS AND 2016 WORLD CHAM..
It's no secret among car collectors and enthusiast that the pursuit of "lost" cars is what drives many gearheads. Finding an abandoned, restorable car is one of the most common dreams among collectors..
This book provides, for the first time, a comprehensive manual explaining how NASA works and operates its various programmes, opening the door to NASA facilities across the United States. The down-to-..
Few launch vehicles are as iconic and distinctive as NASA's behemoth rocket, the Saturn V, and none left such a lasting impression on those who watched it ascend. Developed with the specific brief to ..
The descent of the Huygens probe to the frozen surface of Saturn's moon, Titan, in 2005, marks a pinnacle achievement in space exploration - the most distant planetary landing ever made or presently f..
This book presents a fabulous, colourful collection of old publicity material, postcards, photographs and objects from the golden age of railways in New Zealand from the pioneering beginnings in 1863 ..
The North American F-86 Sabre was the first operational Allied swept-wing transonic jet fighter of the post-war era. It was flown with distinction by the USAF in the Korean War where it was pitted aga..
Whether used for transport, adventure, work, or sport, boats have played a vital role in human history and have inspired numerous stories. The 40 boats featured in Notable Boats will gently float you ..
Between 1863 and 1971 the steam locomotive was the best known part of railways, and these steel kings of the steel road touched everyone's lives. Stories abound regarding the steam locomotive and what..
One Percenter Revolution: Riding Free in the 21st Century finishes the trilogy started by best-selling author and editor of Easyriders magazine Dave Nichols with One Percenter: The Legend of the Outla..
The definitive guide to 100% original and correct Porsche 911 restoration, this book covers every inch of each air-cooled 911 generation in precise detail. It includes mechanical details, bodywork, in..
For such a small country New Zealand has a staggering number of hugely impressive motoring collections. Whether it's due to the fresh air, the wide open spaces, the cheap fuel, or just a national fixa..
The cult brand and the "Made in Germany" car has stood for strength and elegance alike for over eighty years. Rightly so, as around 70% of all Porsche cars ever built are still being driven today, and..