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PORSCHE - Guide

by Sloniger

ORIGINAL DESCRIPTION (1958): “ … One of the most important factors in selecting or evaluating any sports car is a knowledge of its history and development. More than perhaps any other car, the Porsche is...


Roadside Survival: Low-Tech Solutions to Automobile Breakdowns

by Walter Evans Brinker

A collection of practical, low-tech, wisdom and advice gained from over 2,000 free-of-charge roadside assists the author has performed as a hobby. Purpose is to empower drivers to prevent, plan for and contend...


Vehicle Electronic Systems and Fault Diagnosis

by Allan Bonnick

The average car now contains much more electronic circuitry than would have been the case, even five years ago. This leaves many technicians struggling to keep up with current developments in the repair and...


JAGUAR - The complete Story of the famous Jaguar Car

by John Bentley

ORIGINAL DESCRIPTION (1957): “ … A thorough and detailed account of the development of one of the world’s finest sports cars. The author discusses every sports model the company has produced, from the...


Inner Speed Secrets: Mental Strategies to Maximize Your Racing Performance

by Ross Bentley & Ronn Langford

Maximize your driving ability with tips from the experts! Based on performance seminars conducted by the authors for race car drivers, this informative guide helps you consistently perform at your highest level....


Speed Secrets 4: Engineering the Driver

by Ross Bentley

Ross Bentley. Race teams have discovered great benefits can be derived from "tuning" their driver to perform at his/her full potential. Thus, this book is for everyone who works with a driver: engineers, crew...


Helicopter Instructor's Handbook

by Federal Aviation Administration

Compiled by the Federal Aviation Administration, this handbook is the ultimate technical manual for any flight instructor who must teach inexperienced students how to fly helicopters. Whether your course ends...


Cannonball!

by Brock Yates

This first book of its kind tells the behind-the-scenes story of the incredibly illegal Cannonball rally. This best seller is now available in paperback!In the early 1970s, Brock Yates, senior editor of Car...


Roadside Relics: America's Abandoned Automobiles

by Will Shiers

Abandoned junk to some, the rusty old steel shells of vehicles are treasures to others, holding memories of a bygone era, or the promise of a pristinely restored, radically customized automobile. Automotive...


How to Build and Modify GM LS-Series Engines

by Joseph Potak

When first introduced in the 1997 Corvette, GM's LS1 engine shook the performance world.  Its combination of massive power, light weight and impressive fuel economy set new precedents for performance engines--and...


How to Draw Cars Like a Pro, 2nd Edition

by Thom Taylor & Lisa Hallett

In this long-awaited follow-up to the best-selling first edition of How to Draw Cars Like a Pro, renowned car designer Thom Taylor goes back to the drawing board to update his classic with all-new illustrations...


Speed Secrets 5: The Complete Driver

by Ross Bentley

To succeed in any form of racing, a driver must be more than fast. In today’s ultra-competitive motorsports scene, where there’s competition for financial support as well as for checkered flags, a racer...


Speed Secrets II: More Professional Race Driving Techniques

by Ross Bentley

Discover the secrets that will make you a faster and more successful racecar driver with this up-to-date insight into the latest techniques in racing. Professional driver and driving coach Ross Bentley, reveals...


The Hemi in the Barn: More Great Stories of Automotive Archaeology

by Tom Cotter & Jay Leno

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“Tom Cotter's sequel to last year's best-selling The Cobra in the Barn relays one great tale after another, with players unearthing rare cars to die for. The treasures include an armored Mercedes-Benz...


The Life of the Automobile

by Steven Parissien

The Life of the Automobile is the first comprehensive world history of the car.

The automobile has arguably shaped the modern era more profoundly than any other human invention, and author Steven Parissien examines...


Winning Autocross Techniques

by Ross Bentley & Per Schroeder

With its solo set-up, more subdued speeds, and endlessly varying events and courses, autocross is the easiest, safest,  and least expensive way to get into motorsports.  Anyone with a helmet and a car can...


Merchants of Speed: The Men Who Built America's Performance Industry

by Paul D. Smith

Hot rodding has always been about taking something that Detroit built and making it leaner and faster. At the epicenter of the movement was a cast of driven men who designed and manufactured the parts that made...


Mickey Thompson: The Fast Life and Tragic Death of a Racing Legend

by Erik Arneson

On March 16, 1988, motorsport legend Mickey Thompson and his second wife, Trudy, were gunned down by hooded assassins in the driveway of their Bradbury, California, home. This shocking and brutal double-murder...


Street Machines: Classics, Muscle Cars, Modern

by Sue Elliott

Any custom automotive project begins with making choices. There are choices under the hood, such as which engine will match well with a certain chassis and transmission. There are aesthetic choices, like whether...


Hot Rods

by Alan Mayes

Chopped or channeled, candy metalflaked or rusted-out, hot rods are institutions of American motoring. This collection of more than three dozen roadsters, coupes, rat rods, and show cars provides a nicely priced,...