A wide of standard production cars is available, but their pre-packaged looks and specifications don't meet the needs and tastes of many car enthusiasts who chose to build their own cars.
This book is an effective chronology of the cars that have been built by members of the Constructors Car Club in New Zealand. ... read more
This title covers the history of muscle cars from the forerunners of the early 20th century to today's iconic models. Close-up colour pictures look at the engine, interiors, badges and special features of the cars included. This title provides a fascinating insight into a popular motoring phenomenon. It also covers legendary ... read more
The veteran car movement is alive and well in New Zealand. VETERAN CARS: AMAZING NEW ZEALAND COLLECTIONS takes a look at just a small cross section of enthusiasts dedicated to the restoration and preservation of our early motoring history and their cars, many having been saved from near oblivion. With just a few spare parts a... read more
New Zealand has some of the most impressive and desirable V8-powered muscle cars and street machines in the world. To celebrate the passion for these vehicles, NZV8 magazine's editor Todd Wylie has selected what he fells are his top 100 from the first 100 issues of the magazine. The outcome is NZV8 Magazine - Top 100 Cars, th... read more
Join Steve Holmes, author of the popular KIWI HOT RODDER'S GUIDE TO LIFE, ashe profiles over 50 Kiwis and their utes. What is it about the ute that has caughtthe attention of so many car enthusiasts down under?
When launched in 1962, the Ford Cortina was an entirely new type of British car. Compared with its rivals - and with earlier Fords - it was light yet strong, inexpensive yet roomy, mechanically simple and cheap to maintain. It quickly established a totally new class of car. Once it was seen to be a success, there was a rush... read more
The 1970s was a critical decade for the British motor industry. A downward spiral in industrial relations led to crippling strikes, two major oil crises made thirsty older designs virtually unsaleable, and foreign manufacturers moved in with products that were affordable, reliable and available on demand. Britain's roads beca... read more
This is an extensive guide to the history of car manufacturing, including over 500 different makes and models listed alphabetically for reference. It is illustrated with over 600 photographs ranging from the earliest coupe to the latest Mercedes-Benz. It includes a comprehensive introduction to the history and development of ... read more
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My Cool Campervan celebrates the new wave of interest in campervans and motorhomes, and the diverse ways that owners are styling them. Campervans have always had a certain appeal to those who buy into the notion of the open road but the current interest in all things retro has led to a new generation exploring the freedoms wh... read more
Here is the definitive history of one of Britain's most important automotive marques, not only the cars but Ferguson tractors and military aero engines too.
Lose yourself in the world of Kiwi hot rodders. Have a poke around in their garages, visualize their rebuild projects, admire their impressive array of rods, study their automobilia collections, and read about the hot rodders themselves; their love for the hobby, and their stories. The Kiwi Hot Rodder’s Guide to Life i... read more
For 1962 the Cortina was rushed to sale as an economy car, but it rocketed to the top of the sales charts and stayed there for 20 years. This title tells how it grew to be a worldwide success. It explores the photography, the design and development of five generations of Cortina.
Bedford is a name from British automotive history that became synonymous with quality commercial vehicles. Between 1930 and the late 1980s few companies, large or small, did have at least a couple of Bedfords within their fleet. These were dependable vehicles used by fleet operators all over the UK and beyond.
The third edition of this highly respected book brings MG's rollercoaster story right up to date, to include the new models produced by today's Chinese owners. The core appeal of this colourful book, though, is the classic MGs and all models from 1923 are covered, with special emphasis on the T-types, the MGA and the MGB - th... read more
An illustrated encyclopedia of classic hot rods and street rods, with over 550 stunning photographs. A comprehensive volume perfect for all automobile enthusiasts.