The long-awaited authorized biography of Carroll Shelby, written with his full collaboration, is a remarkable account of an action-packed life. Though Shelby gained worldwide fame in the 1960s with Cobras and Ford GT40s, he has achieved much more in a long and varied career, both around cars and in other spheres. It is all re... read more
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 creators, from its earliest appearance in the 1880s - as little more than a powered quadricycle - via the early pioneer carmakers, the ... read more
This completely revised and updated edition of HP's bestselling book on how to build high performance 5.0/5.8L Ford small-block engines-the second most popular engine modified in the aftermarket-contains five new chapters on the latest technology for modifying the cylinder block, heads, camshafts, valvetrain, exhaust systems, and more.
Gives step-by-step instructions based on a minimum use of special tools. Owners can determine whether engine needs rebuilding or just simple maintenance. Rebuild steps are illustrated from beginning to end. Covers all years and models: 351C, 351M, 400, 429, 460.
|Series:||Haynes Automotive Repair Manuals|
Series LN, 2WD & 4WD models, 2.4 & 2.8 non-turbo Does not cover 2.4 turbo or 3.0 model s
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
In 2008 Sebastian Vettel became the youngest ever winner of a Formula 1 race when he won the Italian Grand Prix while driving for Toro Rosso. He is now the youngest ever Formula One champion (and has won two consecutive World Championships).
This illustrated biography follows Sebastian Vettel's life and ca... read more
2010 has been an incredible year for Mark Webber, and in Up Front he gives us the real story straight from the driver's seat. Starting with an in-depth account of his pivotal 2009 season, Mark then leads us through every race in 2010 - the highs, the lows, the controversies and the triumphs - all with his trademark up-front h... read more
He was all things to motor racing - a man whose prodigious gifts earned him a place in history. In 1959 he became the world's youngest and New Zealand's first F1 Grand Prix winner - a record that would stand for almost 50 years. Tragically, on 2 June 1970, less than 11 years after his first Grand Prix success, Bruce Leslie Mc... read more
This TWtD book covers British cars powered by American engines and American cars fitted with British power plants, all built from the 1930s to 1970s. Many of the American-powered British makes offered for sale were often built with everything from trials and rallies to road racing in mind. For enthusiasts, the American V8 in ... read more
"American Independent Automakers 1945-1960" covers the attempts by major makes such as Kaiser-Frazer, Willys, Packard, Studebaker, Tucker, Nash and Hudson to compete with the 'Big Three' in America. The 'Independents' were the first to introduce all-new models in an attempt to increase their market share and ensure the future... read more
This marvellous book, now updated as a second edition in a new paperback format, is a celebration of eccentric cars in all shapes and sizes - some of the most ugly, crazily designed and downright awkward vehicles of all time. Where else would you find, in one book, descriptions and photographs of automotive oddities as divers... read more
This is a sumptuous photographic record of the Citroen DS in all its myriad forms. Launched as a futuristic vision in 1955, the DS family of cars continued in production for just over 20 years, evolving through two distinct styling phases, three key bodyshell types (saloon, estate and cabriolet), numerous specification change... read more
Sir William Lyons enjoyed a seemingly unstoppable rise to fame and fortune in the motor industry, and the Jaguar brand that he introduced became world-famous. Yet it did not happen overnight. In the 1920s he was in Blackpool, styling motorcycle sidecars, and in the 1930s in Coventry developing the SS motor car, with the stand... read more
This compelling book marries together a study of a great period in the life of Jim Clark with the history of a great British marque, featuring in particular the famous Lotus 25, from its golden 1963 World Championship-winning year, through subsequent owners and crashes until the remains are discovered and the gallant old char... read more
|Author:||Michael E. Ware|
This title includes a foreword by HRH Prince Michael of Kent. Michael E. Ware is the former curator of the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu. For 17 years, he wrote the 'Discovered' column in "Classic Cars" and for the past six years the 'Lost and Found' column in "Classic and Sports Car", both proving extremely popular with ... read more
Le Mans is one of the longest-running and most spectacular endurance races in the history of motorsport. Spanning from the first 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1923 to the present day, Le Mans Legendary Race Cars takes the reader through a visual review of 90 years of significant, stunning racing machines. Featured cars include racer... read more
In the '60s, drag racing evolved from a "run what ya brung" grass roots effort to a full-blown professional motorsport - along the way, it created some of the most exciting racing and race cars ever built. And Bob McClurg was there with a camera. McClurg is an accomplished magazine writer and photographer, but he's best known... read more