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Automotive books on numerous subjects!

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Jaguar
Mercedes
Alfa Romeo
MG
Lotus
Ferrari
Austin Healey
Rolls Royce

Various

A celebration of one of the most versatile rooms not in the house, presenting design ideas, floor plans and creative inspiration to create your own unique space. The garage need not be just the place where you park your car: with some creative thinking it can be turned into a valuable utility, leisure or money-making space. This book presents in full colour over 50 real garages which have been converted and explains how they their basic forms and functions were changed to provide creative…

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A celebration of one of the most versatile rooms not in the house, presenting design ideas, floor plans and creative inspiration to create your own unique space. The garage need not be just the place where you park your car: with some creative thinking it can be turned into a valuable utility, leisure or money-making space. This book presents in full colour over 50 real garages which have been converted and explains how they their basic forms and functions were changed to provide creative…

The 100 great drives in this collection have been selected from the most beautiful routes Britain has to offer. These spectacular circular tours offer scenic stop-offs plus castles, gardens, museums and hamlets to explore. Each drive – on A and B roads – comes with a map and the route is described in text packed with fascinating local detail. From the southern coast roads to lochside byways, get to know Britain with this indispensable guide.

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The 100 great drives in this collection have been selected from the most beautiful routes Britain has to offer. These spectacular circular tours offer scenic stop-offs plus castles, gardens, museums and hamlets to explore. Each drive – on A and B roads – comes with a map and the route is described in text packed with fascinating local detail. From the southern coast roads to lochside byways, get to know Britain with this indispensable guide.

An Introductory Guide to Motor Vehicle Maintenance Light Vehicles is a straight-forward and engaging textbook that has been designed to support learners through Level 1 and 2 in Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair. Easy to follow and authoritative text and illustrations make this book an essential reference for automotive students.

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An Introductory Guide to Motor Vehicle Maintenance Light Vehicles is a straight-forward and engaging textbook that has been designed to support learners through Level 1 and 2 in Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair. Easy to follow and authoritative text and illustrations make this book an essential reference for automotive students.

The Lea-Francis company was founded in 1895, in Coventry in the UK, under the aegis of R.H. Lea. It originally built cycles and motorcycles, but, by the 1920s, was established as a manufacturer of high quality sporting cars. From the 1930s to the 1960s, Lea-Francis specialised in medium-sized cars, built with great care and the best quality components. Successful in motorsports, “Leaf” was an innovative company, but a lack of regard for good business principles led to fluctuating fortunes…

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The Lea-Francis company was founded in 1895, in Coventry in the UK, under the aegis of R.H. Lea. It originally built cycles and motorcycles, but, by the 1920s, was established as a manufacturer of high quality sporting cars. From the 1930s to the 1960s, Lea-Francis specialised in medium-sized cars, built with great care and the best quality components. Successful in motorsports, “Leaf” was an innovative company, but a lack of regard for good business principles led to fluctuating fortunes…

Part 2. A graphic novel with fantastic detail in its illustrations.  It recounts the story of Vincent who in 1963 decodes to make his dream a reality and become a racing car driver. Very entertaining for all motorsport enthusiast!

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Part 2. A graphic novel with fantastic detail in its illustrations. It recounts the story of Vincent who in 1963 decodes to make his dream a reality and become a racing car driver. Very entertaining for all motorsport enthusiast!

”Survivor” is the first book to celebrate the trend of preserving rather than restoring our collective automotive heritage. This volume explores the issues and challenges that confront the non-restorer, whether the vehicle is ‘display only’ or will see regular use over unlimited miles.

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”Survivor” is the first book to celebrate the trend of preserving rather than restoring our collective automotive heritage. This volume explores the issues and challenges that confront the non-restorer, whether the vehicle is ‘display only’ or will see regular use over unlimited miles.

Jaguar

With the XK8/XKR Jaguar regained international credibility in the grand touring class. We trace the progress of these sports cars through new model reports plus road and comparison tests. Included are full specifications and performace data. Models covered – 4.0 & 4.2 XK8 and XKR, SVO, Silverstone, R & 100 in both coupe & convertible form. There is lots of colour in this book.

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With the XK8/XKR Jaguar regained international credibility in the grand touring class. We trace the progress of these sports cars through new model reports plus road and comparison tests. Included are full specifications and performace data. Models covered – 4.0 & 4.2 XK8 and XKR, SVO, Silverstone, R & 100 in both coupe & convertible form. There is lots of colour in this book.

A collection of articles focusing on the Jaguar E-type from the Jaguar world monthly magazine.

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A collection of articles focusing on the Jaguar E-type from the Jaguar world monthly magazine.

The Jaguar story is an exciting one. This comprehensive and entertaining history traces the development of the company from its humble beginnings in Blackpool, where it made Swallow sidecars, through to the latest XJ6 models.

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Mercedes

This book traces the development of the original 300SL to today’s 300 and 500SL versions – all with their common attributes of good performance. Illustrated with scores of colour photographs showing examples of each generation of SL, this study of the series history and development should appeal to motoring enthusiasts.

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This book traces the development of the original 300SL to today’s 300 and 500SL versions – all with their common attributes of good performance. Illustrated with scores of colour photographs showing examples of each generation of SL, this study of the series history and development should appeal to motoring enthusiasts.

Alfa Romeo

“The car made famous in the film The Graduate.’ That’s the almost certain answer to be had from the question asked of any American ‘Think of a little Italian open two-seater sports car?’ But what was it? Since time immemorial Alfa Romeo have been making sports cars, or so it seems. Somehow their open cars have been known as ‘spiders’ even if the factory has not actually been calling them that way.

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“The car made famous in the film The Graduate.’ That’s the almost certain answer to be had from the question asked of any American ‘Think of a little Italian open two-seater sports car?’ But what was it? Since time immemorial Alfa Romeo have been making sports cars, or so it seems. Somehow their open cars have been known as ‘spiders’ even if the factory has not actually been calling them that way.

Each 96 page, hard cover book in the series is 10 1/2″” x 7 5/8″” and contains color and black and white photos, drawings, charts, and catalog facsimiles. Each classic model is presented in its historic and developmental aspects.

Books — OldsCoolDrivers

Each 96 page, hard cover book in the series is 10 1/2″” x 7 5/8″” and contains color and black and white photos, drawings, charts, and catalog facsimiles. Each classic model is presented in its historic and developmental aspects.

This is a book of road & comparison tests, technical data and new model reports.  Models included are 1600 Spider, 1600 Duetto, 1600 GTV, 1750 and 2000 Veloce.

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This is a book of road & comparison tests, technical data and new model reports. Models included are 1600 Spider, 1600 Duetto, 1600 GTV, 1750 and 2000 Veloce.

MG

ales of over half a million made the MGB Britain’s most successful ever sports car. Fifty years on from the MGB’s introduction, in 1962, its classic lines, affordability, fun factor and certain ‘rightness’ mean that its enthusiastic following remains undiminished. Here is a new ’50th anniversary’ edition of what is widely recognised as one of the best MGB books ever published. This special new edition features the original text and many of the original period photos, together with a great…

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ales of over half a million made the MGB Britain’s most successful ever sports car. Fifty years on from the MGB’s introduction, in 1962, its classic lines, affordability, fun factor and certain ‘rightness’ mean that its enthusiastic following remains undiminished. Here is a new ’50th anniversary’ edition of what is widely recognised as one of the best MGB books ever published. This special new edition features the original text and many of the original period photos, together with a great…

Not in That Car is the story of an Englishman who drove a thirty-two year old MG Midget car around the world, alone.

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Not in That Car is the story of an Englishman who drove a thirty-two year old MG Midget car around the world, alone.

Lotus

Hailed to be a definitive work, this book is divided into three parts: Covering the engine’s entire production life- The process of stripping and rebuilding an engine- A detailed guide to specifications and production data Lotus Twin-Cam Engine is a comprehensive guide to the design, development, restoration, and maintenance of the Lotus-Ford twin-cam engine. During its career, the engine attracted several larger-than-life characters, not least Colin Chapman, Harry Mundy, and Keith…

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Hailed to be a definitive work, this book is divided into three parts: Covering the engine’s entire production life- The process of stripping and rebuilding an engine- A detailed guide to specifications and production data Lotus Twin-Cam Engine is a comprehensive guide to the design, development, restoration, and maintenance of the Lotus-Ford twin-cam engine. During its career, the engine attracted several larger-than-life characters, not least Colin Chapman, Harry Mundy, and Keith…

Comprehensive data and how-to guide to the Lotus – Ford twin-cam engine as used in the Elan, Europa, Lotus Cortina and Twin-cam Escorts.  Part 1: Concept, design and development including the Big Valve.  Part 2: Dismantling, reconditioning and assembly.  Includes information on fuel and exhaust systems and running-in procedure. Part 3: Specifications and data.

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Comprehensive data and how-to guide to the Lotus – Ford twin-cam engine as used in the Elan, Europa, Lotus Cortina and Twin-cam Escorts. Part 1: Concept, design and development including the Big Valve. Part 2: Dismantling, reconditioning and assembly. Includes information on fuel and exhaust systems and running-in procedure. Part 3: Specifications and data.

Conceived by Colin Chapman, the Lotus 72 is one of the most successful Formula 1 cars ever made. This innovative car – with its wedge-shaped profile, side-mounted radiators and inboard front brakes – was driven during 1970 by Jochen Rindt, Formula 1’s posthumous World Champion, and also gave Emerson Fittipaldi the World Champion’s crown in 1972. Here, in this new Haynes Manual, is a unique perspective on what it takes to restore, maintain and race a Lotus 72, as well as an insight into the…

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Conceived by Colin Chapman, the Lotus 72 is one of the most successful Formula 1 cars ever made. This innovative car – with its wedge-shaped profile, side-mounted radiators and inboard front brakes – was driven during 1970 by Jochen Rindt, Formula 1’s posthumous World Champion, and also gave Emerson Fittipaldi the World Champion’s crown in 1972. Here, in this new Haynes Manual, is a unique perspective on what it takes to restore, maintain and race a Lotus 72, as well as an insight into the…

Ferrari

Ferrari’s iconic 1960s 250 GTO is currently one of the most desirable and valuable cars in the world among collectors. Ferrari designed the 250 GTO purely for racing success, and the car dominated the GT category of sports car racing from 1962 to 1964 in events such as the Tour de France, Targa Florio and Le Mans. The 250 GTO is admired as one of the most beautiful cars ever designed, and its rarity and racing success has resulted in huge prices on the collectors’ market. This new Haynes…

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Ferrari’s iconic 1960s 250 GTO is currently one of the most desirable and valuable cars in the world among collectors. Ferrari designed the 250 GTO purely for racing success, and the car dominated the GT category of sports car racing from 1962 to 1964 in events such as the Tour de France, Targa Florio and Le Mans. The 250 GTO is admired as one of the most beautiful cars ever designed, and its rarity and racing success has resulted in huge prices on the collectors’ market. This new Haynes…

Austin Healey

There have been many books written about Healey cars but this one, first published in 1996 and re-issued to meet public demand, gives the complete story, corrects myths and answers questions raised by enthusiasts. It’s about a Cornish father and son partnership and their 30-year involvement in the motor industry. The cars they made are still highly sought-after in Europe, the US and Australia, where many of the specials Geoffrey Healey prepared can now be found.

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There have been many books written about Healey cars but this one, first published in 1996 and re-issued to meet public demand, gives the complete story, corrects myths and answers questions raised by enthusiasts. It’s about a Cornish father and son partnership and their 30-year involvement in the motor industry. The cars they made are still highly sought-after in Europe, the US and Australia, where many of the specials Geoffrey Healey prepared can now be found.

Rolls Royce

From the early 10hp model to the Silver Spur, this book traces the development of the fabled marque, the informative text and superb collection of photographs giving a rare insight into a company whose name is synonymous with excellence.

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From the early 10hp model to the Silver Spur, this book traces the development of the fabled marque, the informative text and superb collection of photographs giving a rare insight into a company whose name is synonymous with excellence.

Hailed to be a definitive work, this book is divided into three parts: Covering the engine’s entire production life- The process of stripping and rebuilding an engine- A detailed guide to specifications and production data Lotus Twin-Cam Engine is a comprehensive guide to the design, development, restoration, and maintenance of the Lotus-Ford twin-cam engine. During its career, the engine attracted several larger-than-life characters, not least Colin Chapman, Harry Mundy, and Keith…

Books — OldsCoolDrivers

Hailed to be a definitive work, this book is divided into three parts: Covering the engine’s entire production life- The process of stripping and rebuilding an engine- A detailed guide to specifications and production data Lotus Twin-Cam Engine is a comprehensive guide to the design, development, restoration, and maintenance of the Lotus-Ford twin-cam engine. During its career, the engine attracted several larger-than-life characters, not least Colin Chapman, Harry Mundy, and Keith…

A celebration of one of the most versatile rooms not in the house, presenting design ideas, floor plans and creative inspiration to create your own unique space. The garage need not be just the place where you park your car: with some creative thinking it can be turned into a valuable utility, leisure or money-making space. This book presents in full colour over 50 real garages which have been converted and explains how they their basic forms and functions were changed to provide creative…

Books — OldsCoolDrivers

A celebration of one of the most versatile rooms not in the house, presenting design ideas, floor plans and creative inspiration to create your own unique space. The garage need not be just the place where you park your car: with some creative thinking it can be turned into a valuable utility, leisure or money-making space. This book presents in full colour over 50 real garages which have been converted and explains how they their basic forms and functions were changed to provide creative…

ales of over half a million made the MGB Britain’s most successful ever sports car. Fifty years on from the MGB’s introduction, in 1962, its classic lines, affordability, fun factor and certain ‘rightness’ mean that its enthusiastic following remains undiminished. Here is a new ’50th anniversary’ edition of what is widely recognised as one of the best MGB books ever published. This special new edition features the original text and many of the original period photos, together with a great…

Books — OldsCoolDrivers

ales of over half a million made the MGB Britain’s most successful ever sports car. Fifty years on from the MGB’s introduction, in 1962, its classic lines, affordability, fun factor and certain ‘rightness’ mean that its enthusiastic following remains undiminished. Here is a new ’50th anniversary’ edition of what is widely recognised as one of the best MGB books ever published. This special new edition features the original text and many of the original period photos, together with a great…

Comprehensive data and how-to guide to the Lotus – Ford twin-cam engine as used in the Elan, Europa, Lotus Cortina and Twin-cam Escorts.  Part 1: Concept, design and development including the Big Valve.  Part 2: Dismantling, reconditioning and assembly.  Includes information on fuel and exhaust systems and running-in procedure. Part 3: Specifications and data.

Books — OldsCoolDrivers

Comprehensive data and how-to guide to the Lotus – Ford twin-cam engine as used in the Elan, Europa, Lotus Cortina and Twin-cam Escorts. Part 1: Concept, design and development including the Big Valve. Part 2: Dismantling, reconditioning and assembly. Includes information on fuel and exhaust systems and running-in procedure. Part 3: Specifications and data.

From the early 10hp model to the Silver Spur, this book traces the development of the fabled marque, the informative text and superb collection of photographs giving a rare insight into a company whose name is synonymous with excellence.

Books — OldsCoolDrivers

From the early 10hp model to the Silver Spur, this book traces the development of the fabled marque, the informative text and superb collection of photographs giving a rare insight into a company whose name is synonymous with excellence.

The 100 great drives in this collection have been selected from the most beautiful routes Britain has to offer. These spectacular circular tours offer scenic stop-offs plus castles, gardens, museums and hamlets to explore. Each drive – on A and B roads – comes with a map and the route is described in text packed with fascinating local detail. From the southern coast roads to lochside byways, get to know Britain with this indispensable guide.

Books — OldsCoolDrivers

The 100 great drives in this collection have been selected from the most beautiful routes Britain has to offer. These spectacular circular tours offer scenic stop-offs plus castles, gardens, museums and hamlets to explore. Each drive – on A and B roads – comes with a map and the route is described in text packed with fascinating local detail. From the southern coast roads to lochside byways, get to know Britain with this indispensable guide.

There have been many books written about Healey cars but this one, first published in 1996 and re-issued to meet public demand, gives the complete story, corrects myths and answers questions raised by enthusiasts. It’s about a Cornish father and son partnership and their 30-year involvement in the motor industry. The cars they made are still highly sought-after in Europe, the US and Australia, where many of the specials Geoffrey Healey prepared can now be found.

Books — OldsCoolDrivers

There have been many books written about Healey cars but this one, first published in 1996 and re-issued to meet public demand, gives the complete story, corrects myths and answers questions raised by enthusiasts. It’s about a Cornish father and son partnership and their 30-year involvement in the motor industry. The cars they made are still highly sought-after in Europe, the US and Australia, where many of the specials Geoffrey Healey prepared can now be found.

An Introductory Guide to Motor Vehicle Maintenance Light Vehicles is a straight-forward and engaging textbook that has been designed to support learners through Level 1 and 2 in Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair. Easy to follow and authoritative text and illustrations make this book an essential reference for automotive students.

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An Introductory Guide to Motor Vehicle Maintenance Light Vehicles is a straight-forward and engaging textbook that has been designed to support learners through Level 1 and 2 in Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair. Easy to follow and authoritative text and illustrations make this book an essential reference for automotive students.

The Lea-Francis company was founded in 1895, in Coventry in the UK, under the aegis of R.H. Lea. It originally built cycles and motorcycles, but, by the 1920s, was established as a manufacturer of high quality sporting cars. From the 1930s to the 1960s, Lea-Francis specialised in medium-sized cars, built with great care and the best quality components. Successful in motorsports, “Leaf” was an innovative company, but a lack of regard for good business principles led to fluctuating fortunes…

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The Lea-Francis company was founded in 1895, in Coventry in the UK, under the aegis of R.H. Lea. It originally built cycles and motorcycles, but, by the 1920s, was established as a manufacturer of high quality sporting cars. From the 1930s to the 1960s, Lea-Francis specialised in medium-sized cars, built with great care and the best quality components. Successful in motorsports, “Leaf” was an innovative company, but a lack of regard for good business principles led to fluctuating fortunes…

Ferrari’s iconic 1960s 250 GTO is currently one of the most desirable and valuable cars in the world among collectors. Ferrari designed the 250 GTO purely for racing success, and the car dominated the GT category of sports car racing from 1962 to 1964 in events such as the Tour de France, Targa Florio and Le Mans. The 250 GTO is admired as one of the most beautiful cars ever designed, and its rarity and racing success has resulted in huge prices on the collectors’ market. This new Haynes…

Books — OldsCoolDrivers

Ferrari’s iconic 1960s 250 GTO is currently one of the most desirable and valuable cars in the world among collectors. Ferrari designed the 250 GTO purely for racing success, and the car dominated the GT category of sports car racing from 1962 to 1964 in events such as the Tour de France, Targa Florio and Le Mans. The 250 GTO is admired as one of the most beautiful cars ever designed, and its rarity and racing success has resulted in huge prices on the collectors’ market. This new Haynes…

Conceived by Colin Chapman, the Lotus 72 is one of the most successful Formula 1 cars ever made. This innovative car – with its wedge-shaped profile, side-mounted radiators and inboard front brakes – was driven during 1970 by Jochen Rindt, Formula 1’s posthumous World Champion, and also gave Emerson Fittipaldi the World Champion’s crown in 1972. Here, in this new Haynes Manual, is a unique perspective on what it takes to restore, maintain and race a Lotus 72, as well as an insight into the…

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Conceived by Colin Chapman, the Lotus 72 is one of the most successful Formula 1 cars ever made. This innovative car – with its wedge-shaped profile, side-mounted radiators and inboard front brakes – was driven during 1970 by Jochen Rindt, Formula 1’s posthumous World Champion, and also gave Emerson Fittipaldi the World Champion’s crown in 1972. Here, in this new Haynes Manual, is a unique perspective on what it takes to restore, maintain and race a Lotus 72, as well as an insight into the…

Not in That Car is the story of an Englishman who drove a thirty-two year old MG Midget car around the world, alone.

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Not in That Car is the story of an Englishman who drove a thirty-two year old MG Midget car around the world, alone.

With the XK8/XKR Jaguar regained international credibility in the grand touring class. We trace the progress of these sports cars through new model reports plus road and comparison tests. Included are full specifications and performace data. Models covered – 4.0 & 4.2 XK8 and XKR, SVO, Silverstone, R & 100 in both coupe & convertible form. There is lots of colour in this book.

Books — OldsCoolDrivers

With the XK8/XKR Jaguar regained international credibility in the grand touring class. We trace the progress of these sports cars through new model reports plus road and comparison tests. Included are full specifications and performace data. Models covered – 4.0 & 4.2 XK8 and XKR, SVO, Silverstone, R & 100 in both coupe & convertible form. There is lots of colour in this book.

“The car made famous in the film The Graduate.’ That’s the almost certain answer to be had from the question asked of any American ‘Think of a little Italian open two-seater sports car?’ But what was it? Since time immemorial Alfa Romeo have been making sports cars, or so it seems. Somehow their open cars have been known as ‘spiders’ even if the factory has not actually been calling them that way.

Books — OldsCoolDrivers

“The car made famous in the film The Graduate.’ That’s the almost certain answer to be had from the question asked of any American ‘Think of a little Italian open two-seater sports car?’ But what was it? Since time immemorial Alfa Romeo have been making sports cars, or so it seems. Somehow their open cars have been known as ‘spiders’ even if the factory has not actually been calling them that way.

Each 96 page, hard cover book in the series is 10 1/2″” x 7 5/8″” and contains color and black and white photos, drawings, charts, and catalog facsimiles. Each classic model is presented in its historic and developmental aspects.

Books — OldsCoolDrivers

Each 96 page, hard cover book in the series is 10 1/2″” x 7 5/8″” and contains color and black and white photos, drawings, charts, and catalog facsimiles. Each classic model is presented in its historic and developmental aspects.

A collection of articles focusing on the Jaguar E-type from the Jaguar world monthly magazine.

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A collection of articles focusing on the Jaguar E-type from the Jaguar world monthly magazine.

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