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A-Z of 21st Century Cars by Tony Lewin features the most significant vehicle models of the new millennium

DAWN OF AN ERA
A-Z of 21st Century Cars
The new millennium may still be young, but that hasn't stopped author Tony Lewin from compiling this ambitious collection looking at the best cars of the 21st century.


THAT FINE ITALIAN CAR
Ferrari
Fans of the "prancing horse" will adore this gorgeously rendered book, which highlights the exciting history of the famous Ferrari with beautiful photos and detailed profiles.

Ferrari, by Hartmut Lehbrink and Rainer W. Schlegelmilch, features nearly a hundred beautifully detailed photos of Ferrari race cars



Porsche, by Rainer W. Schlegelmilch and Hartmut Lehbrink, features vivid photos and covers the entire history of the famous sports car

GERMAN ENGINEERING
Porsche
This homage to the famous sports car features scores of photos and bios, as well as a comprehensive history that covers every Porsche from the first 356 to the ultra-sleek Panamera.


AMERICAN LEGENDS
American Auto Legends
Featuring entertaining anecdotes and beautiful, full-color photographs, this expansive book showcases the cream of the crop of American automobile design and engineering.

American Auto Legends, by Tracy Powell and Michael Furman, features some of the greatest classic American cars


The Car Design Yearbook 8 by Stephen Newbury and Tony Lewin

A COMPREHENSIVE CAR ANNUAL
The Car Design Yearbook 8
This photo-filled look at the year in automobiles makes for both a great reference tool and a fun read. From the exotic to the economical, this book has all the info on the new cars of 2009.


MELDING MAN WITH MACHINE
Legendary Race Cars
Few cars and drivers have ever earned the right to be called “legendary,” and this book offers itself as a tribute to history’s greatest racers, complete with detailed descriptions and vivid photos.
Legendary Race Cars by Basem Wasef

Camaro: A Legend Reborn by Larry Edsall

A MUSCLE CAR RENAISSANCE
Camaro: A Legend Reborn
With the production version of the 2006 Camaro concept finally here, this book chronicles Chevrolet’s pony car from its original inception in 1967 to its funeral, and on through to its exciting rebirth.


PEDAL TO THE METAL
NASCAR (Gallery)
T
his book is aimed at stock car racing fans, and offers an informative and light-hearted overview of NASCAR, including pictures and trivia to highlight the sport’s tracks, drivers and cars.

NASCAR (Gallery) by Steve Casper and Nigel Kinrade


British Auto Legends: Classics of Style and Design by Richard Heseltine and Michel Zumbrunn

LANDMARK BEAUTIES
British Auto Legends
This photo-intensive, commentary-rich book begins by describing the genesis of British automaking before launching into profiles on more than fifty cars notable for their style and design.


THE DRIVE FOR SUCCESS
Race to Win

You may never win the Indy 500, but you'll benefit from the story of former racecar driver Derek Daly, who identifies six traits that make for success both on the track and in life.

Race to Win: How to Become a Complete Champion Driver by Derek Daly


Velocity: Supercar Revolution by John Lamm

HAVE CAR, WILL SPEED
Velocity: Supercar Revolution
Since the 1960s, ultra-fast cars have wowed kids and adults alike. This book describes, with numerous photographs, stories and details, 33 of the world's wildest and most iconic supercars.


FREEDOM AND DANGER
Legendary Motorcycles
Why do so many Americans love to ride motorcycles? Legendary Motorcycles delves into this question by exploring an assortment of special bikes along with their bold and famous riders.

Legendary Motorcycles by Basem Wasef


The Complete Book of Mustang: Every Model Since 1964 1/2 by Mike Mueller

A DRIVE DOWN MEMORY LANE
The Complete Book of Mustang
Though the Mustang has yet to reach its big 5-0, this book reads like an anniversary guide. Over 300 pages detail the pony car's transformation into the classic we know today.


PERILOUS PASTIMES
The Driver
Alexander Roy’s action-packed memoir recounts his adventures dodging the authorities, besting his opponents, and racing some of the most testosterone-driven and illegal races in the world.

The Driver: My Dangerous Pursuit of Speed and Truth in the Outlaw Racing World by Alexander Roy


Camaro: Forty Years, by Darwin Holstrom

EVOLUTION OF A VEHICLE
Camaro: Forty Years
In his chronicle of the Chevrolet Camaro, Darwin Holstrom covers the progression of this pony car, from its conception to its future, and all the models and special editions in between.


DISCOVERING TREASURE
The Hemi in the Barn
These tales of collectors who acquired their precious automobiles by chance will teach readers to never pass by a barn without peeking inside, in hopes of discovering a hidden automotive gem.

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


The Car Design Yearbook 6

SHIFT IMAGINATION INTO TOP GEAR
The Car Design Yearbook 6
The sixth edition of this compendium delivers a fascinating assortment of car designs, hundreds of engaging pictures and profiles of over 100 of the latest concept and production cars.


FEED YOUR MOTORHEAD
Chapman's Car Compendium
Car fanatics and trivia buffs, unite! Giles Chapman’s fun little book rejoices in collecting everything you wanted to know about automobiles but never even thought to ask.

Chapman's Car Compendium


Demon Bugs: VW Customs and Cruisers

BEETLE READER
Demon Bugs: VW Customs and Cruisers
Engine mods, bits of chrome and flaring fenders are just a few of the customization options Stephen Szantai discusses in this book about Beetles.


FAST TIMES IN L.A.
City of Speed: Los Angeles and the Rise of American Racing
Even knowledgeable racing fans will learn something new from Joe Scalzo's chronicles of racing greats and the history they made.

City of Speed


"McQueen's Machines" by Matt Stone

FASTER THAN A SPEEDING BULLITT
McQueen's Machines
You can see him behind the wheel of some of the coolest rides in movie history, but Steve McQueen didn’t just act the part of a racer, he lived it. Relive it with this portrait of a passion.


BRANDING IRON
Branding Lessons from the Meltdown of the US Auto Industry
Auto insiders Charlie Hughes and William Jeanes use case studies and common sense to explain how auto manufacturers market their products.

Branding Iron


Cars at Speed

A NEARLY FORGOTTEN ERA
Cars at Speed
Robert Daley takes us back to the early days of racing, when drivers sped down unpaved roadways and rarely walked away from accidents.


AFTER THE CRASH
Rapid Response: My Inside Story as a Motor Racing Life-saver
Stephen Olvey shares stories from his years as a race medic in this insider's look at the sometimes gruesome world of motor sports.

Rapid Response


A CAR A DAY
365 Cars You Must Drive
From exotics to downright stinkers, this book is a must-have for enthusiasts, showcasing the most significant (and cool) cars, trucks and "others" in 120 years of auto history.

FROM ACURA TO VOLVO
The Car Design Yearbook 5
Crammed with huge photos and stats from this year's selection of new production and concept cars, there are 130 models from the humble Chevy Aveo to the $1 million Bugatti Veyron.


HISTORY OF THE DBs
The Ups and Downs of Aston Martin
Few cars emit the class, sex appeal and driving pleasure as Aston Martins. This book tells the brand's story from its first model in 1908 to the classic James Bond DB5 to today's Vanquish.

MAKING OF A LEGEND
Viper
Filled with colorful photos and interesting information, this book tells the story of an automotive icon from its beginnings as a concept car in 1989 to the second-generation Viper SRT10.


GO, LOGO, GO!
Car Emblems
This comprehensive tome goes from Abarth to Zagato, covering the histories of car branding tools in an interesting and colorful presentation, with more than 1,000 photos.

DESIGNER CULTURE
The Car Design Yearbook 4
More than 300 fully illustrated pages of the world's latest models and concept cars fill this new book, the fourth in a must-have series of reference guides for the car enthusiast.


SCENIC CRUISE
The Car Design Yearbook 3

In its third edition, The Car Design Yearbook has become not only a scenic cruise through the latest models and concept cars, but also a great reference for the latest trends in the car design world.

A HOT RIDE
The Car Design Yearbook 2
Learn about key trends, enjoy designer profiles and check out the 110 latest, hottest machines from A-Z with more than 800 full-color illustrations and engaging commentary.

The Car Design Yearbook 2

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