EDITORIAL

The thinking man’s sports car: a symbol of the relentless desire for peak power and limitless performance. The Porsche 911 inspires a worldwide ripple effect.

When Ferdinand Porsche could not find a sports car he liked, he decided to build one himself. And now, the rest is history: Jerry Seinfeld drives it; Boris Johnson admires it; Steve McQueen loves it; and Jeremy Clarkson hates it.

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The Golden Age Of Formula 1

The Golden Age Of Formula 1

 

An ideal gift for lovers of fine photography, fast cars and a fascinating decade. A worthy tribute to one of motor sports’ most exciting eras. The masterpiece of one of Formula One’s most important observers, Rainer W. Schlegelmilch’s book on the most fascinating era of car racing is now  available in a smaller format for a special price. Few spectator …

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The Impossible Collection Of Cars

The Impossible Collection Of Cars

It is the dream of many to own the world's most beautifully designed automobiles, but most often only a handful of collectors ever come close. Now, The Impossible COLLECTION of Cars makes that dream come true, showcasing the 100 most exceptional cars of the twentieth century. Each luxury automobile—from the 1909 Blitzen Benz to a 1997 Porsche 993 Turbo S—was …

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McQueen’s Motorcycles

McQueen’s Motorcycles

The long-departed Steve McQueen is still the coolest man on two wheels. Even thirty years after his death, Steve McQueen remains a cultural icon. His image continues to appear in advertising and pop culture and his fan base spans from car lovers to racing enthusiasts to motorcycle obsessives. In his movies, McQueen's character always had an envy-inducing motorcycle or car, …

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Celebrating 100 Years Of BMW:

Celebrating 100 Years Of BMW

The Next 100

The BMW Group marks the occasion of its 100th birthday by focusing on the future. In this book, “THE NEXT 100”, issues of essential importance for the future are examined. These include: Where will mobility take us in the years and decades to come? What role will companies play in society? How and where will people live? What impact will …

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Il Fiat Dino Coupé

Il Fiat Dino Coupé

In 1966 the Fiat Dino was first shown to the public at the Salone di Torino dell’Automobile and in  spring of 1967 the first Coupés designed by Giugiaro left the factory in Rivalta, near Turin. In 1966 the Fiat Dino was first shown to the public at the Salone di Torino dell’Automobile and in spring of 1967 the first Coupés designed …

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Stile Ducati

Stile Ducati

A Visual History Of Ducati Design

Ducati is known for making fast motorcycles, but it’s also known for making sure those bikes look as good as they perform. Ducati 90 Years: Stile Ducati: A Visual History of Ducati Design takes a look at the brand’s evolution through the lens of its designs. From its humble beginnings with the Cucciolo engine to the jaw-dropping modern day Supersport, …

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When Sex Was Save

When Sex Was Save

When Sex Was Safe And Motorracing Bloody Dangerous. Waft tells the stories behind the most thrilling, epic moments in racing history, recreated in 21 insanely detailed, breathtakingly beautiful artworks by Czech artists Unique & Limited. 

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Lola

Lola

The Illustrated History

Lola, the British car manufacturer, is probably the best-known and most-respected builder of racing cars, and has built successful cars for almost every racing formula. This book covers the 63 types of Lola car built between 1957 and 1977, and is written by Lola expert John Starkey; curator of the Donington racing car collection. The Author John Starkey has owned …

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ONE MOMENT IN TIME

1978 Silverstone, International Trophy – James Hunt at speed in his McLaren M26 Ford-Cosworth (DNF, accident)

 Photo by Thomas Horat Collection