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Maximum Mini – The Essential Book of Cars based on the Original Mini

Maximum Mini – The Essential Book of Cars based on the Original Mini

If you’ve got any interest in Minis, you’re going to find this book very hard to resist. The way the Mini was built - with most of the key mechanicals hanging off two sub frames - lent itself to the [...]

March 24, 2009 Reviews
The Eagle Annual Of The Cutaways

The Eagle Annual Of The Cutaways

Covering both fact and fantasy, the hand-drawn illustrations in this smashing book have the power to transport you back to a more genuine time – when technology was interesting and the future was something to look forward to. [...]

November 4, 2008 Reviews
Art Of The Hot Rod

Art Of The Hot Rod

This book can be a real problem – you pick it up for a quick thumb through and the next thing you know, you’ve lost an hour. Yes, it would be easy to dismiss this as a coffee-table book, but [...]

November 4, 2008 Reviews
Winfield Book’s a Winner

Winfield Book’s a Winner

While George Barris has been feted since he started working with his brother Sam, and Roth and Von Dutch have rightly had the coverage they deserve, a celebration of Gene Winfield’s work has been a long time coming. [...]

November 3, 2008 Reviews
The BSA Bantam Bible

The BSA Bantam Bible

This book follows the life of BSA’s two-wheeled working class hero, the Bantam – a small, simple commuter motorcycle which thousands of people learnt to ride on. It became the standard GPO ‘telegram bike’ in the Fifties and was a [...]

September 24, 2008 Reviews
The Lambretta Bible

The Lambretta Bible

Davies, who runs the British Lambretta Archive, takes a detailed look at one of the world’s great scooter marques. The Bible examines Italian-built models, Lambretta Concessionaires machines and British dealer specials built between 1947 and 1971, creating a model by [...]

September 24, 2008 Reviews
British Woodies From The 1920s To The 1950s

British Woodies From The 1920s To The 1950s

Peck’s book is the first on the subject of British ‘woodies’ – wooden shooting brakes, station wagon and estate cars – and it goes into detail on all the main chassis builders and coachbuilders (including some of the more obscure [...]

September 24, 2008 Reviews
In Manual – Our eBay Gem of the Month

In Manual – Our eBay Gem of the Month

Alright, I'll put my hands up to it. I bought the NSU because I was in that rare situation where you find yourself with a few quid to spare at the end of the month and, just for once, someone [...]

September 8, 2008 Retro Classic: A celebration of our old car addiction, Reviews