Continues to reveal the tortured history of Britain’s most emotionally charged and passionately operated Formula 1 racing team. This second volume takes the story forward into the V8 era with the last of the cars built around a tubular chassis. It covers the most successful period in the Formula 1 team’s career, including the World Championship won with Graham Hill in 1962, the first two of his five wins at Monaco and the first two of his three victories in the US Grand Prix at Watkins Glen. Packed with amazing vintage photograph material, this book will appeal to the lovers of this legendary racing team.
The volume traces the development of Jeep Willys T-28 Half Track and the Willys 6X6 MT-TUG version. It includes chapters on the history, the result of the road test, rare and unpublished pictures capturing the details of the restored models in perfect conditions.
The volume describes the large variety of off road vehicles based on chassis or mechanical parts of Fiat cars, highlights on the Italian productions with a few significant exceptions. Starting with the birth of cars for special uses and the experimentary military vehicles in the early ’900, the book shows in detail the Campagnola and its military versions, the A.R. 51, A.R. 55 and A.R. 59, the off roads 500, 600, 127, 126 and 124 up to the modern 4x4s: from Panda, Tempra S.W. and all the special bodied models, the prototypes and the 4WD Fiat-based concept-cars made in the last 20 years, up to the very recent Simba and Doblò Sandstorm prototypes.
There’s no doubt about it: the Mercedes star burns brightest in the galaxy of car marques. The company has been making motoring history and outstanding contributions in the fields of engineering and design, sport and politics since 1886. Such longevity has given rise to more facts, events, and details than any individual could hope to remember. This book contains everything anyone could possibly want to know about Mercedes, the changing history of the company and its glittering contribution to motorsport. It covers bosses and employees, inventors, constructors, and racing drivers. But at its heart stands the product, the long calvacade of cars produced over the years, each entry lavishly illustrated with photos and including technical specifications. With a foreword by Bruno Sacco.
In this book you’ll find examples of radios, weapons, miscellaneous boxes, ropes, flags, camo nets, and other pieces of kit with which owners adorn their Jeeps. You will also find many pictures showing the Jeep’s classic simplicity.
OFFICIAL BOOK The history, the present, and the future of automotive design - and other types of design as well - a fascinating adventure that travels the streets and roads of the twentieth century and the new millenium. This book offers an account of Pininfarina history, from workshop to factory, to industrial group, under the aegis of innovation without ever forgetting tradition. Interviews with major figures in the world of automobiles offer a point of view that is at times surprising, a direct and varied testimonial. Sweeping through more than a thousand pictures, we see automobiles and objects, characters and events, an arc of time spanning nearly a century, crowded with successes. A vivid and unusual monographic work exploring the society, industrial history, and creativity of the last century.
A collection of nostalgic advertisements and rich photographic material tells about the Italian social phenomenon represented by the Vespa scooter and shows the complete production from the beginning up to 90s.
For the first time more than 60 Verona pilots recall their emotions. A book for those who love motoring in all its expressions: karting, formula, sports-prototypes, rally, speed, climb, endurance, safari, regularity and historic cars.
Published in 1998 by the ‘Eredità Enzo Ferrari’ to mark the centenary of Enzo Ferrari’s birth and the first decade after his death, “Una Vita per l’Automobile” (A Life for the Car) is a book that brings together about 500 black and white images from the world’s most important photographic archives, pictures taken by well-known car photographers.
His infancy, his years as a racing driver, those as the motor sport director of Alfa Romeo, his debut as a constructor in his own right and the era of the Prancing Horse until 1988, these are the various phases of the Commendatore’s long and extraordinary life, which are all documented in this work.
Ferrari comments on each picture in his own words, those thoughts which were usually entered daily into his personal diary in that purple ink of his.
A limited number of copies of the book, which has been out of print for years, are now available.
This book details the origin and racing history of the Ferrari 333 SP. Designed by Ferrari’s Mauro Rioli, with British race car designer Tony Southgate, the Ferrari 333 SP contested a variety of sports car championships, both in America and Europe, from the IMSA World Sports Car Championship, to the 24 Hours of Le Mans.