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Box on Wheels : Extraordinary VW Camper Vans. Nettekoven. Box on Wheels : Extraordinary VW Camper Vans. Nettekoven.

The VW camper van has been a cult classic for decades and has a broad fanbase all around the world. But Norbert Nettekoven is not interested in immaculately restored collector's pieces, he is looking for the maddest and baddest, the funniest, nicest and strangest camper vans on the planet. From born-again rust bucket to lowered street racer, from stretch limo to steam punk. This eclectic collection of camper vans will blow your mind.

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Camper Love. Tinney. Camper Love. Tinney.

The venerable VW has graced our roads since 1950 and its popularity, above all other campervans, has never faded. Bursting with beautiful photography, this celebration of the coolest van on earth is the perfect gift for VW owners, and those who aspire to be in possession of one. SELLING POINTS: • A great gift and keepsake for any VW Campervan Enthusiast • Current interest in all things retro has led to a new generation exploring the freedoms offered by the VW Campervan Colour photographs

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The VW Beetle: A Celebration of the VW Bug. Campbell. The VW Beetle: A Celebration of the VW Bug. Campbell.

An amazing historic account of this classic car, all aspects of the Beetle phenomenon are explained and lavishly illustrated. Created by Hitler, used as a war machine, grabbed 70% of the U.S. import market to become a cult machine

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Aussie Muscle Car Legends. Aussie Muscle Car Legends.

Aussie Muscle Car Legends celebrates the most iconic cars ever designed, built and sold in this country. Covering Ford, Holden and Chrysler, it showcases some of the most important cars ever made in Australia, through the eyes of UNIQUE CARS magazine.

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Cars. The Early Years. Ullman. Cars. The Early Years. Ullman.

Cars The Early Years offers an unusual perspective on 75 years of automotive history, from Benz motorcars through two World Wars, affluence and economic crisis, through the 1950s.

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Morgan 4/4. The First 75 Years. Palmer. Morgan 4/4. The First 75 Years. Palmer.

At the core of Morgan motoring lies the Morgan 4/4. It is the great grandparent of the rest of the 'traditional' Morgan range. Representing the best of the traditional British sports car, it combines modern performance and reliability with iconic styling that recalls a golden age of motoring. In this fascinating and in-depth account, Michael Palmer examines the car's history, design, development and manufacture. Topics covered include: • Complete history of all Morgan 4/4 models • Technical details for main engine types, and specification sheets for each model • The involvement of three generations of the Morgan family in the development of the 4/4 • Examines the cars competition heritage and performance • Features accounts of 4/4 owner's experiences, and their photos • With Morgan Motor Company confirming its commitment to production of the 4/4 into the foreseeable future – the little car from Malvern has become not only a motoring legend, but also a record breaker – as the car with the longest continuous production record in the world. AUTHOR: Michael Palmer was born in Bermondsey, SE London, in 1963. He took an apprecenticeship with British Airways in 1980. Once completed he took up a position with a flight simulation company. In the mid 80s the opportunity arose for him to work as a technician in the printing industry. Throughout the 1990s he wrote short sketches and one liners for a variety of shows on BBC radio and ITV, before concentrating on writing projects. Michael has had a lifelong interest in cars – Alvis, Bentley and Jaguar in addition to Morgan and can be spotted regularly on the Kent roads at the wheel of his royal ivory 1997 Morgan 4/4. SELLING POINTS: • A detailed account of the history, design, development and manufacturing process for the Morgan 4/4 sports car • Each Morgan 4/4 is unique – the cars are to this day hand built and finished in the Morgan factory • The Morgan 4/4 is not only a motoring legend but a record breaker as the car with the longest continuous production record in the world ILLUSTRATIONS: 264 colour & b/w photographs *

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The Bentley Story. Abbiss. The Bentley Story. Abbiss.

`The fastest lorries in Europe', the Italian carmaker Ettore Bugatti laconically described Walter Bentley's huge, snarling British race cars that aggressively dominated motor racing for years. Driven by hard-partying young men known as the Bentley Boys, they consistently beat all comers, winning the Le Mans 24 Hour endurance race five years out of six. They also dominated Brooklands - the cradle of motor racing - and its thundering, steep banking, becoming the world's most admired and feared sporting cars.
Bought by Rolls-Royce in 1931, Bentley languished in semi obscurity for decades as their parent company concentrated on its main marque. In the 1980s Bentley re-emerged with mighty turbo-charged super cars, and saved the financially ailing Rolls-Royce from going under. Bentley was back, and today is the world's leading performance luxury car.

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Classic Camper Vans - The Inside Story: A Guide to Classic British Campers 1956-1979. Watts. Classic Camper Vans - The Inside Story: A Guide to Classic British Campers 1956-1979. Watts.

This book explores the extraordinary variety of the classic British camper van. Looking in detail at the classic vehicles of the 1950s, 60s and 70s, when motor camping holidays were at their most popular, it features vans ranging from relatively simple fitted-out panel vans right up to some remarkably sophisticated, fully coach-built campers. Every major converter and conversion is described in details with numerous colour  and black & white photographs.

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Classic Dormobile Camper Vans : A Guide to the Camper Vans of Martin Walter and Dormobile. Watts. Classic Dormobile Camper Vans : A Guide to the Camper Vans of Martin Walter and Dormobile. Watts.

Dormobile, a name inescapably linked with camper vans, grew out of a Folkestone coachbuilding company called Martin Walter's. In 1957, the first really affordable camper van , the Dormobile, was introduced. It was a great success and within a couple of years, over 10,000 had been sold. The factory produced camper vans in such huge numbers throughout the 1950s, 60s and 70s that they were by far the leading producer of motorcaravans within the UK. The pop-up, candy-striped roofs became a common sight at campsites and on beaches all over Britain and abroad.

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BMW 5 Series : The Complete Story. Taylor. BMW 5 Series : The Complete Story. Taylor.

The "BMW 5 Series" has been running for over twenty-five years and during that time has consistently set the standard for medium-sized sporting saloons. Motoring historian, James Taylor, tells the complete story of the design, development and production of these cars through each generation. Topics covered include: History of BMW before the "5 Series"; Detailed model-by-model specifications; Production details and running costs; M-Series and Touring models; and Advice on buying a "BMW 5 Series" today. Illustrated throughout, this is an essential reading for all motoring enthusiasts.

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Citroen DS : The Complete Story. Pressnell. Citroen DS : The Complete Story. Pressnell.

Citroen stunned the automotive world when the DS series was introduced in 1955. Daringly futuristic and amazingly sophisticated mechanically, it made most cars on the road at the time obsolete. John Pressnell recounts the full story of the design, development, and production of these unique cars, and offers specifications plus a wide selection of archive and contemporary photos.

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Lotus Elan: The Complete Story . Vale. Lotus Elan: The Complete Story . Vale.

A look at the history and development of all the Elans, describing each model in detail
For all Lotus Elan owners and aspiring owners, this is complete resource offers a detailed history and development of all Elans. The Lotus Elan was Lotus's definitive roadster. It replaced the elegant but expensive Lotus Elite and was the first car to employ the innovative Lotus steel backbone chassis. The original Elan was produced as a two-seat, open-top sportscar and hardtop coupe from 1962-1973. The range was extended by the addition of the 2+2-seater coupe Plus 2 from 1967 to 1974. Lotus introduced an all-new front wheel drive Elan in 1989, the M100, which was produced until 1995.

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BMW 1975-2001: Model by Model. Meredith. BMW 1975-2001: Model by Model. Meredith.

Here's a quarter-century look at the BMW model range during the period from the 3-Series to the apex of the executive car, the 7-Series. Meredith also details in the 5-Series, 6-Series, and 8-Series grand touring cars along the way. The author concludes with the new generation of sporting cars, the Z range. Each model is test driven and critiqued by author.

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Mercedes-Benz.Cars of the 1990's Taylor. Mercedes-Benz.Cars of the 1990's Taylor.

As the 1990s began, competition from rivals was threatening the Mercedes-Benz marque's position at the top of the automotive tree. Through a combination of audacious diversification and sometimes less-than-successful cost-cutting, Mercedes began a turnaround that would not achieve final success until the middle of the following decade. This book charts these turbulent years when the marque struggled to come to terms with a changing world.

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Mercedes-Benz W124: The Complete Story. Taylor. Mercedes-Benz W124: The Complete Story. Taylor.

Designed by Mercedes's head of design Bruno Sacco, the W124 range immediately became the benchmark by which medium-sized car models were judged in the late 1980s due to its engineering excellence and high build quality. There was a model to suit every would-be-buyer, from the taxi driver through the family motorist and on to those who were willing and able to pay for luxury and performance. This book covers: design, development and manufacture of all models of W124 including estates, cabriolets and the stylish coupe range; engines and performance; special editions and AMG models and, finally, buying and owning a W124 today. Superbly illustrated with 264 colour photographs.

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Aston Martin: Model by Model. Noakes. Aston Martin: Model by Model. Noakes.

Aston Martin - Model by Model traces the turbulent history of Aston Martin and Lagonda through the cars these two famous British marques have produced.  Fast, beautiful and superbly well made, they became some of the most famous machines in motoring history.   More than one hundred individual entries detailing every significant Aston Martin and Lagonda model is described here, together with many rare and exciting machines built as racing cars, prototypes or one-offs for wealthy clients.  As an independent manufacturer, Aston Martin continues today to develop interesting new models, and has returned to sports car racing with considerable success.

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Jaguar XK8: The Complete Story. Robson. Jaguar XK8: The Complete Story. Robson.

It was code-named X100 and it was to be Jaguar's latest sports cars, featuring both coupe and convertible coachwork.  It was to have an all-new V8 engine and it was to replace the XJS.  It would also ultimately have the most powerful forced-induction engine of any production Jaguar road card and it had a lot riding on its success. It was the XK8 - a sleek, purposeful grand tourer in the Jaguar tradition. Graham Robson, one-time Jaguar apprentice and a motoring historian with several other Jaguar books to his credit, tells the story of one of the twentieth century's most beautiful sports car, from its conception to the end of the line for both it and the factory it was built in.

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Rolls - Royce. 75 Years of Motoring Excellence. Eves. Rolls - Royce. 75 Years of Motoring Excellence. Eves.

Secondhand Dust jacket scuffed else VGC.

A review of Rolls-Royce's first seventy-five years examines the origins of the British motor company, its high production and design standards, and the various models it has produced.

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VW Bus: History of a Passion. Hajt. VW Bus: History of a Passion. Hajt.

In November 1949, a new epoch of automotive history began with the introduction of the first small transporter by Volkswagen. Like no other light utility vehicle before, the variety-rich space-saver from Wolfsburg has influenced the development of a new generation of functional, multipurpose minibuses. Six decades after its introduction, the "Bulli," as the Transporter has been lovingly named by its legion of fans, has lost none of its fascination. Today, to be sure, well-maintained collectors' examples of the T1 (1950-1967) and T2 (1967-1979), of which some 4.85 million were built in all, have become rare and particularly expensive. In this book, specialist author Joerg Hajt portrays VW Transporters of all body types, loving restored and set perfectly in their scenes: from the Camper to the Builder's Van, form the Municipal Bulli to the Samba Bus. Complete construction details offer important tips for buying a VW Transporter and complete this wonderful pictorial volume.

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The VW Bus: History of a Passion. Hajt. The VW Bus: History of a Passion. Hajt.

In November 1949, a new epoch of automotive history began with the introduction of the first small transporter by Volkswagen. Like no other light utility vehicle before, the variety-rich space-saver from Wolfsburg has influenced the development of a new generation of functional, multipurpose minibuses. Six decades after its introduction, the “Bulli,” as the Transporter has been lovingly named by its legion of fans, has lost none of its fascination. Today, to be sure, well-maintained collectors’ examples of the T1 (1950-1967) and T2 (1967-1979), of which some 4.85 million were built in all, have become rare and particularly expensive. In this book, specialist author Jörg Hajt portrays VW Transporters of all body types, loving restored and set perfectly in their scenes: from the Camper to the Builder’s Van, form the Municipal Bulli to the Samba Bus. Complete construction details offer important tips for buying a VW Transporter and complete this wonderful pictorial volume.

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Lancia Sporting Coupes. Long. Lancia Sporting Coupes. Long.

Lancia had built sporting cars from its foundation in 1907, but the first of a long line of distinguished sporting coupes was launched in 1951. The famous and beautiful Aurelia B20 set a trend for fine true GT cars that Lancia would continue into the 1980s. This book collects together the history of all those great cars, from the B20 to the more recent Gamma and Kappa. Including exhaustive specifications and a wealth of period photographs, this is a book for all Lancia enthusiasts.

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Morgan, Malvern & Motoring. Webb. Morgan, Malvern & Motoring. Webb.

Morgan, Malvern & Motoring tells the story of Harry Morgan and his first forays into motoring and car manufacture.  Impeccably researched over twenty years, it is illustrated by a wealth of rare and superb photographs. Few large companies have survived a century in family ownership but one, Morgan, is also the world's oldest privately owned car manufacturer.  Many myths are dispelled as the story of the firm's early years is told. Morgan has had a link with the market town of Malvern for its entire hundred-year life.  Harry Morgan, son of a Herefordshire minister, was to put Malvern on the car-manufacturing map.  The Morgan 'Runabout' was to be the first of a long line of three- and four-wheeled Morgans that still leave the Malvern factory today.

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VW Bus and Pick-Up: Special Models: SO (Sonderausfhrungen) and Special Body Variants for the VW Transporter 1950-2010. Eccles, Steinke. VW Bus and Pick-Up: Special Models: SO (Sonderausfhrungen) and Special Body Variants for the VW Transporter 1950-2010. Eccles, Steinke.

Since its introduction in 1950 the Volkswagen Transporter has become legendary for its versatility and adaptability to many commercial uses. Known originally as Sonderausfhrungen, abbreviated to SO, these Special Models were usually converted by specialists, companies and coach builders approved by VW. Using archive, promotional materials and period and contemporary photographs, this book traces the development and variety of these SO and other Special Body conversions from 1950 - 2010, across the five generations from T1 to T5.

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Triumph TR7: The Untold Story. Knowles. Triumph TR7: The Untold Story. Knowles.

By the mid 1970s, the two popular sports cars produced by the new British Leyland were showing their age. What the company needed was a smart, modern sports car. The TR7, designed to replace both the MGB and the Triumph TR6, was the result. Its wedge-shaped design was modern enough but much of the rest of the car was, for some, disappointingly conventional and press reaction was not universally warm. Initially available as a two-seat coupe, the car went on sale in Britain in 1974. David Knowles unravels the history of the car's design and production, and the chaos that was caused by British Leyland's notorious strikes and labour problems. He also delves deep into the competition history of the car. Including the later TR& drophead, and the V8 powered TR8, this book is the last word on the car that is probably more popular today than at any ti =me since it ceased production in 1981. AUTHOR: David Knowles is a civil engineer. He is the author of MG-The Untold Story and MG X Power SV both published by The Crowwood Press. He lives in Ruislip, Middlesex. SELLING POINTS: A ground-breaking book that reveals much about this fascinating car that has at any time since production ceased in 1981. 300 colour photos

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Porsche 911: The Complete Story. Vivian. Porsche 911: The Complete Story. Vivian.

One of the classic German sports cars, the 911, is covered here in a complete history from the drawing board of Dr. Porsche to the Carrera 2. Packed with profiles, road tests, buying tips, maintenance and care of these sporty legends.

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VW Beetle Specification Guide 1968-1980. Copping. VW Beetle Specification Guide 1968-1980. Copping.

By the late 1960s the Beetle had enjoyed over twenty years of continuous production, dominated its home market and conquered export markets all around the world. Volkswagen's policy of constant improvement and refinement to a single model appeared to be vindicated. However, 1968 saw the death of Heinz Nordoff, who was the driving force behind the Beetle's evolution and continued success. In many ways, this was a watershed year; the 1968 model introduced many significant changes to the car, and it became inevitable that a replacement for the venerable Beetle would have to be developed. This book charts the closing years of the Beetle's production life in Germany; from the revamped 1968 model to the 1302, 1303, the Cabriolet, and the various Specials produced later.
Topics covered include:
- Brief history , 1935-1967
- Full history, 1968-1980
- Comprehensive production survey
- Specification and detail changes by model year [August 1967 to January 1980]
- Engine options
- Factory fitted optional equipment
- Paint and trim colors
- Special and export editions
- The Karmann Cabriolet

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The Magic of a Name. The Rolls Royce Story. Pugh The Magic of a Name. The Rolls Royce Story. Pugh

Secondhand.
Dust jacket has creases but no tears. Small bump to top lh corner of front cover. Book itself is in V G Cond. Inscribed inside of fly to previous owner.

The Magic of a Name tells the story of the first 40 years of Britain’s most prestigious manufacturer - Rolls-Royce.

Beginning with the historic meeting in 1904 of Henry Royce and the Honourable C.S. Rolls, and the birth in 1906 of the legendary Silver Ghost, Peter Pugh tells a story of genius, skill, hard work and dedication which gave the world cars and aero engines unrivalled in their excellence.
In 1915, 100 years ago, the pair produced their first aero engine, the Eagle which along with the Hawk, Falcon and Condor proved themselves in battle in the First World War. In the Second the totemic Merlin was installed in the Spitfire and built in a race against time in 1940 to help win the Battle of Britain.
With unrivalled access to the company’s archives, Peter Pugh’s history is a unique portrait of both an iconic name and of British industry at its best.

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Legendary Models Cars. Edsall Legendary Models Cars. Edsall

Icons of elegance, timeless masterpieces, these are the legendary cars, the works of engineering art that have become milestones of designs on four wheels.
The unforgettable models that have made the history of the automobile.

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Aston Martin Book. Stand. Aston Martin Book. Stand.

For the fiftieth anniversary of James Bond in 2012, two icons came together who jointly epitomize the very essence of British coolness. In Skyfall, Daniel Craig, as agent 007, powered across the screen in an Aston Martin DB5, the very same thrilling six-cylinder that Sean Connery drove in Goldfinger. Meanwhile, Aston Martin has celebrated a milestone birthday. In the century since it was founded by Robert Bamford and Lionel Martin on January 13, 1913, the house has created a portfolio that ranges from the Le Manswinning DB2 to 2013's Vanquish. Rene Staud has now captured Aston Martin's elegant luxury cars in photographic form. As in his bestselling books on the Mercedes 300 SL and the Porsche 911, Staud transforms automobile photography into a sensual experience and 'The Aston Martin Book' allows readers to absorb the aura of a true British classic. Texts in English, German, French, Russian and Chinese SELLING POINTS: Rene Staud's extraordinary images bring to light the essence of a vehicle This volume on the storied British brand is a vital addition to teNeues's series of opulent automobile titles 250 colour photographs

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Porsche Milestones Porsche Milestones

What an incredible milestone in the history of the sports car: in spring 2017, the Porsche 911 was made a millionaire. That is the number of models emblazoned with the legendary "9-1-1" produced by Porsche since 1963. What is the definition of the 911, of a Porsche? - the language of form and technical expertise. It is the ultimate sports car. Throughout the generations, every single 911 has fascinated owners and spectators alike. Even when a particular 911 series does not resemble its predecessor, the form, sound, and performance remain in- spirational - the emotions are always on board! Dreams come alive, and not just for the guys. A Porsche driver is endowed with taste, technical prowess, a vision of the future, and the trappings of material success. The 356 laid the foundation for the myth of the Porsche, and it also formed the basis for models like the American Roadster, the 550, and the 718 RS 60 Spyder. Loyal companions include family members like the Boxster, Cayman, Panamera, Macan, and even the Cayenne. Out of the running, though unforgotten, are Porsche models like the 924, 944, or even 928. Motor racing cultivated the myth from 1951 until today. Decades later the names 904, 917, 962, and currently, the 919 Hybrid, are still legends. The Porsche Book Vol. 2 presents the history of Porsche with elegant photos and insightful texts. Small nuggets and anecdotes - largely unheard of - occasionally shine through. A spellbinding read for those inspired by the joy of a Porsche.
Porsche's enduring influence on automobile history: from the legendary "ducktail" to the thrilling Panamera
A book which is as dynamic as the brand: experts deepen knowledge, amateurs learn more

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