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  • Hubert Platt: Fast Fords of the "Georgia Shaker"

    Hubert Platt: Fast Fords of the "Georgia Shaker"

    A 1986 NHRA Hall of Fame member, Hubert Platt's lasting legacy on the sport can't be denied. Whether he was launching his Falcon with the door open, conducting a Ford Drag Team seminar, or setting a national record at the 1967 US Nationals in his Fairlane, Platt's imprint on drag racing was all-encompassing. His son and fellow drag racer, Allen Platt, shares his dad's iconic career in Hubert Platt: Fast Fords of the Georgia Shaker!

    $36.95
  • 1969 Chevrolet Camaro SS: Muscle Cars In Detail No. 4

    1969 Chevrolet Camaro SS: Muscle Cars In Detail No. 4

    Author and muscle car expert Robert Kimbrough provides a comprehensive examination of the all-time classic 1969 Camaro SS in Volume No. 4 of CarTech's In Detail series.

    $22.95
  • Dyno Don: The Cars and Career of Dyno Don Nicholson

    Dyno Don: The Cars and Career of Dyno Don Nicholson

    If you are a fan of a certain era of racing, a Ford fan, or certainly a Dyno Don fan, this book will be a welcome addition to your library. Follow his Hall of Fame career on the match race circuit.

    $36.95
  • The Definitive Firebird & Trans Am Guide: 1970 1/2 - 1981

    The Definitive Firebird & Trans Am Guide: 1970 1/2 - 1981

    This is sure to become the ultimate second-generation Firebird reference book. Complementing the detail and year-by-year analysis is archival photography from the development of these cars as well as beautiful color photos of original and restored examples today. This book tells the entire story of these immensely popular cars, whether you are into the second generation of F-Body regular models, Formula 400 performance models, the Super Duty Trans Ams, or the cars of Smokey and the Bandit fame.

    $36.95
  • 1971 Plymouth 'Cuda: Muscle Cars In Detail No. 2

    1971 Plymouth 'Cuda: Muscle Cars In Detail No. 2

    Get an introduction and historical overview of the design and concepts, a look at marketing and promotion, an in-depth study of all hardware and available options, as well as an examination of where the Barracuda is on the market today.

    $22.95
  • Corvette Special Editions: Includes Pace Cars, L88s, Callaways, Z06s and More

    Corvette Special Editions: Includes Pace Cars, L88s, Callaways, Z06s and More

    Keith Cornett of CorvetteBlogger.com compiles a murderer's row of special-edition Corvettes in this first-ever compilation on the subject. This book is an encyclopedia of information, as you will learn about some of the rarest Corvettes on the planet.

    $44.95
  • Carroll Shelby: A Collection of My Favorite Racing Photos

    Carroll Shelby: A Collection of My Favorite Racing Photos

    Filled with images that have never been seen in print, as well as images not published since the 1950s and 1960s, this final work from Shelby is a personally curated collection by the legend himself.

    $36.95
  • The History of AMC Motorsports: Trans-Am, Quarter-Mile, NASCAR, Bonneville and More

    The History of AMC Motorsports: Trans-Am, Quarter-Mile, NASCAR, Bonneville and More

    The History of AMC Motorsports from veteran racing journalist Bob McClurg covers it all, from a Nash-American Motors corporate history, the first years of NASCAR, the 1960s efforts that included Trans-Am and drag racing Super Stock programs, to the Craig Breedlove land speed record efforts when 106 world records were shattered and covered by Hot Rod magazine.

    $44.95
  • 1964 Pontiac GTO: Muscle Cars In Detail No. 8

    1964 Pontiac GTO: Muscle Cars In Detail No. 8

    Under the guidance of Bunkie Knudsen, John DeLorean, Bill Collins, and others, Pontiac installed the high-performance 389 V-8 into the nimble and lightweight intermediate-size LeMans chassis. It was a watershed moment for Pontiac; the 1964 GTO delivered astounding performance and created the muscle car blueprint that the Detroit manufacturers followed in the 1960s and 1970s. The 1964 GTO is a landmark car, and this book goes well beyond the glossy overview of other books about this car.

    $22.95
  • The Definitive Camaro Guide: 1970-1/2 - 1981

    The Definitive Camaro Guide: 1970-1/2 - 1981

    Whether you have an SS, Z/28, Rally Sport, Type LT, Sport Coupe, or Berlinetta, The Definitive Camaro Guide: 1970-1/2-1981 showcases the various cosmetic, interior, powertrain, and chassis changes that occurred on all models through the years. Heavily illustrated, the book features more than 400 images detailing the correct parts and accessories your Camaro had when new.

    $42.95
  • COPO Camaro, Chevelle & Nova: Chevrolet's Ultimate Muscle Cars

    COPO Camaro, Chevelle & Nova: Chevrolet's Ultimate Muscle Cars

    Chevy muscle car aficionado and author Matt Avery retraces the history of the COPO program and the creation of these premier muscle cars. He has scoured archives and tracked down owners and personnel involved in the program to deliver a comprehensive story and complete guide to the COPO cars.

    $44.95
  • The Definitive Firebird & Trans Am Guide 1967-1969

    The Definitive Firebird & Trans Am Guide 1967-1969

    In The Definitive Firebird & Trans Am Guide 1967-1969, Pontiac expert and historian Rocky Rotella examines each production year of Firebird. Production figures, option codes, running changes, model year changes and variances, rarity, collectability, interviews with engineers, and more are thoroughly covered in what is sure to be the ultimate Firebird reference book for years to come.

    $42.95
  • 1973-1974 Pontiac Trans Am Super Duty 455: Muscle Cars In Detail No. 6

    1973-1974 Pontiac Trans Am Super Duty 455: Muscle Cars In Detail No. 6

    In Volume No. 6 of CarTech's Muscle Cars In Detail series, author Barry Kluczyk goes behind the scenes to reveal how a cadre of dedicated personnel at Pontiac refused to relinquish high-performance, forged ahead, and built the last great muscle car, the 1973 and 1974 Trans Am Super Duty 455.

    $22.95
  • The Definitive Barracuda & Challenger Guide: 1970-1974

    The Definitive Barracuda & Challenger Guide: 1970-1974

    Plymouth Barracudas and Dodge Challengers are some of the most powerful and valuable Mopar muscle cars ever built. If you have been searching for the comprehensive story and vital option information for these classic Mopar muscle cars, you don't need to look any further.

    $42.95
  • Mustang by Design: Gale Halderman and the Creation of Ford's Iconic Pony Car

    Mustang by Design: Gale Halderman and the Creation of Ford's Iconic Pony Car

    This is the remarkable and dramatic story of how the Mustang came to life, the demanding design and development process, and, ultimately, the triumph of the iconic American car.

    $42.95
  • Iconic American Muscle Bundle

    Iconic American Muscle Bundle

    Four of our best-selling titles covering the history the iconic American muscle car.

    $134.85
  • Hot Rod Gallery II: More Great Photos and Stories from Hot Rodding's Golden Years

    Hot Rod Gallery II: More Great Photos and Stories from Hot Rodding's Golden Years

    In Hot Rod Gallery II: More Great Photos and Stories from Hot Rodding's Golden Years, Ganahl dug deeper into his massive archive for even cooler and more never-before-seen photos to provide another album of some of the greatest hot rodding photos ever taken.

    $42.95
  • 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS: Muscle Cars In Detail No. 1

    1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS: Muscle Cars In Detail No. 1

    Get an in-depth study of the 1970 Chevelle SS 454 with a look at design, concepts, marketing, promotion and present day value.

    $22.95
  • Chevrolets of the 1950s: A Decade of Technical Innovation

    Chevrolets of the 1950s: A Decade of Technical Innovation

    Automotive historian and veteran author David Temple goes behind the scenes to reveal how General Motors designed, developed and delivered breakthrough technologies on Chevrolet's fine portfolio of cars: the Corvette, 1955-1957 Bel Air, Nomad, Impala, and many more.

    $36.95
  • Dodge Daytona and Plymouth Superbird: Design, Development, Production and Competition

    Dodge Daytona and Plymouth Superbird: Design, Development, Production and Competition

    Author Steve Lehto gives a thorough and detailed account of the history of this battle that culminated with the final wars between the Ford Talladega/Mercury Cyclone and the Dodge Daytona/Plymouth Superbird.

    $44.95
  • 1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1: Muscle Cars In Detail No. 9

    1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1: Muscle Cars In Detail No. 9

    The 1969 Mach I was Ford's attempt to create a package and a style to match the performance of its recently released and very potent 428-ci Cobra Jet engine package. Displacing the still-available but more conservative GT trim, the Mach I included unique and innovative graphics and mechanical innovations including shaker hood scoops, dual racing mirrors, deluxe interiors, competition suspension, dual chrome exhaust tips, and blacked-out hoods.

    $22.95
  • 1968 Shelby Mustang GT350, GT500 and GT500 KR: Muscle Cars In Detail No. 3

    1968 Shelby Mustang GT350, GT500 and GT500 KR: Muscle Cars In Detail No. 3

    This volume of CarTech's Muscle Cars In Detail series covers the 1968 Shelby GT350, GT500, and GT500 KR.

    $22.95
  • Mustang Special Editions: Over 500 Models Including Shelbys, Cobras, Twisters, Pace Cars, Saleens and more

    Mustang Special Editions: Over 500 Models Including Shelbys, Cobras, Twisters, Pace Cars, Saleens and more

    This book examines more than 300 special edition Mustangs from 1964 through today. Coverage includes factory offerings such as the 2001 Bullitt and SVT Cobras, regional promotions including the Twister Special, third-party tuners such as Roush and Saleen, and factory race cars including the 1968-1/2 Cobra Jets and the 2000 Cobra-R. You may find Mustangs in this book that you had no idea even existed!

    $44.95
  • Motorama: GM's Legendary Show & Concept Cars

    Motorama: GM's Legendary Show & Concept Cars

    Within the pages of Motorama, you get to relive this glorious era of automotive history and revisit the advanced show cars that inspired so many new models. This book features fascinating period photography of Motorama cars at the show, in development, and at different locales.

    $42.95
  • 1969-1970 Ford Mustang Boss 429: Muscle Cars In Detail No. 7

    1969-1970 Ford Mustang Boss 429: Muscle Cars In Detail No. 7

    Author Dan Burrill collaborated with Boss 429 expert Denny Aldridge to give you the straight story on the car, its special equipment, 429 engine, 4-speed Toploader transmission, interior appointments, paint codes, and options. Also featured is the exciting story of developing this monumental engine, engineering the components and parts to fit the engine and chassis, and assembling the cars.

    $22.95
  • Bristol: Stories of Oval and Drag Racing in Thunder Valley

    Bristol: Stories of Oval and Drag Racing in Thunder Valley

    Author and Bristol historian David McGee examines more than 50 of the greatest races and legendary moments from Bristol Motor Speedway and Bristol Dragway. Stories about Dale Earnhardt, Don Garlits, Rusty Wallace, Rickie Smith, and others are told with more than 180 action-packed photos.

    $26.95
  • Gloria - A Lifetime Motorcyclist: 75 Years on Two Wheels and Still Riding

    Gloria - A Lifetime Motorcyclist: 75 Years on Two Wheels and Still Riding

    In Gloria Struck: 75 years on Two Wheels, Gloria Tramontin Struck shares with you all of her favorite stories, from back when she was being raised behind her father's motorcycle shop in Clifton NJ, through 75 years of riding tales, all the way to the present, where she is rightfully celebrated at motorcycles rallies and events.

    $24.95
  • Selling the American Muscle Car: Marketing Detroit Iron in the 60s and 70s

    Selling the American Muscle Car: Marketing Detroit Iron in the 60s and 70s

    Relive some of the cleverest marketing campaigns auto manufacturers created during a time when America was changing every day.

    $44.95
  • The Definitive Pontiac GTO Guide: 1964-1967

    The Definitive Pontiac GTO Guide: 1964-1967

    Pontiac expert and long-time writer David Bonaskiewich delves deep into the GTO model and its history, bringing the equipment and options of this iconic muscle car into full focus.

    $36.95
  • Industry Legends Bundle

    Industry Legends Bundle

    A collection of three books. Isky, Carrol Shelby and Linda Vaughn share their memories.

    $116.85
  • 1969 Plymouth Road Runner: Muscle Cars In Detail No. 5

    1969 Plymouth Road Runner: Muscle Cars In Detail No. 5

    Volume No. 5 of CarTech's Muscle Cars In Detail series covers the 1969 Plymouth Road Runner.

    $22.95
  • Landy's Dodges: The Mighty Mopars of "Dandy" Dick Landy

    Landy's Dodges: The Mighty Mopars of "Dandy" Dick Landy

    Landy's Dodges: The Mighty Mopars of "Dandy" Dick Landy takes you chronologically through the cars of Dick's career, from piloting his first mount (1954 Ford Pickup) through his historic years of campaigning Dodges. Author Geoff Stunkard takes you through a highly detailed account of all of Dick's cars, including results and images from the Landy family's personal archive and modern shots of his restored cars.

    $36.95
  • "Lost" Series Bundle

    "Lost" Series Bundle

    Myths, ledgends and lore can be found in this series of "Lost" titles. Includes five of our best-selling "Lost" titles.

    $197.75
  • Steve Magnante's 1001 Muscle Car Facts

    Steve Magnante's 1001 Muscle Car Facts

    Author Steve Magnante is well known for his encyclopedia-like knowledge of automotive facts. There are 1001 well-researched muscle car facts in this book that even the most esteemed experts would be surprised to learn. Fans of these collectible cars will appreciate the technical and entertaining information shared on every page about all of the great American makes.

    $26.95
  • Match Race Mayhem: Drag Racing's Grudges, Rivalries and Big-Money Showdowns

    Match Race Mayhem: Drag Racing's Grudges, Rivalries and Big-Money Showdowns

    Veteran drag race author Doug Boyce tells the tale of the history of match racing through the cars, the drivers, the events, the classes, the rivalries, and everything else that was fun about match racing during the golden era. It's all here, complemented by wonderful vintage photography provided by the fans and professionals in attendance. If you are a fan of any class of drag racing, from any era, Match Race Mayhem is a fun addition to your racing library.

    $36.95
  • Lost Drag Strips II: More Ghosts of Quarter-Miles Past

    Lost Drag Strips II: More Ghosts of Quarter-Miles Past

    Lost Drag Strips II picks up where the first volume left off, covering even more tracks with archival photos of racing in the tracks' heyday, the cars that ran there, and coverage of the tracks as they exist today.

    $32.95
  • The Cars of Harley Earl

    The Cars of Harley Earl

    With this in-depth examination of Harley Earl, you learn the inside story of his distinctive 1950s finned cars that pushed automotive design into the modern era.

    $42.95
  • Trosley's How to Draw Cartoon Cars

    Trosley's How to Draw Cartoon Cars

    This book takes you through the process step-by-step of drawing your favorite cars, starting with the basics such as profiles, point of view, speed, attitudes, custom graphics, and coloring. You learn to draw components such as wheels, engines, and accessories. After learning the basics, you are treated to step-by-step lessons on many different body styles.

    $22.95
  • How to Hook & Launch: Traction Mods for Street & Strip

    How to Hook & Launch: Traction Mods for Street & Strip

    Author Dick Miller explains the physics behind what gets a car moving from a standing start. Getting the rear tires to really bite and gain maximum traction is divided into several small steps, and Miller walks you through each phase of the launch.

    $26.95
  • Creative Industries of Detroit: The Untold Story of Detroit's Secret Concept Car Builder

    Creative Industries of Detroit: The Untold Story of Detroit's Secret Concept Car Builder

    Creative Industries of Detroit: The Untold Story of Detroit's Secret Concept Car Builder offers the most exhaustive and complete account of the 40-plus-year history creating dream, prototype, concept, and one-off cars from Dwight D. Eisenhower's 1950 Presidential Lincoln Limousine to the 1993 Mustang Mach III concept cars.

    $42.95
  • Jacky Ickx: Mister Le Mans, and much more

    Jacky Ickx: Mister Le Mans, and much more

    This comprehensive account of the career of Jacky Ickx takes us from his first races with Ford Lotus Cortinas and Mustangs through to his Formula One career, where he drove for Ferrari, Brabham, and Lotus, among others.

    $74.95
  • Show Rod Model Kits: A Showcase of America's Wildest Model Kits

    Show Rod Model Kits: A Showcase of America's Wildest Model Kits

    This all-new book covers what was often the inspiration for all the crazy show rods, the model kits themselves. Viewed from a collector's standpoint rather than a builder's point of view, all of the coolest and wildest kits are featured. Covers the builders, designers, the manufacturers and of course, the collectors.

    $32.95
  • The Corvette Hunter: Kevin Mackay's Greatest Corvette Finds

    The Corvette Hunter: Kevin Mackay's Greatest Corvette Finds

    Kevin Mackay tells story after story of finding and restoring valuable Corvettes such as the 1960 Briggs Cunningham Le Mans racer that took 1st in class. He also tells stories of Steve McQueen's 1966 Corvette, the 1967 Bounty Hunter racer, 1968 Sunray DX #2 and #3, and chassis #003 from 1953. If you like L88 Corvettes, no one has bought and restored more of them than Kevin Mackay! Few authorities in the hobby could be counted on to provide this much entertainment in a single volume.

    $26.95
  • 1001 Drag Racing Facts: The Golden Age of Top Fuel, Funny Cars, Door Slammers & More

    1001 Drag Racing Facts: The Golden Age of Top Fuel, Funny Cars, Door Slammers & More

    Spanning the 1950s through the 1980s, 1001 Drag Racing Facts is packed with well-researched drag racing facts that even some of the most hard-core drag racing fans might be surprised to learn. Covered are all the popular classes of racing of the era, including Top Fuelers, Funny Cars, Pro Stocks, Eliminators such as Gassers and Altereds, Stocks, Super Stocks, and more.

    $26.95
  • Linda Vaughn: The First Lady of Motorsports

    Linda Vaughn: The First Lady of Motorsports

    Linda Vaughn: The First Lady of Motorsports is the most comprehensive gathering of imagery ever assembled on Linda Vaughn. Whether you are simply a fan of Linda or a collector of Linda Vaughn memorabilia, this will be the premier piece in your collection!

    $42.95
  • McRae: just Colin

    McRae: just Colin

    This book details the real Colin McRae, from his humble beginnings to global fame through world championship success. It explains his natural talent, flamboyant driving style, and epic wins as well as his rivalries, friendships, and spectacular crashes. This book uncovers every aspect of Colin's character with a collection of personal stories told by family and friends who knew him best.

    $74.95
  • Dodge Scat Pack and Plymouth Rapid Transit System: Chrysler's Muscle Car Marketing Programs 1968-1972

    Dodge Scat Pack and Plymouth Rapid Transit System: Chrysler's Muscle Car Marketing Programs 1968-1972

    You will relive the muscle cars, advertisements, and marketing tools employed by Chrysler in this first-ever book published on these Mopar programs by author and historian Jim Schild.

    $36.95
  • Steve Magnante's 1001 Corvette Facts

    Steve Magnante's 1001 Corvette Facts

    In this latest volume of the popular 1001 Facts series, Steve Magnante turns his attention to the most popular American sports car ever built, the Chevrolet Corvette. Magnante covers them all here, generation by generation. Corvette fans of any generation are sure to love this collection.

    $26.95
  • Detroit Muscle: Factory Lightweights and Purpose-Built Muscle Cars

    Detroit Muscle: Factory Lightweights and Purpose-Built Muscle Cars

    Follow the evolution of the fastest, most powerful, and exciting vehicles of the era, in both drag racing and NASCAR. From early Hudson Hornets, to the birth of the Hemi, to aluminum and fiberglass panel sedans, to lightweight special-order muscle cars ready to race from the factory.

    $44.95
  • Lost Road Courses: Riverside, Ontario, Bridgehampton & More

    Lost Road Courses: Riverside, Ontario, Bridgehampton & More

    In the pages of this book, a nostalgic tour of these vintage road circuits unfolds. Many period photos illustrate the racing action and the tracks themselves in their former glory, and modern color shows the tracks as they currently stand. If you're a fan of classic sports car, Can-Am, Trans-Am, IndyCar, Formula 1, and classic and unique tracks of yesteryear, this book is a must-have.

    $32.95
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