Category: Book Reviews

Book Review: Mustang by Design

Nearly everyone knows something about the Ford Mustang, the iconic sports coupe that’s been part of American automotive lore for…

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Book Review: Car Marques

The story behind car marques and the trademarks that define them. They are almost always easily recognizable with just one…

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Attention Dealer Principals: Perfect Dealership

Surviving the Digital Disruption. If you’ve visited a new car dealership within the past few years, you may have noticed…

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Book Review: Classic Volkswagens

All about classic Volkswagens! How much do you know about Volkswagen? Perhaps a better question is this one: how much…

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Reviewed — Curves Scotland: Number 8

Scotland by motorcar — the only way to travel. Is it a book? A magazine? Or is it a catalog?…

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Book Review: Preston Tucker

…and His Battle to Build the Car of Tomorrow. Preston Tucker may not be a name familiar to people outside…

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Book Review — Fiat 500: The Design Book

The Fiat 500 is one of the most easily recognized vehicles on the road. It is petite, stylish, and colorful,…

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Book Review — Dream Garages International

Many of us know one person who goes well beyond being the atypical weekend mechanic. This individual not only works…

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Book Review — Gas Smarts

Hundreds of Small Ways to Save Big at the Pump How appropriate it is for an author to write a…

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Book Review — Car Guys vs. Bean Counters

Former GM vice-chairman offers an insider’s look at a once proud industry. Bob Lutz is one of the most colorful,…

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Book Review – GM LS-Series Engines: The Complete Swap Manual

Engine swap book for performance enthusiasts.The essential American performance engine title has changed hands a very few amount of times…

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Book Review – Porsche: A History of Excellence

Automotive history books offer fascinating looks at the evolution of the ever important automobile. Books focusing on a single manufacturer…

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Book Review — The Hot Rod Reader

America’s purely original art forms are rather limited. While American poets, play writes and painters have left their marks on…

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Book Review — The Art of the Formula 1 Race Car

Often described as the pinnacle of motorsport, the Formula 1 world championship provides an extraordinary level of technology.  The races…

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Book Review — NASCAR Then and Now

Very much a rags to riches story, the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing went from a few dirt…

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Book Review — Legendary Corvettes

Chevrolet’s Corvette has been around since 1953, one of the most enduring model names of all time. Only in 1983…

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Book Review — McQueen’s Machines

Younger readers probably won’t remember Steve McQueen, the Hollywood actor who died in 1980 from mesothelioma. Avid car enthusiasts know…

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Book Review — How to Design Cars Like a Pro

I am not nor have I ever been interested in designing cars myself. But, that does not mean I am…

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Allure of the Automobile

Book Review — The Allure of the Automobile

Automotive design has had its shining moments, something we still see today in select Italian sports cars, German luxury sedans…

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Book Review — Life Is A Highway

I am not the biggest fan of books comprised merely of compilations of short stories written by different authors. Most…

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