Featured Books

Ultimate E-type

The Competition Cars

by Philip Porter

Ultimate E-type - The Competition Cars, by Philip Porter

 This is a heavyweight book on the rare Lightweight Es and early racers.  Packed with illustrations from wonderful period photos to stunning studio shots.


Price: £95.00

De Luxe and Collectors' Editions are also available

Jaguar E-type (2nd Edition)

The Definitive History

by Philip Porter

This is an all-new updated edition of a classic book that was first published in 1989 and remained in print for 20 years.


Price: £95.00

Stirling Moss Scrapbook 1955

by Stirling Moss & Philip Porter

This book is a light-hearted look at the fun, the excitement, the lifestyle, the racing, the people, the challenges, the tragedies, the victories, the crumpet…


Standard Edition (reprint) Price: £39.95


Standard Edition (reprint, signed)

Price: £54.95


Standard Edition (1st Edition) Price: £130.00


Standard (signed) Edition  (1st Edition)

Price : £150.00


de Luxe Edition SOLD OUT

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Featured Author

Ian Wagstaff started work in the production department of Motor Sport magazine. He later become Press Officer at Silverstone circuit.  He has been a freelance journalist since 1986, writing for The Economist Intelligence Unit and Financial Times Automotive Division as well as the motor racing press.


Ian has twice won the Guild of Motoring Writers’ Montagu of Beaulieu Trophy as well as its Pierre Dreyfus award, and he has also received the American Auto Racing Writers and Broadcasters Association’s ‘Book of the Year’ award.

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Original Price: £34.95


Special Offer Price £9.99

Porsche 911 Scrapbook: the air-cooled cars

by Glen Smale


Standard Edition. Incisive narrative combines with stunning photography, cuttings, brochures and posters to tell the story of the 911 air-cooled cars (1963-1998). Features a rare dedication by Dr. Wolfgang Porsche.

The Alan Fearnley Cartoon Collection

Alan Fearnley is one of the world’s leading motoring artists. In 2008, Porter Press International was proud to publish a book of his paintings, The Automotive Art of Alan Fearnley, which encompasses a variety of automotive subjects from the great Silver Arrows of the ’30s to the sports racers of the ’50s to gentler scenes spanning many decades. As an XK owner, Alan contributed a series of very amusing cartoons to the XK Club some years ago. The originals hang in Philip Porter’s private museum. A number of members spotted them recently and asked if they were for sale. They were not but they are now!

Who Do You Think You Are? Stirling Moss

Buy this cheeky T-Shirt, featuring the favourite slogan of traffic policemen everywhere! Celebs we have captured sporting Sir Stirling’s fab blue T-shirt with light blue text include: F1 racer, Jenson Button
National Treasure, Murray Walker
Lady Susie Moss
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Latest Books

Standard Edition

Price: £60.00

Jaguar Design

A Story of Style


People * Process * Projects

Price: £90.00

by Nick Hull

Foreword by Ian Callum

One ingredient is common to every Jaguar – style.


Arguably a greater proportion of people have more passion for Jaguar than for any other car manufacturer. And the reason for this passion is style. Being more than merely functional motor cars, Jaguars stir the blood.


People like their Mercedes, BMW, Audi or Lexus, but they love their Jaguar!

Due mid September

pre-order your copy now!

Saving Jaguar    John Egan

by Sir John Egan

Price: £24.95

This book tells the story of how John Egan gradually overcame the odds and, piece by piece, rebuilt this great company, winning over the workforce, the overseas dealers and, most important of all, the customers. Working with Margaret Thatcher and her Government, Egan and his team of managers overcame every obstacle, every set-back, every challenge.

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The most prestigious series of motoring books ever produced. Great cars, great authors, great quality. Each book is devoted to a single, famous car but also sets the scene and covers the drivers and the competition. Each book has 320 pages, over 275 period photographs, new studio photography, 60,000+ words and measures 285 x 235 (11.5in x 9.5in).

Jaguar Lightweight E-type the autobiography of 4 WPD

by Philip Porter


Jaguar Lightweight E-type - The Autobiography of 4 WPD, by Philip Porter

Order your copy now!

This Great Cars Series book outlines in exhaustive detail the history of the most important competition Jaguar E-type.

Standard Edition

Price: £60.00

De Luxe and Collectors' Editions are also available

Porsche 917 - The

Autobiography of 917-023

by Ian Wagstaff


Order your copy now!

This magnificent book (the second title in our Great Cars series) tells the story of the most important Porsche 917 of all – the one that gave Porsche its first victory in the Le Mans 24 Hours.

Standard Edition

Price: £60.00

De Luxe edition also available

Jaguar D-type

The Autobiography of XKD 504

by Philip Porter & Chas Parker


Due mid September

Pre-order your copy now!

This superb book tells the story of one of the most historically interesting of all Jaguar
D-types – a car that has raced more than any other D-type.

Standard Edition

Price: £60.00

De Luxe Edition also available

Ferrari 250 GT

Short Wheelbase - The

Autobiography of 2119 GT

by Doug Nye


Due mid September

Pre-order your copy now!

This superb book tells the story of the finest example of a glorious breed of Ferrari, the 250 GT Short Wheelbase, which combined a great engine with a fine chassis and a beautiful body to become one of the most revered Ferraris.

Standard Edition

Price: £60.00

De Luxe Edition also available

Ferrari 250 GTO

The Autobiography of 4153 GT

by Keith Bluemel



Due November

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This magnificent book tells the story of a Ferrari 250 GTO with a particularly interesting and varied history.  The car is chassis number 4153 GT and it won the Tour de France - an arduous 10-day race-cum-rally - in the hands of Lucien Bianchi and Georges Berger in 1964.

Standard Edition

Price: £60.00

De Luxe Edition also available

Maserati 250F

The Autobiography of 2528

by Ian Wagstaff


Date to be confirmed

The Autobiography of 2528. This fabulous ex-Fangio 250F has been owned by the Corner family for many years.

Standard Edition

Price: £60.00

De Luxe Edition also available

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