Exceptional Cars Collection

Exceptional Cars Series

The sister series to our acclaimed ‘Great Cars’ collection, this new and growing addition to the Porter Press catalogue features individual cars with remarkable histories. Opening with Iso Bizzarrini - the story of the last and most successful 1960s Iso AC/3 Grifo race car and continuing through Jaguar XK 120 - the superb alloy-bodied XKC 051, books on the first three Shelby Cobras, a beautiful Aston Martin Ulster and a notable GT40. With expert authors, superb photography and top-quality production values, this is a series of books that no motoring enthusiast should be without.
  • Ferrari 250 LM engine
    Ferrari 250 LM book

    Ferrari 250 LM – The remarkable history of 6313

    Porter Press International
    £ 30.00 GBP

    Available now!  The Ferrari 250 LM was born of controversy. Enzo Ferrari wanted this compact mid-engined coupe to qualify as a GT car for world cha...

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    £ 30.00 GBP
  • Maserati 4CLT Chassis number 1600 book
    Maserati Book

    Maserati 4CLT - The remarkable history of chassis no. 1600

    Porter Press International
    £ 30.00 GBP

    The latest in the 'Exceptional Cars' series tells the story of one of the two cars bought by The Automovil Club Argentino (ACA). Painted in the bri...

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    £ 30.00 GBP
  • Scratch races
    Aston Martin Ulster book

    Aston Martin Ulster - The remarkable history of CMC 614

    Porter Press International
    £ 30.00 GBP

    The fifth book in the Exceptional Cars Series CMC 614 is the registration number of an historic Aston Martin Ulster which has, without doubt, com...

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    £ 30.00 GBP
  • Carrol Shelby and Dan Gurney
    First Three Shelby Cobras book by Gordon Bruce

    The First Three Shelby Cobras - The sports cars that changed the game

    Porter Press International
    £ 30.00 GBP

     The story of three cars, the first AC Cobras created by the legendary Carroll Shelby in 1962. This is the fourth book in the Exceptional Cars ser...

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    £ 30.00 GBP
  • Ford's 7-litre V8
    Ford GT40 Mark 2 book

    Ford GT40 Mark II - The remarkable history of 1016

    Porter Press International
    £ 30.00 GBP

    This book tells the story of Ford GT40 Mark II, chassis no. P/1016 This was one of the trio of cars that crossed the finishing line together at Le...

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    £ 30.00 GBP
  • Le Mans, Leslie Johnson, Bert Hadley, John Colley, Old English White
    Exceptional Cars Books - Jaguar XK 120

    Jaguar XK 120 - The remarkable history of JWK 651

    Porter Press International
    £ 30.00 GBP

    The story of one of the six alloy-bodied XK 120s that were prepared by Jaguar in 1950 for racing and rallying. This XK 120, known as JWK 651 b...

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    £ 30.00 GBP
  • Mario Cabral, Teodoro Zeccoli, Alfa Romeo
    Iso Bizzarrini - Exceptional Cars Book

    Iso Bizzarrini - The remarkable history of A3/C 0222

    Porter Press International
    £ 30.00 GBP

      A fascinating story of the last and most successful of the Iso AC/3 Grifo race cars from the fabulous period of sports car racing in the mid-1...

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    £ 30.00 GBP