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

Pre-order your copy - delivery early May  The Ferrari 250 LM was born of controversy. Enzo Ferrari wanted this compact mid-engined coupe to qualify...

View full details
£ 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...

View full details
£ 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...

View full details
£ 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...

View full details
£ 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...

View full details
£ 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...

View full details
£ 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...

View full details
£ 30.00 GBP