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Great Cars Series

Porter Press’s flagship series of car autobiographies – featuring some of the most famous cars in the world today. Great cars, great authors, great quality.

Each book is devoted to a single, famous car but also sets the scene with the history of the marque and covers the period drivers and the competition. 

  • bugatti at le mans
    Bugatti T50 book

    Bugatti Type 50 - The autobiography of Bugatti's first Le Mans car

    Porter Press International
    £ 60.00 GBP

    The thirteenth book in the highly regarded ‘Great Cars’ series tells the story of the Bugatti Type 50 and of one chassis in particular – chassis 50...

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    £ 60.00 GBP
  • Vittorio Jano
    Alfa Romeo Monza book (Classic Edition)

    Alfa Romeo Monza - The autobiography of a celebrated 8C-2300

    Porter Press International
    £ 60.00 GBP

    The remarkable history of an Alfa Romeo Monza Includes its characterful drivers and owners, some with life stories worthy of a movie script. This ...

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    £ 60.00 GBP
  • 1968 season GT40
    Ford GT40 book

    Ford GT40 - The autobiography of 1075

    Porter Press International
    £ 60.00 GBP

    This sumptuous book tells the story of one of the world’s most important racing cars. Always raced in Gulf’s iconic blue-and-orange colours, this ...

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    £ 60.00 GBP
  • Lotus team run by Rob Walker
    Lotus 18 Book

    Lotus 18 - The autobiography of Stirling Moss’s ‘912’

    Porter Press International
    £ 60.00 GBP

    The story of the Lotus 18 in which Stirling Moss achieved two of his most famous Grand Prix victories. Tenth Book in the Great Cars Series The firs...

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    £ 60.00 GBP
  • Jaguar Team at Le Mans 24 Hours 1953
    C-type autobiography - by Chas Parker & Philip Porter

    Jaguar C-type - The autobiography of XKC 051

    Porter Press International
    £ 60.00 GBP

    A story of the celebrated lightweight Jaguar C-type, chassis number XKC 051, that Duncan Hamilton and Tony Rolt drove to victory in the 1953 Le ...

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    £ 60.00 GBP
  • Lindner, Nocker, Giancarlo Baghetti, Umberto Maglioli, Peter Lumsden, Dan Gurney, Bob Bondurant
    Classic car books - Classic Jaguar - E-type history

    Jaguar Lightweight E-type - The autobiography of 49 FXN

    Porter Press International
    £ 60.00 GBP

    The eighth book in the Great Cars Series This exhaustive book tells the story of the 1963 Lightweight Jaguar E-type that was famously given an ae...

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    £ 60.00 GBP
  • Tour de France, Gerald Langlois van Ophem, Robert Darville, Spa, Nurburgring
    1963 Tour de France winner

    Ferrari 250 GTO - The autobiography of 4153 GT

    Porter Press International
    £ 60.00 GBP

    A book on the most expensive car ever sold The seventh book in the Great Cars Series This magnificent book tells the story of a Ferrari 250 GTO w...

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    £ 60.00 GBP
  • ERA racing car at Shelsley Walsh
    History of English Racing Automobiles

    ERA R4D - The autobiography of R4D

    Porter Press International
    £ 60.00 GBP

    The famous cars made by ERA (English Racing Automobiles) epitomise British motor racing during the 1930s and have a very special place in the affec...

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    £ 60.00 GBP
  • British Grand Prix, Aintree, 1955
    Maserati 250F history book

    Maserati 250F - The autobiography of 2528

    Porter Press International
    £ 60.00 GBP

    The fifth book in the Great Cars Series This fabulous ex-Fangio 250F has been owned by the Corner family for many years. Maserati books don't get ...

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    £ 60.00 GBP
  • Ross Brawn, Maranello, Carlo Chiti, Ferrari books
    Ferrari book signed by Ross Brawn

    Ferrari 250 GT Short Wheelbase - The autobiography of 2119 GT

    Porter Press International
    £ 60.00 GBP

    The story of the finest example of a glorious breed of Ferrari, the 250 GT Short Wheelbase. The 250 GT Short Wheelbase combined a great engine with...

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    £ 60.00 GBP