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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

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£ 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

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£ 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

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£ 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’

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

Jaguar C-type - The autobiography of XKC 051

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£ 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

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£ 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

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£ 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
Vintage car at Shelsley Walsh
History of English Racing Automobiles

ERA R4D - The autobiography of R4D

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£ 60.00 GBP

The sixth book in the Great Cars Series The famous cars made by ERA (English Racing Automobiles) epitomise British motor racing during the 1930s...

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

Maserati 250F - The autobiography of 2528

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£ 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

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£ 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