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Great Cars Series

Great Cars Series


Ferrari 250 GTO - the autobiography of 4153 GT 

More de Luxe editions of the seventh 'Great Cars' Ferrari 250 GTO - the autobiography of 4153 GT book, of which there will be 100 altogether, have been commissioned.  The book about the Tour de France winner is a fitting addition to enthusiasts' shelves in Ferrari's 70th anniversary year.

Jaguar Lightweight E-type - the autobiography of 49 FXN

The eighth book in the 'Great Cars' series, written by Philip Porter and James Page, is now available.

Jaguar C-type - the autobiography of XKC 051

The story of the 1953 Le Mans 24 Hours winner, by Chas Parker & Philip Porter, is available now!

Lotus 18 - the autobiography of 912

Final polishing is taking place on Stirling Moss’s 1961 Monaco GP winning Lotus 18. The 10th book in the ‘Great Cars’ series will be published in time for the Goodwood Revival.

GT40 - the autobiography of 1075

Ray Hutton is hard at work on the book chronicling the life of the double Le Mans winner. It will be out late in 2017.


Other 'Great Cars' titles progressing nicely: Monza Alfa, Daytona Cobra, Bugatti T50, Bugatti T53 and Bugatti T59.


Exceptional Cars Series

Jaguar XK 120 – the remarkable history of JWK 651

Copies of the second in the ‘Exceptional Cars’ series are being snapped up. The book does justice to this beautiful car, whose fellow models recently turned heads on the Round Britain Coastal Drive. 

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

Work is continuing on the third ‘Exceptional Cars’ book, featuring the first three AC Cobras.

Aston Martin Ulster

Marque expert Stephen Archer is cracking on with research for the first Porter Press title to feature the much-admired Aston Martin name.


Mark Cole will tell the remarkable story of chassis number 1016, the car that finished third at Le Mans in '66. The fifth ‘Exceptional Cars’ book will be published in early 2018.