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Book Reviews

Looking for a gift for a car enthusiasts or collector? You can never go wrong with giving them a book about cars. Here's some examples that we think are particularly good reading.

Book Review - Jaguar E-type
This is Jaguar historian, Nigel Thorley's second edition of the iconic E-type with twenty-four new pages added that cover’s the E-type’s motor racing career in considerably more detail than the first.

Book Review: Ford Cleveland 335 V8 Engine 1970 – 1982
Four decades following its initial introduction in 1970, the Ford Cleveland V8 engine remains highly prized among Ford enthusiasts throughout the world. The book, Ford Cleveland 335 V8 Engine 1970 – 1982, is for gear-heads who want to know every detail, from it's history to every build specification.

Book Review - My First Car
Motor Trend executive director and motoring author Matt Stone captures memories of 65 celebrities and their first car.

Book Review: Fifty Cars That Changed The World
It would be quite a task to come up with all the ways that cars have changed the world since their inception. So the Design Museum narrowed it down to fifty cars in particular that stand out in history as change makers, the good, the bad and the ugly.

Book Review: Legendary Race Cars
More than any other sporting pursuit, racing is a test of both human and machine. Through vivid, human detail, writer and photographer Basem Wasef brings to life more than two dozen racing legends, including the story of Mario Andretti and the Lotus 79 that he drove to the 1978 Formula 1 world championship--a triumph trumped by the tragic loss of his teammate, Ronnie Peterson.

Book review: Go Like Hell by A. J. Baime
Go Like Hell is the story of Ford's attempt to beat Ferrari at the famed 24 Hours of LeMans in the 1960s. It's a David and Goliath story in which we learn that David isn't exactly the squeaky-clean good guy he seems to be from the review by Aaron Gold, your Guide to Cars at About.com.

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