Automotive History Books

Last updated: January 2, 2012
  1. Go Like Hell: Ford, Ferrari, and Their Battle for Speed and Glory at Le Mans
    1. Go Like Hell: Ford, Ferrari, and Their Battle for Speed and Glory at Le Mans by A. J. Baime Published: June 17, 2010 Score: 6.48
  2. The Yugo: The Rise and Fall of the Worst Car in History
    2. The Yugo: The Rise and Fall of the Worst Car in History by Jason Vuic and Erik Synnestvedt Published: March 8, 2010 Score: 1.85
  3. Shelby Cobra Fifty Years
    3. Shelby Cobra Fifty Years by Colin Comer and Carroll Shelby Published: October 22, 2011 Score: 1.51
  4. Crash Course: The American Automobile Industry's Road from Glory to Disaster
    4. Crash Course: The American Automobile Industry's Road from Glory to Disaster by Paul Ingrassia and Patrick Lawlor Published: January 18, 2010 Score: 1.3
  5. The Complete Book of Mustang: Every Model Since 1964-1/2 (Complete Book Series)
    5. The Complete Book of Mustang: Every Model Since 1964-1/2 (Complete Book Series) by Mike Mueller Published: December 24, 2010 Score: 1.29
  6. McQueen's Machines: The Cars and Bikes of a Hollywood Icon
    6. McQueen's Machines: The Cars and Bikes of a Hollywood Icon by Matt Stone and Chad McQueen Published: November 6, 2010 Score: 1.13
  7. The Complete Book of Shelby Automobiles: Cobras, Mustangs, and Super Snakes (Complete Book Series)
    7. The Complete Book of Shelby Automobiles: Cobras, Mustangs, and Super Snakes (Complete Book Series) by Colin Comer Published: November 16, 2009 Score: 0.7
  8. The Complete Book of Corvette: Every Model Since 1953
    8. The Complete Book of Corvette: Every Model Since 1953 by Mike Mueller Published: January 23, 2012 Score: 0.57
  9. The Cobra in the Barn: Great Stories of Automotive Archaeology
    9. The Cobra in the Barn: Great Stories of Automotive Archaeology by Tom Cotter and Peter Egan Published: April 3, 2010 Score: 0.54
  10. Mustang Boss 302: From Racing Legend to Modern Muscle Car
    10. Mustang Boss 302: From Racing Legend to Modern Muscle Car by Donald Farr and Parnelli Jones Published: August 29, 2011 Score: 0.46
  11. How to Design Cars Like a Pro
    11. How to Design Cars Like a Pro by Tony Lewin, Ryan Borroff and Ian Callum Published: November 6, 2010 Score: 0.36
  12. GTO: Pontiac's Great One
    12. GTO: Pontiac's Great One by Darwin Holmstrom and David Newhardt Published: January 15, 2011 Score: 0.34
  13. The Indianapolis 500: A Century of Excitement
    13. The Indianapolis 500: A Century of Excitement by Ralph Kramer Published: November 30, 2010 Score: 0.33
  14. Mickey Thompson: The Fast Life and Tragic Death of a Racing Legend
    14. Mickey Thompson: The Fast Life and Tragic Death of a Racing Legend by Erik Arneson and Danny Thompson Published: March 11, 2011 Score: 0.3
  15. Lost Hot Rods: Remarkable Stories of How They Were Found (Cartech)
    15. Lost Hot Rods: Remarkable Stories of How They Were Found (Cartech) by Pat Ganahl Published: September 15, 2010 Score: 0.28
  16. The Corvette in the Barn: More Great Stories of Automotive Archaeology
    16. The Corvette in the Barn: More Great Stories of Automotive Archaeology by Tom Cotter and Keith Martin Published: September 12, 2010 Score: 0.28
  17. Fifty Cars That Changed the World (Fifty (Conran Octopus))
    17. Fifty Cars That Changed the World (Fifty (Conran Octopus)) by Design Museum Published: April 5, 2010 Score: 0.28
  18. Grumpy's Toys: The Authorized History of Grumpy Jenkins' Cars (Cartech)
    18. Grumpy's Toys: The Authorized History of Grumpy Jenkins' Cars (Cartech) by Doug Boyce Published: January 15, 2011 Score: 0.27
  19. Chrysler's Turbine Car: The Rise and Fall of Detroit's Coolest Creation (Motor Cars General Interest)
    19. Chrysler's Turbine Car: The Rise and Fall of Detroit's Coolest Creation (Motor Cars General Interest) by Steve Lehto and Jay Leno Published: October 1, 2010 Score: 0.26
  20. Art of the Formula 1 Race Car
    20. Art of the Formula 1 Race Car by Stuart Codling, James Mann, Peter Windsor and Gordon Murray Published: April 5, 2010 Score: 0.26
  21. The Flivver King: A Story of Ford America
    21. The Flivver King: A Story of Ford America by Upton Sinclair Published: January 22, 2010 Score: 0.24
  22. Car: The Definitive Visual History of the Automobile
    22. Car: The Definitive Visual History of the Automobile by DK Publishing Published: May 2, 2011 Score: 0.21
  23. Real Racers: Formula 1 in the 1950s and 1960s: A Driver's Perspective. Rare and Classic Images from the Klemantaski Collection
    23. Real Racers: Formula 1 in the 1950s and 1960s: A Driver's Perspective. Rare and Classic Images from the Klemantaski Collection by Stuart Codling, Darren Heath and David Coulthard Published: April 11, 2011 Score: 0.19
  24. Motion Performance: Tales of a Muscle Car Builder
    24. Motion Performance: Tales of a Muscle Car Builder by Martyn L. Schorr and Joe Oldham Published: October 9, 2009 Score: 0.19
  25. The Golden Age of Formula 1
    25. The Golden Age of Formula 1 by Rainer W. Schlegelmilch and Sir Jackie Stewart Published: November 15, 2010 Score: 0.18

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