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The Life and Times of a Jaguar Apprentice
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 52,720. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
An actual snapshot in time of a Jaguar Apprentice's journey in the 1960's. Good life lessons for all youngsters are prevalent throughout the pages.
Mercedes-Benz, SLK R172
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 30,110. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
The SLK R172 is the latest version of the successful Mercedes small sports car series. This fascinating and informative reference book gives a complete overview of its history from the SLK200 to the SLK55 AMG.it comes with superb photography, a comprehensive buyer's guide and continues with detailed explanations of the car's many features and a full list of its technical specifications.
Mercedes-Benz, SLK R171
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 37,250. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
If you don't like the SLK R170 because of its four-cylinder engines, the R171 with its beefier power plants will appeal to you. It's not only a bit longer and wider, also its interior is more up market and with the SLK55 AMG it offered the first V8 in its class. Whether one likes the F1 inspired nose or not, the R171 has a lot going for it. This revised e-book can help you finding the right one.
Mercedes-Benz, SLK R170
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 31,660. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
If you plan to buy a small roadster and have considered the SLK R170, you will find that prices in 2015 for these nice cars can vary greatly. Which one to buy, the four-cylinder or the more powerful V6. This e-book, updated in Oct. 2015, does not only explain in great detail the VIN and data card codes, it also comes with a comprehensive buyer's guide and discusses the cars' engine varieties
The Indianapolis 500 - Volume Four: British Invasion (1963 – 1966)
Series: The Indianapolis 500 - A History. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,860. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Volume Four: British Invasion (1963 – 1966) tells how Ford Motor Company and Team Lotus joined to conquer the Indianapolis 500, inaugurating the modern era of higher automotive technology supported by corporate money - especially the opening shots of the infamous tire wars between Firestone and Goodyear. Speeds climbed quickly until tragedy struck in turn four in 1964.
The Nearly Men
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,240. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014 by Stanhope Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Over 400 drivers have taken part in World Championship Grand Prix racing, since it's inception in 1950. Some have won championships, others just races. Then there are those who sat on edge of greatness. Those who stood on the podium but cannot claim a victory to their name. This is their story.
The Indianapolis 500 - Volume Three: Watson’s Wonders (1959 – 1962)
Series: The Indianapolis 500 - A History, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,860. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Volume Three: Watson's Wonders (1959 – 1962) tells the story of the how the racing creations of A.J. Watson came to dominate this era at the Speedway, to then be challenged by the rear engine creations of the Coopers and Mickey Thompson. Each year features an epic "500", with Speedway legends Jim Rathmann, A.J. Foyt and Rodger Ward (twice) the victors.
One Hit Wonders: The Story of One Off Grand Prix Winners
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,540. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013 by Stanhope Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
A look at the drivers and teams who have won only one World Championship Grand Prix, since the formation of the championship in 1950. Updated for 2013 with all the latested information and statistics, plus photographs.
The Indianapolis 500, a History - Volume One: Resurrection and Blue Crowns
Series: The Indianapolis 500 - A History, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 50,620. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
REVISED EDITION - First of five book series examining the history of the Indianapolis 500 from 1946 to 1969. Volume One: Resurrection and Blue Crowns includes the story of the Speedway’s catastrophic opening, its 1945 sale to Tony Hulman, and each race from 1946 through 1953, examining events and people who shaped the “Greatest Spectacle in Racing" and its legend.
The Mercedes R230 SL
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 38,620. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
This e-book covers the complete history of the SL R230 with all its engine variatons. Backed by detailed information directly sourced from Daimler AG, it describes all changes/upgrades plus the AMG and Special Edition versions. Also major tuners such as Brabus, Carlsson and RENNtech are discussed. Detailed technical information and annual production figures of each model are included
The Mercedes W111 Fintail
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 21,570. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Buyer’s Guides, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Of course the six-cylinder W111 sedan does not offer the aura of the more lavishly equipped two-door variants, but it drives the same, has sometimes even the same engine and most important, it does come a lot cheaper. Unfortunately there are not too many good ones around anymore in 2015. This revised ebook with buyer's guide might help you find the right one. It explains the VIN/data card, etc

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