6 Great Books for Car Enthusiasts
From the bio about Senna to the campervan bible: with our car book Top-6 you keep your coffee table filled and your oil head up to standard. According to the people in the automotive industry (click here to learn more), here are 6 great books about cars every enthusiast should read.
Grease Junkie – Edd China
We know that you too have regularly stuck at Wheelerdealers during an evening of zapping in front of the tube. In this car book, the cheerful Edd not only takes you for a look behind the scenes at Wheelerdealers, he tells you all about his adventures on wheels. On holiday you usually get the most idiotic ideas, Edd will only strengthen your imagination.
How to build a car – Adrian Newey
Although you’ve probably heard the name Adrian Newey before (after all, he’s the designer of Max Verstappen’s car), you may not have known that he can be seen as 1 of the greatest champions in Formula 1. As a designer, Newey has won more than 150 Grand Prix races and 10 constructors’ championships with 3 different teams in Formula 1. Enough success to write a book about as far as we are concerned. And that’s exactly what happened. A beautiful autobiography, in which you also get insight into how a Formula 1 car works understandably.
Top Gear – Dream Cars – The Hot 100
For those who are looking for a car book to grab now and then, this Top Gear book is the perfect solution. The experts of Top Gear selected 100 hot cars for you. They didn’t just look at the highest price tag or the most engine power. The gentlemen went in search of cars that form a perfect mix between engineering and design. No long pieces of text, but nice photos, 3D illustrations of course the much-needed information.
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The Camper Van Bible – Martin Dorey
Another nice coffee table book. For anyone who dreams of going out with a camper, Martin Dorey made this wonderful book. As an expert by experience and presenter of the BBC program “One Man and His Campervan”, Martin knows how to tell something about every aspect of life with a camper… Not only the photos and stories in this book are delicious, but also the recipes that Martin shares with you are to lick your fingers at.
Ayrton Senna – Olav Mol and Erik Houben
Although Lewis Hamilton is breaking records on a collision course and Max Verstappen is eager to knock him off his throne, for many, there is still only 1 courreur the biggest. Ayrton Senna da Silva. In the book by Olav Mol and Erik Houben, you will learn everything you already knew and did not know about the life of Ayrton Senna. From Senna’s first karting experience to his funeral and beyond. Because although Senna himself is no longer alive, his legacy is undeniable.
Gentlemen, Start Your Engines! – Jared Zaugg
A truly insane car book for the coffee table compiled by the car team of auction house Bonhams. They selected the most beautiful, but historically also the most interesting cars for you. Not only are the large format photos in the book, but also the stories about the cars are breathtaking. We are talking, for example, about rod Stewart’s Lamborghini Miura or the Bugatti T57S Atalante Coupe that disappeared from the face of the earth for half a century.