NASCAR Then & Now by Ben White

The entire review of this coffee-table NASCAR history book might as well be boiled down to the staggering power of a single photograph, which you'll see after the jump. » 7/31/10 7:00pm 7/31/10 7:00pm

If You Buy Just One Book About Engines This Year, Buy This

Veloce Today's Pete Vack recently took a look at Griff Borgeson's The Classic Twin Cam Engine, a dive into the origins of the modern overhead-valve powerplant. Tech geekery? Intrigue? Crazy Frenchmen? This is where your engine came from. —Ed. » 6/10/10 10:00am 6/10/10 10:00am

Why The Yugo Isn't Just A Punchline

Admit it: The Yugo is strangely fascinating. Jason Vuic's book Yugo: The Rise and Fall of the Worst Car in History is equally fascinating. Wired.com recently spoke with Vuic about the car's legacy. —Ed. » 5/20/10 1:30pm 5/20/10 1:30pm

The Best Damn Alfa Book Ever Written

Pete Vack of Veloce Today wrote this compelling summary of one of the coolest books written about Alfa Romeos. We love Alfas, so we couldn't resist. Hell, even if you don't love Alfas, you should probably buy it. —Ed. » 4/28/10 10:30am 4/28/10 10:30am

The Yugo: The Rise and Fall of the Worst Car in History by Jason Vuic

As author Jason Vuic points out in The Yugo's introduction, the Yugo wasn't really the worst car in history. How did it capture the role of Worst Car Ever in the mind of most Americans? This excellent book explains all!
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Have You Read Unsafe At Any Speed?

It's the law: when the Corvair's name comes up, this book's name comes up. Most of you no doubt have very strong feelings about Ralph Nader, but how many of you have actually read his book? » 2/28/10 7:00pm 2/28/10 7:00pm

Chinese Unveil Electric Dong Car Covered In Bush

If the highlight of the 2008 Detroit Auto Show was a dong-shaped Chinese car, this year's highlight might be this unmarked all-electric giant phallic car. Bonus points for the random green shrubs. » 1/11/10 11:25am 1/11/10 11:25am

Ferdinand Porsche - Genesis Of Genius by Karl Ludvigsen

You know how a lot of marque-specific car books tend to be a bit on the lightweight side? A couple of anecdotes about the designers and then a lot of pretty pictures? Not this monster! » 10/04/09 3:00pm 10/04/09 3:00pm

Glory Days: When Horsepower and Passion Ruled Detroit, by Jim Wangers

We've seen a worshipful GTO history book in this series, and now we're going to look at a book by the brilliant adman who helped create the GTO legend in the first place: Jim Wangers. » 6/14/09 5:00pm 6/14/09 5:00pm

DeLorean Motor Company Planning New... Book


Though the DeLorean has been put out to pasture, the Delorean Motor Company (DMC) still exists on the sunny plains of Texas (or at least in a warehouse building in Humble). To commemorate 25 years of plant closure, the company is inviting old employees to contribute to a book titled: "I lived the Dream - Stories from… » 3/21/07 1:10pm 3/21/07 1:10pm