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  2. Trevor

    The Real R3 Story

    By the early 1990s the Rover Group sales were on the up. Their relationship with Honda had produced the success of the Rover 200, the flagship Rover 800 and the company was now in the hands of British Aerospace Unfortunately the world"s economy was not strong, with the world"s markets for both cars and planes, commercial and military, falling. It is in these times that the SK3 project started, stalled and was reborn as the R3 Rover 200. It has been called 'The last all-British, volume car' but that's not true... It is a story worth telling and now has been told by many of tho
  3. LAUNCH OFFER - £5 discount on 'Jaguar The Cars & The People' for Book Club Members

    Jaguar - The Cars and The People by Peter Lightfoot

    A brand new Book listing the history of Jaguars' people that made the car and shaped the future of the motor industry

    A unique perspective of the Jaguar car company over the decades and the people that made the company and motoring history.
    So many superbly illustrated and technically explicit books have been written about Jaguar cars over the long and successful existence of the marque, but not many have been written about ‘the people’ that created and shaped the future of the Jaguar brand.
    This book is dedicated to the bosses and employees that made the Jaguar brand a truly legendary car brand, recognised and respected worldwide, both on the roads and the race tracks.

    FREE POSTAGE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

    £24.95
  4. The 300 SL (W 194) is the first racing car with which Mercedes-Benz renewed its participation in international automobile racing in the postwar period. Top-ranking positions and triumphs, such as at the legendary twenty-four-hour endurance race in Le Mans or the Carrera Panamericana in Mexico, are not a long time in the coming and as early as 1952 secure a place for the Stuttgart-based make in the worldwide motor sports scene.

    The racing car achieved particular fame for its unusual gull-winged doors, which turn the production sports car 300 SL, introduced in 1954 and directly derived from the W 194, into one of the lasting icons in automobile history.

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    The book provides exhaustive and authentic documentation of the technical development of the W 194 based on extensive research in the archives of Mercedes-Benz Classic: all of the races as well as the biography of each individual vehicle are presented with the aid of in part unpublished images and illustrations. Its high-quality design as well as its exquisite features make the book a true collector's item. 

    Packaged within two outer hard card wallets.

    ISBN13:9783775740036
    Number of Pages: 302 (Double Page)
    Packaged Dimensions: 300x385mm
    Format: Hardback
    Publisher: Hatje Cantz
    Release Date: 2015-09-02

    £124
  5. Trevor

    About Us

    Transporterama is an online store, specialising in motoring and motorsport books and related products. Run by enthusiasts for enthusiasts! What started as selling part of a personal motoring book collection has now evolved in retailing a wide range of motoring and motorsport related products such as books, magazines, programmes, memorabilia, watches, art and DVDs. We also publish the occasional book and offer eBooks within our stock range. We are happy to enter into discussion to acquire the item in which you are interested, so feel free to make us an offer but not too cheeky t
  6. Presenting The Racing Infused Carbon GT Timepiece - Racing At It's Rawest

    We have designed something special here for our fellow racing and car enthusiasts. We love releasing new racing inspired watches so for this Carbon GT model we have stepped it up a notch with an all carbon fibre dial and bezel timepiece! Yes you read right it even has a carbon fibre bezel! We used real carbon for the dial and bezel of this black edition which makes it a one of a kind.

    The motor running this collection is a highly reliable Seiko VK63 meca-quartz which is an awesome quartz movement that has the great touch of the second hand swooping smoothly like an automatic movement as opposed to ticking second by second like a standard quartz. 

    The Carbon GT has a 43mm all stainless steel case which is black coated and features a dial of 3 sub dials being second, minute and hour ticking sub dials. We decided that orange looks best with the black and carbon so we used an orange second hand and second hands on the sub dials. Protecting the this unique dial is the strongest crystal being sapphire crystal - highly scratch and scrape proof. We added a tachymetre to the outer dial and some semi skeleton minute and hour hands.
    The caseback features a chequered engraving with the crown as engraved with our M logo and have allowed our backers to take this watch 100 metres under water by making it water resistant of 100m. We really have pulled out all the posts on this new Carbon GT watch, this is the watch you need for your next track visit!
     

    Specification

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    All watches come with FREE Shipping to UK and 24 Month Warranty

    At Marchand Watch Company we care for customer service, therefore if you are not satisfied with your purchase an exchange or refund by return can be made within 14 days of receiving your order. Please note any refund excludes shipping and handling charges, the cost of shipping will be deducted from your total refund. All exchanged or returned items must be unworn, undamaged and in new condition, still in their original packaging with all packing material, booklets and accessories to receive a refund. Refunds will be made by the same method that the original order was paid and made in pound sterling (£). Please note that we are not responsible for any change in currency exchange rates between your purchase and refund, this applies for international orders. Depending on your bank and location refund payments can take up to 7 business days to receive.

    Each Marchand Watch Company timepiece we sell will be free of defects and is to work dependably for at least 2 full year from date of purchase. If your Marchand watch malfunctions within the 2 year period we will repair or replace the timepiece for you at no cost to you. Please email us at info@marchandwatches.com to receive further information and instructions.

    £397
  7. Adamir Marchand was a Swiss watch/clock maker and inventor in the early 1900s for the prestige watch brand Benrus. His Great Grandson, Daniel started the Marchand brand to share his Swiss heritage and passion/experience with motor racing to bring to life the UK's newest motoring watch brand. Adamir Marchand Below is just one of Adamir's inventions from 1949 which is his design of a calendar timepiece which was later patented by him in 1952. It's just awesomely inspirational for us to read back on the work of Adamir and start our new brand under his
  8. Author: Brian Laban (2016) Publisher: Crowood Press Hardback, 12 Chapters, 208 pages Retail Price: £25.00 A very well laid out book detailing the history of the XK range of Jaguars with many black & white and colour photographs, illustrations and supporting data. The Author has successfully covered the range of XKs from the inception in 1948 to the E-Type, with each chapter chronologically detailing the marque and history of the manufacturer’s technological evolution within that era. The Jaguar XK was incredibly successful in racing and this has been covered in det
  9. TOM BARNARD - 'I GATHERED NO MOSS' Tom Barnard, a local author, racing driver, engineer, boat builder, track designer, car designer along with a string of other accomplishments. His book 'I gathered no moss', an autobiography detailing his fascinating life story. His book starts with the advent of WW1 when his father returned from the war and purchased Bluepool at Furzebrooke. He then set about landscaping the grounds with rare plants and trees. Soon enough, tourists started flocking to this wonderful place of tranquillity. WW2 then disrupted procee
  10. Written by Peter Lightfoot - A brand new Book listing the history of Jaguars' people that made the car and shaped the future of the motor industry A unique perspective of the Jaguar car company over the decades and the people that made the company and motoring history. So many superbly illustrated and technically explicit books have been written about Jaguar cars over the long and successful existence of the marque, but not many have been written about ‘the people’ that created and shaped the future of the Jaguar brand. This book is dedicated to the bosses and employees that made the
  11. Admin

    Book Reviews

    We intend to bring you news and reviews of the books and products retailing through Transporterama and hopefully share our passion for all things 'Transport' related with you. If you are a collector or an avid reader of motoring and transport related books then we will endeavour to feed your enthusiasm by bringing you more information than we can provide through the store. Any suggestions for future inclusions or if you have a book that you have written then please feel free to contact us to discuss how we can feature it through this site. Thank you for visiting the store and re
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