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Introduction by Ronald Barker. B.T. Batsford Ltd. London. 1962. Hardback, dust jacket. 71 pages. 24 full-page colour illustrations. 225 x 195mm (8¾ x 7¾"). 0.4kg. . English. Near fine; light edgewear to dust jacket, generally a fine copy with no inscriptions, not price-clipped.A classic vintage book on classic vintage cars. Perfect for a gift. 24 competition-bred sports cars are featured here with a colour illustration alongside text detailing its background, specification and competition record. Cars included are Aston Martin DB4, Cunningham C-4-R, Maserati Tipo 61, Lister-Jaguar, Facel Vega Facellia, Morgan Plus Four, Ferrari 250GT California, Lotus Elite, Lancia D. 24, Austin-Healey 3000S, Chevrolet Corvette, Abarth 750 G.T., Mercedes-Benz 300SL, M.G. series M G A, Porsche Type 718 RS, Triumph TR3, O.S.C.A., A.C. Ace, Aston Martin DBR1, Ferrari V-12, Ford Thunderbird, Jaguar D-type, Panhard Monopole and Alfa Romeo Giulietta. '... a book which will appeal to everyone whose pulse is quickened by the crackle of a fruity exhaust note.' (from the blurb).