Books for the Car Guy in Your Life

The Tinkerer. The Race Fan.  The Classic Car Buff.  The Mechanic. There are many kinds of car lovers, and we have books for them all. For example, Lost Car Companies of Detroit features fascinating tales from many of the more than 200 car companies that tried their hand at making cars in Motor City. Explore the histories of classic names like Packard and Mustang.   Thrill to the action-packed stories from the iconic oval of Charlotte Motor Speedway, to the hairpin turns of Watkins Glen,  and the high-banked curves of Dover Downs in Delaware.  Or, inspire your gearhead with San Diego’s fascinating Lowriders --intricately painted, low-to-the-ground cars with tricks up their sleeves. This year, give the gift of gears.