Those needing advice, assistance with maintenance or just a good read about popular classic sports cars have quite a choice among recent titles.
Thus MRP have Paul Robinson’s and Christopher Ross’s Authentic Lotus Elan and Plus 2 (1962-1974) at £29.50, offering, it says, essential data and guidance for owners, restorers and competitors.
And the Lotus Seven is the subject of an MRP Collector’s Guide, compiled by Jeremy Coulter, which costs £14.99 and very attractive, useful and all-embracing this series is.
Then if you are after or possess an MG Midget or AustinHealey Sprite, Haynes offer you one of their guides to purchase and DIY restoration, by Lindsay Porter, a second 296-page edition costing £16.99.
Meanwhile, Brooklands Books weighs in with more useful books in its prolific reference library series. These are two Gold Portfolio books, on the 1936/49 MG TA/TC and the 1949/55 MG TD/TF, including Cooper, Lester, Ex I79 and 1500, at £12.95 each, a Performance Portfolio about the Fiat Abarth, price £10.95, and another about the 1986-1994 Ferrari 328, 348 and Mondial at £12.95. WB