Volkswagen Beetle — The Rise From The Ashes Of War, by Simon Parkinson. Veloce Publishing, £14.99.
Here is the extraordinary story of Wolfsburg as it developed so miraculously after the war, a sort of extension of that scooped years ago in Safer Motoring. Absolutely fascinating, although the many pictures are mostly darkly dreary, obviously unavoidably. Great detail, so another addition to possibly bulging VW book shelves. W B
Following the book on Porsche 911s reviewed by GC last month, Veloce have published also a luxury, art-paper, 160-page volume on the 356, by Brian Long. It is an essential occupant of Porsche bookcases; the price is £2500. W B