Cars retaining their original paint, patina and rust within the air-cooled Volkswagen community are explored in Patina Volkswagens.
Originally published in 2019, the updated and revised edition of this book features more Beetles than the previous edition, new photos, new builds, and an all-new section on patina VW specialists, HR Autoworks in the USA.
Author and Volkswagen tragic Mark Walker explains what constitutes a patina VW, the history, evolution and popularity of the patina VW scene, celebrity owners and more. Text in this 160-page softcover is accompanied by 318 images, 67 of which are new.
$60.00 RRP (approx., depending on stockist) from specialty automotive booksellers.
Navman MiVue ALTA dash cam
Navman’s MiVue ALTA dash cam offers a factory-fitted look for a fraction of the cost. The slim, vertical front camera (an industry first) records Super MP4 footage at Full HD 1080P, stamped with GPS co-ordinates and speed, that’s saved to an included 32GB SD card.
Other features include a 3-axis G-Sensor, optimised day/night recording and ‘event recording’ function that instantly triggers the camera upon impact.
The MiVue Pro app allows footage to be shared and access to safety alert updates.
$329.00 RRP for the ALTA single front camera, $499.00 RRP for the ALTA DC two-camera system and $549.00 RRP for the ALTA Workmate XDC for utes and light trucks.
Updated to mark the 60th Anniversary of Automobili Lamborghini, this high-quality, 256-page hardcover is a complete photographic compendium of Lamborghini’s famous supercars, like the Miura, Countach, Diablo, Murcielago and Aventador, as well as lesser-known aspects of the company’s history, like the aborted Formula 1 programme.
Author Antonio Ghini includes a new chapter for this edition, detailing Lamborghini’s move to electrification and adopting new technologies for a more sustainable future. Vehicles released since the previous edition was published in 2020, like this year’s Revuelto hybrid, are also included.
$135.00 RRP (approx., depending on stockist) from the Lamborghini store and specialty motoring booksellers.