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British Sports Car Companion
Coming soon from Bentley Publishers!

British Sports Car Companion

by John Nikas
with DC Townsend, Illustrator

Price: TBA

Comprehensive guide to buying, maintaining, and enjoying
vintage British sports cars


  • Austin Healey
  • Jaguar
  • Jensen-Healey
  • Jensen
  • MG
  • Mini Cooper
  • Morgan
  • Swallow
  • Sunbeam
  • Triumph
DCTownsend Illustration of Austin-Healey 100-six
Cutaway illustration of an Austin-Healey 100-6 byDCTownsend

The British Sports Car Companion will soon be available from Bentley Publishers. Written by vintage racer John Nikas and drawn from his many years of racing and restoration experience with British cars, this book will provide essential tools for buying, maintaining, driving, and having a hell of a lot of fun with vintage British sportscars, including:

  • Comprehensive vehicle profiles
  • Full-color photos and illustrations of each model
  • Driving impressions
  • Competition record
  • Pre-purchase inspection guides
  • Technical specifications
  • Maintenance / troubleshooting
  • Improvements / modifications
  • Flat-rate labor estimates
  • Vintage racing preparation

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Author John Nikas behind the wheel
Jaguar E-Type engine illustration by DCTownsend
Jaguar E-Type engine illustration by DCTownsend
Morgan +4 illustration by DCTownsend
Morgan +4 illustration by DCTownsend
British Sports Car Companion
British Sports Car Companion
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