INTRODUCTION

Stinkwheel Publishing – what we do. I have always believed there is a need in the “classic car” book-publishing world for reasonably-priced, deeply-researched, historically-interesting, enjoyably well-written and illustrated works on the more obscure marques, books which mainstream publishers tend to avoid. I often include collateral historical information of the period such as important social, economic and political factors (and wars,… Read more →

PEGASO & RICART- From Hispano-Suiza to Pegaso; trucks, buses and sportscars. Vol. 2

  The reprinted second volume of the Hispano-Suiza and Pegaso books will be available from the Stinkwheel Publishing shop as of December 13th.  The book covers the career of Catalan engineer Wifredo Ricart and his early designs and creations of the 1920s and 1930s in Spain- (Ricart y Peréz 1922-26), S.A. Automóviles Ricart (1926-28) and Ricart España (1928-30). Ricart then… Read more →

Hispano-Suiza and Pegaso, Birkigt & Ricart vol. 1, reprint is now back in stock.

This is the first volume of two and principally covers Hispano-Suiza from 1904 to 1939 from the perspective of Barcelona rather than Bois-Colombes in France. I have used mainly Spanish-language sources and have written about Hispano-Suiza cars, aero-engines, military vehicles, trucks and buses, the satellite Guadalajara factory and its products, racing cars and competition successes. The evolution of the French Bois-Colombes… Read more →