|Following the sucess of his two books on TVR - The Early Years and A Passion to Succeed - Peter Filby has turned his attention to British-made replicas of Carroll Shelby's legendary Cobra.
The 1980s brought with them a great wave of Cobra replicas of widely varying engineering standards. In Snakes Alive! Peter has concentrated on telling the stories of the best examples from that period: namely the BRA 289, Dax Tojeiro, Ram SC, Brightwheel Viper, Southern Roadcraft SR V8 and unique Autocraft Python Roadster.
Snakes Alive! is the first book to delve comprehensively into the histoires of these amazing sports cars, all of which are generously and beautifully ilustrated As ever, the author's writing style make this book a fascinating read - both authoritave and entaining.
Hard-bound and with a full colour jacket, Snakes Alive! has been produced to an extremely high standard on semi-gloss art paper. Within its 392 pages are over 600 top quality photographs.
The Dax Cobra, Dax Tojeiro, Ram SC, Python Roadster, BRA 289, Brightwheel Viper and Southern Roadcraft SR V8 are the main subjects and each one of these famous Cobra replicas is comprehensively detailed with the history of its time in production, personalities involved and amusing anecdotes.
Including many photographs of the best cars in clear, uncluttered locations and, to fill any gaps, had raided his history files and also acquired pictures from other highly rated photographers. The end result is a top quality book full of glorious images that are a pleasure just to look through.