Books: ?My First Car?

Ever wonder what Jay Leno?s first car was?? Or how about Bob Lutz or Sir Stirling Moss or Danica Patrick?

Matt Stone, the Editor of Motor Trend Classic magazine and Senior Editor of Motor Trend?magazine has done his homework and put it into a fascinating book called My First Car.

Filled with racers, film stars, musicians, journalists, auto industry icons and athletes, My First Car has a story about 65 interesting characters and their first car.

The book is a great trip down memory lane with each of these people, who are well known in their industry, as they talk about their early experiences behind the wheel and the car that started it all.? The cars are all over the map with including the likes of Dan Gurney?s 1933 Ford V-8 Roadster, Piero Ferrari?s 1963 Morris Mini and Patrick Dempsey?s 1972 Mercedes-Benz 240D.

In 224 pages, with 95 color and 29 black and white photos, Stone provides and interesting glimpse into automotive history and the early lives of some very interesting people.

My First Car is published by Motorbooks, a division of Quayside Publishing Group.? My First Car ($25) is available in bookstores or online from the publisher at

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