6th Feb 2015
Love cars? Love France? Yes? Then you’ll love this brand new book!
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France: the essential guide for car enthusiasts – 200 things for the car enthusiast to see and do” is an invaluable companion for every trip through France.

Divided into five regions – Paris & the Île-de-France, Western France, Southern France, Central France & the Alps, and North-East France – each chapter contains a wealth of detailed information for the auto enthusiast. With sections on museums, classic and modern car shows, automobilia, buying car parts, historic and modern motorsport events, and race circuits.

Whether you prefer vintage models, or the latest sports cars, you’ll find 200 ideas for places to see and events you can take part in inside this unique guide to France. Covering everything automotive, this handbook-sized paperback has 248 full colour pages packed with useful information and essential data and has a recommended retail price of £14.99 (UK).

Each event/venue entry features a QR code which can be read by a smartphone to access the relevant website for bang up-to-date information. The book is linked to a dedicated website www.driveguide.guru featuring updates, a news blog about automotive events, an events calendar and free down-loadable POI (points of interest) files for your satnav device.

A uniquely versatile package, The book is also available in ebook form and as five regional apps with links to websites, ‘phone numbers and navigational information. The ebook has a guide price of £9.99 (UK), while the individual apps each have a guide price of £2.29 (UK).

The ebook and apps are available from your favourite vendors for all major digital platforms and devices.
Note: those buying the physical book on Amazon can opt to receive the ebook version free by selecting that option.

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France: the essential guide for car enthusiasts
by Julian Parish

ISBN: 9781845847425 / UPC: 6-36847-04742-9


Paperback £14.99, $24.95
Ebook (guide price) £9.99, $11.99
Apps (guide price each of five regions) £2.29, $2.99

  • 200 things for the car enthusiast to see and do
  • Places and events throughout the year and in every region
  • Where to see great cars on display
  • Easy to use, with practical information for each entry
  • Find 50 race circuits
  • Discover where to buy motoring art, books and parts
  • Enjoy your visits, with attractions for all the family
  • Easy to use, with practical information for each entry
  • Smartphone readable QR codes to website of every entry
  • Dedicated website www.driveguide.guru with updates, blog and free down-loadable POI files for satnav
  • Also available as an interactive ebook and as 5 interactive apps
Julian Parish will be attending Retromobile on Friday 6th and will be based on the MG Club de France stand (J92).

A passionate Francophile, Julian Parish grew up in southern England but soon crossed the Channel to France, where he has now lived for nearly twenty years. Julian has owned a range of British and American sports cars from the 1960s onwards and has been an active member of clubs dedicated to MG and to the Ford Mustang. It was with these clubs that he first visited many of the places described in this guide, and began to write features for magazines and online. Julian has also been a successful publisher of travel guides and language learning materials.
Place of birth: Southport, England • Hometown: Paris • Nearest city: Paris

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V4742 • Paperback • 21x14.8cm • £14.99 • 248 pages • 503 pictures • ISBN: 978-1-845847-42-5 • UPC: 6-36847-04742-9

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