Three decades as an automotive journalist, author, broadcaster and photographer, has introduced me to the greatest car enthusiasts on earth which now includes you. It’s been my passion to make automotive journalism, road testing, history, motorsport, racing, photography, and restoring cars my personal and professional life. My goal is to share this site with you. Contact me with anything that’s on your mind related to the world of automobiles, check out my blog, share this site with your friends if you feel inclined to do so, and thanks much for stopping by. signature-matte-stone -Matt Stone

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Hot off the press: Isky, The Ed Iskenderian Story.  I’m honored and proud to have spent nearly a year, often face to face, with the world famous Camfather, hearing his story, quips and quotes first hand, and fashioning this biography about him, and the birth and microcosm of the speed parts and hot rodding industries and hobbies.  You can order now at CarTechBooks.com, autobooks-aerobooks.com or amazon.com.  I promise you this hard bound book has photos you’ve never seen and stories you’ve never heard.  Thank you, Mr. Isky!

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McQueen’s Motorcycles: Racing and Riding with the King of Cool.  Steve McQueen was every bit as legit as a motorcycle rider, racer, and collector as he was all those things with cars.  This new hardcover volume details his early days and early bikes, and his run for the US team in the 1964 International Six Day Trial, his magnificent stunt riding in the movie The Great Escape, and all the great bikes he rode, raced, wrecked and gathered later in his life.  Huskys, Indians, Triumphs, desert sleds, and of course, the film On Any Sunday.  Available now from motorbooks.com, autobooks-aerobooks.com, or amazon.com.