Extensively illustrated, with photographs of the cars in action, the star drivers, and a number of behind-the-scenes photographs. Brief biography of each car, detailing its history, why it was chosen for the series and modifications made for filming. Cop shows, including - Z-Cars (Ford Zephyr); The Sweeney (Ford Consul, Ford Granada, Jaguar S-type) and Columbo (Peugeot 403). Sit-coms, including - Fawlty Towers (Austin 1100 Countryman); Only Fools and Horses (Reliant Regal, Ford Capri). Dramas, including - Inspector Morse (Jaguar MkII) and Midsomer Murders (Rover 75). Action series, including - The A-Team (GMC Van and Corvette); The Dukes of Hazzard (Dodge Charger) and Knight Rider (Pontiac Firebird). Cult classics, including - Adam Adamant Lives! (Mini Cooper); Jason King (Bentley Continental) and The Prisoner (Mini Moke, Lotus 7).
Giles Chapman has been a motoring journalist for 20 years, and has extensive knowledge of all things automotive. He is a former Editor of Classic & Sports Car and Your Classic magazines and author of nine books. Currently he works as an award-winning writer for national newspapers and magazines, and is consulted widely on car culture, design and heritage.