Johnny has had over 39 books published, examples of which are listed below and can be purchased by following the link:
From the Mark 1 in 1948 to the World’s most powerful electric hypercar – the Evija – in 2021, the story of the Lotus marque encompasses ongoing technical innovation on road and track. With seventy-four F1 Grand Prix wins, six Drivers’ and seven Constructors’ F1 World Championships chalked up over seven hectic decades, Lotus consolidated its reputation in racing while at the same time creating some of the World’s most stylish and desirable sportscars and Grand Tourers.
Named after Elisa, the granddaughter of Lotus's owner at the time, Romano Artioli of Bugatti fame, the Lotus Elise was launched at the Frankfurt Show in 1995. In the subsequent twenty-five years it has not only established itself as the embodiment of what Lotus stands for, it retains a unique place in the international sports car market. No other manufacturer came up with a car to seriously rival the Elise, nor the Exige.Go to link
Covers all Porsche Turbos, including front-engined 924, 944 and 968 models, through the modern turbocharged water-cooled 911s, the 996, 997 and 991 Turbos.Go to link
Porsche Carrera: The Water Cooled Era 1998-2018 is the sequel to Johnny Tipler's book on the air-cooled Carreras. Covering the evolution of 996, 997 and 991 models, plus driver interviews.
A special edition hardback which covers an unprecedented period in motor racing history where major sponsors appeared on the F1 scene, including tobacco giant John Player Special who sponsored Team Lotus during the 60s, 70s and 80s.Go to link
Porsche Boxster and Cayman follows the design and development of this mid-engined sports car and coupe family, from their origins in the company's concerted racing activities in the 1950s and 1960s, to the drawing board, launch and systematic evolution through successive model ranges from 1996 to 2016.Go to link
Every fascinating stage of the evolution of the stunning new Lotus Evora is explored in this fully comprehensive book. From its conception through development, prototype testing, certification, production and onto the marketing of the car, every part of this captivating story in depth.Go to link
A complete photographic record of all the cars produced by Blackpool-based TVR, from the earliest 'specials' built in the early 1950s by founder Trevor Wilkinson, to the latest muscular supercars evolving under the new Russian ownership.Go to link
Lotus is one of the most famous names in motor racing. The lightweight, nimble, innovative machines like the types 25, 78 and 79 are now seen as milestones of racing car design. This pictorial history recounts the story of these pioneering cars, in which such drivers as Sterling Moss, Graham Hill and Emerson Fittipaldi gained prominence. It covers the the period from the 1950s onwards.Go to link
Britain's mighty atom, the Mini Cooper, has a huge reputation out of all proportion to its size. The Mini was created by the fertile mind of Alec Issigonis and modified by John Cooper to become known as the Mini Cooper in 1961. Giant killing in motorsport, particularly in the Monte Carlo Rally, built the enduring Mini Cooper legend and today the car is back in production and popular around the world.Go to link
With unprecedented access to the Lotus factory, and using specially commissioned photography, John Tipler fully describes and details the development and building of the amazing Lotus Elise. Tipler has road tested the Lotus Elise in both road and racing form, making him uniquely qualified to profile this extraordinary supercar, from its design as the M1-11 through its development stages and into production.Go to link
Alfa Romeo is synonymous with style and performance. These qualities are epitomized in forty years' production of the famous Alfa Romeo series of Spider sports cars. From the Giulietta Spider of 1955 to the latest style launched in 1996, Johnny offers the full and fascinating story of the conception, design, introduction and production of these stylish automobiles.Go to link
Here is the full story of Alfa’s quirky but characterful Berlinas, from their beginnings in the early 1900s through to the start of a new millennium. Not only does the book describe and picture every model, it also contains useful information on restoring classic Alfa Romeos and details of marque specialists.Go to link
La Carrera Panamericana was first run to celebrate the inauguration of the Panamerican Highway, and traversed the length of Mexico, from Tuxtla in the south to Juárez near the Texan border. Johnny Tipler and his co-pilot Sarah Bennett-Baggs drove the race in 2011 in a Porsche 914/4. Everywhere crowds throng, brass bands play salsa, and the tequila overflows. Includes over 400 images, maps of the modern and original 1950s routes, plus results of original events.Go to link
This book begins with a look at the fascinating history of this sport, from the early days of saloon car racing in the 1950s to the emergence of the British Touring Car Championship, and explains its connections with other European championships and its link with stock car racing in the USA.Go to link