Motorworld Book Prize
The best car books

With the Motorworld Book Prize, the MOTORWORLD Group honours the best car books of the year. From the new publications, the distinguished eight-member jury selects literary works that should enhance the bookshelves of every car enthusiast.

The categories

Brand Book

Monographs about brands
and personalities

Motor Sport

Books about motor racing
and product design

Special Prizes

Historical works and
special publications

Since almost 20 years,
the German
car book prize

For almost 20 years, this car book prize has recognised the best literary works dedicated to automobiles and mobility. It was initiated by the motoring journalist, automotive historian, and author of more than one hundred books, Jürgen Lewandowski. The MOTORWORLD Group has been the organiser, initiator and name-giver of the book prize since 2017.

The partners

The jury

Jürgen Lewandowksi

International motor journalist
Jury Chairman

Sarah Dünkel

Future Leader

Michael Stoschek

Chairman Shareholders’ Meeting
Brose Fahrzeugteile

Lutz Leif Linden

Secretary General of the Automobilclub von Deutschland e.V. and Managing Director of AvD Wirtschaftsdienst GmbH

Christian Bauer

Chairman of the Management Board

Next Book Prize
April 23, 2024

Book Prize 2023

The most exciting and interesting new car books were selected from around 70 submissions: a total of 21 literary works dealing with various aspects of mobility made the running in the categories “Brand”, “Biography”, “Motorsport”, “Design” and “History”. Several special prizes were also awarded. The complete overview with all 2023 award winners can be found here.

Stay informed
Motorworld Bulletin

Latest news about the book prize and much more besides: The MOTORWORLD Bulletin online magazine is devoted to the history, speed and lifestyle of the car and bike scene, and is a perfect forum for everyone for whom classic cars, bikes and connoisseur’s vehicles are much more than just means of travelling from A to B.