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There Are at Least Three Reasons to Buy this BMW M3

There Are at Least Three Reasons to Buy this BMW M3

By Petrolicious Productions / 18 Apr 2014

The BMW E30 M3 is legendary for three reasons: first, it provided the basis for a racing monster that won championships in multiple European series'. Second, it solidified the reputation of the peerless BMW 3-series. And finally, it is simply an amazing car to drive.

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Driven by Design: Citröen 2CV

Driven by Design: Citröen 2CV

By Yoav Gilad / 18 Apr 2014 / 5 Comments Read More

There are some cars that are so visually striking, capturing the essence of motion so fundamentally that they stop you in your tracks. This is not one of them. The Citröen 2CV, or Deux Chevaux-Vapeur, is however so cunningly simple and elegant that it is a design icon. From the outset it was envisioned as a French Ford Model T, designed to mobilize the entire nation.

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Cool and Classic "Esquire" Covers on Travel and Cars

Cool and Classic

By Petrolicious Productions / 18 Apr 2014

Spanning over twenty years, Esquire's covers have always considered their subjects playfully as befits one of Playboy's more tasteful rivals. Obviously, however, we're partial to the ones that relate to travel and the machines that make it easier for us to do so.

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This Forgotten Classic-Filled Track Sits in the Middle of Budapest

This Forgotten Classic-Filled Track Sits in the Middle of Budapest

By Máté Boér / 17 Apr 2014 Read More

Imagine being in the middle of a European capital city of two million. You see gates with flaking paint, and enter through them. Suddenly you find yourself in a bustling playground of classic vehicles. You've entered a miniature, magical world like a snow globe, but instead of wooden lodges, reindeer, and pine trees, this "snow globe” has been designed for classic life enthusiasts. There are visitors in authentic costumes, fine classics (cars, bikes and bicycles), a banked racetrack from 1896, and instead of snowflakes there is the sound and smell of roaring engines and period-correct radio recordings.

Buy This Day-One, D-Code Mustang

Buy This Day-One, D-Code Mustang

By Petrolicious Productions / 17 Apr 2014

Fifty years ago today, Ford introduced the 1965 Mustang. Though introduced as a 1965 model, Mustang fans consider the earlier vehicles 1964-1/2 models because certain equipment makes them unique from those built during the “proper” 1965 model year, which added a fastback and GT package.

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Lifelong Memory of MGA becomes Reality

Lifelong Memory of MGA becomes Reality

By Petrolicious Productions / 17 Apr 2014
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I walked through the front door, and right there on that showroom floor was the most beautiful mechanical creation I had ever seen–a brand new MGA roadster in stunning British Racing Green. It was love at first sight for me, and the image of that beautiful little roadster remains burned into the back of my brain to this day.

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Motion and Mood Highlight This Designer's Work

Motion and Mood Highlight This Designer's Work

By Petrolicious Productions / 16 Apr 2014
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Radu Muntean graduated from Art Center College of Design and has since worked for Ford, General Motors and is currently working for Tesla. His style is quick but precise, as befits a working, professional designer, with an emphasis on motion and mood. But in addtion to design and art, Radu has continued racing as well, and is an active Porsche Club of America racer.

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This Mustang Had to Cross the Pond to go Racing

This Mustang Had to Cross the Pond to go Racing

By Petrolicious Productions / 16 Apr 2014 / 3 Comments Read More

Grandpa Walneuski was so distraught that he sold the Mustang to Jim for Graham to collect, as he couldn't stand having the Mustang unappreciated by his grandson. The car was promptly resprayed and fitted with new hoses and tyres, then taken on a tour of the United States' west coast before returning with the car to the UK in 1999.

Pick Up a Rare-in-the-US BMW E30 320i Touring

Pick Up a Rare-in-the-US BMW E30 320i Touring

By Petrolicious Productions / 15 Apr 2014

Here’s your chance to buy a unicorn: a 1988 BMW 320i Touring. This car, both in 320i and Touring forms, was never available in the United States. The seller brought this wagon from Amsterdam last year, but its 2.0L six has been upgraded to a 2.5 and the auto switched to a 5-speed.

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He Found his Dad's Porsche 993, Sold Years Earlier, Online

He Found his Dad's Porsche 993, Sold Years Earlier, Online

By Petrolicious Productions / 15 Apr 2014
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Five years had passed and still I thought about it and how I'd like to buy it back. Then one day I was browsing cars online and I saw this Speed Yellow 993 that looked remarkably similar to my dad's.  I immediately called the guy, asked a few questions about the car, and scheduled an appointment to look at it. Then I called my dad.

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It's Called Ugly Moto, but It Makes Beautiful Prints

It's Called Ugly Moto, but It Makes Beautiful Prints

By Petrolicious Productions / 15 Apr 2014

Singapore-based online print shop Ugly Moto features highly detailed and beautiful motorcycle prints. Our favorite of the six features a Harley-Davidson XR750—the one Cal Rayborn rode in his 1972 Transatlantic Match Race, where against the odds with an unreliable model and on a track he'd never ridden, he won three of the six races and changed the British perception of American riders.

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