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A French Weekend With My Husband's Daytona Mistress

A French Weekend With My Husband's Daytona Mistress

By Petrolicious Productions / 30 Oct 2014 / 4 Comments Read More

I have just returned from a quick weekend in France with my husband and his mistress. I know what you must be thinking, but I do rather like her. Although she’s loud (and I hate her perfume), she’s undoubtedly beautiful (stunning really) and being with her inevitably makes us the centre of attention–whether we want it or not...

Scare Yourself With These Five Finds

Scare Yourself With These Five Finds

By Petrolicious Productions / 29 Oct 2014

Modern cars with airbags, traction control, anti-lock brakes, sensible weight distribution, seatbelts and crumple zones can still be dangerous. Remove one or all of those components, add power to the equation, and you get a car that could kill you at any moment...

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Bringing the Silver Arrows Back to Life

Bringing the Silver Arrows Back to Life

By Petrolicious Productions / 29 Oct 2014
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Combining original photography with advanced 3D graphics they brought the legendary Silver Arrows of Mercedes-Benz and Auto Union—along with other famous brands—back to life. The stories related to the drivers and cars, augmented by the crystal clear images truly revive these lost icons.

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Outlaw Porsches Are a Family Tradition

Outlaw Porsches Are a Family Tradition

By Petrolicious Productions / 28 Oct 2014 / 18 Comments Read More

By the time he was ten years old, Rod had spent countless hours in the shop with his father and grandfather as they pulled bumpers, louvered decklids, and painted numbers on the sides of Porsche 356s. Eventually, family friends dubbed the Emorys “outlaws,” referring both to the cars themselves as well as to the their relegation to the parking lot during big Porsche events.

Three Generations Bombing About in a Mini

Three Generations Bombing About in a Mini

By Petrolicious Productions / 27 Oct 2014
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Although we contacted the seller in October, we weren’t initially keen on either travelling across the country just for a car, or buying it sight unseen. However, over a Christmas vacation together (and perhaps enough BEvERages) we decided to go for it (and also convinced my mother it was a good idea). Thanks to the helpful seller, the Mini was packaged up and shipped...

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Car Classic Shines Spotlight on Vintage and Movie Cars

Car Classic Shines Spotlight on Vintage and Movie Cars

By Yoav Gilad / 27 Oct 2014 / 5 Comments Read More

Now in its fourteenth year, Art Center College of Design’s Car Classic has become a fixture of the concours circuit. It is however different from most other cars due to its heavy focus on design and southern California car culture. But it wasn’t just about movie-star cars. And we’d argue that the non-movie cars were equally noteworthy...

What is the Scariest Car You've Ever Driven?

What is the Scariest Car You've Ever Driven?

By Yoav Gilad / 27 Oct 2014
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Over the last few years there has been a big fuss about cars that try to kill you. Typically, they pack lots of horsepower into a razor sharp package like the Lancia Stratos, which was designed with a short wheelbase so that it could pivot easily over rally courses. According to Phil Toledano, who owns one, "I live in terror when I drive it," due to horror stories related to its twitchy nature.

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October Instagram Roundup

October Instagram Roundup

By Petrolicious Productions / 25 Oct 2014
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We've selected some of our favorite #drivetastefully Instagram photos to share here on our site (left column). You can follow us @PetroliciousCo to get a glimpse behind the scenes of our film and photo shoots, sneak peeks of upcoming video subjects, and keep up to date with our daily automotive adventures. Also featured, on the right, are some Petrolisti who tagged their beautiful shots.

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Tom Eckersly Was The First Modern Graphic Designer

Tom Eckersly Was The First Modern Graphic Designer

By Andrew Chen / 24 Oct 2014
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Eckersley’s contributions to British poster design were officially recognized in 1948 with an Order of the British Empire appointment. By this time, his posters could be seen just about everywhere (not only in the UK), and his ingeniously simple and often humorous style was instantly recognizable by the public...

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