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Get ready for the Mille Miglia with this stylish T-Shirt

Get ready for the Mille Miglia with this stylish T-Shirt

By Petrolicious Productions / 16 Apr 2015
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Auto enthusiasts are starting to get spoiled. It used to be that unless you were working for a racing team, wearing attractive automotive-themed clothing was near-impossible—unless, of course, you had a silkscreen setup in your basement. Now, you can have almost anything automotive-related inked onto an attractive, well-made T-Shirt—and we think that Curb makes some of the best.

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Get Yourself an Oddball Station Wagon

Get Yourself an Oddball Station Wagon

By Petrolicious Productions / 16 Apr 2015
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There are plenty of vintage Mercedes-Benz and big ol’ American wagons floating around the classifieds each week, so to stand out sellers have to be offering something pretty special. Though we regularly fantasize about buying a typical vintage wagon, there are certainly a number of unconventional models worthy of consideration. It possible to buy an oddball station wagon at any price point?

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Selling the Future: The Story of the Davis Divan

Selling the Future: The Story of the Davis Divan

By Forest Casey / 15 Apr 2015 / 2 Comments Read More

And as thousands upon thousands of American soldiers began returning home from the Great War, the market for domestic automobiles was ripe for revolution. Enter: Glen Gordon “Gary” Davis.

Unlike Preston Tucker, Davis had no hands-on experience building cars. What Davis had was years of experience selling used cars during the war in his home state of Indiana. Like so many before and since, Davis migrated to southern California with dreams of fame and fortune.

How’d that work out? Well…

Introducing the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum

Introducing the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum

By Michael Banovsky / 15 Apr 2015
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At Petrolicious, it’s always important to keep our eyes on the story and—of course, possible stories. That’s why we’re excited to announce that you’ll be reading a number of stories in the coming months done in partnership with the excellent Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum.

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The American Job: Three Minis Around the U.S. in Support of One Boy

The American Job: Three Minis Around the U.S. in Support of One Boy

By Petrolicious Productions / 15 Apr 2015
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Three normal guys in three classic Minis are tackling a lengthy U.S. road trip in order to change the life of a little boy named Jack. After raising half of the money required for an operation at a leading U.S. hospital, they’re looking for additional donations during their tour of the Eastern U.S.

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Learning To Drive In A Porsche Speedster Replica

Learning To Drive In A Porsche Speedster Replica

By Michael Banovsky / 14 Apr 2015 / 13 Comments Read More

Watching a young woman pilot a silver Porsche Speedster through traffic will turn heads anywhere; except, of course, in Los Angeles. Even with a black toque covering her hair, bystanders may get the impression that Anastasia Hafermaas is Hollywood royalty jetting between sound stages.

The truth, however, is far more interesting: she’s learning how to drive.

Touring Cape Town in a Porsche 912

Touring Cape Town in a Porsche 912

By Petrolicious Productions / 14 Apr 2015
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With a few extra days to spare while on a corporate shoot in South Africa, I decided to stay a few extra days to cruise around Cape Town and take some time to complete personal work. Thanks to my assistant, I ended up with this beautiful “pumpkin”, a 1968 Porsche 912.

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This Aston Martin V8 Is a Shared Experience for Father and Son

This Aston Martin V8 Is a Shared Experience for Father and Son

By Petrolicious Productions / 14 Apr 2015 / 13 Comments Read More

“I’ve fallen in love. I don’t have any desire to drive another car. The smell of the leather, the feel of the steering wheel…it’s art,” says Paul Kitchen, half owner of this beautiful 1977 Aston Martin V8 Series 3.

The other owner of the car is Paul’s gearhead dad, Jonathan. After years of hard work, they’ve managed to transform this once ratty, purple-painted barn find into the stunning coupe you see here.

The Petrolicious Guide to Driving Tastefully in Italy

The Petrolicious Guide to Driving Tastefully in Italy

By Afshin Behnia / 13 Apr 2015 / 25 Comments Read More

As an enthusiast, road trips are integral to experiences in Italy. Some of the best towns and countrysides are best reached by car and very inconvenient or impossible to get to by train. I’ve personally traveled extensively in the country, and have been lucky to enjoy some incredible experiences.

With that, I share with you some simple rules for getting the most enjoyment out of driving in Italy.

The Racing Car: Ferrari GTO

The Racing Car: Ferrari GTO

By Benjamin Shahrabani / 13 Apr 2015

I say this with equal parts sadness and authority: it is unlikely the great majority of us will ever get to sit in a Ferrari 250 GTO, much less own one. The final incarnation of the long-running 250 Series, and the last successful front-engine racing car from Ferrari, there were only 39 GTOs made. And when they do come up for sale, even the fixer-uppers trade for tens of millions of dollars. So what to do?

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