Stuff we like and think you will too. From gems we find browsing the vintage car classifieds, to books, apparel, accessories, and more, Crave is the place to indulge tastefully in your passion.
By / 27 Aug 2015
Photographer Brewster Moseley has an unusual mission: to find and document beauty where most people would see only decay and decrepitude. He has photographed stained glass windows and artistic architectural details in dilapidated 19th Century buildings—but, importantly here at Petrolicious, he also finds interesting abstract designs in rusting, vintage trucks and automobiles.
/ 26 Aug 2015
A life-long obsession for cars and a sharp eye for design means that it was probably a matter of time before the folks at 8380 Laboratories pinged our radar, but the firm got its start a bit differently than most. How? By designing event posters and creative assets for import car shows.
/ 20 Aug 2015
How many photos of cars have you seen? Here in the office, many of us easily see a few hundred on most days—and a few thousand on others. But even after reliving historic motorsport events, vintage brochures, or recently held concours through photography, one angle has remained somewhat elusive, until now.
/ 18 Aug 2015
After a restoration, many undoubtedly want to know: what’s under that new paint job, and upholstery, and how did it come to be that way? Serious enthusiasts and collectors want to see what work was performed, and what was replaced, especially if the car in question is especially significant, much like the subject of The First Beetle: Resurrecting a 1938 Prototype.
/ 13 Aug 2015
Until the Ferrari 333 SP’s introduction in 1994, the company had long been absent from sports car racing. Previously, the last time the fabled company had been involved in such an undertaking had been with the 312P, almost 20 years prior. The initiative for this new sports car prototype, however, would come from outside the company. This is the story of Ferrari’s last successful sports prototype.
/ 6 Aug 2015
After a bit of bluster between owners of a 1955 Chevrolet Coupe and 1970 Pontiac GTO, the competitors decide to race across the country to Washington, DC, with the winner taking the loser’s car, clean and clear. From that introduction, you’d almost be expecting a bit of a car chase, but Two-Lane Blacktop pays less attention to cars than you may think.
/ 14 Jul 2015
Physics is fundamental to understanding how the world around us works. But to many, just the mere mention of the word “physics” strikes fear into their hearts, because they remember it as a difficult or inscrutable subject from high school or even college classes if they pursued it further. We say: this book is for you.