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Nine Classics Found On The Road

Nine Classics Found On The Road

By Petrolicious Productions / 30 Jul 2015

Whether captured by their owners or a curious passerby, this week’s photo roundup focuses attention on vehicles found on the road—with minimal staging. From a stunning Citroën DS in Los Angeles to a Lada 2101 that looks better-than-new, these are our picks from our #drivetastefully tag on Instagram.

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Which Kind of Fun Would You Rather Have?

Which Kind of Fun Would You Rather Have?

By Michael Banovsky / 27 Jul 2015
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The great thing about having fun is that there are so many different varieties of it. Within weeks, I found myself behind the wheel of both a $1,500 homebuilt CycleKart and a $340,000-ish McLaren 650S. Both hugely entertaining, in its own way. The McLaren is a spaceship in comparison, but…

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The Weekend Is All About The Pits

The Weekend Is All About The Pits

By Petrolicious Productions / 24 Jul 2015
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We read a lot about cars, and when reviewing historical racing books we often sink into photos of how the pits used to look. Far more casual, with—depending on the era—a number of dangerous-looking details, the pit lane used to be a place you could hang out during a race. How things have changed.

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Nine Classic Car Details That Leave Us Wanting More

Nine Classic Car Details That Leave Us Wanting More

By Petrolicious Productions / 23 Jul 2015
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Details, details, details—do you look at the car or its details? Some of us here at Petrolicious tend to see classics as a whole, and revel in lines that are carried across a car’s body. The rest of us, however, can fall in love at the sight of a perfectly-placed air vent. This week’s Instagram roundup features nine awesome shots of details—from a rare Škoda to a certain singer’s iconic Porsche 356…

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Remember When Good Car Stereos Were Aftermarket?

Remember When Good Car Stereos Were Aftermarket?

By Michael Banovsky / 17 Jul 2015
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The best car stereo I’ve heard was the first version made for the Audi A8 by Bang & Olufsen. I heard the system in 2009, and it blew me away—and that’s not something I say lightly. I’m a big fan of listening to great music, loud, in the car. For people like me, however, things used to be much different.

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Unexpected Classic Car Gems From Around The World

Unexpected Classic Car Gems From Around The World

By Petrolicious Productions / 16 Jul 2015

Over the last week, we’ve been digging through a number of exciting photos tagged with #drivetastefully on Instagram, and have found a number of surprising vehicles. From a first-generation Toyota Celica race car and pristine Honda NSX at speed to a very rare Maserati A6GCS, well, it’s clear Petrolisti have very diverse tastes.

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When Was the Last Time You Were Really Excited about New Cars?

When Was the Last Time You Were Really Excited about New Cars?

By Afshin Behnia / 13 Jul 2015
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I had the privilege of driving the new Alfa Romeo 4C Spider over the Fourth of July weekend (look for my full review later this week), and for the first time in what felt like many years, I found myself fantasizing about having this car—a new car. That may sound strange coming from someone who loves cars, so let me back up a minute and explain…

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Step Into The Studio

Step Into The Studio

By Petrolicious Productions / 10 Jul 2015

When automotive styling studios began to prove their worth after the Second World War, every automaker tried to not only hire the best designers they could find, but also to keep future creations hidden from prying eyes. These days, decades after the curtains have been lifted on numerous old cars and concepts, we’re now able to have a look into how automaker styling studios used to look.

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A Selection Of Instagram-Worthy Sports Cars

A Selection Of Instagram-Worthy Sports Cars

By Petrolicious Productions / 9 Jul 2015

At Petrolicious, our eyes are drawn most often to European sports cars, and when we’re browsing Instagram, there is usually a steady stream of stunning machinery on display with the #drivetastefully tag. For our roundup this week, we’re featuring some photographers who favor race cars, and others who have shared their scenic countryside jaunts.

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Vacationing The Vintage Way

Vacationing The Vintage Way

By Petrolicious Productions / 3 Jul 2015
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In much of the U.S., today is a holiday in advance of the 4th of July, and we’ll be hitting the open road in search of, well, something fun to do this weekend. Being the old advertisement junkies that we are, a quick browse through our archives shows that the world of travel seemed much more simple back in the day.

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