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What is the Best Classic Car to Daily Drive?

What is the Best Classic Car to Daily Drive?

By Afshin Behnia / 15 Sep 2014
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Many folks think that classic cars are unsuitable for daily driving and perhaps if you own a Ferrari 625/250 TRC this is true. But isn't it a joy to drive your classic? And doesn't it make sense to maximize the feelings and fun you have when cruising or attacking canyons? I think it absolutely does.

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Before Driving One, Familiarize Yourself with the First Skyline

Before Driving One, Familiarize Yourself with the First Skyline

By Petrolicious Productions / 12 Sep 2014
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Before the 600hp monster that is the Nissan GT-R NISMO, the R32, the Hakosuka, even before Nissan and Prince merged, came the Prince Skyline in 1957. It sported a lowly 1.5L 60hp engine and looked to all the world like a slimmed-down General Motors knock-off. But in spite of its derivative appearance it showcased Japanese manufacturing prowess to the world...

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The Land Rover Series Visualized

The Land Rover Series Visualized

By Petrolicious Productions / 9 Sep 2014
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In conjunction with last week's Land Rover video, we wanted to share more information about the Land Rover. So we've created a Petrolicious infographic that is chock full of all kinds of interesting tidbits about the iconic car. For instance, did you know that the Series I initially sold for about £600?

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What is a Truck?

What is a Truck?

By Yoav Gilad / 8 Sep 2014
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Last week's Land Rover/Belstaff video caused a bit of a stir because the word truck was used to describe the vehicle. Even here in the office, we had a lively debate with some purists insisting that a Land Rover isn't a truck. Which is just silly...

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Who is the Greatest Racing Driver of All Time?

Who is the Greatest Racing Driver of All Time?

By Yoav Gilad / 1 Sep 2014
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Last week we asked about movies, and many, including the top three, had to do with racing. And it got me thinking about who the greatest racer of all time is. Certainly some have more wins than others and everyone has their favorites whether due to on-track heroism or off-track attitude, not that those two attributes are mutually exclusive...

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What is the Best Car Movie?

What is the Best Car Movie?

By Benjamin Shahrabani / 25 Aug 2014
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Since the beginning, Hollywood has included cars in cinema. It’s a great combination, and there are dozens of memorable cars in film, ones that have influenced a generation, inspired culture, or became the stuff of your dreams. At Petrolicious we like to think that the real talent is the car itself...

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Vintage Bicycle Posters Foreshadow Car Ads

Vintage Bicycle Posters Foreshadow Car Ads

By Petrolicious Productions / 22 Aug 2014
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In fact, according to some estimates bicycle ads accounted for over ten percent of all advertising in periodicals during the late 1890s. This may be, but much like vintage automotive advertising we can't help but admire the art, wonderful layouts, and fonts.

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What is the Greatest Classic All-Wheel Drive Car Ever?

What is the Greatest Classic All-Wheel Drive Car Ever?

By Yoav Gilad / 19 Aug 2014
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Four-wheel drive has been around for quite a long time. So long in fact that by 1900, several companies were making vehicles with some variety of 4WD. And in that very year a certain Dr. Ferdinand Porsche built his first system. But as cars developed, four-wheel drive saw limited use only in vehicles that were designed to operate off-road for very specific purposes...

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These Stylish Airline Posters Make Us Want to Fly

These Stylish Airline Posters Make Us Want to Fly

By Petrolicious Productions / 15 Aug 2014
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In the beginning, planes transported mail. Mr. Juan Trippe, the head of Pan Am, thought by transporting passengers as well he might increase profits. Soon Pan Am established regular passenger routes that led to a revolution in travel. Trips that had previously taken weeks by ship were now accomplished in days.

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Which One Classic Car Event Would You Attend?

Which One Classic Car Event Would You Attend?

By Yoav Gilad / 11 Aug 2014
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Over the weekend, "car week" began on the Monterey Peninsula, which will play host to the Pebble Beach Concours, the Quail, a Motorsport Gathering, the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, the Concorso Italiano, countless auctions, and a handful of impromptu shows around the area. Simply put, this is the premier American classic car event of the year.

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Is Holiday the Greatest Travel Magazine?

Is Holiday the Greatest Travel Magazine?

By Petrolicious Productions / 8 Aug 2014
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Ted wanted to get America hooked on the idea that the world, and its experiences were there for us to discover. You just had to get out and see what was waiting for you. Holiday wasn’t counter culture, but it wasn’t mainstream either. It just reveled in idealized beauty, as its founding editor, J. Frank Beaman said in his dedication, “HOLIDAY is... for all of those who see 'go' signs on the horizon..."

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Which Classic Car, Never Sold in the USA, Would You Import?

Which Classic Car, Never Sold in the USA, Would You Import?

By Yoav Gilad / 4 Aug 2014
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There is one US federal law in particular that irks us here at Petrolicious. It is the "Show and Display" law that allows private individuals to import a car to the US, which would be too expensive to modify to meet the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards and does not have a federalized counterpart originally built for the United States market.

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