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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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Do You Still Use Paper Maps?

Do You Still Use Paper Maps?

By Michael Banovsky / 29 Jun 2015
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It’s something I’ve long wondered, especially after recently taking a long road trip where a dash-mounted iPhone and Google Maps were my only guide. Car enthusiasts must be among the last holdouts to use paper maps, right?

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The Art And Design Of Classic Helmets

The Art And Design Of Classic Helmets

By Petrolicious Productions / 26 Jun 2015
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If you’re like most enthusiasts who enjoy watching or participating in racing, you’re no doubt already picking out your favorite drivers and riders from afar by their helmet designs. Today’s Vintage Friday is in appreciation for those helmet designs we love and, frankly, wish would return to motorsport.

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From Paris To South Africa, Here's How To #drivetastefully

From Paris To South Africa, Here's How To #drivetastefully

By Petrolicious Productions / 25 Jun 2015

One of the things we enjoy most about the #drivetastefully hashtag is that we never know what will pop into our feeds next. Usually, it defies our wildest dreams—this week alone, there’s a Ferrari 275 GTB/4 at l’Arc de Triomphe and a rare Simca Sport Océane!

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What’s Your Automotive Happy Place?

What’s Your Automotive Happy Place?

By Michael Banovsky / 22 Jun 2015
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I have no idea what road it was, but in an instant, everything was perfect. We’d just watched the 2009 Belgian Grand Prix and, as my very first time in Europe, I noticed that the Nürburgring Nordschleife was little more than an hour away…why not try and squeeze in a few laps? What I didn’t expect, though, was to discover my favorite road on the way.

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What’s On The Inside Always Matters

What’s On The Inside Always Matters

By Michael Banovsky / 19 Jun 2015
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Much—perhaps too much—writing about classic cars focuses on exterior styling. Yes, the Ferrari 250 GTO and Jaguar E-Type are lovely creatures to behold, but as an enthusiastic driver, the inside of a car matters far more to me than what’s on the outside. And the more modern cars get, well, the less I tend to like its interior! Do you feel the same?

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9 Classics That Make Us Happy We’re Seeing Red

9 Classics That Make Us Happy We’re Seeing Red

By Petrolicious Productions / 18 Jun 2015
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We’re maybe a bit more biased toward the color red than most other automotive publications, but it remains the color. If a car doesn’t look good in red, well, it’s back to the drawing board. These selections are our favorites tagged with #drivetastefully on Instagram, and include beautiful classics from Porsche, Jaguar, and Lancia.

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What Is Your Favorite Car Museum?

What Is Your Favorite Car Museum?

By Michael Banovsky / 15 Jun 2015
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For me, this week’s question is a difficult one, for several reasons. The photos used here are from a previous trip to the Porsche Museum in Stuttgart, Germany—a building as close to heaven on earth for a guy like me. When I’m in the mood to look at Porsches, at least. But my favorite museum? Thankfully, much closer than Germany.

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6 Different Views On Life With A Vintage Boat

6 Different Views On Life With A Vintage Boat

By Petrolicious Productions / 12 Jun 2015
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What’s life like at the helm of a vintage boat? You answered in kind, sharing a number of stories, photos, and links that have inspired us to add a few new events to our summer calendar. From stories of motoring along in a vintage wooden boat to a teenager’s unexpected day out in a Riva, there’s plenty of inspiration for taking the plunge, so to speak—better start making friends at the marina.

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These 9 Classics Are United in Speed

These 9 Classics Are United in Speed

By Petrolicious Productions / 11 Jun 2015
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A twisting road is like home to a sports car, but it’s not often you’re able to capture the feeling of pushing yourself and your machine through a challenging series of turns. For this week’s Instagram roundup, these nine photographers have figured out how to put us in the middle of the action, be it flying through a corner or stopping during a road trip.

From Skodas to Porsches, there’s something for everyone.

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