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Vintage Friday Stuck in the Snowstorm

Vintage Friday Stuck in the Snowstorm

By Petrolicious Productions / 30 Jan 2015
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There is no reason your ride must hibernate for the Winter. Empty, snowy parking lots allow one of Winter's thrills: donuts! You can also hide behind your car in case an impromptu snowball fight breaks out. There is something beautiful about letting our cars, objects of beauty, out into the elements to see what they can do, and further, what we do with them.

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Blades of Glory: Vintage Men's Grooming Ads

Blades of Glory: Vintage Men's Grooming Ads

By Petrolicious Productions / 23 Jan 2015
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Sleek lines, good grip, hugs every turn and curve. No, we’re not talking about a speedy roadster; we’re talking about the ways razors and blades have been described and advertised for decades. Shave ads have a long and interesting history in the United States, one that intersects with the road. Perhaps you remember the Burma Shave billboards that dotting our nation’s highways?

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What Classic Car Exemplifies Perseverance?

What Classic Car Exemplifies Perseverance?

By Brian Garrity / 19 Jan 2015
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Many of the most beloved and revered vintage cars were, themselves, the result of a special kind of perseverance, passion, and grit despite seemingly overwhelming obstacles. These are the cars that have risen from a war's ashes, survived in spite of a suffocating oil crisis, or simply thrived in the face of seemingly oppressive government regulation...

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The Mini Visualized

The Mini Visualized

By Petrolicious Productions / 16 Jan 2015
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Earlier last year, we shared Sumner Norman's Mini, but as it's the new year, we wanted to reflect on some of our favorite stories. So we've created a Petrolicious infographic that is chock full of interesting tidbits about the iconic car. For instance, did you know that the Mini was the first British car to sell over one million models?

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What is Your Automotive New Year's Resolution?

What is Your Automotive New Year's Resolution?

By Yoav Gilad / 5 Jan 2015
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I made quite an entrance as the blue Viper billowed steam like a nineteenth-century locomotive. I backed into a spot, steam escaping through the wheel wells, lower grill, and NACA duct and shut the engine down. There was a trail of coolant from the parking lot apron to my car, and little yellow-green droplets all over the Viper.

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The Ferrari Berlinetta Boxer Visualized

The Ferrari Berlinetta Boxer Visualized

By Petrolicious Productions / 2 Jan 2015
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It's been a while since we first shared Holger Schubert's Ferrari 512 BBi, but as it's the new year, we wanted to reflect on some of our favorite stories. So we've created a Petrolicious infographic that is chock full of interesting tidbits about the iconic car. For instance, did you know that only 387 of the first-generation 365BBs were ever built?

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Vintage Dance Moves For This Year’s Holiday Parties

Vintage Dance Moves For This Year’s Holiday Parties

By Petrolicious Productions / 31 Dec 2014

'Tis the season of twinkling lights, bells, hot cocoa, and holiday parties. You know what’s about to happen because it happens every year: someone grabs your hand, pulls you to the dance floor, and won’t let you leave until you shake what your mama gave you.

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What Classic Concept Car Should've Gone Into Production?

What Classic Concept Car Should've Gone Into Production?

By Yoav Gilad / 29 Dec 2014
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The Lancia Stratos Zero is a far cry from the production Stratos no matter how wild the Stratos corsa or stradale are. Still, the fact that the Stratos was put into production, in any form is incredible. Can you imagine anyone but the Italians putting a car like this into production? But how many other concepts didn't make it into production, in any form?

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Holiday Wishes and Vintage Advertisements

Holiday Wishes and Vintage Advertisements

By Petrolicious Productions / 24 Dec 2014
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It's Christmas Eve and by now, you’ve responded to party invitations, your travel plans are officially booked, your tree is decorated, and the presents are chosen, bought, and wrapped. We hope you enjoy these vintage advertisements and take a few moments for yourself to relish the small details that make them stand the test of time.

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Where Has Your Car Been All Its Life?

Where Has Your Car Been All Its Life?

By Benjamin Shahrabani / 22 Dec 2014
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At both Petrolicious: Drive Tastefully events, the wide range of cars was astounding. At Drive Tastefully: Malibu, James Chen’s white-on-white Lamborghini Countach got me wondering who the first owner might have been. Was he (or she) a Lamborghini enthusiast trading up or perhaps a Miami drug lord who craved the attention and prestige a scissor-door Lamborghini would bring?

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