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Holiday Gift Idea: Colorful Plymouth Barracuda Inspiration

Holiday Gift Idea: Colorful Plymouth Barracuda Inspiration

By Petrolicious Productions / 16 Dec 2013

For a short time anyway, the Plymouth Barracuda was a trendsetter when introduced in the spring of 1964 as a Valiant option package just a few weeks prior to the Mustang. It came in several beautiful shades of paint, and since we love the way that Plymouth showed this in its brochure, so we found some colorful items for purchase inspired by this Barracuda ad.

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Art Center Hosts Eclectic Transportation Showcase

Art Center Hosts Eclectic Transportation Showcase

By Ezekiel Wheeler / 8 Nov 2013
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For the past decade, the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California, has been providing something a little different for the automotive community to enjoy. Yes, they still churn out futuristic car designs, but they also host a rather unique car show on their main campus. The Art Center Car Classic is a gathering of eclectic transportation vehicles where design prevails over brand loyalty.

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Celebrating Our First Year of Driving Tastefully

Celebrating Our First Year of Driving Tastefully

By Petrolicious Productions / 3 Oct 2013
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We recently celebrated the first anniversary of the launch of our site, and to mark this event, we've designed an infographic featuring things that we've accomplished and things that have happened in this first year. While you're no doubt familiar with our videos and editorial work, what goes on behind the scenes might be a bit of a mystery.

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The Fiat 500 Visualized

The Fiat 500 Visualized

By Petrolicious Productions / 30 Apr 2013
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In conjunction with our latest video featuring a yellow Fiat 500, and to share some more information about the happy little car's history, we've created a graphic that is full of all kinds of interesting tidbits about the car. As for some interesting things about the car that aren't mentioned in the graphic, did you know that starting the car was done by means of a pull-cable connected to a handle between the seats?

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The Ferrari 250 GT Lusso Visualized

The Ferrari 250 GT Lusso Visualized

By Petrolicious Productions / 23 Apr 2013
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In conjunction with our latest video featuring a Ferrari 250 GT Lusso, and to share some more information about the beautiful car's history, we've created a graphic that is full of all kinds of interesting tidbits about the car. For instance, did you know that due to the bespoke nature of the Lusso, weight varied by as much as 700 pounds depending on specification? Click through to view the full graphic.

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How Friendly Is Your City Toward Vintage Cars?

How Friendly Is Your City Toward Vintage Cars?

By Petrolicious Productions / 22 Apr 2013
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While some towns are almost paradise for vintage car enthusiasts, others are downright hostile place  for our beloved cars. Use our highly scientific Petrolicious questionnaire to grade your city in its vintage-car friendliness. On a scale of 0 to 10 (10 being best), grade each of the following attributes of your city, and then sum up the ten scores to come up with a total score out of a possible 100. How do you rank your city?

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Shift With Style and Class

Shift With Style and Class

By Petrolicious Productions / 18 Apr 2013
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Changing gears is either an absolutely central or a nearly involuntary part of driving a car. Either way, nothing better highlights the sheer physicality of driving, that sacred man-machine interface, than the humble shift knob. There’s probably no other control that you’ll operate as much in a lifetime, so it might as well be topped by something special. In that spirit we’ve selected a handful of lovely vintage, NOS, and racing-style knobs here for your perusal.

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The Jaguar XKE Visualized

The Jaguar XKE Visualized

By Petrolicious Productions / 9 Apr 2013
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In conjunction with our video today and to share more information about the E-Type, 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 merely 4,538 of all the 72,515 XKEs produced were registered in the UK last year?

Click through to view the full infographic.

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Choose New Shoes For Your Car

Choose New Shoes For Your Car

By Petrolicious Productions / 27 Mar 2013
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The quickest, easiest way to change or enhance a car’s style is with aftermarket wheels. Whether chosen to allow wider or bigger diameter rubber, for lighter weight, to clear upgraded brakes, or for a change of style, wheels undeniably make or break a car. Alternately, a good wheel can make an amazing piece of garage art or one seriously cool glass coffee table base. We found a tasty selection of vintage rolling stock available on eBay.

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