Hand-picked cars for sale from around the Internet. These are autos, in search of a new owner, that might be perfect for your collection, convince you to start one, or just lead you down a new road. If you know of an interesting car for sale and would like to share with your fellow Petrolisti, please email us at email@example.com
/ 8 Sep 2015
"Where can I buy two pristine Volvo 780 Coupés by Bertone?" is a question you may not have asked yourself this morning, but the answer is: at the auction of Bertone's car collection. That's right: bankrupt carrozzeria Bertone's assortment of concept, prototype, and production cars begins next Monday, September 14. Here are our five favorites from the upcoming sale.
/ 2 Sep 2015
1972 was a pretty good year for affordable coupés. It was before the fuel crisis and after a decade that saw arguably some of the finest machines hit racetracks around the world. Naturally, these advances would filter down to cars for the discerning enthusiast. If you're looking for an affordable classic, 1972 isn't a bad place to begin your search. Here are five from that year that caught our eye this week.
Your choice of car is an undeniable form of self-expression. Regardless of the back story, or how you acquired it, a car says something about you. This is by no means a ground breaking revelation, just an observation we live here at Petrolicious. We would even venture to say that there is a good amount of self discovery as to ‘who you are’ and ‘what type of car person you are’ when you’re deciding which car to buy.
/ 26 Aug 2015
This week in Market Finds, we’ve picked six classics from the Land of the Rising Sun that are appreciating in value, from Toyota FJ40 all the way to a beautiful “Hakosuka” GT-R. While finding parts is often difficult—sometimes importation, too—we think the extra effort is worth it: after all, do you think your neighbour will be getting a Toyota Sports 800 any time soon?
/ 29 Jul 2015
Fast, French cars aren’t very common, but over the years the nation has produced its fair share of race-winning machines. This week’s selection of Market Finds features five very different options for allowing the tricolore to influence your next classic car purchase, from an iconic ’60s GT car to this Ferrari-fighting Alpine from the ’90s.
If you could make your own car, what would you build? Perhaps more important, actually, is who you’ll ask to build it. Choosing to have a ’50s-inspired sports racing car built to your specifications is special, but even more so is who did the work on this stunning, one-of-a-kind CMC Jaguar that is now being offered for sale.
/ 24 Jun 2015
So you want to drive fast on twisting roads, like the sort we’ll be taking participants on this Saturday in the Drive Tastefully: Barker Hanger rally? The thing with canyons is that they’re often found in areas of the world where extreme temperatures and elevation changes are the norm—so handling, braking, and cooling are essential items. Here are five that we’d love to take through our favorite set of turns…
Benjamin Tarlow, the 24-year-old owner of Mid-Century Motoring in New York, specializes in sourcing classic cars from Europe and importing them to the US market. We are excited to present one of Mid-Century Motoring’s top examples, a 1968 Alfa Romeo Giulia GT Junior which was recently imported from the Netherlands.