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What’s The Best Classic Racing Livery?

What’s The Best Classic Racing Livery?

By Michael Banovsky / 20 Apr 2015
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While I personally feel as though the famous Martini “Hippie” livery for a Porsche 917 entered into the 1970 24 Hours of Le Mans is the most perfect livery—the car, era, and design match perfectly—we here at Petrolicious would love to know your favourite classic racing livery.

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What’s Your Favorite Classic 4x4?

What’s Your Favorite Classic 4x4?

By Mauricio Cremer / 13 Apr 2015
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We at Petrolicious love our vintage European sports cars. We give you detailed content about racing heritage and company origins, as well as, introduce you to the owners of these beautiful machines. But—and here’s mine—what about classic 4x4s?

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Would You Own an Orphan Car?

Would You Own an Orphan Car?

By Michael Banovsky / 6 Apr 2015
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My taste in cars tends to border on the obscure, with a number of orphan marques on my list of vehicles I want to own…someday. Orphan marques, you ask? It’s simple: they’re brands that no longer exist, meaning owners of Tatras, Panhards, Duesenbergs, Saturns, and other car companies are on their own when it comes to repairs, spare parts, and historic documentation...

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Help Me Find My next Classic Car!

Help Me Find My next Classic Car!

By Petrolicious Productions / 31 Mar 2015
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Today, we’re trying something a bit different and we’re opening up the floor to a reader with his own dilemma. It’s on many enthusiasts’ minds: what should I buy? What are the pros and cons of each? Can I get help from other enthusiasts?? David B, of Canada, wrote in with an interesting question. What car should he buy?

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Has your car helped you get out of a traffic ticket?

 Has your car helped you get out of a traffic ticket?

By Afshin Behnia / 23 Mar 2015
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In 2010, I had planned a “romantic” road trip with Kika up to Big Sur, San Francisco, and the Sonoma wine country. I put romantic in quotes because I also had an ulterior motive: to go to the Monterey car week. But a chance encounter with a California Highway Patrol officer on the way to Big Sur meant that our romantic road trip may not have happened…

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What’s Your Best Experience as a Passenger?

What’s Your Best Experience as a Passenger?

By Michael Banovsky / 16 Mar 2015
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With most of the car world devoted to making drivers happy, what of passengers? As a passenger, memorable experiences often depend on the vehicle, the road, the driver, and any other passengers. If one of those things is off, the drive may be unbearable. Get all four in sync, however, and it may not matter that you’re just a passenger. To prove it, I’d like to tell you about a very special Porsche…

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How would you keep classics on the road?

How would you keep classics on the road?

By Michael Banovsky / 9 Mar 2015
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With Paris set to introduce relatively complicated rules concerning which vehicles are allowed to roam the streets, classic car aficionados like you and I are naturally curious if this will start happening in other locations. What I'd like to know is this: if you were the mayor of a town, how would you convince your citizens to give special consideration to the remarkable classics that we enjoy so much?

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How Have You Personalized Your Car?

How Have You Personalized Your Car?

By Benjamin Shahrabani / 4 Mar 2015
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Many enthusiasts consider themselves stewards of their vehicles, entrusted with its preservation until the time comes to pass it down to the next generation. Across the street from the stewards, however, sits a group of car nuts who have been customizing their cars in ways big and small since the first horseless carriage rolled out of a barn. Which group do you side with?

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What's the One That Got Away?

What's the One That Got Away?

By Benjamin Shahrabani / 2 Mar 2015
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Unless you’re Jay Leno, you just can’t buy every car you covet, nor can you keep every car that comes into your possession. Sometimes, the lack of time, money, or space (or all three) conspire such that a car cannot be purchased, or has to be sold. Sometimes, they just get away... What car do you wish you had never sold, or wished you had purchased, but let slip through your fingers?

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What Is Still Exciting about Formula 1?

What Is Still Exciting about Formula 1?

By Shayan Bokaie / 23 Feb 2015
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As a younger fan, I never had the pleasure of watching Ayrton Senna in the wet, or Jackie Stewart earn his title as the King of Monaco, but I have tremendous respect and appreciation for Formula 1’s heritage. As the sport has become tamer and a bit softer over the years, however, I fear that I might have missed the golden years of Formula 1...

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What Spring Road Trip Most Excites You?

What Spring Road Trip Most Excites You?

By Petrolicious Productions / 16 Feb 2015
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Although we're still trapped in winter's icy throes, spring and its blossoms are just around the corner for most of us. And while Petrolicious is based in Southern California, we're limited from embarking on long, epic drives by the fact that most of the US lays dormant under a blanket of snow...

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