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Meet the Campbells: The world’s fastest family

Meet the Campbells: The world’s fastest family

By Petrolicious Productions / 27 May 2015
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Living life at the front lines of land speed records is not a job for the faint of heart, but for the Campbell family, three generations have suited up and fired up some of the world’s fastest machines. Yes: at one time they even had a gas pump in the garden. We recently caught up with Gina Campbell, author and multiple-time speed record holder, about her family’s ongoing legacy of speed.

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Amazing Charcoal-Powered Racers

Amazing Charcoal-Powered Racers

By Petrolicious Productions / 21 Jan 2015
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I draw with charcoal on drawing card or thick paper. For me, this technique is fantastic to give the suggestion of speed and depth. It’s a quick technique, most drawings are done within a few hours, but you can’t erase, undo, or paint on top. So I need to think of all areas that need to stay clear before I do the drawing. One little mistake and the drawing needs to be redone!

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Mount Gallery to Open Exhibit on Golden Age of American Car Design

Mount Gallery to Open Exhibit on Golden Age of American Car Design

By Petrolicious Productions / 7 Jan 2015
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Opening in about two weeks, “When the Future had Fins: American Automotive Designs and Concepts, 1959-1973” is a Los Angeles gallery show curated by Christopher Mount, the man responsible for bringing the Jaguar E-type to the Museum of Modern Art. “When the Future had Fins” is a retrospective of a halcyonic fourteen-year period in American automotive design...

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Little Lada Is Back to Original

Little Lada Is Back to Original

By Andrey Smazhilo / 10 Dec 2014 / 17 Comments Read More

It has been a while since I last saw Sergey, the owner of this handsome orange Lada. His car is different from the last time I saw it, as it is now back to its original condition. I’ve always been interested in what makes people perform this or that mod, so I decided it was time some questions were answered…

David Lee's Ferrari Collection Will Make You Stay in School

David Lee's Ferrari Collection Will Make You Stay in School

By Petrolicious Productions / 4 Dec 2014 / 24 Comments Read More

Ferrari collections come in all sizes and flavors, and no two are ever the same as each collector has his or her own distinct collecting style. David Lee’s collection is perhaps one that appeals most to the younger generation of enthusiasts, featuring all the supercar Ferraris from the ‘80s to present, as well as some of the most beautiful examples from the ‘60s.

Designer's Most Important Work Is His Porsche

Designer's Most Important Work Is His Porsche

By Petrolicious Productions / 24 Sep 2014
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Earlier this month, we featured Mr. Antoine Gaslais's work and received such as great response that we reached out to find out more about this Parisian-based artist and classic car enthusiast. He obviously keeps very busy, but he says that his most important current job is working on his car, "because it is my favorite subject. In particular posters for my club or my travels with my Porsche."

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The Hardest Working Man in the Car Photo Business

The Hardest Working Man in the Car Photo Business

By Yoav Gilad / 10 Sep 2014 / 18 Comments Read More

We've been big fans of Pawel's work for a long time and the video presented the perfect opportunity for us to sit down with him and find out more about him. He began as a photo assistant a while back and since then has shot over two-hundred cars a year (frequently over three hundred) for the last ten years. It's not hyperbole when we say that he has literally shot thousands of cars.

Lamborghini 350GT is Refined Beauty

Lamborghini 350GT is Refined Beauty

By Ronald Ahrens / 4 Sep 2014 / 7 Comments Read More

The Lamborghini 350GTV prototype, shown in October of 1963, had provoked ambiguous responses from the press and public, so in the following five months it was also reengineered en route to becoming the 350GT. The young engineer Gian Paolo Dallara and his top assistant, Paolo Stanzani, who had been working with a shoestring budget, tested their revised V-12...

Getting Real With Paint

Getting Real With Paint

By Petrolicious Productions / 6 Aug 2014 / 2 Comments Read More

Mr. Marcello Petisci paints incredibly realistic, even hyper-realistic, art often with iconographic images of cars that he places in all possible states and situations. Before beginning to paint he examines the variables of the types of objects to be painted and paired with the car, the form of the main subject, and the overall composition of the piece.

Wired for Beauty: Sculptures Capture Car's Essential Lines

Wired for Beauty: Sculptures Capture Car's Essential Lines

By Petrolicious Productions / 30 Jul 2014 / 6 Comments Read More

London-based Mr. Chris Twitchell is the man behind Wire Car Design, the enterprise that seeks to capture the art behind some iconic car designs, in scale, through the medium of wire. They handcraft beautiful artistic representations of a car’s form in wire that can be displayed in any indoor environment. Chris was kind enough to take a few minutes out of his schedule to give us some insight into his work.