Quantcast

Partnered

The Hidden Gems of Auctions America’s California Sale

The Hidden Gems of Auctions America’s California Sale

By Petrolicious Productions / 10 Jul 2015 / 1 Comment Read More

With so many vehicles offered during a typical car auction, it’s often easy to lose track of the desirable ones as soon as the hammer starts to fall. Moreover, taking a close look at a long list of vehicles in order to find the hidden gems is very time-consuming. These selections are vehicles that caught our eye, and if their pre-auction estimates are anything to go by, most will be an affordable way to acquire a classic car.

Here’s How Enthusiasts Are Putting Patina To Good Use

Here’s How Enthusiasts Are Putting Patina To Good Use

By Petrolicious Productions / 7 Jul 2015

When browsing through the catalogues of major auction houses or your local classifieds sections, one thing is immediately clear: history matters more than ever. “The value of a classic car lies in its history and provenance,” says David Power, an enthusiast who is working on the restoration of a 1974 Citroën SM. So how do some classic car owners ensure their car is fully-documented? Enter Patina.

Read More

ADVERTISEMENT

5 Reasons To Put Patina On Your Phone Now

5 Reasons To Put Patina On Your Phone Now

By Petrolicious Productions / 16 Jun 2015
1 Comment

Although the internet has helped to forever change how we buy cars, but when it comes down to actually living with, documenting, and maintaining them, our “technology” is often no better than a receipt-packed binder. Founded by enthusiasts in the UK, Patina is a free service available online and on Android and iOS devices that has become an indispensable tool for classic car owners.

Read More

Chopard’s Latest Is Inspired by The Historic Mille Miglia

Chopard’s Latest Is Inspired by The Historic Mille Miglia

By Petrolicious Productions / 5 Jun 2015

With more than 400 collector cars, 1,000 miles to cover, and some of the world’s most epic scenery to appreciate along the way, the Mille Miglia is a unique event unlike anything else. Not only Official Time Keeper since 1988, Chopard also sponsors and competes in the Mille Miglia, creating timepieces for classic car enthusiasts and horological enthusiasts alike that are inspired by experiences from the event.

Read More

Introducing the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum

Introducing the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum

By Michael Banovsky / 15 Apr 2015
2 Comments

At Petrolicious, it’s always important to keep our eyes on the story and—of course, possible stories. That’s why we’re excited to announce that you’ll be reading a number of stories in the coming months done in partnership with the excellent Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum.

Read More

Grateful for Classic Cars and Bonding, Less so for Pokemon

Grateful for Classic Cars and Bonding, Less so for Pokemon

By Jonathan WC Mills / 14 Jan 2015 / 11 Comments Read More

As the year ended most of us took a moment to pause and reflect; looking backwards at expectations met... and missed. This is a function of being human, of course. However, the end of the calendar provided a moment to think and I couldn’t help but look back on what I consider the most significant aspect of my automotive year: my son’s budding interest in the hobby.

RM Auctions's Audi Sport Quattro May Be Most Original Extant

RM Auctions's Audi Sport Quattro May Be Most Original Extant

By Petrolicious Productions / 18 Dec 2014 / 6 Comments Read More

Underhood, a downsized 2,133cc five-cylinder engine was turbocharged to the tune of around 450 bhp in competition tune. A massive KKK turbocharger rated at 1.05 bar meant that the car’s engine displacement actually needed to be reduced in order to comply with FIA regulations. Even so, the Sport Quattro competed against cars in the 3,000 cc category.

RM Auctions Ferrari Daytona Condo-Find Ready to Disco

RM Auctions Ferrari Daytona Condo-Find Ready to Disco

By Petrolicious Productions / 9 Dec 2014 / 26 Comments Read More

Barn finds are the ultimate in automotive mythology. It is the equivalent of sitting in a tavern sometime in the seventeenth century and being handed a map by a rushed, shadowy figure. Should you spend days and weeks and months chasing buried treasure? We’ve all heard stories of barn finds: Bugattis sunken in lakes to avoid taxes, neglected racecars in sheds around the world...

Exquisite Autodromo Stradale Marks a New Chapter

Exquisite Autodromo Stradale Marks a New Chapter

By Petrolicious Productions / 19 Sep 2014
4 Comments

Autodromo’s newest design is inspired by the dash gauges found on Italian sports cars of the late 1950s, and features a multi-layered dial. Beneath the domed sapphire crystal, the hour indexes are applied to a transparent glass ring, which floats over the colored dial for a three-dimensional effect. The custom designed leather strap references the luxurious automotive interiors of the time.

Read More

Pure Motorcycle Style Inspiration

Pure Motorcycle Style Inspiration

By Petrolicious Productions / 17 Sep 2014
2 Comments

There are literally no motorcycle jackets as iconic as a Belstaff. And it is with good reason: they are both functionally superior, combining road armor with weather protection, and classically stylish. Their rugged tailoring, durability, and lack of pretense made them the preferred jacket of icons like Mr. Steve McQueen and Mr. T.E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia).

Read More

Load the Land Rover and Go

Load the Land Rover and Go

By Petrolicious Productions / 2 Sep 2014 / 15 Comments Read More

On any given day, Pav can be found shooting anything from a 1932 Daimler Double-Six in one corner of the United States to a Jaguar D-Type on the opposite side of the continent. If he’s at home in California, however, odds are you’ll find Pav in the seat of a ride defined by its simplicity: his 1973 Land Rover Series III.