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Business in the Front, Party in the Back

Business in the Front, Party in the Back

By Petrolicious Productions / 27 Aug 2014

Technically, this tiny bubble-car can fit eight people, and is like a mullet. How so? It can seat two behind its refrigerator style door (business up front)...and a bartender and five patrons on its included bar trailer (party in the back).

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No Bruises on This Alfa

No Bruises on This Alfa

By Petrolicious Productions / 26 Aug 2014

This Alfa may be black and Blu (Olandese), but it's far from beaten up–even with (an assumed) 125,160 kilometers. According to its owner, it's "original and without modifications" and 99 percent free of corrosion. It also includes an "original log book and some service history."

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A Maserati Quattroporte With Patina

A Maserati Quattroporte With Patina

By Petrolicious Productions / 25 Aug 2014

Just because a car hasn't been restored doesn't mean it hasn't been cared for. This 1970 Quattroporte's body and interior have survived since the Nixon administration. However, its engine has been given new parts–necessities after nearly four and a half decades.

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Pebble Beach's Best in Show Winner Represents a Monumental Shift

Pebble Beach's Best in Show Winner Represents a Monumental Shift

By Yoav Gilad / 22 Aug 2014 / 7 Comments Read More

In many ways, this year’s Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance was just like every year prior. The blue-blazer-wearing, straw-hatted crowd strolled in as classical music gently wafted over the audience and manicured lawn. The OEMs occupied the lower-level suites in the lodge that allowed their guests to sit in style and avoid sullying their Tod’s. The coffee was warm and unburned, landscape foggy grey, and cars buffed to perfection...

Lamborghini Diablo for Sale is a Religious Experience

Lamborghini Diablo for Sale is a Religious Experience

By Petrolicious Productions / 22 Aug 2014

The devil is typically depicted as a red creature, but this Diablo has a Blue Hera metallic skin and the fury of twelve cylinders. It exorcises its demonic power through an altered drivetrain and additional components include a Tubi sports exhaust system and a carbon fiber rear wing.

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Fiat Vignale For Sale Comes Pre-Named

Fiat Vignale For Sale Comes Pre-Named

By Petrolicious Productions / 14 Aug 2014

Some vintage cars are so abundant that they could be showcased in Market Finds nearly every day. This 1969 Fiat 125S Samantha, styled by Vignale, is not such an automobile. It's estimated that only one hundred of these coupes were ever built.

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Maximum Italian Style from Vespa Micro Car

Maximum Italian Style from Vespa Micro Car

By Máté Boér / 13 Aug 2014 / 2 Comments Read More

One day, coincidentally, you're flipping through a classic car magazine and see a picture of a rare microcar designed in Italy and built in France. Five years later a perfectly restored example sits in your garage and you are producing and selling parts for these cars all over Europe, helping other enthusiasts to turn their dream into reality. Such is the story of this sole Hungarian Vespa 400's owner.

Ten Classic Cars You Need to Import Now!

Ten Classic Cars You Need to Import Now!

By Yoav Gilad / 8 Aug 2014 / 18 Comments Read More

Lately, we've been feeling left out. There are many wonderful cars that much of the world has gotten to enjoy and yet for one reason or another were never shipped to the USA. We can pretty much import any car we want so long as it's more than twenty-five years old. This is how we'd blow our hard-earned cash...

Roaring Over the Same Mountain Roads Seventy Years Later

Roaring Over the Same Mountain Roads Seventy Years Later

By Petrolicious Productions / 6 Aug 2014 / 9 Comments Read More

The Coppa d'Oro delle Dolomiti (Gold Cup of the Dolomites) is an annual vintage rally that covers the route of the original Coppa delle Dolomiti. It first ran in 1947, along unpaved mountain roads, passing through many small villages (much like the Mille Miglia) and featuring an elevation change of over 4000m (13,540ft), over thirteen times greater than the Nurburgring's.

Long Line of Distinguished Owners Only Adds to this Lancia's Beauty

Long Line of Distinguished Owners Only Adds to this Lancia's Beauty

By Petrolicious Productions / 5 Aug 2014
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During the summer of 1953, the Como Lancia dealership ordered the Aurelia on behalf of Mr. Antonello Provasi of Lecco, a gentleman driver who intended to race it. The car was ordered as “competition type” with the same specifications of Lancia’s official vehicles in 1953. According to competition specs, it was built by Pininfarina in exactly the same way as the corsa units...

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This Fiat is Flat-Out Mechanically Made-Over

This Fiat is Flat-Out Mechanically Made-Over

By Petrolicious Productions / 4 Aug 2014

Wedge-shaped cars look as if they can cut through the air all by themselves, but the truth is they need engines to do that. Fortunately, the 1.5-liter four-cylinder power plant with which this 1981 Fiat X1/9 started life, as well as other major parts, has been thoroughly refreshed.

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