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Dueling In The Rain With A Ferrari 208 GTB Turbo

Dueling In The Rain With A Ferrari 208 GTB Turbo

By Petrolicious Productions / 27 Jul 2015 / 4 Comments Read More

There’s only one thing to can pull me out of my bed on a wet Sunday morning like this: Ferrari. I’m going to drive a 1982 208 GTB, first year of production with a turbocharged 2.0-liter engine and 220 horsepower. It’s the first road-going turbo from Maranello, the smallest V8 ever built, and the perfect car for who want to start driving in red…for many reasons.

Does The Alfa Romeo 4C Spider Instill Hope in the Driver?

Does The Alfa Romeo 4C Spider Instill Hope in the Driver?

By Afshin Behnia / 23 Jul 2015 / 30 Comments Read More

There was a time when “sports car” meant a car designed for sport, that is, a car whose primary, and often singular purpose was the sport of driving. Carrying groceries or kids was secondary, and the idea of integrating a purpose-built receptacle for your beverage would have been laughed at.

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Touring Italy Like Enthusiasts Used To

Touring Italy Like Enthusiasts Used To

By Jacopo Villa / 23 Jul 2015
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Going on a vacation with a pre-war car is heroic. It's true that many enthusiasts take their cars on long trips like the Mille Miglia or the Coppa Nuvoari, but to do a trip on your own, relying solely on your companions and a few spare parts is quite an adventure, even by today’s standards. The owners of these machines drove all the way from Germany and were going on vacation: isn't this just plain cool?

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110 MPH Terror From Italy: A Tuned Fiat 1100 TV by Pininfarina

110 MPH Terror From Italy: A Tuned Fiat 1100 TV by Pininfarina

By Jacopo Villa / 17 Jul 2015 / 5 Comments Read More

The summer is dedicated to car enthusiasts: the Mille Miglia, Goodwood, Villa d'Este, and so many others are among the major events that we wait for all year long, plus every weekend, you can go to different local car gatherings. And that’s how I stumbled upon the beauty you see here.

Up Close With Lancia’s Rare And Legendary D.50

Up Close With Lancia’s Rare And Legendary D.50

By Jacopo Villa / 15 Jul 2015
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In the car world, everyone loves to celebrate anniversaries, and they’re often special things to witness. For this particular occasion, visitors had the privilege of hearing the sound of one of the two original Lancia D.50 left in the world, a car raced originally by Luigi "Gigi" Villoresi.

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Building Your Dream Is A Beautiful Thing

Building Your Dream Is A Beautiful Thing

By Petrolicious Productions / 14 Jul 2015 / 58 Comments Read More

“I wanted to experience what they experienced, and I didn’t know any other way to do it except by trying to build a car like they had,” says Peter Giacobbi, builder and owner of this incredible 1959 Ferrari 250 TR recreation.

It’s Fun Fighting With A Mean Little Scorpion

It’s Fun Fighting With A Mean Little Scorpion

By Petrolicious Productions / 26 Jun 2015
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In my beautiful country, this small bully of a car is a real legend. On the way to Tolfa, an ancient village north of Rome, I can’t wait to meet Giancarlo, its owner, and our common friend Gian Pietro, a talented designer. To Giancarlo, I ask: why does an ex-racer who has driven many beasts over forty years keep only an Autobianchi A112 Abarth in his garage? I will find an answer.

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Revisiting the Ferrari P4/5, The Ultimate Modern Dream Car

Revisiting the Ferrari P4/5, The Ultimate Modern Dream Car

By Jacopo Villa / 24 Jun 2015 / 3 Comments Read More

The Ferrari P4/5 by Pininfarina is the ultimate modern dream car. It is something born out of pure technical ingenuity, creativity, and of course, passion. It is more than just a re-bodied Ferrari Enzo; it’s a completely new car with unique performance and design. Almost 10 years after its unveiling at the 2006 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, it still looks like it came, yesterday, from outer space.

Hunt for a Ferrari 250 “Testa Rossa” in the Novel Found

Hunt for a Ferrari 250 “Testa Rossa” in the Novel Found

By Petrolicious Productions / 28 May 2015
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In the world of classic cars, Ferrari sits at the top. From there—depending on who you ask, of course, the waters get murky. If you’re interested in cars that have changed the world, however, Ferrari may not be the top marque. For Greg Long, the search and capture of interesting cars sort of runs in the family, and there were so many stories to tell that only a novel would do. Here are three engaging excerpts from “Found”.

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Ferrari’s First-ever Race Car Comes out to Play

Ferrari’s First-ever Race Car Comes out to Play

By Petrolicious Productions / 26 May 2015
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Say “Ferrari” to most people and their eyes will sparkle with an image of a red sports car roaring through the scenery. Now, ask the same person where the first Ferrari debuted and the answer will likely be one of the big names—Monza, Spa-Francorchamps, the Nürburgring—and he’d be wrong. Ever hear of a little place named Piacenza?

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