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What’s Your Favorite Classic Land Barge?

What’s Your Favorite Classic Land Barge?

By Michael Banovsky / 25 May 2015
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The one thing I absolutely love about land barges is that there’s something for every taste. No matter if you like driving fast or slow, or if a badge on the front matters all that much to you: almost every major car company has attempted a big sedan at some point. If you have time to find the right one, it may match your personality perfectly. Let me explain, using the Maserati Quattroporte II.

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Our 5 Favorite Cars Named After The Wind

Our 5 Favorite Cars Named After The Wind

By Michael Banovsky / 22 May 2015 / 5 Comments Read More

JJ Cale may have said, “They call me the breeze,” but for these five cars it’s literal: they’re named after the wind. Over the years, vehicles have been named all sorts of things—animals, plants, people, places—but for some reason, those with the wind in their (figurative) sails are some of the most evocative. Is there a connection between these five machines—or are these names just hot air?

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In Photos: The Outstanding Maserati Ghibli Spyder

In Photos: The Outstanding Maserati Ghibli Spyder

By Jacopo Villa / 11 Mar 2015 / 8 Comments Read More

What does it take to leave the house early enough to watch worms wiggle out of bed? When your photographer mentions a Maserati Ghibli Spyder, well, it’s a good idea to clear your calendar and head out to experience one of the finest classic Italian sports cars.

Helplessly Cool Mastroianni Defined Style

Helplessly Cool Mastroianni Defined Style

By Benjamin Shahrabani / 23 Feb 2015 / 1 Comment Read More

An Italian actor who rose to prominence in the 1960's, Marcello Mastroianni became a star within Italian cinema in the 1950's after a stint in the theater, when he caught the attention of Federico Fellini. Mastroianni acted in some of Fellini's biggest movies, including La Dolce Vita and 8 1/2.

Book Review: Maserati 250F In Focus

Book Review: Maserati 250F In Focus

By Benjamin Shahrabani / 31 Oct 2014
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The 250F was Maserati's factory entry into Formula One racing, where they competed against the likes of Mercedes and Ferrari during the 2500cc Grand Prix Formula years of 1954-60. Just twenty-six examples were built, and notable 250F piloti in period include Juan Manuel Fangio, Mike Hawthorn, and Sir Stirling Moss.

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Maserati Celebrates Centennial with Vintage-Inspired Posters

Maserati Celebrates Centennial with Vintage-Inspired Posters

By Petrolicious Productions / 5 Sep 2014
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This year marks Maserati’s 100th anniversary and in celebration of their heritage they launched a poster series celebrating their greatest sporting successes. Alas, the series is closing with the fifth and last release of this limited edition collection of prints, never published before.

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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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Painstaking Final Preparations on Classic Maserati for Villa d'Este

Painstaking Final Preparations on Classic Maserati for Villa d'Este

By Petrolicious Productions / 23 Jun 2014 / 4 Comments Read More

With every hour that ticked by, the excitement and anticipation grew, until the carrier arrived to transport the car to Cernobbio. After it was loaded and the truck's large tailgate closed, at that moment, every worker who spent so much time and attention on the car watched it leave, just hoping it would impress the jury, and win a prize.

Can the Desert Concorso Become a Top-Tier Concours?

Can the Desert Concorso Become a Top-Tier Concours?

By Yoav Gilad / 1 Apr 2014 Read More

The inaugural Desert Concorso was held this past weekend in Palm Desert, California, about two hours drive east from Los Angeles. There was an interesting mix of cars, and lovers of Italian machinery couldn't have been disappointed. It was a gorgeous, sunny day in the desert and walking on to the green you were immediately greeted by a fleet of Ferraris.

Maserati 3500GT Will Make You Fall in Love

Maserati 3500GT Will Make You Fall in Love

By Petrolicious Productions / 25 Feb 2014 / 8 Comments Read More

We're all affected differently. Some people fall in love because their dad or uncle had one. Others fall in love out of necessity, constant breakdowns requiring them to work on their car. For Mr. Frank Mandarano a tour through the Maserati factory in 1971 was enough for him to be smitten. He bought his first Maserati a few years later, a red 3500GT, which promptly broke the day after he bought it.

November Instagram Roundup

November Instagram Roundup

By Petrolicious Productions / 29 Nov 2013
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From our Instagram photos posted over the past month or so, we've selected a few of our favorites and some of the most popular to share. You can follow us @PetroliciousCo to get a glimpse behind the scenes of our film and photo shoots, sneak peeks of upcoming video subjects, and keep up to date with our daily automotive adventures.

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The Birdcage Sings the Music of Maserati

The Birdcage Sings the Music of Maserati

By Alan Franklin / 19 Aug 2013
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If you’ve ever seen a Maserati Tipo 60 or 61, you’ll immediately understand why they were nicknamed “Birdcage.” But that trademark intricate tube frame was almost concealed beneath the bodywork were it not for a Le Mans rule change that inspired some thinly veiled cheating.

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