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Petrolicious meets the Howmet TX

  What sounds like a fighter jet and is faster than a Ferrari? Ladies and gentlemen, meet the incredible Howmet TX, an experimental race car that is the only turbine-powered car to actually win a race. Built by a talented team of engineers in 1968 using little time and just $10,000, the first Howmet was… Read more »

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Winningest Ferrari ever feted by Petrolicious

When Petrolicious showed its video starring the legendary Ferrari 250 GTO, we weren’t sure it could be topped. Now, barely two weeks later, it has. Somehow, the video crew of one of our favorite YouTube series has gotten its mitts on one of the rarest, winningest, and most unique Ferraris to ever rove the planet…. Read more »

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1973 Porsche 911 Carrera RS takes center stage with Petrolicious

Today, one of the most exciting track toys available is the Porsche 911 GT3. Its forbearer, though, was an altogether different beast that was every bit as exciting. Yes, we’re talking about the old 911 Carrera RS that blessed the early 1970s. With a mere 1,580 cars built, meant specifically to satisfy the FIA’s homologation… Read more »

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Petrolicious samples the finned and fantastic Tatra T87

Via autoblog: There are a lot of weird things in Los Angeles. There are weird people, weird buildings, and there are some especially weird cars. The automotive melting pot that is the City of Angels has any number of hidden treasures, and Paul Greenstein just happens to own one of the strangest – the Tatra… Read more »

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Petrolicious finds an oasis of Chevy SS models in the desert

Via autoblog: The things we are interested in while young often grow into passions later in life. Take Mark Lundquist for example, whose car collection is highlighted in a new video from Petrolicious. Out of high school in the late 1960s, he worked at a gas station and filled up many of the era’s most… Read more »

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1964 Ferrari 250 GTO sees Petrolicious embracing gorgeousness

We’ve never, ever accused Petrolicious of slacking when it comes to the quality of cars it features. Each week brings a new, exciting, rare vehicle that has some special quality or provenance to it. But this week’s video… it’s beyond everything else the series has ever done. That’s because it stars the legendary Ferrari 250… Read more »

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Alfa Romeo Giulia Spider rightfully fawned over by Petrolicious

  Following the Top Gear adage «You can’t be a true petrolhead until you’ve owned an Alfa Romeo,» is rather difficult for those of us in North America. Faced with a distinct lack of new cars and an equally disturbing abundance of vintage basketcases, the road to Alfa ownership is a difficult one for residents… Read more »

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Petrolicious relives history with Stirling Moss and his Mercedes SLR

Few triumphs have inspired drivers like Sir Stirling Moss’ victory at the 1955 Mille Miglia. Then just 25 years old, driver Moss and co-driver Denis Jenkinson roared through 992 miles of Italian countryside in just 10 hours, 7 minutes and 48 seconds. Average speed? 98.53 miles per hour. Here, Moss tells the story of his… Read more »

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Petrolicious inspects Zagato-bodied Lancia Flaminia

Lancia gets a bad rap. Sure, the more modern examples have had a history of rusting and rampant reliability woes, but before that, they were certifiable rally weapons. And even before that, Lancia was just a maker of truly gorgeous cars. Cars like this aluminum-bodied 1967 Flaminia Super Sport, which benefits from the good styling… Read more »

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Petrolicious profiles an ‘original fanboy’ and his 1987 Honda CRX Si

Christopher Hoffman is a guy I’d like to meet. He’s profiled in the latest installment of Petrolicious, titled Original Fanboy, because of his love and dedication to his 1987 Honda CRX Si. And that’s something I can relate to. My personal car is a black 1988 Honda CRX Si. Road & Track executive editor Sam… Read more »