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I’ve Been a Lousy Car Owner, But This Weekend, That Changed

Back in my late teens through twenties, I’d wash and wax whatever car I owned every two or three weeks, even if it was a...
By  May 23, 2016

Looking back at Amelia Island’s Cars & Coffee

Last month’s Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance was this author’s first attendance to the event and it was...
By  April 15, 2016

Florida Bug Jam 2015: Bug Wars

Many of you can probably remember when Volkswagen was known more for making small, cheap, ubiquitous cars with character, known...
By  November 17, 2015

A Potential Upside to Volkswagen’s Diesel Downfall?

When it came to light last Friday that Volkswagen had been circumventing U.S. environmental standards through a software...
By  September 23, 2015

Taking a Look Back: First Show of the Year

Despite how eventful this year has been, some of the photos I’ve taken have not progressed to being sorted and edited until...
By  July 17, 2015

VICE SQUAD ’72 Crashes Vintage Alfa/Porsche Rally in a classic Pontiac

When Petrolicious invited the auto elite to the Drive Tastefully: Barker Hangar Rally, they expected Magnus Walker 911s and...

VW Golf GTI Clubsport Spotted Testing on the ‘Ring

It’s the 40th birthday of the VW Golf next year, and the Wolfsburg crew look like they’ll have an ‘ultimate’ version of...
By  July 7, 2015

A Peek into The Petersen

The Petersen Automotive Museum is undergoing a massive restoration at the moment. The inside has been gutted, the exterior...
By  June 22, 2015

Project ThunderBunny: Fixing An Unstable Idle

Over the past few weeks, our daily driver 2007 Volkswagen Rabbit, known as the ThunderBunny, started developing a rough idle....
By  May 28, 2015

V.I.S.I.T. – Sebring Edition

Often when you attend a major race, such as the 12 Hours of Sebring, there is just as much to see off the track as there is on...
By  April 20, 2015

VSR Motorsports Grand Opening

One of my favorite local speed shops, S&R Performance, merged with Vortex Motorsport recently and on Saturday night my wife...
By  February 19, 2013

August 2012: Back to The Auto Collections!

I recently spent a week in Las Vegas. This was my second trip to Las Vegas and in this first article about the trip, I’ve...
By  September 16, 2012

Down on the Street: Classic VW Beetle

I’ve been seeing this old Volkswagen Beetle for a while in a garage on the USF campus, and since university is in sort of a...
By  July 16, 2012

April 2012 Festivals of Speed in St Petersburg, Florida

In April, St Petersburg, Florida hosted the Festivals of Speed, a traveling Concours d’Elegance-style show with cars,...

Some End of the Year Lambo Love

I’m wrapping up 2011 with my best shots from last month’s Tampa International Auto Show. I’ve been a bit slowed...
By  December 31, 2011

My Unscientific Seat-Of-The-Pants Review of the new NCS Volkswagen Jetta

Last week, I had to take my 2007 Rabbit in to the dealership for some warranty work to replace a failing headliner. While I was...
By  August 24, 2011

June 2011 Cars & Coffee at duPont REGISTRY

On this outing to Cars & Coffee, I arrived 20 minutes later than last time (made a wrong turn and had to go over the bridge...
By  July 11, 2011

Euro Ratty Ol’ Thing

Contrary to what you typically see on the Golfs in the Euro scene, or the Hondas in the stance scene, this car’s rubber...
By  July 1, 2011

Straight Stance: Vochitos

There was a nice assortment of old-school Volkswagen Beetles in the parking area at Straight Stance, customized in various forms...
By  June 25, 2011

May 2011 Cars & Coffee at duPont REGISTRY

I was so excited about Cars & Coffee that on Friday night, like a kid about to go to Disney World, I couldn’t sleep. At...
By  May 23, 2011