John Benton is definitely a Porsche guy with an unmatched passion for the Porsche 912. Supporting the underdog and the often overlooked little brother of the 911 – Benton Performance, John’s shop tunes and restores 912’s into road ripping machines with unparalleled 912 performance.
His love for the Stuttgart marque is clear to see and in particular the dedication he has for his own Porsche 912 which is the star of the show – “That car isn’t just me, it’s all the people I’ve interacted with to get to this place,” says John Benton. “I bought this car at 23 years old, I didn’t have all the answers…My car is the result of all those little journeys, here and there…”
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An oldie but definitely a very goodie!
Whether you are into retro Japanese metal or not, Japanese Retro Car Kings is most certainly worth a watch. The sheer craftsmanship and badass-ery is something to marvel, if you don’t want to own one of the many car builders creation then you’re not watching hard enough.
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Antoine Gaslais searched the classifieds for years trying to find his perfect Porsche 912 – originally after the engine blowing up 25 miles into it’s first road trip outside of Paris, the longed for purchase felt like a mistake – not any more.
The Bahama yellow 912 is a time capsule of 1967 and is by no means a trailer queen…
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Jimmy’s Iced Coffee has become a staple moring ritual for me – it tastes like liquid gold, however I buy into the brand as much as I do the taste. Jim Cregan, the man behind Jimmy’s Iced Coffee is hugely creative and inspirational. After upping sticks and travelling around Oz in a converted truck, Jimmy got hooked on Iced Coffee, once he returned to the UK his addiction wasn’t satisfied by what was on offer in the UK so he set about unleashing his own iced coffee onto the unsuspecting UK coffee drinker.
Not only is Jim a entrepreneur but he is a car guy as well and owns a truly badass 73 Ford F100 pickup and also a Mercedes Wagon. Watch his story of how he found his american truck and go support the brand and a brand not settling for the norm. #KYCU
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This is an oldie but a goodie from the one and only Petrolicious. The Datsun 240z is a car currently getting some serious notoriety – seen as an affordable classic the iconic Japanese sports coupe is winning fans left right and centre around the world. Prices are on the rise but they’re still under appreciated.
Owner of this very badass 240z – Dave Sholz shares his connection with the Japanese classic, some say it is the Japanese answer to the 911, one thing that is true is that the 240z is fast becoming a cult classic. This is one to be turned up ear drum beating level and truly appreciated.
Z Dream is the beginning of something very special. Sung Kang from Fast and Furious joins forces with fellow car guys to transform a Datsun 240z into a street prowling Japanese badass. This is a series to keep your eye on and watch the build unfold. The car affectionally known as FuguZ will be unveiled at SEMA this year.
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Car ownership and being an enthusiast is about enjoying your machine however you see fit whether or not that is worshipping your show car trailer queen, building your dream ride in your garage or abusing your track munching race car. However, those opinions are not always shared throughout the car loving world, so when Petrolicious dropped their latest video edit the timers were set for the barrage of keyboard warriors to launch their opionions and wall of abuse.
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When you get an invite to go to Goodwood, for me no matter what the event the iconic venue trumps anything already in the diary, especially when it’s The Goodwood 73rd Members Meeting and historic motor racing. I don’t know what it is about the place that makes it feel so special to me, maybe it’s the attention to detail and the preservation of the period look and feel that is everywhere around the place…anyway it’s my favourite motorsport venue in the UK by far. Continue reading Goodwood 73rd Members Meeting
Carnival, The Coca Cobana and stylish Football are all things associated with the exotic intoxicating in your face flair of Brazil…For us Brits however the South American Nation’s car industry is anything but flair and isn’t something that we fully appreciate or understand, but, it is more far reaching than we think or even care to believe.
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The Porsche 912 get’s a lot of love on these pages and when Petrolicious popped up with this gem of a piece everything was dropped, earphones were plumbed into ears, volume turned up and lights turned down, the Petrolicious films are ones you really need to get into and absorb everything the edits ooze.
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