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Video: Tale of an Oakland Racer

Submitted by on February 25, 2014

Screen Shot 2014-02-25 at 1.02.29 pmYou’ve probably never heard of a ’27 Oakland before.

The latest video from Petrolicious winds the vintage car clock back nearly 90 years, studying a very cool 1927 Oakland owned by quirky gear-head by the name of Brian Bent. Oakland was a part of General Motors during a bygone era, closing its doors around 1934 as a result of dwindling sales – making this 1927 ‘Racer’ the kind of car most car guys haven’t even heard about. To Brian Bent, the car is everything – and the slick onboard footage featured in this clip perfectly captures the way he feels about his prized machine.

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