The First Seat. 1959 Peerless GT. Petrolicious

A rare 1959 Peerless GT that gets tracked at Laguna Seca for the Monterey Historic races.

1959 Peerless GT

Petrolicious has created a discernible style in their film productions that is the embodiment of the Drive Tastefully® ethos. Seeking out rare automotive gems and telling the tale from the unique perspective of the owner, the emphasis is always on the relationship we all have with these machines. It has become a body of work exploring a broad spectrum of petrolhead passions that we can all relate to. But boy, did this one catch me out…

It follows the Petrolicious pattern and tells the story of Ron and Paul Cressey, a father and son duo who share their automotive passion and regularly race against each other on track. It’s an interesting story as always but that isn’t what stumped me. I consider myself pretty knowledgeable when it comes to old jalopies but I had never heard of a 1959 Peerless GT. Gosh darn it!

So yeah, after watching the video I had to go and do some actual research on the British car company called Peerless Cars Ltd. which operated between 1957 and 1960 before closing and only produced 325 examples of the GT which featured Triumph TR3 running gear and…

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