The Petrol Age

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  • G
  • 2012
  • 1 Season
  • 8.7  (10)

The Petrol Age is a British television program from 2012. The four part program examines the history of automobiles and the automotive industry within the United Kingdom, with each part focusing on a different aspect of the subject matter. A variety of British automotive companies, including Jaguar, McLaren, and Bentley, are highlighted in this limited series.

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Trailblazers
4. Trailblazers
January 1, 2012
Paul McGann explores British motoring innovations, including how spare parts from World War II were used to create pioneering off-road vehicle the Land Rover. He also learns about the life of inventor and author, Dorothy Levitt.
Genius of Desgin
3. Genius of Desgin
January 1, 2012
Paul McGann tells the story of how the designs of some of Britain's most famous cars captured the imaginations of people around the world, and changed the direction of the industry.
Streetcars of Desire
2. Streetcars of Desire
January 1, 2012
Paul McGann explores how British luxury car manufacturers became internationally renowned as leaders in their field. He profiles engineers and designers including Charles Rolls and Henry Royce.
Full Throttle
1. Full Throttle
January 1, 2012
Paul McGann presents a history of British motoring, profiling the cars and people that helped shaped the UK automotive industry's global reputation. He begins with the origins of motor racing and obsessions with speed throughout the decades.
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The Petrol Age is a British television program from 2012. The four part program examines the history of automobiles and the automotive industry within the United Kingdom, with each part focusing on a different aspect of the subject matter. A variety of British automotive companies, including Jaguar, McLaren, and Bentley, are highlighted in this limited series.

The Petrol Age is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (4 episodes). The series first aired on January 1, 2012.

Where to Watch The Petrol Age

The Petrol Age is available for streaming on the XiveTV website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Petrol Age on demand at Amazon and Tubi TV.

  • Premiere Date
    January 1, 2012
  • IMDB Rating
    8.7  (10)