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Town Cars at The Petersen

"Arriving in Style" is the catch phrase for the Town Cars exhibit at the Petersen Automotive Museum. If you've ever had the pleasure of arriving - anywhere - in one these fine automobiles, doing so in style was...

Ready for the Road: The Delahaye Type 145

It's no secret that we love the Mullin Automotive Museum, and when we heard they had some new gorgeous cars on display, we had to see what new beauties graced their showroom floor.  Today we bring you one of th...

License Plates: Unlocking the Code

While at the Petersen for their most recent Breakfast Cruise-In, we stopped in to see their new art wall exhibit that traces the history of license plates.  It's no secret that hot rodders and classic car enthu...

Showroom Ready: The ’42 Chevy

While stopping by to see the Pickups exhibit at the Petersen Automotive Museum, we took some time to enjoy their Street Scene.  Among the many fascinating features of this Street Scene is the Powell Motor Co., ...

Three Wheelin’: The 1937 Airomobile

Part automobile, part lobster (get a look at the tail on this three-wheeler), this 1937 Airomobile is a quirky and delightful highlight in the Petersen Automotive Museum's latest exhibit FINS: Form without Func...

The Art of Toy Cars: Metropolis II

We've recommended the Petersen Automotive Museum on more than one occasion (here, here, here, and here), and should you make it there for a visit, it's worth the short trip just across the street to LACMA, the ...

Corvettes… Continued!

While the cars celebrating in the Petersen's parking lot structure couldn't stay longer than a day, the ones showcased inside the museum will be around a bit longer.  Never a museum to disappoint, the Petersen ...

The Underwater Bugatti

While there are many Bugattis in the Mullin's collection, one stands out from the rest - a 1925 Bugatti Type 22 Brescia Roadster: Unrestored is an understatement when looking at this Bugatti. However, th...