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 |  Aug 08 2014, 9:02 AM

Studebaker National Museum

The automotive business is a lot like nature; only the strong survive. Accordingly this industry’s slow lane is littered with the bloody corpses of deceased marques. Once-proud companies like Pontiac, Hupmobile, Willys-Knight and Hudson are long gone but not all of them are forgotten.

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 |  Jul 04 2014, 7:07 AM

Petersen Automotive Museum

The Petersen Automotive Museum is one of the best car-themed attractions in the United States. Located west of downtown Los Angeles this motoring Mecca is a must-see for vehicular enthusiasts.

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Touring the Honda America Museum – Video

A (Honda) Car Geek’s Dream Come True

 |  Jul 02 2013, 12:00 PM

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Every once in a while this job affords us the opportunity to do something truly exceptional. Something that doesn’t just speak to the inner car geek nestled within our soul, but more like scream at it through a mega phone. Visiting the Honda America museum is one of those days.

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 |  Mar 19 2013, 5:02 PM

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Starting tomorrow, there will be a Rolls-Royce exhibition in the Munich BMW Museum for the first time since it took control of Rolls-Royce and finally settled its scuffles with Volkswagen over the brand in 2003.

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 |  Dec 16 2012, 2:38 PM

For the first time ever, the ‘Legendary Vault’ at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles has been opened to the public.

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 |  Apr 15 2010, 4:05 PM
It sounds too good to be true…but it isn’t. As part of a new PR campaign for BMW faithful in the Munich area, you can book a tour of the historical city in one of the company’s museum cars.
Sure, they’re chauffeur-driven. But you’ve got the choice of various 1930s BMWs, including 326 and 335 convertibles — as well as a 1950s-era 502 “Baroque Angel.”
You’ll get your money’s worth, too: the route is three hours long (!!), starts at the BMW Museum, continues to a tour of BMW Welt, then the 3-Series factory, then a tour of the company’s historic vehicle collection.
After a short break, the chauffeur drives you around town…then to BMW’s flagship showroom for a champagne reception.
They’re even so generous to include a certificate of participation, a gift box, a BMW museum ticket and guide. It’s only €90 (~$120 US/CAD) per person. Compare that with a Ring Taxi ride, at €195 ($264 US/CAD) per lap. Ouch.
Dates are available to book throughout this year. Call +49 (0)1802-118822 for more details.

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It sounds too good to be true…but it isn’t. As part of a new PR campaign for BMW faithful in the Munich area, you can book a tour of the historical city in one of the company’s museum cars.

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Sure, they’re chauffeur-driven. But you’ve got the choice of various 1930s BMWs, including 326 and 335 convertibles — as well as a 1950s-era 502 “Baroque Angel.”

You’ll get your money’s worth, too: the route is three hours long (!), starts at the BMW Museum, continues to a tour of BMW Welt, then the 3-Series factory, then a tour of the company’s historic vehicle collection.

After a short break, the chauffeur drives you around town…then to BMW’s flagship showroom for a champagne reception.

They’re even so generous to include a certificate of participation, a gift box, a BMW museum ticket and guide. It’s only €90 (~$120 U.S./CAD) per person. Compare that with a Ring Taxi ride, at €195 ($264 U.S./CAD) per lap. Ouch.

Dates are available to book throughout this year. Call +49 (0)1802-118822 for more details.