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Jenkins Family Panel Discussion and 1966 VW Type 2 Bus Hosted by the Petersen Museum

Jenkins Family Panel Discussion and 1966 VW Type 2 Bus Hosted by the Petersen Museum

The Petersen Automotive Museum hosted a special panel discussion honoring Black History Month featuring “The Jenkins Bus”. Sometimes when we appreciate old buildings or items, we wishfully think to ourselves, “Oh, imagine the stories that could tell.” Just seeing the picture of this 1966 Volkswagen Type 2 Bus brings such thoughts to me. Honored by the...

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Petersen Museum Hosts All-American Cruise-In, Welcomes Massive Turnout

Petersen Museum Hosts All-American Cruise-In, Welcomes Massive Turnout

Tremendous amount of Shelby vehicles, muscle cars, and custom builds show up to Bruce Meyer’s All-American Cruise-In. On Sunday, January 26, 2020, the Petersen Automotive Museum hosted a cruise-in welcoming a staggering amount of American muscle cars. This particular cruise-in was themed towards Shelby vehicles, and attendees were treated to a panel discussion about the...

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Importing A Car To The USA – A Guide

Importing A Car To The USA – A Guide

Сontrary to popular belief, the road to importing cars to the USA is often bumpy. Here is all you need to know about delivering a car from Japan to the USA. Japanese cars are unique. Not only are they very innovative, but they are also designed to withstand the test of time. Since they are...

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Petersen Automotive Museum Presents Italian Design Exhibit from the 1960s and 1970s

Petersen Automotive Museum Presents Italian Design Exhibit from the 1960s and 1970s

The new exhibit is titled “Silver Shotgun: Italian Motorcycle Design of the 1960s and 1970s” and features cars, bikes, and art. Italian design turned the automotive world upside down in the ‘60s and ‘70s, revolutionizing the way cars and motorcycles can look. Wedges and sharp lines started to make an appearance and began to replace...

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2020 Chevy Corvette Stingray VIN 001 Sold for $3 Million

2020 Chevy Corvette Stingray VIN 001 Sold for $3 Million

The very first mid-engine Corvette reaches staggering total at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale. Rick Hendrick must be a very happy man. Hendrick, self-proclaimed as the number one Corvette junkie in the world and owner of Hendrick Motorsports, can now add the first 2020 Corvette to his collection.  All of the proceeds from the auction will go to...

 

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