Tag: Petersen

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#TBT: The Petersen Museum on the VW Acapulco Thing

#TBT: The Petersen Museum on the VW Acapulco Thing

Our friends at the Petersen Museum have just released the latest installment of #TBT, which details the the ultimate beach cruiser: the 1974 Volkswagen Acapulco Thing. Editor’s Note: #ThrowbackThursday is a weekly release by the Petersen Automotive Museum, which covers aspects of Volkswagen that are historic and intriguing. All content and photos are courtesy of...

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#TBT: The Petersen Museum on the VW Golf Country

#TBT: The Petersen Museum on the VW Golf Country

Our friends at the Petersen Automotive Museum have just issued their latest edition of #TBT, which covers the innovative off-road Volkswagen Golf Country. Editor’s Note: #ThrowbackThursday is a weekly release by the Petersen Automotive Museum, which covers aspects of Volkswagen that are historic and intriguing. All content and photos are courtesy of the Petersen Automotive...

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Tesla Cybertruck Makes Public Debut at the Petersen Museum

Tesla Cybertruck Makes Public Debut at the Petersen Museum

I have encountered the future, and for the next few days it resides on display in LA’s (and surely one of the world’s) finest Automotive museum – the Petersen. The dichotomy of the latest and most technically advanced automotive machinery holding court among the exquisite historic and enormously expensive Jaguars, Ferraris, Porsches and Hispano Suizas...

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Buckle Up, The Petersen Museum is Opening Again

Buckle Up, The Petersen Museum is Opening Again

As Los Angeles County reopens, the Petersen will reopen on Friday, June 19, 2020, with modifications to protect visitors and staff. Even though the fight against COVID-19 continues, Los Angeles County charges ahead with the reopening process. The Petersen Automotive Museum will reopen to the public on Friday, June 19, 2020, establishing a new schedule...

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#TBT: The Petersen Museum on Ten Movies Co-Starring Volkswagen Classics

#TBT: The Petersen Museum on Ten Movies Co-Starring Volkswagen Classics

Our friends over at the Petersen Museum have issued the latest edition of #TBT, which lists 10 appearances by classic VWs on the silver screen. Editor’s Note: #ThrowbackThursday is a weekly release by the Petersen Automotive Museum, which covers aspects of Volkswagen that are historic and intriguing. All content and photos are courtesy of the...

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#TBT: The Petersen Museum on “Shared Architecture, But Different Designs”

#TBT: The Petersen Museum on “Shared Architecture, But Different Designs”

Our friends at the Petersen Automotive Museum have released their newest edition of #TBT, which talks about the Volkswagen MQB chassis and the roots of the brand. EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the fourth edition of #ThrowbackThursday, which talks about some unknown Volkswagen lore and fascinating tidbits on a weekly basis. All content and photos are courtesy...

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#TBT: The Petersen Museum on an All-Wheel-Drive Convertible VW Golf

#TBT: The Petersen Museum on an All-Wheel-Drive Convertible VW Golf

Our friends at the Petersen Automotive Museum have written this fascinating article on the extremely rare Biagini Passo. EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the third edition of #ThrowbackThursday, a weekly installment written by the Petersen Museum exploring uncommon Volkswagen lore. All content and photos are courtesy of the Petersen Museum. -CM In its more than 40...

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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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