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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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Petersen Automotive Museum Is Auctioning A Remaining Ford GT

At its 25th anniversary gala on Saturday, October 5, 2019, the Petersen Automotive Museum will auction off one of the last public allocations for a new Ford GT. Because the Ford GT is one of the rarest supercars of the modern era with only 1,350 allocations total, this auction represents a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for the winning bidder to obtain the car in any...

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Petersen Opens Exhibit Honoring Motorsports Icon Jessi Combs

Motorsports Icon Jessi Combs to be Honored with Tribute and Special Exhibit at the Petersen Automotive Museum Beginning Sunday, September 22, 2019 Combs’ family and friends have worked in conjunction with the Petersen to curate a temporary exhibit that will highlight her career as a fabricator, racecar driver and television presenter.  Exhibit proceeds will benefit...

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Petersen Hosts Corvette Weekend

Petersen Hosts Corvette Weekend

The Petersen pays tribute to the father of the Corvette, Zora Duntov  The Petersen Automotive Museum is paying tribute to the father of the Corvette, GM engineer Zora Duntov, this weekend. Saturday evening there is a VIP reception that will grant attendees access to the 2020 Corvette Stingray in the flesh. In addition to seeing...

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A Bit about Bruce … “Never Lift”

Editor-at-large and LA Car’s Everything Emeritus Doug Stokes shares some thoughts about his friend Bruce Meyer. Bruce Meyer is, among other things, a reasonably wealthy man (a collection like this, the means to assemble and keep it does not just fall out the sky).  But his wealth is not the story. We all know that,...

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“Winning Numbers” exhibit debuts at the Petersen

“Winning Numbers” exhibit debuts at the Petersen

Take 10 priceless race cars from the quintessential car guy’s ultimate man cave, shut down Rodeo Drive in broad daylight and caravan to the Petersen. What do you get? One heck of a show-stopping exhibit. The Petersen staff and Founding Chairman Bruce Meyer have really outdone themselves with this one. No offense to the good...

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VW I.D. R on display at the Petersen

VW I.D. R on display at the Petersen

Volkswagen’s electric racer moves into the Petersen Automotive Museum until February 1st Volkswagen was one of the stars of the LA Auto Show. The combination of their record-setting I.D. R Pikes Peak race car and their close-to-production I.D. Buzz Cargo van done up as a support van hit the sweet spot. Nothing  gets me like race cars...

 

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