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    Official: Petersen Museum undergoing stunning design overhaul [w/video]

    If you were alarmed when the Petersen Automotive Museum starting selling off large and significant parts of its venerable collection, fret not: the museum isn't in trouble. In fact it's about to embark on what could be its most ambitious rebirth since the late Motor Trend publisher Robert E. ...

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    Exclusive: Overwhelming popularity persuades Petersen Museum to extend vault tours

    As a jaded automotive journalist, exposed to some of the world's finest automotive machinery on a regular basis, it takes something extraordinary to raise my pulse. Yet here I was, standing in the chilly underground vault of the famed Petersen Automotive Museum, and I was getting choked up. Last ...

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    Meet The Green Hornet's original Black Beauty

    The original Black Beauty – Click above for high-res image gallery
    A derby-and-mask shod Seth Rogen and a mask-wearing Jay Chou owned the weekend box office reprising roles that were originally created in 1936: The Green Hornet and Kato, a superhero and his martial-arts-maven sidekick ...

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    Event Alert: November Calendar of Automotive Events

    For many of us November means football, parades, turkey hangovers, and family dysfunctionality in the form of Thanksgiving, but we car people tend to be more thankful for SEMA, the Chase and the crowning of a new champion in Formula 1 (Well, the conclusion of another season at least, since ...

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    Petersen Museum celebrating 15th with Gala honoring Brian Wilson, Tom McKernan

    One of the greatest automotive museums in the world is celebrating its 15th birthday this year. The Petersen Automotive Museum was founded in 1994 and instantly became pilgrimage for car lovers of all ages. Right in the heart of Los Angeles, it proudly took its spot among the dozens of museums, ...

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    Most ominous Rolls ever created makes L.A. appearance

    Click the image for a small high-res gallery of this "Round Door" RollsThe poster car for this year's Los Angeles Concours d'Elegance was a very special Rolls-Royce brought out by the nice folks at The Petersen Museum. Although we doubt anybody over at Mercedes would admit it, this car appears to ...

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    Put yourself in a classic for just 10 bucks

    If you're looking for a gift for that hard-to-shop-for car buff, or just want to treat yourself to a silly conversation starter for your office wall, the Petersen Automotive Museum may be able to help you out. Best part: it'll only run you ten bucks. Send the museum that not-so-princely sum along ...


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