Petersen Automotive Museum
It'll feature vehicles from Star Wars, Blade Runner, Black Panther, Batman, Transformers, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Hunger Games, Back to the Future, Death Race 2000, and Speed Racer, among others.
Historic and iconic Hollywood cars will kick off museum's 25th anniversary celebration.
There may be no hotter marque than Porsche at the moment, with classic models skyrocketing in price and new models in higher demand than ever. So it was no surprise when the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles announced its newest exhibition would highlight the Stuttgart automaker. The museum has done a stellar job of gathering vehicles for new exhibits since its remodel two years ago, the Drew Phillips
More than just a bunch of 911's.
A new exhibit of the greatest Ferraris will have you seeing red.
The Petersen Automotive Museum has a whole new look after a 14-month renovation, and this gallery offers an early look at the gorgeous vehicles inside.
Jay Leno invites Leslie Kendall from the Petersen over to the Garage, along with this rare 1948 Davis Divan - an oddball classic trike from post-war California.
The Petersen Automotive Museum is running an Indiegogo campaign to restore a 1948 Davis Divan, the fourth example of just 17 that were built, hopefully in time for the museum's grand re-opening later this year.
Petrolicious swings by the Petersen to check out one of its most beautiful possessions: a Ghia-bodied Cadillac coupe from 1953 that was bought by Aly Khan for Rita Hayworth.
If you're a pony-car enthusiast, this is your year. Not only has Ford introduced an all-new Mustang, but it's also the 50th anniversary of the original. Celebrations and commemorations have been scheduled throughout the year, and not the least of them is the latest exhibit at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles.
There's way more to cars than just about how they drive – any auto enthusiast can tell you that. While the way a car feels is vital, the way it sounds plays a huge role in making it exciting as well. Some cars, like the V12 of a '60s Ferrari, are famous partially because of the fantastic noises that they make when the engine fires. It seems that Nitto Tires understands this concept, because it has put together a video with a wonderful samplin
How many people think Buick or GMC should have gotten the axe instead of Pontiac? You can't see it, but I'm raising my hand. Autoweek reports that former Vice Chairman of GM, Bob Lutz, has indicated that things didn't have to e
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. Petersen and his wife Mar
The changes happening at the Petersen Museum have been making the rounds in major press, but it probably won't be until August 18, during Pebble Beach, when we get the full story on what's happening; that's where and when museum reps plan on announcing the way forward for the SoCal insti
The year 1963 was a pretty good one for things on wheels – Lamborghini was born that year, as was the Porsche 911, and we'll give a shout out to the all-American Apollo GT even though it only lasted four years. This summer, Petersen Automotive Museum is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Baja 500 and Baja 1,000 desert races with an exhibit called Braving Baja: 1,000 Miles to Glory.
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.