Mr. Allen Swift died in 2005 at the impressive age of 102, but his automotive story is even more remarkable. Not only is the gentleman credited with owning a Rolls-Royce automobile longer than anyone else in the world, but he had the forethought and funds to ensure its future preservation after his death.
Billed as the only automobile museum that "takes you for a ride," the Automobile Driving Museum recently found a new home in El Segundo, CA. Visitors to the free museum (donations encouraged) get to see some of the greatest vehicles in automotive history on display, and even better, get to go for a ride in one. More than 70 restored antique, classic and special interest cars are on display, ranging from a 1904 2-cylinder Schacht to a 1982 Delorean. Names like Cadillac, Packard, Stutz, Pierce-Arr
There's something so magical about seeing old cars in motion. Especially period video of horseless carriages and pre-war classics motoring along. Or vintage racing footage showing our current museum pieces being flung about as their makers intended. If these kinds of images appeal to you, we have some good news. An extensive and rare collection of old automotive clips has just become available through Universal Motoring History Limited. Covering more than 100 years of automotive history, the arc