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#TBT: The Petersen Automotive Museum on Virtual Autostadt Tours

#TBT: The Petersen Automotive Museum on Virtual Autostadt Tours

Our friends at the Petersen Museum have just released the latest edition of #TBT, which covers the past, present, and future of mobility with virtual tours of the Volkswagen Group’s automotive theme park, Autostadt. Editor’s Note: #ThrowbackThursday is a weekly release by the Petersen Automotive Museum, which covers aspects of Volkswagen that are historic and...

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Petersen Automotive Museum Announces Sponsors and Concours Information for Petersen Car Week

Petersen Automotive Museum Announces Sponsors and Concours Information for Petersen Car Week

The Petersen Car Week will begin on August 12, 2020, to help provide a sense of community usually created by the Monterey Car Week, which has been cancelled for 2020. The very first virtual Petersen Car Week now officially has sponsors and the car classes to be featured in the Petersen Concours d’Elegance. The concours...

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Vintage Automobile Racing in the Time of Virus

Vintage Automobile Racing in the Time of Virus

This past weekend hosted what is possibly the first vintage racing weekend since the onset of COVID-19, as over 100 cars descended upon Buttonwillow Raceway. VARA (the Vintage Auto Racing Association) held the its 25th annual “British Extravaganza” at Buttonwillow Raceway, near Bakersfield, this past week end (May 16-17) … the event was thought to...

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SEMA: The Show Must Go On

SEMA: The Show Must Go On

LACar guest editor, Don Taylor, here gives us his thoughts on how the most important automotive industry aftermarket event of the year can safely go on … even in these challenging times! THE SHOW MUST GO ON! For just about everyone in the automotive industry, the SEMA Show is the largest gathering of the tribe,...

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Letters of Acceptance Issued for Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

Letters of Acceptance Issued for Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

WeatherTech Raceway will host this annual event which will boast thirteen run groups this year. One way to know if the car you own has extreme historical significance is by receiving an elusive invite to the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion. A 12-person team debates on which vehicles are worthy of that invite, which brings together...

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Petersen Automotive Museum Creates World’s First Global Cars and Coffee

Petersen Automotive Museum Creates World’s First Global Cars and Coffee

Enthusiasts can submit a short video of their vehicle, which will then be compiled into a 90-minute YouTube video airing on April 26. By staying in compliance with social distancing guidelines, entertainment has turned to the unconventional. The Petersen Museum has once again thought outside the box and will put on a traditional Cars and...

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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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Final 991 Generation Porsche 911 to be Auctioned For COVID-19 Fundraiser

Final 991 Generation Porsche 911 to be Auctioned For COVID-19 Fundraiser

RM Sotheby’s and Porsche join together to auction off the last 911 (991) to pass through the production line, all proceeds go towards COVID-19 charitable fundraiser. If you’re a Porsche enthusiast hungry for a one-of-a-kind opportunity, look no further. This particular opportunity also has philanthropic qualities, so the sudden weight loss of your wallet causes...

 

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