Tag: Petersen Museum

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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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#TBT: The Petersen Museum on Ten Movies Co-Starring Volkswagen Classics

#TBT: The Petersen Museum on Ten Movies Co-Starring Volkswagen Classics

Our friends over at the Petersen Museum have issued the latest edition of #TBT, which lists 10 appearances by classic VWs on the silver screen. Editor’s Note: #ThrowbackThursday is a weekly release by the Petersen Automotive Museum, which covers aspects of Volkswagen that are historic and intriguing. All content and photos are courtesy of the...

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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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Petersen Automotive Museum: New Exhibit Honors Motorsports Legend Chip Ganassi

Petersen Automotive Museum: New Exhibit Honors Motorsports Legend Chip Ganassi

Petersen Automotive Museum: New Exhibit Honors Motorsports Legend Chip Ganassi December 14: The Petersen Automotive Museum opens: the “Chip Ganassi Racing: Fast Tracks to Success 30th Anniversary Tribute” exhibit pays homage to the numerous IndyCar, NASCAR and IMSA racing successes of Chip Ganassi.  Reported by guest editor Stuart Rowlands … photos by author and courtesy the Petersen Museum Arrayed in...

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Petersen Automotive Museum Is Auctioning A Remaining Ford GT

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

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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