Tag: VW

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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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#TBT: The Petersen Museum on “Shared Architecture, But Different Designs”

#TBT: The Petersen Museum on “Shared Architecture, But Different Designs”

Our friends at the Petersen Automotive Museum have released their newest edition of #TBT, which talks about the Volkswagen MQB chassis and the roots of the brand. EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the fourth edition of #ThrowbackThursday, which talks about some unknown Volkswagen lore and fascinating tidbits on a weekly basis. All content and photos are courtesy...

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Volkswagen Offers Payment Assistance Options for Customers

Volkswagen Offers Payment Assistance Options for Customers

The Community-Driven Promise will help customers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic by giving them a financial cushion. With the financial uncertainty swirling around because of the COVID-19 virus, a car payment is the last thing on people’s mind. Volkswagen looks to assist with that by offering eligible customers a little breathing room. Named the Community-Driven...

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Porsche: Excellence Was Expected

Porsche: Excellence Was Expected

LACar.com Book ReviewPorsche: Excellence Was ExpectedBentley Publishers 2019ISBN: 978-0-8376-1769-59in. X 10.5 in.4 volumes, 2,834 pages/2912 photos, illustrations, and diagrams$524.95 USDReview by Don Taylor If you are really a “Porsche Person” you need to have this book set, or to present it as a special gift to someone who is, even if you/they already own a...

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Volkswagen ID. SPACE VIZZION

Volkswagen ID. SPACE VIZZION

VW’s latest EV concept vehicle makes its worldwide debut at Petersen Automotive Museum, electrifies audience. If this is the future, sign me up. I was on hand to witness the worldwide debut of VW’s latest electric concept vehicle at my happy place, the Petersen Automotive Museum. For those counting, this is number seven in the...

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VW I.D. R on display at the Petersen

VW I.D. R on display at the Petersen

Volkswagen’s electric racer moves into the Petersen Automotive Museum until February 1st Volkswagen was one of the stars of the LA Auto Show. The combination of their record-setting I.D. R Pikes Peak race car and their close-to-production I.D. Buzz Cargo van done up as a support van hit the sweet spot. Nothing  gets me like race cars...

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Big Wednesday: Skip Work and Surf

Big Wednesday: Skip Work and Surf

Classic Volkswagens, sun, surf and a day off work?  The perfect recipe for an incredible Southern California day. Classic Volkswagens, sun, surf and a day off work?  The perfect recipe for an incredible Southern California day. “Big Wednesday: Skip Work and Surf”, is an annual gathering of vintage aircooled VWs.  Held the second Wednesday in August,...

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Fine Art(eon)

Fine Art(eon)

Volkswagen displays its all-new Arteon at the Petersen, surrounded by high-fashion photography exhibit The Petersen Automotive Museum is a must-see stop for car lovers. It’s a celebration of not only the priceless and interesting cars on display, but also of Los Angeles’ unique role in shaping car culture since the inception of the automobile. The Pete (as...

 

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