People often say that Corvette owners don’t ever drive their cars. Mark Blackwell is here to make sure you know that’s bullshit, because he’s racked up the equivalent of 277 LA-to-New-York road trips in his Corvette. This man is a real Corvette lover who just donated his 773,000 mile C5 Corvette to the Corvette Museum…
Let’s say you met a time traveler. Someone who had been instantly transported from a time long ago to 2016. This person would have zero concept of modern technology, and transportation, and would inevitably be very curious about, well, everything.
With one of the most historic car cultures on earth, Germany is a hotbed for automotive goodness, and their museums are incredible. Here’s a look at four of them: Porsche, Audi, BMW and Mercedes.
The massive VW factory at Wolfsburg is nothing like I imagined. Sure, the building itself is familiar enough from old pictures, long massive brick blocks sprawling under four massive smokestacks. But I sure as hell didn’t expect the factory to be somehow surrounded by a massive, lovely park. But it is.
This past Friday, February 6th, the Gipper would’ve been 104 years old—and so the Ronald Reagan National Library and Museum commemorated the warm Californian day with a wreath laying, a 21-gun salute, a flyover by Tiger Squadron, and a tribute from Vice Admiral Michael Miller (Ret.), who spoke at length about what it…
Welcome to your holiday edition of Plane Porn! This amazing display of holiday lights can be found at Denver's Wings Over The Rockies Air & Space museum. Here, we see a gigantic plane wrapped from nose to tail and wingtip to wingtip in holiday lights. This plane happens to be the venerable "BUFF" B-52.
In the Classic Center, "if you have to ask"-priced vintage Benzes produce copious drool in onlookers. In the secret "Holy Halls," you'd better bring a bib. Right when you walk in, you're greeted with the ludicrous road-going CLK GTR roadster. This is madness.
New York/ München. Participatory City: 100 Urban Trends from the BMW Guggenheim Lab, an exhibition summing up the experiences and concepts generated during the two-year run of the BMW Guggenheim Lab, will be presented from October 11, 2013 to January 5, 2014, at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. The exhibition is the…
If you happen to have a free day in Osaka, Japan and you have done everything imaginable, take the first morning train headed for Kochi City. Shikoku Automobile Museum is out in the suburbs.
By now you should be familiar with fashion mogul Ralph Lauren's classic car collection, which includes the rarest and most beautiful cars ever built and has been on a traveling show around the world. But how do you install a car in a museum?
The Speed:Sport:Life European Vacation wasn't as exciting as the Griswold's journey — not even the PG-13 cable version — but they did stop by the BMW Museum in Munich and took many, many photos.
We aren't sure how this 1959 Cadillac found its way into a shopping center in Turkey, but even half a world away there is no mistaking the car's very American fifties style.
(Photo Credit: vaRiax_)
The Mercedes Benz Museum in Germany made this advertisement to celebrate yesterday's 125th anniversary of Karl Benz filing a patent application for his three-wheeled car. The ad features the museum's beautiful Mercedes-Benzs honking a birthday tune. (Hat tip to smokyburnout!)
Clueless New Yorkers today mistook a lightly camouflaged BMW X3 prototype — carelessly left running in front of the Museum of Natural History by a BMW executive — for a car bomb and promptly shut down parts of the city.
As part of an exhibit dubbed "Engines Exposed," The Henry Ford museum has opened the hoods and removed the engine covers on dozens of vehicles in its collection. Ever wondered what the inside of a Bonneville streamliner looks like?