Petersen Automotive Museum

Walberg, Lowenthal Introduce National Historic Vehicle Register Act

  Washington, D.C.—U.S. Representatives Tim Walberg (R-MI) and Alan Lowenthal (D-CA) introduced bipartisan legislation to commemorate the legacy of American automobiles and highlight their role in our nation’s history. H.R. 4066, the National Historic Vehicle Register Act, will establish a standalone register at the Department of Interior that documents historically significant automobiles, trucks, and motorcycles....

The Grand Tour hitting the road in the USA

Amazon Prime Video’s original series The Grand Tour is hitting the road and ready to make a pit stop near you! Get on your mark because starting this fall, The Grand Tour will crisscross the United States making stops along the way, bringing car loads of fun along for the ride. This nationwide journey will...

2017 Arizona Concours d’Elegance winners

PHOENIX — One of the world’s most-famous automobiles, a 1936 Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic, won Best of Show honors at the fourth annual Arizona Concours d’Elegance at the Arizona Biltmore resort. The handbuilt car, with prominent front fenders and a narrow aluminum body uniquely joined by rivets running along its fenders...

Drag racing pioneer Art Chrisman honored

Few names in hot rodding and drag racing carry the cachet of Art Chrisman. His success on the dry lakes and dragstrips of America is the stuff of legend. Chrisman’s ability to do everything — from building a car to breaking speed records with it to wrenching on it between runs...

Bortz Auto Collection Biscayne to be at Grand Opening

The new Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, CA has invited Harley Earl’s General Motors Motarama 1955 Chevrolet Biscayne SO 2249 concept car from the Bortz Auto Collection to be on display for the Gala Grand Opening Dec. 5.  The 1955 Chevrolet Biscayne SO-2249 concept car had a unique fiberglass design,...