If you’ve been around car enthusiasts in the last couple years, you’ve probably heard that Porsche has been in the limelight for a while. They may keep releasing twin-turbo track monsters like the GT2RS, but the real attention has been around the aircooled cars. As prices go skyward and more and more people open their eyes to the rich motorsport heritage that the Stuttgart crest is famous for, it seems as if Porsche can do no wrong.
Continue reading “The Petersen Museum – Feeling the Porsche Effect.”
They say every human interaction that we have, shapes us in some way or another. While this discussion may seem strange outside of a philosophy classroom, it does have some bearing on our passion for these machines that we love.
So, why did I start on such a philosophical note? For one simple reason, it happened to me.
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We’re back in Dubai and less than 24 hours after hitting home soil, we’re at a car event – the 2017 Gulf Concours no less!
Precisely 48 hours earlier, I had been enjoying a sumptuous brunch with friends at Newcombs Ranch, nestled into the woody mountainside that comprises Angeles Crest Highway. Now, I was standing on a well-manicured lawn, halfway around the world. Say what?
Continue reading “The 2017 Gulf Concours – An Automotive Garden Party.”
Since its renovation two years ago, the Petersen Museum has become the definitive Mecca for car enthusiasts. Gala dinners, mechanical workshops, a design school and studio, notable cars being donated every week and a world class collection have cumulatively put the Petersen on the map. Our visit to the museum in April was nothing short of fantastic and we didn’t even see the vault!
Continue reading “The Petersen Museum Cruise In – Motor Oil for Breakfast.”
Our last visit to the Period Correct boutique in Costa Mesa was one we look upon favorably. So when word reached us that they were throwing their monthly Cars and Coffee meet, it didn’t take long to make arrangements to be there.
Continue reading “Period Correct Cars and Coffee – The name says it all.”
There are great classic car collections all around the world. There are great classic car museums around the world.
And then, there’s the Petersen Museum.
Continue reading “Los Angeles – The Petersen Automotive Museum.”