Museum

  • BMW Welt M Town

    BMW's M division now has its own little permanent corner of BMW Welt, complete with a sign welcoming visitors to "M Town." For now, the new space gives visitors the chance to explore the M division's current portfolio. "The newly designed exhibition space invites every car enthusiast to become a citizen of M Town for a short time," said BMW M Director Markus Flasch in the company's announcement. Enthusiasts may cry foul at the current state of the exhibition, which comprises the modern X3 M Competition, X4 M Competition, M4 Convertible and M5 Competition. It's unclear whether BMW will explore...

  • Petersen Automotive Museum sci-fi car exhibit
    Geek out with the sci-fi cars exhibit at Petersen Automotive Museum

    The collection displays cars from cult classics and mainstream films such as "Transformers," and "The Man from U.N.C.L.E."

  • 1965 Fiat 500 at New York Museum of Modern Art
    Vintage Fiat 500 inducted into Museum of Modern Art in New York

    The Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) in New York has a new exhibition piece: a 1965 Fiat 500. Fiat highlighted the car's induction in a Monday announcement, and the mini car is on display as part of a new exhibit called "The Value of Good Design." The chosen pieces aim to tell the story of industrial...

  • Tupelo Automobile Museum Photo: Stephen Mancuso
    An Aero Car, a Viper, and Elvis' Continental all part of 178-car museum auction

    For the Tupelo Automobile Museum in Tupelo, Mississippi, these are unfortunate times. Yet for car collectors, this is a chance to own some pretty extraordinary cars. According to a Hemmings report last December, Bonhams will host a no-reserve sale for the 178 museum-owned lots currently part of the...

  • The Sarasota Classic Car Museum
    This car museum is a three-ring attraction

    The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus earned its title as “The Greatest Show on Earth,” in part, because it provided not one, not two, but three rings of entertainment under its big top. You might say the same thing about the Sarasota Classic Car Museum, which is located in...

  • America’s Muscle Car Museum
    You need to be invited to visit America’s Muscle Car Museum

    Mark Pieloch started learning body and paint work while he was still in high school in the little town of Groveland, Massachusetts, and that led to restoration projects, 10 of them over his first 30 years. He left all that behind to become a very successful entrepreneur, patenting and manufacturing...

  • Design Museum goes beneath the skin of Ferrari

    Some might say, oh, here’s another Ferrari exhibition, haven’t there been enough already in 2017 celebrating the company’s the 70th anniversary? Well, no, there have not. Since mid-November and running until April 15, 2018, the Design Museum in London is hosting a spectacular Ferrari exhibit, but not one that is of the typical kind. Instead of just displaying a nice range of widely expensive and jaw-dropping Italian steeds, this museum went much more and beyond. This is a more in-depth look into how the company fared in its early years, well documented by images and...

  • Rendering of the Jim Clark Museum
    Legendary driver Jim Clark finally getting proper museum

    Race car drivers know their own kind well. Many drivers consider Jim Clark to be the greatest—or at least among the greatest—drivers of all time. We don't disagree. Now, others may get the chance to understand his talent. More than $2.4 million has been raised to pay for a museum to...

  • 1932 Bugatti Royale (Type 41)
    Now there are seven (or maybe nine): Bugatti Royale prototype re-created

    The Bugatti Type 41, better known as the Royale, was intended to be the biggest, most luxurious, most expensive car in the world. It was to be sold only to royalty. Launched into the teeth of the Great Depression, just six of a planned 25 were built. None of the original six has changed hands since...

  • Porsche 911 from the company's Rolling Museum
    Porsche bringing its museum to you

    The official Porsche Museum near Stuttgart, Germany, is something approaching Mecca for car enthusiasts, but the automaker is saving you the airfare and passport stamp if you happen to be at one of many automotive events this year. The company's historians have selected numerous events for what it...

  • 1998 Mercedes-Benz CLK LM race car
    Mercedes-Benz Museum Starts Selling Off Some Classics: Video

    The official Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart, Germany must be brimming with classics as the museum is now starting to sell some of them off. The list of cars available for sale can be seen at the website www.alltime-stars.com and includes some stunners such as a 1929 Type 630 Kompressor and even...

  • Official Alfa Romeo Museum in Milan, Italy
    Alfa Romeo Reopens Its Official Museum To The Public

    Alfa Romeo helped kick off the launch of its new Giulia sports sedan by also reopening its official museum, located in Milan, Italy, to the public. The museum closed in 2009 following the decommissioning of an adjacent plant and a relocation of the brand’s headquarters. However, as part of...

  • Millionth Corvette

    Last February, a sinkhole lurking under the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky opened up and swallowed eight prized examples of America's sports car. Given the perilous conditions, it was initially unclear if recovery—let alone restoration—was going to be possible. There was even talk of patching the floor with glass, so visitors could view the entombed Corvettes. ALSO SEE: Ford Returning To Le Mans In 2016 With GT Supercar: Official Fortunately, all the cars were able to be rescued, though according to General Motors Company [NYSE:GM], only three will be...

  • corvette sinkhole
    National Corvette Museum Sinkhole Repairs To Begin In November

    The National Corvette Museum will begin filling in the famous sinkhole next month.

  • Porsche 989 concept car from 1988
    50 Years Of Top Secret Concepts & Prototypes On Display At Porsche Museum: Video

    Located next to Porsche’s headquarters in the Zuffenhausen district of Stuttgart, Germany lies the automaker’s official museum. The modern structure, opened in 2009, serves as a celebration of all things Porsche. It's open to the public, costs just a few euros to get in, and is a...

  • Corvette Sinkhole Extraction
    Corvette Museum Filling Sinkhole, Three Damaged Corvettes To Be Restored

    For car fans, it wasn't an easy sight to see: Several of the world's rarest Corvettes, resting in a crumpled heap at the bottom of a large sinkhole under the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Now, the future is looking brighter for three of those Corvettes, which General Motors...

  • Corvette Museum Motorsports Park
    Corvette Museum Motorsports Park Inches Closer To Opening

    Earlier in 2013 news that construction of the long awaited Corvette Museum Motorsports Park had begun. The facility, which was announced over three years ago, will feature a lengthy road course, massive skidpad, a go-kart track, and a quarter-mile dragtrip. It will also strengthen the idea that it...

  • Dream Cars exhibit at the High Museum of Art
    "Dream Cars" Exhibit Brings Classic Design To Atlanta

    Forward-looking automotive designs populate a new exhibit at Atlanta's High Museum of Art.

  • 2001 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Mallet Hammer sinkhole recovery

    The Mallet Hammer Z06 was the last car consumed by a sinkhole under the National Corvette Museum.

  • 2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR-1 Blue Devil Sinkhole Recovery
    Three Corvettes Safely Recovered From Museum Sinkhole: UPDATE

    Work has begun in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Back in mid-February, a massive sinkhole opened up directly underneath the Skydome at the National Corvette Museum. Eight unfortunate Corvettes that were on display dropped into the hole, and the damage estimates began swirling in. These are extremely rare...

  • Honda Collection Hall virtual tour
    Tour Honda's Museum With Google Maps, Too

    The Honda Collection Hall is now open to virtual visitors thanks to Google street view.

  • Lamborghini Museum virtual tour
    Take A Virtual Tour Of The Lamborghini Museum Thanks To Google Maps

    It’s now possible to take a stroll through Lamborghini’s official museum in Sant’Agata Bolognese from the comfort of your own home, thanks to the magic of Google Maps. Using the same technology as the Google Maps street view function, you can simply click your way through the two...

  • Ferrari 250 GT short-wheelbase at Franschhoek Motor Museum, South Africa
    South Africa's Franschhoek Motor Museum: The Best Cars Of A Century

    It’s less than 10 years old, but the Franschhoek Motor Museum in South Africa contains a remarkable collection of classic cars that ought to be better known than it is. The highlight of our last day on a three-day tour of the Garden Route through South Africa’s southwestern Cape region...

  • Rolls-Royce exhibition at the BMW Museum in Munich, Germany
    New Rolls-Royce Exhibition Opens At BMW Museum

    While Rolls-Royce can trace its roots back more than a century, Rolls-Royce’s automotive unit in its current form has only been building cars for the past decade. Yes, it was only ten years ago that the first of the latest-generation Rolls-Royce Phantom sedans was delivered to its owner...

Follow Us on Instagram @motorauthority

News First Drives Auto Shows Photos Videos Spy Shots