Take The Virtual Petersen Automotive Museum Pre-War Vault Tour

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This is a nice way to walk through automotive history from home.

Thanks to the coronavirus scare and subsequent social distancing measures, gearheads have seen many events and venues cancelled throughout the world. Plenty of places are still closed down, including the Petersen Automotive Museum, which has been a fantastic job of releasing interesting videos regularly. This time we get to go on yet another partial tour of the Vault, only we’re seeing pre-war cars like Bugattis.

In case you don’t know, the Petersen Automotive Museum started off as a department store which went out of business. The underground parking levels have been converted into a storage area for cars not on display inside the museum at that time. Before the whole coronavirus thing, you could pay a pretty hefty sum to go through the Vault on a guided

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Morgan Plus Four Review | What’s new, BMW engines, performance

MALVERN, England – Replacing a car that’s been around for 70 years takes a bit of thinking. Morgan has done exactly that with its new Plus Four, which replaces the old Plus 4 (note the spelling). I was supposed to see this car at the Geneva Motor Show in March and then drive it at Morgan’s first proper press launch in Barcelona (paid for by the new Italian owners). Covid-19, however, made all that impossible, so I traipsed over to Pickersleigh Road in Malvern to drive this new four-cylinder Moggie.

Fans will already know that this tiny company, founded 110 years ago, has had a clear-out of all its steel chassied models. The last one, the Plus 4, is finished now apart from a few specials to celebrate its 70th anniversary later this year. That car, produced on and off since 1950, became one of the most popular models produced

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Will Covid-19 Murder The Sports Car Before Our Very Eyes?

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Times are changing everywhere thanks to the recent pandemic, and not even the auto industry is safe.

When it comes to sports cars, you would think that we couldn’t live in a better time as automakers are competing more than ever to release factory cars generating impressive numbers right off the assembly line. The fastest street-legal production Mustang – the all-new 2020 Shelby GT500 – makes 760-horsepower out of a supercharged 5.2-liter V8 straight from the gates of the Blue Oval. But, there seems to be an ominous cloud looming in the near distance, one that has already caused massive destruction, much like a category 5 hurricane. That storm is named Covid-19.

A Shelby GT350 Ford Mustang at SEMA

While we were celebrating and bringing in the New Year with hopes and dreams of the best year yet, little did we know that a pandemic would be unleashed

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