Month: June 2020

Petersen Automotive Museum Set To Reopen Soon

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At long last, we can make our pilgrimage to this hallowed car museum.

During the coronavirus shutdowns, we gearheads have seen races, shows, and other events canceled right and left. Even car museums shuttered their doors. Thankfully, many of these fine facilities from around the world have been sharing online videos and more to keep us entertained and informed while we’ve been cooped up as well. Now things are loosening up and we’re seeing more of these facilities reopening, including Petersen Automotive Museum.

Photo credit: Petersen Automotive Museum

That’s right, starting on Friday, June 19, 2020 the car museum located in Los Angeles, California will open its doors to the public for the first time in months. As you probably already suspect, this reopening will come with social distancing and other measures designed to slow the spread of COVID-19

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Collector Car Appreciation Day Set For July 10

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It’s time to mark your calendars and make some plans.

As the coronavirus lockdowns are lifting and car enthusiasts are looking to socialize once more, everyone should keep in mind the upcoming Collector Car Appreciation Day being organized by SEMA, the Automotive Restoration Market Organization, and Hot Rod Industry Alliance. Set for July 10, 2020, this will be the 11th annual celebration of automotive restoration and collecting. In other words, you should start figuring out how you want to observe this important date.

Officially, the date of the 2020 Collector Car Appreciation Day was announced back on December 19, 2019. However, considering the past few months have felt like a few years of chaos for many, you’re completely forgiven for not remembering.

There are a lot of ways to celebrate Collector Car Appreciation Day. Different automotive-related businesses will be doing

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Automotive Rewind: The Wildest Rust-Wrapped Cars

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Call it nostalgia, or confusion, Motorious revisits this strange trend.

Rust wrapping, and wrapping in general, is a trend that had some major steam for a few years around 2014. Some of the wraps from this era look like the car had been through a war zone, carrying some stories under the hood, while others look all they carry is a high-risk of tetanus. While we ponder what may have happened to these wraps by now, check out some mild to wild rust-wrapped cars.

Patina Hellcat Vinyl Wrap

What do you do when you have a 707-horsepower Challenger Hellcat? Probably not patina wrap it, unless you’re the owner of this blown Dodge. The last time this kitty was spotted, it was up for sale through $49,000, we wonder where it is now?

Martini Porsche 911 GT3 RS

This Porsche actually

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8 Coolest ‘Cudas On Motorious

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The ‘Cuda is the epitome of the American muscle car, and these are the pick of the litter!

It would be a challenge to think up a car that better represents the gold era of the muscle car better than the Plymouth ‘Cuda! Over the years, it has earned legend states, and risen to the top of the muscle car wars, and for good reason. This performance variant Plymouth is full of punchy styling and lot of power. Here are some of our favorite Cudas in the Motorious inventory right now.  

1970 Plymouth ‘Cuda

Pairing an original Super Commando 440 with correct 6-bbl induction and a correct A833 4-speed, this Plymouth is prime Mopar muscle! And if you’re looking for some choice metal that’ll stop the show and tear up the road, it’s a fine candidate for your next classic. Methodically restored,

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