James Bond car exhibit coming to L.A.’s Petersen Automotive Museum

The Petersen Automotive Museum was already a must-see for any car enthusiast visiting Los Angeles, and it’s about to get a little better should you also be a James Bond fan. Opening Sept. 25 in the museum’s appropriately named Grand Salon gallery will be the “Bond in Motion” exhibit of more than 30 cars, motorcycles, boats, submarines, helicopters and scale models used during the creation of the 24 official James Bond films. The timing corresponds with the Oct. 8 release of “No Time to Die,” the upcoming 60th anniversary of the first Bond movie … and hey, the release of our “All 24 James Bond movies ranked only by their cars.”

Highlights include many of the most famous Bond cars, including a 1977 Lotus Esprit S1 in submarine guise from “The Spy Who Loved Me,” an Aston Martin V8 from “The Living

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Karma Automotive Named “Official Luxury Vehicle of the Las Vegas Raiders and Allegiant Stadium” | News

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Karma Automotive and the Las Vegas Raiders announced today that Karma has been named the “Official Luxury Vehicle of the Las Vegas Raiders and Allegiant Stadium.”

“As one of the most prestigious franchises in not just all of professional football, but the world, the Raiders and Allegiant Stadium are an ideal partner for Karma,” said Karma Automotive CEO Dr. Lance Zhou. “The loyalty and devotion exhibited by the team’s die-hard fans is reminiscent of the excitement we receive from Karma enthusiasts.”

Karma will sponsor a variety of consumer-driven experiences and events geared to the Raiders’ loyal fans — offering them the opportunity to enjoy and interact with Karma like never before.

“We welcome Karma Automotive as the ‘Official Luxury Vehicle of the Las Vegas Raiders and Allegiant Stadium’ and are pleased to feature their products for Raider Nation,” said Raiders President,

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Sonic Automotive Opens Las Vegas Dealership

Auto retailer Sonic Automotive, Inc. on Tuesday (Aug. 17) opened an EchoPark Automotive outpost in Las Vegas, continuing the expansion of the brand across the U.S. EchoPark customers can shop in person or pick up their cars at the new Las Vegas area location after shopping online. The used car dealership has more than 10,000 one- to four-year-old vehicles listed for sale.

“EchoPark Las Vegas is an important part of our growing omnichannel solution for consumers, and offers guests who visit in-store or shop online at an entirely new way to buy cars,” said David Smith, CEO of Sonic Automotive and EchoPark Automotive, in the company announcement. “Our rapidly growing distribution network brings an exciting, seamless guest experience to another key market.”

EchoPark, which opened in 2014, expects to have 90 percent population coverage across the U.S. by 2025 and has a target of two million vehicles sold

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