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From Corvettes to dune buggies, the most iconic fiberglass customs and production cars of the past half-century will be on display at the Petersen Automotive Museum beginning February 27, 2010, through October 3, 2010.

Together, they offer an interesting contrast to both the mainstream cars stamped out of metal that populate our motoring landscape and those made of carbon fiber, the newest wonder material to be embraced by today’s innovators.

Invented in the 1930s, fiberglass was first used as heat insulation before crafty designers and engineers came to recognize its...

The Allure of the Automobile presents 18 of the world's rarest and most brilliantly conceived cars from the 1930s to the mid-1960s, including masterpieces by Bugatti, Duesenberg, Jaguar, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche and Ferrari. The exhibition traces the evolution of the motorcar, examining the contrasts between European and American design, and significant changes in automotive styling and engineering before and after World War II.

The featured automobiles have won awards at prestigious events such as the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, broken records on racetracks, and were...

Well, I am quite excited. Months of hard work will come to fruition soon.
UPDATE: 8 March, 2010. The site has been launched.

It's been quite a ride. My first guide to motoring museums was put on-line in 1996. Can you believe 14 years has passed? Well, it was certainly time for a complete overhaul.

One day, we were sitting at the table with my brother, ChX, who's a respected Drupal-guru and NowPublic ace and he said he'...


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