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If you are in Czech Republic, the Tatra Museum in Koprivnice is well worth a visit. Though it lies almost 400 km from Prague and part of the route is not on highway, but this collection which includes everything from a 1896 horseless carriage through a motorized sleigh and aerodynamic Tatra cars from the 1930s to trucks from the 1970s. And then there's the depot, which is not open to the public but it is also full of interesting gems...

This year, the Tatra Museum hosts a special exhibitions, shows the history of the famous Sodomka coachbuilding company and its connection to Tatra...

The August Horch Museum in Zwickau, Germany shows nine different vehicles, made by the former Auto Union group.

This exhibition is about the 2nd phase of the Auto Union history. Set up in the early 1930s and comprising DKW, Audi, Horch and Wanderer Auto Union thrived before the 2nd World War.

But Auto Union found itself wiped out by the war: in 1945 all of its plants lied in a Soviet-controlled zone, so the company had to restart almost from scratch. A new factory was set up in Düsselddorf in 1949. In the 1950s two brand names: DKW and Auto Union were used. In 1958 Daimler-...

The Mullin Automotive Museum, a facility that will pay homage to the art deco and machine age design eras (1918-1941) that produced exquisite art and magnificent automobiles, will officially open its doors for the first time in the beach community of Oxnard, Calif., Spring 2010.

The dramatic facility will be a three-dimensional celebration of the pre-World War II Belgian/French decorative arts movement, long described as Art Deco. Sharing the more than 50-thousand square-feet of exhibit space will be one of the finest collections of coach-built automobiles, furniture and art from...

Between 20, March and 14, November 2010 a new temporary exhibition, titled "Le Rallye" will be opened at the Musée Automobile De Valencay.

In addition to various rally cars from the 1950s, the exibition also displays scale models, photos and more.

More details:

  • Amis du Musée de l'Automobile de Valençay (Friends of the museum)
  • Museum entry in the directory
  • The temporary exhibition, MZ - the Motorcycle Legend which is being hosted by the Deutsches Zweirad- und NSU-Museum in Neckarsulm is open until 30 March, 2010.

    The exhibition features over 25 East German MZ motorcycles, made between 1949 and 1989. It also pays tribute to the history of motorcycle manufacturing in Zschopau, which in the 1920s was home to the biggest motorcycle manufacturing company in the world.

    More details:

  • Official description in German
  • Museum...
  • Until 28 March it is possible to visit an exhibition on the 24 Hours of LeMans race. Race cars from all epochs show the past, the present and the future of the world’s oldest sports car race in endurance racing.

    Several cars from different epochs are on display: For example Bentley 4 1/2 Liter, Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B Aerodynamica, Deutsch-Bonnet D.B2, Porsche 917 or Audi prototype.

    To experience the 24 Hours of Le Mans a driving simulator invites you to drive the fastest lap. Also the change of tyres can be tested.

    Along the lines of our slogan “Personen. Kraft. Wagen.”,...


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