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See the new 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C in our Alfa’s Back Demo Day on Saturday August 8th

See the new 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C in our Alfa’s Back Demo Day on Saturday August 8th

The new 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C joins our “Alfa’s Back” Demo Day on Saturday August 8th at 12:00 noon. This glorious sports car marks Alfa Romeo’s return to the United States market in a most exhilarating manner, and it will be demonstrated alongside our 3 historic pre-war Alfa Romeo sports cars: 1925 RLSS, 1934 8C 2300 Mille Miglia, and 1937 8C 2900A.

The 4C features a rear-mounted turbocharged 4-cylinder engine which cranks out 237 hp and 258 lb/ft of torque. This lightweight rocket features a carbon fiber tub, paddle shifters, and no power steering, in order to keep the purest driving experience as pure as possible. Read more →

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Join us August 23rd for Elite Tuner cars at the Simeone Museum

Join us August 23rd for Elite Tuner cars at the Simeone Museum

For the first time ever, on Sunday August 23rd, The Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum and Elite Tuner are hosting a special one day event. Together we would like to invite you to enjoy yet another inspiring display showcasing the best tuner cars from across the country. This event will feature over 200 cars in the Museum’s 3-acre parking lot, plus over 20 of the hottest VIP cars indoors alongside the 65 cars of the Simeone Museum. Read more →

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Save the Date: 10/23/15: Join Doug Fehan & Tommy Milner at our Corvette Racing Party

Save the Date: 10/23/15: Join Doug Fehan & Tommy Milner at our Corvette Racing Party

Join us for our annual celebration of Corvette Racing. This year’s special guests include Doug Fehan, Program Manager for Corvette Racing, and for the first time, Tommy Milner, driver of the LeMans class-winning Corvette C7.R.

Tickets for this party will go on sale soon, so stay tuned for more information.

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Classic Motorcycles at the Simeone 2015: Featuring BMW, Police Motorcycles and Land Speed Record machines: 8/15 to 9/11

Classic Motorcycles at the Simeone 2015: Featuring BMW, Police Motorcycles and Land Speed Record machines: 8/15 to 9/11

This year’s Classic Motorcycles exhibit will feature BMW, Police Motorcycles and Land Speed Record machines. This is the 7th edition of this great exhibit, assembled by Radnor Concours Motorcycle Executive Chairman John P. Lawless. John and his team handle procuring motorcycles from all across America to celebrate two wheeled excellence. Museum founder, Dr. Frederick Simeone stresses the importance of preservation, conservation, education and demonstration as a means of understanding and appreciating the automobile and automotive art. Read more →

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Ride Shotgun in a Shelby: Enter to win a ride in our Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe!

Ride Shotgun in a Shelby: Enter to win a ride in our Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe!

Win a chance to “Ride Shotgun in a Shelby” and support the fundraising efforts of the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum! Our 1964 Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe #CSX2287, 1 of only 6 built, is one of the most famous cars in motorsports history, with racing history on tracks all over the world. In 2014, it was the first car named to the Historic Vehicle Association’s National Historic Vehicle Registry, as well as “Car of the Year” by the International Historic Motoring Awards. Read more →

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Presenting our newest interactive program: Qualifying Day

Presenting our newest interactive program: Qualifying Day

The Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum is excited to present our newest interactive program: Qualifying Day. Each Qualifying Day program will take place from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM on the Wednesday before a Demo Day. Here’s a great chance to get a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to maintain historic race cars in optimal condition.

You’ll see Kevin Kelly and Museum staff members as they test and tune the cars in preparation for Saturday’s Demo Day. Watch as each car is prepped with fuel, tires, battery as well as any routine maintenance. At approximately 11:00, we will being an outdoor demonstration run to help tune the cars, weather permitting. Read more →

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Join us July 25th for Traffic Safety Education with Racer Andy Pilgrim

Join us July 25th for Traffic Safety Education with Racer Andy Pilgrim

Andy Pilgrim has been a professional race driver for 29 years, winning five championships along the way, and is currently a Pro driver for GM Racing’s Team Cadillac. Andy will be at the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum on Saturday, July 25th 11:00 AM, to present a seminar on traffic safety and distracted driving. The seminar will begin at 11:00. Andy’s seminar is free with purchase of General Admission ticket.
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Doug DeMuro’s 1990 Nissan Skyline R32 Joins Best of Japan Exhibit July 5-19th

Doug DeMuro’s 1990 Nissan Skyline R32 Joins Best of Japan Exhibit July 5-19th

A 1990 Nissan Skyline R32 belonging to Doug DeMuro from Jalopnik.com will be on display in our Best of Japan Exhibit from July 5-19th. This car was recently imported direct from Japan and is one of the most talked-about cars on the internet. Doug’s car will be together with a GT-R Nismo Edition in black, plus our 1990 300ZX Z32, a 2000 Roadster, and a ZCCA National Champion 240Z for a full-house of important Nissans and Datsuns. Plus we’ll have over a dozen more great Japanese sports cars, so you don’t want to miss this one.

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Rare 1967 Toyota 2000 GT Joins “Best of Japan” Special Exhibit July 5-19

Rare 1967 Toyota 2000 GT Joins “Best of Japan” Special Exhibit July 5-19

This just in! An amazing 1967 Toyota 2000 GT will be joining our “Best of Japan” Special Exhibit on July 5-19th, courtesy of our friends at Ardmore Toyota. For those of you not familiar with the 2000 GT, this car debuted in 1965 at the Tokyo Motor Show. It was built in collaboration with Yamaha between 1967-70 and it is considered by many to be the first great Japanese sports car. Only about 350 cars were made, of which about 60 made it to the USA.

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Father’s Day Special at the Simeone Museum: Dad gets in free!

Father’s Day Special at the Simeone Museum: Dad gets in free!

Give Dad something he’d really like on Father’s Day – a trip to the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum! If you do your part and bring him, we’ll do our part and let him in for free, with one paid adult admission. Also, remember kids 8 and younger also get in free. It’s the perfect way to honor that perfect guy! Read more →