Popular in England, hill climbs were the test of a car’s pulling ability and its speed and power. A driver with one or more passengers would start at the bottom of a hill and see how quickly they could race to the top. The Vauxhall shown here is almost completely original, the result of it being stored in a barn for many years. You can see that it retains its original body, made of aluminum and is in remarkable condition.
Located in Philadelphia, PA, the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum is one of the world’s greatest collections of racing sports cars. Through our theme, “The Spirit of Competition”, we celebrate the history and evolution of these magnificent machines.
Assembled over 50 years by Dr. Frederick Simeone, the Museum contains over 75 historically significant cars including Ferrari, Alfa Romeo, Bugatti, Mercedes, Jaguar, Bentley, Porsche, Aston Martin, Corvette, Ford, and more.