Der Beste Von Deutschland

Der erfolgreiche deutsche Sportwagen: 1937 BMW 328. Der Beste Von Deutschland Demo Day. Simeone Museum. Philadelphia, PA

Dr. Simeone discussed how Germany always produces at least one great race car every decade. The National favorites from the 1920s, 1930s, 1950s, and 1970s were featured in this Demo Day Event. They were all great international winners of their time. 1927 Mercedes Benz S-Type Sportwagen, the brainchild of Ferdinand Porsche while he was working… Continue reading Der Beste Von Deutschland

The French Revolution

Kevin Kelly driving the 1937 Bugatti Type 57G Tank. Simeone Museum Demo Day: French Revolution. Philadelphia, PA

From the mid-1930s to mid-1950s, the French passion for sports car racing led to the development of some landmark sports cars which were successful during their short history of dominance. The three French cars presented here represent the only victories for French cars in their greatest race: Le Mans! 1937 Bugatti Type 57G Tank 1936/48… Continue reading The French Revolution

Innovative Design

1950 Allard J2 was shown by Fred Simeone in the first demo day of 2015. The theme was Innovative Design. Simeone Museum Philadelphia, PA

The Simeone Museum’s Innovative Design Day celebrated 4 cars  famous for individual innovations. Some of these fine examples changed the course of automotive history while others disappeared forgotten…   1924 Lancia Lambda Third Series Tourer According to Dr. Simeone, this was the first car to feature a load bearing monocoque body which, ultimately, became the standard of… Continue reading Innovative Design