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

Catch Me If You Can: Rally Cars

1935 Jaguar 3.5 Litre SS 100. Rally Demo Day. Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum. Philadelphia, PA

The Simeone Museum demonstrated four cars under the theme: Rally: 1935 Jaguar 3.5 Litre SS 100 which was so named to reflect the theoretical 100 mph maximum speed of the vehicle  1948 Talbot-Lago T26 Grand Sport Coupe with its rakish fastback body by Oblin and racing pedigree, this specific car was one of the first produced Grand… Continue reading Catch Me If You Can: Rally Cars