“The Porsche Effect” new exhibit at the Petersen Automotive Museum opens Feb. 3rd

Opening to the public February 3rd is the Petersen Automotive Museum’s newest exhibit, “Porsche Effect.” Staged at the Mullin Grand Salon, The Porsche Effect celebrates Porsche’s history, design, engineering, advertising, and performance.

Five themed sections

  1. Elements of Style
  2. Zuffenhausen and Beyond
  3. Extended Families
  4. Innovation through Competition
  5. Word / Image / Object

Each section contains a combination of automobiles, artifacts, archival material, film footage, and visual reproductions.

Vehicles on Display

Some of the vehicles on display include:

  • 1938 Berlin-Rome Type 64 race car
  • 906 race car
  • 919 endurance racer
  • the Petersen Collection’s 901 and Continental
  • a rare model “X83” Turbo S Flachbau 964
  • a rally-spec Type 953 911
  • the world-beating Gulf 917K
  • the Jägermeister 962
  • the legendary Porsche 935 K3 Le Mans winner belonging to Petersen vice-chairman Bruce Meyer
  • and more

On exclusive loan from The Porsche Museum will be the 928 H50 study, a rare four-door prototype of the 928.

The Porsche Effect is made possible through a partnership with Porsche Cars North America. The exhibit will run through January 27, 2019.

Petersen Automotive Museum

The Petersen Automotive Museum Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) charity. The Museum is located at 6060 Wilshire Boulevard (at Fairfax) in Los Angeles, California, 90036. Admission prices are $16 for general admission adults, $13 for seniors and students with ID, $8 for children ages 3 to 12. Active military with ID, personal care attendants and children under three are admitted free. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For general information, call 323-930-CARS or visit www.petersen.org.

For more information on “The Porsche Effect” or about the Petersen Automotive Museum, please visit www.Petersen.org.

This post is for informational purposes only. Images used with permission and provided by Petersen Automotive Museum. 


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