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Automobile Driving Museum is Featured in the August ’19 Issue of Octane

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We are the So Cal ‘museum that takes you for a ride.’  Octane magazine created a wonderful write-up about our museum and the experience provided to our guests.  The article nicely captures the history of the Automobile Driving Museum through the eyes of our co-founder, Stanley Zimmerman.  Readers will also learn what sparked the idea…

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1952 MG TD

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[column grid=”2″ span=”1″] SPECIFICATIONS Body Style: MG Mark II TD roadster Factory Price: $1,750 Production: 29,664 (1949-1953) Weight: 1,930 lbs. Engine: 4-cylinder Horse Power: 56 @ 5,200 rpm Cubic Litres: 1.3 (1250 cc) Wheel Base: 94 in. Transmission: 4 speed on the floor Brakes: 4 wheel hydraulic [/column] [column grid=”2″] The TC Midget series which started after World War II did more…

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1959 Austin-Healey 3000 Roadster

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[column grid=”2″ span=”1″] SPECIFICATIONS Body Style: Two seater sport roadster Mark I Factory Price: N/A Production: 13,650 (Mk I) Weight: 2,460 lbs. Engine: 6-cylinder Horse Power: 124 @ 4,600 rpm Cubic Inches: 2,912 cc Wheel Base: 92 in. Transmission: 4 speed on the floor Brakes: 4 wheel hydraulic [/column] [column grid=”2″] The Austin-Healey automobiles were produced from 1953 to 1971. The name…

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1958 MGA Roadster

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[column grid=”2″ span=”1″] SPECIFICATIONS Body Style: Two door roadster, Series 1500 Factory Price: N/A Production: 58,750 (1955-59) Weight: 1,988 lbs. Engine: 4-cylinder Horse Power: 72 (net) @ 5,500 rpm Cubic Inches: 1,489 cc Wheel Base: 94 in. Transmission: 4 speed on the floor Brakes: 4 wheel hydraulic [/column] [column grid=”2″] The TC, TD, and TF series introduced in 1949 gave way to…

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1940 Packard Darrin

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[column grid=”2″ span=”1″] SPECIFICATIONS Body Style: Convertible Victoria Series 180 Factory Price: $4,570 Production: 44 Weight: 4,120 lbs. Engine: Straight 8 L-head Horse Power: 160 @ 3,500 rpm Cubic Inches: 356 Wheel Base: 127 in. Transmission: 3 speed column shift Brakes: 4 wheel hydraulic [/column] [column grid=”2″ span=”1″] All Darrin Victoria four door convertible sedans and four door Darrin sedans were custom…

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Our Packard Collection

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The earliest Packard in ADM’s stable is this 1916 Twin Six convertible, considered the first production V-12 in the world. Producing 88 horsepower from 424.1 cubic inches on a 126-inch wheelbase, this 2.1-ton automobile was produced in August 1916 and delivered to Mr. J. D. Harding of Chicago, who paid around $3,000 for it. The…

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1929 Durant

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[column grid=”2″ span=”1″] SPECIFICATIONS Body Style: 2-door coupe with rumble seat Factory Price: $595 Production: N/A Weight: 2,460 lbs Engine: 6-cylinder Horse Power: 65 @3,000 rpm Cubic Inches: N/A Wheel Base: 107 in Transmission: 3 speed Brakes: 4 wheel mechanical [/column] [column grid=”2″ span=”1″] William Durant founded General Motors but over the years he ended up losing GM, not once, but twice. In 1921 he started…

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1962 Chevrolet Corvair

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[column grid=”2″ span=”1″] SPECIFICATIONS Body Style: 900 Monza coupe, Model 0927 Factory Price: $2,281 Production: 88,440 Weight: 2,445 lbs Engine: Flat 6 Horse Power: 80 @4,200 rpm Cubic Inches: 145 Wheel Base: 108 in Transmission: Automatic Brakes: Hydraulic 4 wheel [/column] [column grid=”2″ span=”1″] Corvair was the brain child of chief engineer Edward Cole. The 1960 Corvair rear engine was to be 6-cylinder, 140 cu. in.…

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1958 Packard Hawk

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[column grid=”2″ span=”1″] SPECIFICATIONS Body Style: 2 door hardtop coupe Factory Price: $3,995 Production: 588 Weight: 3,470 lbs Engine: V-8 Horse Power: 275@4,800 rpm Cubic Inches: 289 Wheel Base: 116.5 in Transmission: Flight O-Matic Brakes: 4 wheel hydraulic [/column] [column grid=”2″ span=”1″] The Studebaker-Packard Corporation had one last gasp to save the Packard name, the 1957 and 1958 models. Hopes were high for the all new…

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1987 Mercury Colony Park

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Come see our newest member to the collection in action! Pictures and information to come

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1964 Chevelle Malibu SS

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[column grid=”2″ span=”1″] SPECIFICATIONS Body Style: Super Sport Hard Top Coupe Factory Price: $2,646 Production: 76,860 Weight: 3,000 lbs. Engine: V-8 Horse Power: 195 Cubic Inches: 283 Wheel Base: 115 in Transmission: Automatic Brakes: 4 wheel hydraulic [/column] [column grid=”2″ span=”1″] Though Chevrolet mostly followed Ford’s marketing initiatives in the 1960s it continued to lead in sale products in every year except 1966. Like its arch…

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1959 Edsel Ranger

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[column grid=”2″ span=”1″] SPECIFICATIONS Body Style: Sedan 2 door Factory Price: $2,629 Production: 7,778 Weight: 3,457 lbs Engine: Straight 6 OHV Horse Power: 145 Cubic Inches: 223 Wheel Base: 120 in Transmission: 3 speed manual on column Brakes: 4 wheel hydraulic [/column] [column grid=”2″ span=”1″] Planning for the Edsel production began in 1953. By the time the Edsel ceased production in 1960 the entire car market…

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1947 Pontiac Torpedo

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[column grid=”2″ span=”1″] SPECIFICATIONS Body Style:  Torpedo-back 4 door sedan Factory Price: $1,559 Production: N/A Weight: 3,405 lbs Engine: Straight 8 L-head Horse Power: Cubic Inches: 248.9 Wheel Base: 119 in Transmission: 3 speed on column Brakes: 4 wheel hydraulic [/column] [column grid=”2″ span=”1″] 1947 Models were facelifted 1941-1946 models [/column]

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