Supercars: A Century of Spectacle and Velocity is a brand new exhibit on the Petersen Museum in Los Angeles. [credit: The Petersen Museum ]
Figuring out the world’s first supercar is tougher than it sounds. The issue—to me a minimum of—is that there is no universally agreed-upon definition of what a supercar truly is. In the event you’d requested me yesterday I would have most likely stated Lamborghini, when it launched the Miura in 1966.
Its physique was dramatically styled by Gandini, writing checks that the mid-mounted V12 might positively money, sending discover to institution names like Ferrari that the sport had been modified without end. However my reply is perhaps 50 years too late, in accordance a brand new exhibit on the Petersen Museum in Los Angeles.
It is referred to as Supercars: A Century of Spectacle and Velocity, and our buddies on the museum—which was simply named Museum of the 12 months by The Historic Motoring Awards—had been sort sufficient to ship over images of among the vehicles within the new exhibit. And that is as a lot excuse as I have to put collectively a gallery to provide individuals one thing to click on by this wonderful November Saturday.
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