‘Cars of Film and Television’, Petersen Automotive Museum

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Gayle Anderson stories there is one thing new at the Petersen Automotive Museum. It is the exhibition “Cars of Film and Television.”

Incorporated in the area are autos from blockbuster movies “Black Panther,” the trilogies “Men in Black,” “Back to the Foreseeable future,” “Ghostbusters” and  “Batman” as well as motorcycles.

Gayle does more than just seem at the “celebrity motor vehicles.” She learns their provenance! Examples: Do you know what transformation created the 1967 Chevy Impala a film and television celebrity? Do you know what transformation produced the 2018 luxurious coupe Lexus LC 500 a movie impressive?  Do you know what made the multi-million-dollar 1931 Mercedes-Benz 770 an off-road automobile? You will master this and far more at the new exhibition!

Cars and trucks of Film and Tv
Omaze Hollywood Gallery
Petersen Automotive Museum
6060 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90036
323-930-2277

Also new at the Petersen “Lowriders and Customs Vault Display” in the Legends Gallery in The Vault presented by Hagerty.

Vehicles on display include things like the most influential lowrider at any time, the 1964 Chevrolet Impala acknowledged as “Gypsy Rose.” Showcased on the opening title sequence of the 1970s hit tv sitcom “Chico and the Man,” the well known lowrider was beamed into millions of properties every Friday night time. In 2017, Gypsy Rose went on display screen at the Nationwide Shopping mall in Washington D.C. and was the first lowrider inducted into the Countrywide Historic Automobile Registry. The pinnacle of present day lowriders, the 1963 Chevrolet Impala “El Rey,” which blends present-day design elements with typical lowrider styling, will also be shown. 
 
Other noteworthy customs encouraged by lowriders include things like the 1948 Cadillac Sedanette “CadZZilla” constructed by Boyd Coddington for Billy Gibbons of ZZ Prime, the modern two-tone 1964 Chevrolet El Camino “Blind Faith” with its rear-mounted V8 owned by the originator of Incredibly hot Wheels style and design Harry Bradley, and the wonderful 1960 Buick LeSabre “Lectrified” built by JH Restorations and Customs.

And do not fail to remember the exhibition Bond in Movement: The Major Formal Bond Vehicle Exhibit in the United States, showcasing a uncommon up-near practical experience with the most iconic autos involved with the world’s most well known magic formula agent, 007. The exhibit celebrates the 60th anniversary of the 007 films because Dr. No was produced in 1962.

Bond in Movement: The Formal Collection of Original James Bond Vehicles
Petersen Automotive Museum
6060 Wilshire Boulevard 
Los Angeles, CA 90036 
323-964-6331 
[email protected]

This aired on the KTLA 5 News on March 21, 2022.

Melissa M. Taylor

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