E90Post
 


Bimmer Retrofit
 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > BIMMERPOST Universal Forums > General BMW News and Cars Discussion > Simeone Auto Museum in Philadelphia, Pa



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      03-25-2013, 12:51 PM   #1
Dackelone
European Editor
Dackelone's Avatar
Germany
3595
Rep
20,188
Posts

Drives: N54 e82
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Bayern, Germany

iTrader: (1)

Arrow Simeone Auto Museum in Philadelphia, Pa

Name:  SAMBlueEmbType.jpg
Views: 3113
Size:  105.4 KB


A few months ago, I flew home to the East Coast (Washington, DC) to visit my family. While there, a good friend of mine suggested I go visit the Simeone Auto Museum up in Philadelphia, PA. I had never heard of the place. But, I am always up for a good auto museum. So... off we went to Philly. I thought if nothing else... we would get in some tasty cheese steaks.

The Museum is relatively new. I think it opened back in 2010-ish and in 2011 it was declared one of the best automotive museums in the USA! What I really liked about the museum was EVERY car ran. Everything. The staff starts up the cars every week... and they even encourage people to come out when they drive the cars in the back parking lot! They have also been known to take small kids for their first race car ride out in the back parking lot. Also, every car in the collection is a real race car with HISTORY. There are no replicas here. This place smells of gasoline and motor oil - a great smell IF you are a car nut!

The Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum has more than 60 cars, displayed in dioramas that reproduce the famous venues where these cars actually competed and raced at. This is what really sets this museum apart from the other museums in the USA. Dr. Simeone is also known to hang out at the museum and answer visitor's questions. I was really impressed with the way the staff greeted us, and were keen to answer any questions we might have. One staff member was even nice enough to open the hood of one of the Bugatti's because my buddie wanted to see the machining work on the cylinderheads and engine block. Now that's service!

The Museum is located near the Philly airport - across the street from the various rental car storage/service lots of the airport rental car companies. The museum's building is very nondescript and you would never know the automotive treasures that await you inside if you drove past the place. I would highly recommend anyone on the East coast to go visit this museum! Some really fascinating cars were seen there.


Well... onto my photos.


Dackel






Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum
6825 Norwitch Drive
Philadelphia, Pa., 19153
(215) 365-7233



www.simeonemuseum.org



Hours:

Tues - Friday: 10AM - 6PM
Sat, Sun: 10AM - 4PM
Closed Mondays


$12- Adults
$10 - Seniors
$8 - Students
Children 8 and under, free




Name:  MuseumMap-e1307328191730.jpg
Views: 3106
Size:  47.3 KB

Name:  simeone-museum.jpg
Views: 3038
Size:  61.4 KB

Name:  Simeone-Best-of-Britain-Poster.jpg
Views: 3132
Size:  31.3 KB

Name:  SimeoneCover.jpg
Views: 3070
Size:  85.1 KB
Appreciate 0
      03-25-2013, 01:41 PM   #2
Dackelone
European Editor
Dackelone's Avatar
Germany
3595
Rep
20,188
Posts

Drives: N54 e82
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Bayern, Germany

iTrader: (1)

.

Name:  IMG_1662.jpg
Views: 3049
Size:  246.7 KB

Name:  IMG_1661.jpg
Views: 2981
Size:  263.7 KB

Name:  IMG_9708.jpg
Views: 3012
Size:  222.2 KB

Name:  IMG_9709.jpg
Views: 2999
Size:  205.4 KB

Name:  IMG_9710.jpg
Views: 2984
Size:  236.8 KB

Name:  IMG_9711.jpg
Views: 2930
Size:  214.7 KB

Name:  IMG_9713.jpg
Views: 2913
Size:  217.8 KB

Name:  IMG_9715.jpg
Views: 2938
Size:  181.5 KB

Name:  IMG_9714.jpg
Views: 2941
Size:  199.0 KB

Name:  IMG_9717.jpg
Views: 2906
Size:  197.4 KB

Name:  IMG_9718.jpg
Views: 2885
Size:  198.5 KB

Name:  IMG_9721.jpg
Views: 2914
Size:  206.4 KB

Name:  IMG_9722.jpg
Views: 2872
Size:  184.5 KB

Name:  IMG_9723.jpg
Views: 2867
Size:  189.9 KB

Name:  IMG_9725.jpg
Views: 2860
Size:  197.7 KB

Name:  IMG_9726.jpg
Views: 2860
Size:  231.4 KB

Name:  IMG_9728.jpg
Views: 2869
Size:  234.6 KB

Name:  IMG_9727.jpg
Views: 2807
Size:  172.1 KB

Name:  IMG_9729.jpg
Views: 2811
Size:  209.0 KB

Name:  IMG_9731.jpg
Views: 2822
Size:  186.2 KB

Name:  IMG_9733.jpg
Views: 2822
Size:  170.4 KB

Name:  IMG_9735.jpg
Views: 2832
Size:  167.6 KB

Name:  IMG_9736.jpg
Views: 2809
Size:  195.5 KB

Name:  IMG_9737.jpg
Views: 2814
Size:  195.1 KB

Name:  IMG_9738.jpg
Views: 2824
Size:  174.7 KB

Name:  IMG_9739.jpg
Views: 2774
Size:  161.9 KB

Name:  IMG_9743.jpg
Views: 2774
Size:  164.4 KB

Name:  IMG_9744.jpg
Views: 2771
Size:  192.0 KB

Name:  IMG_9742.jpg
Views: 2777
Size:  157.8 KB

Name:  IMG_9745.jpg
Views: 2752
Size:  133.4 KB

Name:  IMG_9746.jpg
Views: 2762
Size:  173.6 KB

Name:  IMG_9747.jpg
Views: 2781
Size:  179.5 KB

Name:  IMG_9748.jpg
Views: 2763
Size:  125.1 KB

Name:  IMG_9749.jpg
Views: 2745
Size:  168.0 KB

Name:  IMG_9750.jpg
Views: 2767
Size:  126.5 KB

Name:  IMG_9751.jpg
Views: 2729
Size:  130.7 KB

Name:  IMG_9753.jpg
Views: 2778
Size:  135.1 KB

Name:  IMG_9755.jpg
Views: 2740
Size:  137.3 KB

Name:  IMG_9756.jpg
Views: 2707
Size:  181.1 KB

Name:  IMG_9759.jpg
Views: 2710
Size:  146.0 KB

Name:  IMG_9757.jpg
Views: 2719
Size:  182.9 KB

Name:  IMG_9760.jpg
Views: 2742
Size:  139.4 KB

Name:  IMG_9761.jpg
Views: 2711
Size:  166.1 KB

Name:  IMG_9762.jpg
Views: 2706
Size:  138.8 KB

Name:  IMG_9763.jpg
Views: 2698
Size:  189.4 KB

Name:  IMG_9764.jpg
Views: 2685
Size:  181.9 KB

Name:  IMG_9765.jpg
Views: 2698
Size:  178.6 KB

Name:  IMG_9766.jpg
Views: 2705
Size:  187.7 KB

Name:  IMG_9767.jpg
Views: 2700
Size:  205.9 KB

Name:  IMG_9769.jpg
Views: 2693
Size:  180.2 KB

Name:  IMG_9771.jpg
Views: 2677
Size:  214.0 KB

Name:  IMG_9773.jpg
Views: 2714
Size:  210.7 KB

Name:  IMG_9774.jpg
Views: 2662
Size:  207.0 KB

Name:  IMG_9786.jpg
Views: 2674
Size:  199.3 KB

Name:  IMG_9770.jpg
Views: 2676
Size:  205.9 KB

Name:  IMG_9783.jpg
Views: 2668
Size:  198.2 KB

Name:  IMG_9778.jpg
Views: 2658
Size:  185.7 KB

Name:  IMG_9777.jpg
Views: 2684
Size:  190.6 KB

Name:  IMG_9780.jpg
Views: 2656
Size:  164.8 KB

Name:  IMG_9776.jpg
Views: 2658
Size:  174.2 KB

Name:  IMG_9781.jpg
Views: 2655
Size:  173.6 KB

Name:  IMG_9788.jpg
Views: 2649
Size:  156.6 KB

Name:  IMG_9789.jpg
Views: 2663
Size:  216.9 KB

Name:  IMG_9790.jpg
Views: 2615
Size:  206.2 KB

Name:  IMG_9791.jpg
Views: 2634
Size:  194.5 KB

Name:  IMG_9792.jpg
Views: 2619
Size:  210.8 KB

Name:  IMG_9793.jpg
Views: 2602
Size:  195.8 KB

Name:  IMG_9795.jpg
Views: 2543
Size:  211.4 KB

Name:  IMG_9796.jpg
Views: 2560
Size:  194.8 KB

Name:  IMG_9797.jpg
Views: 2546
Size:  217.2 KB

Name:  IMG_9799.jpg
Views: 2458
Size:  204.0 KB

Name:  IMG_9804.jpg
Views: 2350
Size:  217.4 KB

Name:  IMG_9816.jpg
Views: 2299
Size:  208.0 KB

Name:  IMG_9817.jpg
Views: 2277
Size:  168.1 KB

Name:  IMG_9808.jpg
Views: 2283
Size:  275.7 KB

Name:  IMG_9807.jpg
Views: 2253
Size:  169.0 KB

Name:  IMG_9802.jpg
Views: 2271
Size:  175.5 KB

Name:  IMG_9801.jpg
Views: 2262
Size:  183.1 KB

Name:  IMG_9810.jpg
Views: 2242
Size:  215.2 KB

Name:  IMG_9813.jpg
Views: 2262
Size:  213.0 KB

Name:  IMG_9814.jpg
Views: 2238
Size:  197.2 KB

Name:  IMG_9815.jpg
Views: 2239
Size:  192.4 KB

Name:  IMG_9823.jpg
Views: 2228
Size:  186.6 KB

Name:  IMG_9818.jpg
Views: 2231
Size:  188.5 KB

Name:  IMG_9820.jpg
Views: 2231
Size:  182.5 KB

Name:  IMG_9824.jpg
Views: 2232
Size:  197.9 KB

Name:  IMG_9825.jpg
Views: 2234
Size:  195.7 KB

Name:  IMG_9827.jpg
Views: 2229
Size:  194.2 KB

Name:  IMG_9828.jpg
Views: 2201
Size:  150.4 KB

Name:  IMG_9830.jpg
Views: 2226
Size:  154.0 KB
Appreciate 0
      03-25-2013, 02:52 PM   #3
Dackelone
European Editor
Dackelone's Avatar
Germany
3595
Rep
20,188
Posts

Drives: N54 e82
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Bayern, Germany

iTrader: (1)

.
Name:  IMG_9831.jpg
Views: 2211
Size:  187.5 KB

Name:  IMG_9832.jpg
Views: 2231
Size:  165.3 KB

Name:  IMG_9836.jpg
Views: 2216
Size:  133.2 KB

Name:  IMG_9835.jpg
Views: 2214
Size:  182.4 KB

Name:  IMG_9837.jpg
Views: 2205
Size:  168.6 KB

Name:  IMG_9839.jpg
Views: 2204
Size:  181.4 KB

Name:  IMG_9838.jpg
Views: 2218
Size:  172.6 KB

Name:  IMG_9841.jpg
Views: 2191
Size:  161.7 KB

Name:  IMG_9843.jpg
Views: 2179
Size:  180.8 KB

Name:  IMG_9842.jpg
Views: 2194
Size:  187.6 KB

Name:  IMG_9840.jpg
Views: 2192
Size:  194.5 KB

Name:  IMG_9845.jpg
Views: 2194
Size:  180.8 KB

Name:  IMG_9848.jpg
Views: 2190
Size:  186.6 KB

Name:  IMG_9847.jpg
Views: 2166
Size:  185.7 KB

Name:  IMG_9850.jpg
Views: 2163
Size:  199.5 KB

Name:  IMG_9852.jpg
Views: 2161
Size:  195.2 KB

Name:  IMG_9853.jpg
Views: 2173
Size:  198.6 KB

Name:  IMG_9849.jpg
Views: 2164
Size:  196.0 KB

Name:  IMG_9851.jpg
Views: 2173
Size:  172.4 KB

Name:  IMG_9855.jpg
Views: 2166
Size:  155.8 KB

Name:  IMG_9856.jpg
Views: 2150
Size:  156.1 KB

Name:  IMG_9860.jpg
Views: 2165
Size:  187.8 KB

Name:  IMG_9861.jpg
Views: 2149
Size:  165.2 KB

Name:  IMG_9859.jpg
Views: 2138
Size:  164.1 KB

Name:  IMG_9864.jpg
Views: 2141
Size:  190.3 KB

Name:  IMG_9854.jpg
Views: 2144
Size:  204.8 KB

Name:  IMG_9858.jpg
Views: 2142
Size:  170.1 KB

Name:  IMG_9867.jpg
Views: 2124
Size:  180.2 KB

Name:  IMG_9866.jpg
Views: 2124
Size:  172.9 KB

Name:  IMG_9869.jpg
Views: 2127
Size:  164.8 KB

Name:  IMG_9868.jpg
Views: 2132
Size:  263.7 KB

Name:  IMG_9871.jpg
Views: 2122
Size:  150.1 KB

Name:  IMG_9874.jpg
Views: 2112
Size:  162.6 KB

Name:  IMG_9873.jpg
Views: 2103
Size:  177.5 KB

Name:  IMG_9872.jpg
Views: 2096
Size:  171.7 KB

Name:  IMG_9875.jpg
Views: 2085
Size:  158.6 KB

Name:  IMG_9876.jpg
Views: 2100
Size:  136.3 KB

Name:  IMG_9877.jpg
Views: 2091
Size:  183.9 KB

Name:  IMG_9880.jpg
Views: 2071
Size:  181.3 KB

Name:  IMG_9879.jpg
Views: 2095
Size:  180.2 KB

Name:  IMG_9881.jpg
Views: 2084
Size:  166.5 KB

Name:  IMG_9882.jpg
Views: 2083
Size:  188.4 KB

Name:  IMG_9883.jpg
Views: 2078
Size:  195.0 KB

Name:  IMG_9884.jpg
Views: 2057
Size:  164.8 KB

Name:  IMG_9885.jpg
Views: 2072
Size:  172.7 KB

Name:  IMG_9889.jpg
Views: 2070
Size:  172.5 KB

Name:  IMG_9886.jpg
Views: 2073
Size:  164.3 KB

Name:  IMG_9888.jpg
Views: 2068
Size:  304.4 KB

Name:  IMG_9887.jpg
Views: 2059
Size:  203.1 KB

Name:  IMG_9890.jpg
Views: 2044
Size:  163.9 KB

Name:  IMG_9891.jpg
Views: 2063
Size:  155.0 KB

Name:  IMG_9892.jpg
Views: 2065
Size:  182.6 KB

Name:  IMG_9893.jpg
Views: 2044
Size:  173.6 KB

Name:  IMG_9896.jpg
Views: 2045
Size:  317.1 KB

Name:  IMG_9897.jpg
Views: 2051
Size:  178.5 KB

Name:  IMG_9899.jpg
Views: 2057
Size:  186.1 KB

Name:  IMG_9901.jpg
Views: 2059
Size:  203.7 KB

Name:  IMG_9902.jpg
Views: 2027
Size:  181.9 KB

Name:  IMG_9907.jpg
Views: 2039
Size:  203.4 KB

Name:  IMG_9908.jpg
Views: 2033
Size:  179.5 KB

Name:  IMG_9909.jpg
Views: 2034
Size:  195.1 KB

Name:  IMG_9910.jpg
Views: 2026
Size:  188.7 KB

Name:  IMG_9911.jpg
Views: 2033
Size:  188.4 KB

Name:  IMG_9912.jpg
Views: 2023
Size:  157.8 KB

Name:  IMG_9915.jpg
Views: 2040
Size:  174.1 KB

Name:  IMG_9916.jpg
Views: 2036
Size:  212.7 KB

Name:  IMG_1606.jpg
Views: 2032
Size:  190.4 KB

Name:  IMG_9927.jpg
Views: 2026
Size:  168.5 KB

Name:  IMG_9928.jpg
Views: 2017
Size:  190.8 KB

Name:  IMG_9929.jpg
Views: 2017
Size:  165.0 KB

Name:  IMG_9930.jpg
Views: 1999
Size:  155.1 KB

Name:  IMG_9931.jpg
Views: 2021
Size:  144.0 KB

Name:  IMG_9932.jpg
Views: 2007
Size:  174.2 KB

Name:  IMG_9933.jpg
Views: 2012
Size:  177.7 KB

Name:  IMG_9935.jpg
Views: 2010
Size:  142.2 KB

Name:  IMG_9936.jpg
Views: 2016
Size:  200.2 KB

Name:  IMG_9937.jpg
Views: 1997
Size:  184.3 KB

Name:  IMG_9938.jpg
Views: 1989
Size:  206.8 KB

Name:  IMG_9939.jpg
Views: 2003
Size:  176.7 KB

Name:  IMG_9940.jpg
Views: 1992
Size:  205.6 KB

Name:  IMG_9942.jpg
Views: 1984
Size:  197.3 KB

Name:  IMG_9944.jpg
Views: 1992
Size:  219.1 KB

Name:  IMG_9941.jpg
Views: 1992
Size:  184.7 KB

Name:  IMG_9946.jpg
Views: 1969
Size:  197.7 KB

Name:  IMG_9945.jpg
Views: 1974
Size:  197.3 KB

Name:  IMG_9948.jpg
Views: 1964
Size:  200.3 KB

Name:  IMG_9949.jpg
Views: 1979
Size:  193.8 KB

Name:  IMG_9950.jpg
Views: 1967
Size:  182.5 KB

Name:  IMG_9952.jpg
Views: 1955
Size:  182.5 KB

Name:  IMG_9954.jpg
Views: 1963
Size:  201.7 KB
Appreciate 0
      03-25-2013, 03:08 PM   #4
Dackelone
European Editor
Dackelone's Avatar
Germany
3595
Rep
20,188
Posts

Drives: N54 e82
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Bayern, Germany

iTrader: (1)

.

Name:  IMG_9958.jpg
Views: 1967
Size:  189.1 KB

Name:  IMG_9960.jpg
Views: 1966
Size:  173.5 KB

Name:  IMG_9962.jpg
Views: 1951
Size:  201.0 KB

Name:  IMG_9964.jpg
Views: 1948
Size:  188.1 KB

Name:  IMG_9965.jpg
Views: 1931
Size:  195.3 KB

Name:  IMG_9959.jpg
Views: 1938
Size:  190.9 KB

Name:  IMG_9966.jpg
Views: 1955
Size:  201.2 KB

Name:  IMG_9967.jpg
Views: 1939
Size:  184.9 KB

Name:  IMG_9968.jpg
Views: 1939
Size:  195.8 KB

Name:  IMG_9970.jpg
Views: 1936
Size:  171.3 KB

Name:  IMG_9972.jpg
Views: 1940
Size:  203.3 KB

Name:  IMG_9973.jpg
Views: 1935
Size:  178.9 KB

Name:  IMG_9974.jpg
Views: 1940
Size:  183.9 KB

Name:  IMG_9975.jpg
Views: 1933
Size:  202.0 KB

Name:  IMG_9978.jpg
Views: 1927
Size:  196.9 KB

Name:  IMG_1598.jpg
Views: 1930
Size:  189.4 KB

Name:  IMG_1599.jpg
Views: 1924
Size:  193.2 KB

Name:  IMG_1604.jpg
Views: 1916
Size:  183.5 KB

Name:  IMG_1605.jpg
Views: 1922
Size:  162.7 KB

Name:  IMG_1603.jpg
Views: 1927
Size:  182.8 KB

Name:  IMG_1606.jpg
Views: 1910
Size:  190.4 KB

Name:  IMG_1608.jpg
Views: 1917
Size:  194.5 KB

Name:  IMG_1609.jpg
Views: 1909
Size:  166.8 KB

Name:  IMG_1612.jpg
Views: 1900
Size:  178.4 KB

Name:  IMG_1613.jpg
Views: 1910
Size:  168.7 KB

Name:  IMG_1614.jpg
Views: 1918
Size:  188.7 KB

Name:  IMG_1615.jpg
Views: 1922
Size:  170.1 KB

Name:  IMG_1620.jpg
Views: 1907
Size:  170.6 KB

Name:  IMG_1617.jpg
Views: 1909
Size:  179.0 KB

Name:  IMG_1618.jpg
Views: 1909
Size:  190.5 KB

Name:  IMG_1626.jpg
Views: 1897
Size:  171.5 KB

Name:  IMG_1627.jpg
Views: 1898
Size:  159.1 KB

Name:  IMG_1629.jpg
Views: 1916
Size:  186.5 KB

Name:  IMG_1630.jpg
Views: 1901
Size:  172.6 KB

Name:  IMG_1633.jpg
Views: 1886
Size:  183.4 KB

Name:  IMG_1631.jpg
Views: 1897
Size:  166.0 KB

Name:  IMG_1635.jpg
Views: 1892
Size:  264.9 KB

Name:  IMG_1636.jpg
Views: 1888
Size:  174.2 KB

Name:  IMG_1637.jpg
Views: 1898
Size:  174.8 KB

Name:  IMG_1638.jpg
Views: 1883
Size:  259.5 KB

Name:  IMG_1639.jpg
Views: 1889
Size:  161.6 KB

Name:  IMG_1640.jpg
Views: 1882
Size:  157.2 KB

Name:  IMG_1641.jpg
Views: 1888
Size:  173.3 KB

Name:  IMG_1642.jpg
Views: 1863
Size:  250.5 KB

Name:  IMG_1643.jpg
Views: 1874
Size:  173.6 KB

Name:  IMG_1644.jpg
Views: 1862
Size:  165.1 KB

Name:  IMG_1645.jpg
Views: 1882
Size:  213.0 KB

Name:  IMG_1646.jpg
Views: 1867
Size:  177.9 KB

Name:  IMG_1648.jpg
Views: 1866
Size:  257.3 KB

Name:  IMG_1657.jpg
Views: 1865
Size:  210.0 KB

Name:  IMG_1653.jpg
Views: 1862
Size:  171.1 KB

Name:  IMG_1649.jpg
Views: 1860
Size:  169.8 KB

Name:  IMG_1650.jpg
Views: 1873
Size:  154.4 KB

Name:  IMG_1651.jpg
Views: 1868
Size:  171.5 KB

Name:  IMG_1647.jpg
Views: 1856
Size:  179.2 KB

Name:  IMG_1610.jpg
Views: 1858
Size:  159.1 KB

Name:  IMG_1659.jpg
Views: 1869
Size:  221.9 KB
Appreciate 0
      06-13-2013, 05:18 PM   #5
Dackelone
European Editor
Dackelone's Avatar
Germany
3595
Rep
20,188
Posts

Drives: N54 e82
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Bayern, Germany

iTrader: (1)

Arrow Dad Gets In Free This Father's Day!!

Name:  Simeone   LogoMast.jpg
Views: 1867
Size:  58.5 KB


DAD GETS IN FREE THIS FATHER'S DAY!!

http://www.icontact-archive.com/17K_...W38cSyNmuy?w=2

Appreciate 0
      06-14-2013, 01:28 PM   #6
Dackelone
European Editor
Dackelone's Avatar
Germany
3595
Rep
20,188
Posts

Drives: N54 e82
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Bayern, Germany

iTrader: (1)

Arrow Celebrating the fifth anniversary of its opening on Tuesday, June 18th.

Simeone Museum celebrating the fifth anniversary of its opening on Tuesday, June 18th.


Harry Hurst
Simeone Automotive Museum
(610) 725-9600
harry@simeonemuseum.org

http://www.icontact-archive.com/17K_...VDFESj7a2w?w=2
Appreciate 0
      06-14-2013, 01:50 PM   #7
blinkme323
First Lieutenant
34
Rep
326
Posts

Drives: 2016 M3
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Philly

iTrader: (1)

I've been there a few times, they really do have an amazing collection.
__________________
F80 M3 | YMB | 6MT | CF Roof | Xpel
Appreciate 0
      06-16-2013, 07:15 AM   #8
Dackelone
European Editor
Dackelone's Avatar
Germany
3595
Rep
20,188
Posts

Drives: N54 e82
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Bayern, Germany

iTrader: (1)

Name:  IMG_9858.jpg
Views: 1848
Size:  170.1 KB

Name:  IMG_9859.jpg
Views: 1839
Size:  164.1 KB

Name:  IMG_9867.jpg
Views: 1857
Size:  180.2 KB

The red #2 Ferrari was owned my a NYC business man. There was a sign next to the car with something about how the owner had a different engine installed into the car. I think said engine was a 12 cylinder Lamborghini unit.


Three seater white Ferrari...
Name:  IMG_9866.jpg
Views: 1848
Size:  172.9 KB

Name:  IMG_9871.jpg
Views: 1841
Size:  150.1 KB

Name:  IMG_9869.jpg
Views: 1842
Size:  164.8 KB

Name:  edit Copy of IMG_9868.jpg
Views: 1948
Size:  296.2 KB

Sorry no other pics on the Alfetta GTV. I think they said it was the owner's personal car used in the One Lap of America.

One thing that was nice about this museum is EVERYTHING was a real race car that RAN and was taken out behind the building and driven from time to time. The place smelled of gasoline and oil and you could tell everyone there LOVED cars. Even their multimillionaire Museum owner... would come by in jeans and dirty hands and greet people and talk about the cars. A bIG thumbs up for this special place.
Appreciate 0
      06-22-2013, 03:26 PM   #9
Mr. ///M3 RD
Happy Camper
Mr. ///M3 RD's Avatar
Canada
252
Rep
7,877
Posts

Drives: C63 AMG & 280 SL on Weekends :
Join Date: May 2010
Location: GTA, Ontario - Canada

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Thank you for sharing this fantastic photo collection Dackel, you are the man Nice to see some of the German cars also at this Museum.

On Fathers day I took my new addition (see photo below) to a

BMW~Mercedes~Porsche car show north east of Toronto, Ontario Canada. It was a 398 Mile round trip. My 1969 Pagoda 280 SL performed like a charm got many a along the way. The car almost seams timeless to my surprise I got First Place from the Judges in the Pagoda category there were 7 Pagoda's at the show as you know this is the 50th anniversary of the Pagoda and soon to be also the 911.


Here is the little Pagoda I got myself last month to keep me busy


the MB Club of America will mail me a sticker to go on this little memento.


Celebrations are going on all over the world for this years (1963 to 1971) 50th Anniversary.
__________________
Cheers, Rolf-Dieter

Life will take us to some interesting places, fortunately The ///M3 will too with a many of us know this very well, now my C6.3 AMG with 487 HP does it too
---> Click here for some good stuff I found
Appreciate 0
      06-22-2013, 07:07 PM   #10
lsmkr01
Lieutenant Colonel
lsmkr01's Avatar
United_States
20
Rep
1,640
Posts

Drives: E92 M3
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: SC

iTrader: (0)

The fact that all the cars are the real deal makes this museum a very special place. I will definitely visit next time I visit my home town in Philly area. Thanks for posting these great shots!
Appreciate 0
      06-22-2013, 08:18 PM   #11
positiveions
Lieutenant General
positiveions's Avatar
Lebanon
148
Rep
10,660
Posts

Drives: 09 MKV JETTA 2.5 & E90 M3 :)
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: La Verne, CA

iTrader: (1)

Send a message via MSN to positiveions Send a message via Yahoo to positiveions
Thanks Dackel. Something i may consider visiting.
Appreciate 0
      06-23-2013, 04:57 AM   #12
Diver
Brigadier General
Diver's Avatar
United_States
260
Rep
3,477
Posts

Drives: Black '12 135i DCT PPK Msport
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Texas

iTrader: (0)

Great photo series Dak.
__________________
Appreciate 0
      06-23-2013, 11:34 AM   #13
Dackelone
European Editor
Dackelone's Avatar
Germany
3595
Rep
20,188
Posts

Drives: N54 e82
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Bayern, Germany

iTrader: (1)

"Simeone Museum Day" in Philadelphia...

Name:  Simeone Museum Dr. Simeone 17_n.jpg
Views: 815
Size:  124.3 KB

City Council Proclamation Designates "Simeone Museum Day" in Philadelphia

Councilman Kenyatta Johnson presented Dr. Simeone(right) with a Proclamation on Saturday declaring "Simeone Museum Day" in Philadelphia. The recognition was for Dr. Simeone's contribution to the city and honoring the 5th anniversary of the museum opening.
Appreciate 0
      06-23-2013, 01:39 PM   #14
Neph
Second Lieutenant
1
Rep
202
Posts

Drives: 2010 328i E92, Sport, 6MT
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: ///Milky way

iTrader: (0)

Thanks Dackel.

Always love your museum photos!
Appreciate 0
      06-24-2013, 11:11 AM   #15
MSteve5036
Lieutenant
43
Rep
597
Posts

Drives: 2008 M3 / 96 328is
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: blue dot

iTrader: (1)

Another great thread from Dackel. I am from the philly area and never knew this existed. Love the photos...love the 250 GTO and 300 SL. Were there any Studebakers? Sad not to see any pictures of them
Appreciate 0
      06-24-2013, 12:08 PM   #16
JasonCSU
Colonel
United_States
190
Rep
2,268
Posts

Drives: '08 135i, '03 WRX
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Denver, CO

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2003 Subaru WRX  [0.00]
1988 BMW 325is  [0.00]
2008 BMW 135i  [0.00]
As always, thanks for sharing your trips to these great museums.
__________________
Delivered in Munich, broken in on the Nurburgring.
Appreciate 0
      06-24-2013, 03:28 PM   #17
skyliner
Private First Class
3
Rep
107
Posts

Drives: E93
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Philadelphia

iTrader: (3)

Simeone museum

For a close look at my favorite car in the Simeone Collection, take a look at Jay Leno's visit to the museum: http://www.jaylenosgarage.com/cars/squire

It is well worth a visit!
Appreciate 0
      06-25-2013, 08:13 AM   #18
m_thompson
Major
m_thompson's Avatar
United_States
28
Rep
1,191
Posts

Drives: M-Sport 128i, 328xi, 3.0CS
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: New England, USA

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2009 128i  [0.00]
1972 3.0CS  [5.00]
Next time I get stuck at the Philly airport I will go for a visit.
__________________
'09 128i - Black Sapphire Metallic\Coral Red\Glacier Silver\N51 DISA\6MT\Navigation\Premium\M-Sport\Heated seats\Xenon Headlights\iPod\Smartphone\Euro Delivery

Appreciate 0
      06-25-2013, 08:17 AM   #19
Dackelone
European Editor
Dackelone's Avatar
Germany
3595
Rep
20,188
Posts

Drives: N54 e82
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Bayern, Germany

iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by m_thompson View Post
Next time I get stuck at the Philly airport I will go for a visit.
Simeone Museum is literally across the street from the (huge)Rental car lots!

And don't forget to grab a cheese steak while your in Philly!
Appreciate 0
      11-06-2015, 09:24 AM   #20
Dackelone
European Editor
Dackelone's Avatar
Germany
3595
Rep
20,188
Posts

Drives: N54 e82
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Bayern, Germany

iTrader: (1)

20,000,000 dollar SHELBY Cobra...

Well... at least I can say I saw it in person before the new owner "changed it". I hope it will remain in the same condition as Dr. Simeone kept it. And not restored to something it never was. You can even see the good Doctor in this video for a few seconds towards the end.


Appreciate 0
      11-10-2015, 10:21 AM   #21
Dackelone
European Editor
Dackelone's Avatar
Germany
3595
Rep
20,188
Posts

Drives: N54 e82
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Bayern, Germany

iTrader: (1)

The GOOD Doctor...

Appreciate 1
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:52 PM.




e90post
e90post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST