The British are coming!…to the California Vehicle Museum


The Nice British Motoring Exhibit August 23 – January 27

California Vehicle Museum, Sacramento, Calif. – The island of Nice Britain is nearly half the scale of California. A greater comparability would really be Michigan – Nice Britain is simply barely smaller than that U.S. state, and each have a wealthy and vibrant automotive historical past.

For the reason that invention of the car, Britain has seen lots of of automotive producers come and go. Some had been somewhat small, however others grew to become icons of the nation. Whether or not the luxurious automotive utilized by the higher class, a bike utilized by the working poor, or a mass-produced vehicle for the center class, the British automotive business has been extremely numerous through the years.

The California Vehicle Museum will host a particular show of British cars and share only a sampling of their fascinating tales, superb automobiles, and even some cultural variations. So put your baggage within the boot, pull the map out of your cubby field, and hop on the motorway to drive to the museum!

The Automobiles

  • Any early Veteran or Edwardian automotive
  • Early Rolls Royce or Daimler
  • Cycle-Automobile from pre-1930
  • Bikes from pre-1920, and likewise pre-WWII 
  • Sidecars to pair with bikes (particularly a Swallow)
  • Austin Seven or Morris 8
  • Pre-war MG saloon (resembling a YA or SA)
  • 1920s or 30s Bentley (resembling a Velocity Six)
  • Morgan three-wheeler
  • Ford Mannequin Y Well-liked
  • Jaguar SS90 or SS100, or Mk V-IX
  • Pre-war Singer (or different Rootes group)
  • Put up-WWII Motorbike 
  • Bond Minicar or Reliant Regal
  • Frog (or Bug)-Eye Sprite
  • A giant Austin-Healey (particularly a Healey Silverstone)
  • Morris Minor Traveller
  • Land Rover Sequence I, II, IIA
  • Triumph Mayflower
  • London black cab (Austin)
  • Ford Anglia (105E ideally, or a Ford Cortina)
  • Aston Martin (DB5 ideally)
  • Triumph TR-series
  • Mini (UK-market ideally)
  • Austin America/MG 1100
  • Jaguar E-type
  • And quite a few others: Hillman Husky, Lotus Elan, Sunbeam Tiger, Jenson Interceptor, Ford Capri, Allards, simply to call a couple of!
  • An instance of the trendy model of those marques (Jaguar, Land Rover, Mini, and so on)

2200 Entrance Road Sacramento, CA 95818
Hours: 10am to 5pm | Final Admission at 4pm | Closed On Tuesdays

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