The exhibition «Allure of the Automobile» («The temptation of cars") opened on March 21. It presents 18 cars, which was a breakthrough in its time - and they are radical concepts at the time, or continue to influence the creation of design of cars for many years. "This exhibition presents the greatest automobiles from 1930 to 1965", - said the director of the museum, which hosted the exhibition, Michael E. Shapiro. The exhibition will be held until 20 June.
Packard Twelve Runabout Speedster 1934 release. Total was created only four cars of this brand, and Clark Gable changed its copy. The car was collected in Detroit. The car has a V-shaped windshield, elegant doors and mud guards in the European style. (Peter Harholdt)
Bugatti Type 57S Atalante Coupe 1937 release. Bugatti experimented with aerodynamics - an important element of modern car design, as well as with light metals. The company produced elegant luxury cars, which combines sportiness and sleek style. To this day, the cars of this brand are considered to be the most beautiful. Unfortunately, to stop production before World War II were collected only 40 copies. (Peter Harholdt)
Mercedes-Benz 540K Special Roadster 1937 release. This car is the top of the design pre-war automobile industry. Of the total number of roadsters (419,540) made during the period from 1936 to 1939, 26 models 540 K Special Roadster dominated on the road. This car has been created in order to gain speed of 168 km / h, despite the 2494 kg of its own weight and 5 meters long. (Peter Harholdt)