The Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum will be closed until further notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Ace Combat Speedster
The Ace Automobile Company started ambitiously right after World War I, the dream of an engineer who, unable to buy cars of the type he wanted, decided to make his own. Read More
Unusual Castagna post war build header
Carrozzeria Castagna was founded in 1849 by Carlo Castagna after his purchase of the Ferrari Coachbuilding Co. Read More
Pirate Runabout
The 3 young entrepreneurs who started BLM deserve credit not only for the effort but also from their recognition that the country might want a sports car. Read More
Sergio Scaglietti
Sergio Scaglietti was responsible for some of the most iconic styling concepts in the history of the Ferrari, including the 180 Testa Rossa. Read More
Chadwick Full
Hailing from Pottstown Pennsylvania, the Chadwick Engineering Works was founded by a young engineer by the name of Lee Sherman Chadwick. Read More
American Roadster
The American Motor Car Company produced many of the most exciting cars in the early sports car revolution. Read More
Argonne
This firm, based out of Jersey City, NJ, survived for only 2 years. Although they had a full line of conventional cars, they also advertised a sports car. Read More
Special Cup Racer
The Apperson Motorcar Company was known to produce high-quality cars such as the "Jackrabbit" and "Big Dick". It survived from 1902 until 1926. Read More
Amplex
Not much is known about the Amplex Motor Car Company of New York City except they built a line of impressive “valveless”, “self cranking” cars through 1910. Read More
44 50 Fore Door Battleship Roadster
The Abbott-Detroit Motor Company was founded in 1909 with the intention of producing high-quality motorcars. Within ten years, they would close. Read More

About the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum

Located in Philadelphia, PA, the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum is one of the world’s greatest collections of racing sports cars. Through our theme, “The Spirit of Competition”, we celebrate the history and evolution of these magnificent machines.

Assembled over 50 years by Dr. Frederick Simeone, the Museum contains over 75 historically significant cars including Ferrari, Alfa Romeo, Bugatti, Mercedes, Jaguar, Bentley, Porsche, Aston Martin, Corvette, Ford, and more.

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