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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.
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.
Allen Meadowbrook Type Model H
The Allen Kingston was a car manufactured by The New York Car and Truck Company. The company was started by Walter Allen, and initially seemed to have great promise.
American Roadster
The American Motor Car Company produced many of the most exciting cars in the early sports car revolution.
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.
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.
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.
The Twelve Salon Speedster
Auburn was a sports car for the 1930s, perhaps the only one, which fits that criteria. It was meant to be made in series (not one-off), it was designed different from the other series produced cars, and it was advertised for its speed and sporty look.
Baby Bugatti Starting Grid
In 1927 Ettore Bugatti designed and built the first “Baby” Bugatti for his son Roland’s birthday. The Baby Bugatti is a half size replica of the Bugatti Type 35 Grand Prix with a 12 volt electric motor.
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.
Unusual Castagna post war build header
Carrozzeria Castagna was founded in 1849 by Carlo Castagna after his purchase of the Ferrari Coachbuilding Co.

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6825 Norwitch Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19153
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Tuesday – Friday 10AM through 6PM
Saturday – Sunday 10AM through 4PM
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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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