The Petersen Automotive Museum recently announced a new exhibit that will explore the fastest and most exclusive cars money can buy: hypercars.
Starting December 4, 2021 the museum will be hosting the exhibit Hypercars: The Allure of the Extreme. For the next 18 months, they will be rotating roughly 30 vehicles that embodies what hypercars are and why they have captivated the global automotive industry.
Vehicles that have been confirmed for display are the Aria FXE concept, Caparo T1, Bugatti Veyron 16.4, Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta, Devel Sixteen, Koenigsegg Agera RS Final Edition, Hennessey Venom F5 (Design Model), McLaren Speedtail, Laraki Sahara, NIO EP9, Pagani Huayra Hermes Edition, Delage D12, Rimac Concept One, and RAESR Tachyon Speed.
There will also be two motorcycles displayed that fit the description namely the Lotus C-01 and the Aston Martin AMB 001. There will be some brief and occasional appearances by the Czinger 21C, and it will be on display for the last two weeks of December 2021.
Petersen Automotive Museum Executive Director Terry L. Karges shared, “Hypercars are a glimpse of the future today. With this extensive exhibit, we want to nail down what a hypercar is while giving guests the opportunity to view some of the rarest and most luxurious vehicles available.”
A hypercar, according to the Petersen Automotive Museum, is a vehicle that is at the highest echelon of technological advancement, performance, rarity, and price. The exhibit will feature projects and examples from well-established and well-respected marques to lesser-known startups that are starting to build a name for themselves in the industry through their top-of-the-line hypercars that impresses both with their appearance and their performance.
Hypercars: The Allure of the Extreme will be in the Bruce Meyer Family Gallery and the museum lobby.
The exhibit will be presented in two parts. The first part will be displayed from December 4, 2021 until September 22, 2022. The second part which will feature a second batch of vehicles will arrive on September 17, 2022 and they can be visited and viewed until May 14, 2023.
For those who wants to know more about upcoming displays and exhibits at the Petersen Museum, they can visit the official site at www.petersen.org.