NEW EXHIBIT: Supercars and Guitars
It’s changing exhibit time at the America On Wheels Museum in Allentown. What is a Supercar? Is it a quick costume change in a phone booth or maybe an encounter with a radioactive car wash? The museums latest exhibit, Supercars and Guitars, will celebrate the Supercars; metal horsepower machines from manufacturers such as Porsche, Lamborghini and McLaren, plus many others you may be seeing for the first time. Supercars are all about exotic engines, eye-popping acceleration, and breathtaking design.
Exhibit Chair, Alan Gross, secured 15 Supercars for this unique exhibit. Naming a few are: 2005 Jaguar XKR, Lamborghini Countach, 1996 Dodge Viper GTS Coupe, 2011 Audi R8, 2012 Mercedes SLS Gullwing, Porsche GT2RS, 2005 Lotus Elise, 2012 Lamborghini Performante and more!
Guitars On display: D-18P Martin Guitar w/Elvis Presley Leather Cover Serial #1517411. In 2001, Martin commissioned Charles Underwood to replicate the original leather cover that he made for Elvis Presley’s Martin Dreadnought in the mid-1950s. Three subsequent limited edition models were licensed with Elvis Presley Enterprises and offered in 2008 and 2009, all offered with the leather cover motif.
Exhibit will be on display through April 2015, be sure to come check it out!