Our intrepid reporter/carguy Dan Scanlan travels to the ‘cradle of civilization’ to uncover a treasure trove of antiques, classics and modern sports cars…hiding in plain sight. Surrounded by relics of Greece’s s ancient civilization, the curved tower Hellenic Motor Museum is one of Athen’s modern attractions. Founded by real estate developer Theodore N. Charagionis, the three-story museum is accessed by a spiral ramp that begins with the history of wheels, from ancient wooden chariots and carts...Read More
NEWPORT CAR MUSEUM: THE ART OF THE CAR!
A private collection of some 50 automobiles focuses on six decades of modern industrial automotive design and celebrates cars as works of art. The Newport Car Museum, Portsmouth, RI, officially opens its doors for the first time on June 1 and will surely become a “destination” for tourists as well as serious car enthusiasts when visiting New England. “We believe that the wonderfully talented industrial designers who flourished after World War II were not unlike the sculptors and artists of t...Read More