717-566-7100

Students Win Automotive Technology Competition

Students From Ten Pennsylvania Schools Competed in 2015 Automotive Technology Competition held at the AACA Museum 1st Place - Wallenpaupack Area High School - Tony Litz and Nick Schroeder On February 19, 2015, students from a variety of schools across Pennsylvania competed in the PAA Automotive Technology Competition for scholarships and prizes. The winning school Read More »

Read More

2015 Automotive Technology Competition to be held at AACA Museum

Students From Ten Pennsylvania Schools to Compete in 2015 Automotive Technology Competition at the AACA Museum When: Thursday, February 19, 2015 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. - Competition 8:45 a.m. to 9:20 a.m. – Morning Interview Opportunities 1:45 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. – Afternoon Interview Opportunities 2:15 p.m. – Awards   Where: Antique Automobile Club Read More »

Read More

Lotus: The Art of Lightness

January 24 – April 26, 2015

1956 Lotus Mk VI front 3q_72dpiLotus and the genius of Colin Chapman have been at the forefront of racing technology and automotive design since 1948. Colin Chapman’s philosophy of light weight and efficiency of design resulted in 7 Formula 1 World Championships as well as wins at Le Mans, and Indianapolis , saloon car racing and the World Rally Championship. Chapman’s mantras of simplification, light weight and the least amount of parts effectively deployed that went into his racing car design were directly translated into Lotus’ road cars and produced iconic machines such as the Seven, Elan, Esprit, and Elise. The rest of the automotive world are finally realizing that horsepower makes you fast in the straights, but light weight makes you faster everywhere – and more fuel efficient to boot!

This exhibit will feature a variety of Lotus models throughout that 60 year history.

Read More