The Petersen Automobile Museum is opening again after a 14-month renovation. Check out some of the motorcycles on display in this photo gallery. Read the full article on the Petersen Automobile Museum reopening.
- 1922 Brough Superior SS80 Prototype: George Brough founded Brough Superior in 1919. This motorcycle, named “Old Bill after a comic book character, was built for Brough to race. He notched 51 consecutive victories on it in 1922-1923.
- The goal of the motorcycle exhibit was to have a representation from every decade.
- More motorcycles on display at the Petersen Museum.
- This is a Smith Motor Wheel from 1915. This single-cyclinder power unit could be bolted to virtually any bicycle, wagon or buckboard, transforming it into a self-propelled means of transportation.
- 1996 Yamha YDS-3 Batcycle from the 1966 feature film Batman.
- The 2003 Dodge Tomahawk is powered by a 500-horsepower Dodge Viper V-10 engine. Estimated 500 horsepower and price when new, $555,000.
- A 1904/05 FN.
- 2002 Alligator A-6.
- The exterior of the Petersen Museum is not something easily missed.
- A 1927 Indian Big Chief once owned by Steve McQueen.