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Hellenic Motor Museum – Photo Gallery

Hellenic Motor Museum

Hellenic Motor Museum – Photo Gallery

The Hellenic Motor Museum is a car museum in Athens, Greece. The museums’ collection consists of over 300 cars of which about 110 are displayed. The museum offers other facilities such as a Formula 1 simulator, and road safety programmes.

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Lincoln Sport Roadster Model L151

Lincoln Sport Roadster Model L151 - Hellenic Motor Museum - Joy of Museums

The Lincoln L series is the first automobile that was produced by the Lincoln Motor Company. Introduced in 1920, the L series would continue to be produced after the bankruptcy of Lincoln in 1922 and its purchase by Ford Motor Company. It was replaced during 1930 by the Model K. Assembly of the L series took place in Detroit, Michigan.

Built year:                 1927
Engine:                      V8 / 5,850cc; 90bhp / 2,800rpm
Top speed:                120 km/h
Number produced:   291

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Nash Open Tourer

Nash Open Tourer - Hellenic Motor Museum

The Nash Motors Company was an American automobile manufacturer based in Kenosha, Wisconsin, in the United States from 1916. Nash pioneered some important innovations; in 1938 they debuted the heating and ventilation system which is still used today, unibody construction in 1941, seat belts in 1950, a US built compact car in 1950, and muscle cars in 1957.

Built year:                    1926
Engine:                         6 in line / 4,538cc; 69bhp / 2,500rpm
Top speed:                   100 km/h
Number produced:      2,500

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BMW 328 Coupe

BMW 328 Coupe - Hellenic Motor Museum

BMW originally an initialism for Bavarian Motor Works and was founded in 1916 in Munich, Bavaria as an aircraft engine manufacturer. BMW began production of motorcycles in 1923, and BMW’s production of automobiles began in 1928 when the company purchased the Automobilwerk Eisenach car company. BMW’s first automotive straight-six engine was released in 1933, in the BMW 303. Throughout the 1930s, BMW expanded its model range to include sedans, coupes, convertibles and sports cars.

Built year:                    1939
Engine:                         6 in line / 1,971cc; 136 bhp / 6,000rpm
Top speed:                   155 km/h
Number produced:      3

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Bugatti Type 44 Drophead Coupe

Bugatti Type 44 Drophead Coupe - Hellenic Motor Museum

Automobiles Ettore Bugatti was a French car manufacturer of high-performance automobiles, founded in 1909 in the then-German city of Molsheim, Alsace by the Italian-born industrial designer Ettore Bugatti. The cars were known for their design beauty and for their many race victories. The death of Ettore Bugatti in 1947 proved to be the end for the brand, and the death of his son in 1939 ensured there was not a successor to lead the factory. No more than about 8,000 cars were made.

Built year:                  1930
Engine:                      8 in line / 2,992cc; 80bhp / 4,500rpm
Top speed:                145 km/h
Number produced:  1,095

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Hellenic Motor Museum

Hellenic Motor Museum

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“No man treats a motorcar as foolishly as he treats another human being.
– Bertrand Russell

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Photo Credit: JOM; Sources: Wikipedia,

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