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Extra! Extra! Opening Soon The Revs Review – Special Edition The Revs Institute for Automotive Research, Inc. featuring the Collier Collection which consists of over one hundred significant automobiles – the ones that blazed technical pathways, redefined aesthetic standards, made history and changed the world.

You Asked…We Listened

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e have been fortunate to work with researchers, authors, historians, academia, students and the collector car community over the past five years since we began The Revs Institute, that offers our vast library and photographic and document collection, to assist with research on all topics auto related. Your feedback during special events, symposia, at trackside and Concours conversations - not to mention the ever increasing requests for tours of the Collection has encouraged us to open our doors at The Revs Institute on March 25th. We want you to hear the news first – and provide you with the opening specifics because it is your interest in our programs, resources and motorcar collection that have lead to this significant development. We hope The Revs Institute’s increased access will further enhance your interest in, and understanding of, the automobile as the single most significant technologic creation of the twentieth century, worthy to be considered among the masterpieces of mankind’s creativity. You will find no ropes to keep you from a closer inspection of the Collection, as we strive to keep the viewing of the cars as unrestricted as possible to gain a proper perspective of each object. Please review our policies and procedures, available on line or by request, before visiting.

Opening Soon Visiting Hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. by advance reservation only please visit:

OPENING DATE: MARCH 25, 2014 Ticket pricing: General admission . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $17.00 Faculty, students and active military . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $12.00 Docent led tour* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $20.00 Children under 8 years of age are admitted free with adult.



The Revs Institute is a not for profit 501(c) (3) organization Elevating the Study of the Automobile, Evolving to Serve The Future by Preserving the Past, Bridging the Generations and Encouraging All Academic Disciplines.

Docent Tours are conducted in small groups of up to 10 visitors. *Formal docent led tours available twice daily at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. For more about our docent tours, please view our website.

The Collier Collection is comprised of more than 100 automobiles manufactured between 1896 and 1995, divided into four distinct exhibit areas: Automobility: No invention in modern life has had a more profound effect on the way people live than the automobile. The automobile moved us to the suburbs, created our consumer society, liberated women, changed the way we travel and influenced the way we work. Vitesse: Sports Motoring and Motoring Sports, the story of the high performance automobile. Porsche: Designed to Excel, tracing the engineering thinking of one company over thirty years. Revs: Racing Cars and Racing Men, a look at the evolution of the pure racing car.

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