The private collection of 75+ automobiles at the Newport Car Museum focuses on seven decades of modern industrial automotive design and celebrates cars as works of art. From the 1950s to the present, separate exhibits of Ford/Shelby Cars, Corvettes, World Cars, Fin Cars, Muscle Cars and Mopars have been carefully curated to appeal to men as well as women and to all generations, from grandparents to parents to children.
Highlighted here are stellar examples of Jaguars, Mercedes Benz, BMWs, Acuras, Lamborghinis and Porsches.
Classic iconic 1960s cars include the Camaro, GTO, Mustang, Challenger and the Hemi Cuda.
When the first production Vipers arrived on showroom floors in 1992, the public took notice and were in awe of its 400 hp V10 power plant and aggressive looks. With Carroll Shelby’s involvement in its design and its raw power, it was compared to the Shelby 427 Cobra. A true muscle car with a sports car profile amazed some but intimidated others.