Open Daily  10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 401-848-2277

1947 West Main Road, Portsmouth, RI

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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.

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Exhibits

Ford Shelby

The Ford/Shelby Car collection pays homage to Carroll Shelby’s great race cars.

Corvettes

Every Corvette body style is represented in this very rare collection.

Mopars

Some of Chrysler’s most powerful and high-performing street cars are all in this collection.

World Cars

Highlighted here are stellar examples of Jaguars, Mercedes Benz, BMWs, Acuras, Lamborghinis and Porsches.

American Muscle

Classic iconic 1960s cars include the Camaro, GTO, Mustang, Challenger and the Hemi Cuda.  

Fin Cars

The 1950s bloomed into color and jet-like styling with the Buick Skylark, Cadillac Series Sixty-Two, T-Bird and the DeSoto Adventurer Convertible.

Car of the Month

2008 Dodge Viper SRT10 Convertible

29_'08 Viper Convertible blue

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.

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