San Diego Automotive Museum

Cars with Character

Cars with Character
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The San Diego Automotive Museum, San Diego’s premier transportation museum, will be premiering a new exhibit “Cars with Character” from July 15 to September 25. Cars and motorcycles on display play many roles in TV and film, acting as characters, settings, plot devices, or backgrounds. This exhibit showcases the distinct looks and abilities of an amazing variety of cars that are used in films and TV. These iconic vehicles are featured in a wide variety of movie and show genres, reflecting characters and letting filmmakers tell stories in relatable ways. The “Cars with Character” Exhibit has something for everyone, from the Mystery Machine to K.I.T.T. 

Some of the cars in this exhibit include: 

  • Darth Vader Hot Wheels 
  • X-Wing Hot Wheels  
  • Speed Racer model 
  • Ecto – 1 from Ghostbusters 
  • K.I.T.T. from Knight Rider series 
  • Mystery Machine model 
  • Pizza Planet truck from Toy Story 
  • Jurassic Park Jeep