Modern Art Monday: The Autostadt Museum

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A few years ago, I trekked to Germany to sample both the Volkswagen GTD and the XL1. It was my first trip to Europe. Being an automaker’s press launch, there wasn’t a whole lot of sightseeing as, believe it or not, this is still a work trip.
Regardless, I thoroughly enjoyed taking that GTD down the Autobahn at a speed just a tick higher than the engineers had listed the top speed. Additionally, piloting the XL1 through the streets of Wolfsburg was more exciting than it sounds, and a driving experience I won’t soon forget.
Still, there was a sliver of time set aside to explore the campus of all-things Volkswagen group while we were in Wolfsburg. It’s an area called the Autostadt, with sections dedicated to VW, Porsche, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Seat, etc. Of much more interest, however, is the Autostadt Museum.

There’s a wonderful mix of vehicles related to the Volkswagen group history and vehicles important to automotive history in general. Three floors worth of iron to ogle, and you can get up close to pretty much all of it. This is an automotive art display done very right, and if you manage to find yourself within driving distance you should add it as a stop during your travels.
[Images copyright 2015 Hooniverse/Jeff Glucker]

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  1. Colonel Panik Avatar
    Colonel Panik

    Very nice start to the week. Thank you.

  2. Batshitbox Avatar

    Images? I only see the lede image, and an error message from imgur? It’s got functioning upload buttons. Looks dangerous.

  3. wunno sev Avatar
    wunno sev

    that Bugatti….god damn, homie.