When Jimmy Shampine unveiled his radically offset #8 Ball supermodified in August of 1976, little did anyone know that his innovative design would make every other car in the division obsolete and become the standard from coast to coast for decades.

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SAM is organizing a bus trip to Boston. The day’s itinerary includes a tour of the Larz Anderson Auto Museum in Brookline, a stop at historic Quincy Market for lunch, and an afternoon tour of the U.S.S. Constitution, in Charlestown Navy Yard.


SAM Membership helps fuels the Museum in many different ways, from the enriching exhibits, the ongoing lecture series and the wonderful programs and events we feature. 

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SAM's Garage is a place where children learn about cars while gearing up for life. Programs at SAM's Garage encourage non-traditional, multigenerational learning opportunities and programs for children and adults.

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2014 Summer exhibition: Mustang at 50, An American Icon. 

Since 1964, the Mustang has rolled on through changing times and tastes while competitors stalled. See its story at SAM.


Click here for more images from the Invitational and Autoshow

Click here for the entire gallery of photos from the 2014 Invitational & Autoshow Spring Collection Tour - Photography by Dino Petrocelli

Click here for more images from the Concours d' Elegance