On this day in automotive history the first running V-8 was patented. The French engine designer Leon-Marie-Joseph-Clement Levavasseur successfully patents his running V-8 engine on December 2, 1902. The engine block was the first to arrange eight pistons in the V-formation that accepted a crankshaft with four throws to be turned by eight pistons. While there…

Welcome to the Marconi Automotive Museum, Shannon Randol!   It’s officially been my first full two weeks at the Marconi Automotive Museum, and I wanted to officially introduce myself to The Marconi fans, friends and supporters. I am the new marketing coordinator at the museum and will be writing all the social media and blog…

1965 Ford Shelby GT350 at The Marconi

The Marconi Automotive Museum would like to wish all the men and women who have served this country a Happy Veterans Day! Veterans Day is an official United States holiday to celebrate the ending of World War I. On the 11th hour of the 11th day in the 11th month in the year 1918 WWI hostilities formally…

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