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March 7, 2022

Whatcha Got Under The Hood of That Car? Hoods Up! Engines On Display From March 7th Through March 21st

For two weeks only, all vehicles Gilmore Car Museum to have engines on display

(Hickory Corners, Mich. / March 7, 2022) – It’s time for the annual event that serious gearheads won’t want to miss. For two special weeks in March, the hoods will be raised on all the vehicles inside the Gilmore Car Museum, and their engines will be showcased! Whether 1960s big block muscle, inline fours, vintage V8s, or early air-cooled engines, they’ll all be on display for certified gearheads to explore and enjoy.

Special programming will include FREE Horsepower Tours of notable high-performance engines in vehicles throughout the collection, discussing their unique features, power, torque, and prowess. Special focus will be placed on legendary engines found in the Muscle Car and 1950s/1960s Galleries. Local muscle car restoration experts and engine builders will lead one hour tours focusing on specific manufacturers, vehicles, and engine technology of the era. There are four available Horsepower Tours scheduled:

  • Wednesday, March 9th at 10:30 am ET
    Featuring MOPARs and AMC
  • Saturday, March 12th at 1:00 pm ET
    Featuring Pontiacs and GTO
  • Wednesday, March 16th at 10:30 am ET
    Featuring GM and Camaro
  • Saturday, March 19th at 1:00 pm ET
    Featuring Ford and Shelby

The departure point for the guided tours will be inside the Main Gallery, immediately past the museum entrance, next to the museum store.

Hoods Up! Engines on Display at the Gilmore Car Museum will run from Monday, March 7th through Sunday, March 21st. The museum is open daily from 10am – 5pm ET.