Preserving Automotive History

The Revs Institute for Automotive Research, Inc. is the premier destination to study and explore one of the largest archives of automotive history ever preserved for scholars and connoisseurs alike. Our exclusive collection of the finest vintage automobiles and ever-expanding library of rare books, photographs, documents and ephemera uniquely catalogues the evolution of automobile design and the industry's influence on modern culture. Read more

Revs Program at Stanford

The Revs Program at Stanford is a unique academic partnership that promotes automotive studies across the diverse collegiate landscape. Students pursuing careers in the humanities, fine arts, social sciences, design, science and engineering are equally engaged in the opportunity to study the dynamic interplay of the automobile’s role in shaping our history, culture and technological innovation. Read more

View from the Grandstand

2015 Grand National Roadster Show

What a contrast on one weekend. While Revs in Florida was feasting on Ferraris and Bugattis, Revs in California was having a hot dog at... Read more »
2015 Grand National Roadster Show

Acura NSX

Acura NSX It was thanks to Acura’s NSX that we got better Ferraris. Come the early 1990s, Ferrari was producing the 348, which was an... Read more »
Acura NSX

Ford GT is Back!

Ford GT   It was a shock. These days it’s unusual for an automaker to present a completely unexpected new model at an auto show,... Read more »
Ford GT is Back!

Tesla Model S

In the spirit of “everything old is new again,” we present La Jamais Contente and the Tesla Model S. In 1899, the former became the... Read more »
Tesla Model S

The Collection