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

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

Peter Giddings Interview on Alfa Romeo & Delage

Noted historic racing driver and collector Peter Giddings was kind to take time from his busy race schedule to speak with John Lamm at the... Read more »
Peter Giddings Interview on Alfa Romeo & Delage

Honda Curtiss

Honda Curtiss   November is an important month for Honda racing efforts both now and in the past. Now we get our first look at... Read more »
Honda Curtiss

Cadillac race car coupes

Cadillac race car coupes Just what do the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show and The Revs Institute’s Collier Collection have in common? Cadillac racing coupes.... Read more »
Cadillac race car coupes

The Collection