Philadelphia, PA - The Classic Car Trust, a nonprofit organization, based in Liechtenstein, recently announced that the Simeone Collection, 65 rare and significant racing sports cars that comprise the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum in Philadelphia, was ranked as the number one collection in the world.
The Classic Car Trust
The Classic Car Trust conducted a detailed analysis of over 200 car collections worldwide to make their evaluation. The announcement was made on June 26th in Paris, at a ceremony at the National Headquarters of the Automobile Club of France.
"This is the counterpart of winning one of the highest prizes in the historic car industry, and we hope that the collection will be acknowledged as a place of education, artistic appreciation, and conservation," said Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum founder Dr. Fred Simeone.
The Simeone Museum has more than once received “Museum of the Year” from the Octane Awards in London; in 2011, the very first year the honor was given, and once again in 2017. In 2013, the museum was honored “Publication of the Year” for The Stewardship of Historically Important Automobiles. One of the most significant cars in the collection, a 1964 Cobra Daytona Coupe, was chosen as “Car of the Year” in 2014.