Friday, January 02, 2015

2015 automotive travel plans/wish list

Here are the three places I plan/hope to go to this year. Very bucket list-y.

1. Paris, February. This trip has been booked, so it's a definite GO. The plan is to attend Retromobile,


then the Citroen Conservatorire,


and finally the elaborate flagship car dealerships along the Champ Elysees.


2. Bonneville Speed Week, August.

I am skipping out on Monterey Car Week and possibly checking out the Bonneville Salt Flats instead.


3. Japan, September.

Currently, there is a 60% chance of me going to Japan. If I do, I'd like to visit the Nissan Museum in my hometown of Yokohama,


the Japanese Grand Prix in Suzuka,


and the Toyota Museum in nearby Nagoya.


7 comments:

Christopher Diamond said...

How big is the suitcase you are taking back from Paris? :)

Maxichamp said...

@Chris: Enough room for a Nico Rosberg jacket, a couple Citroen XM diecasts, maybe a few books...

m4ff3w said...

You need to add USGP to the list.

Maxichamp said...

@m4ff3w: Only if I can get the access you've had in the last couple years!

Sanchez said...

Citroen and Nissan collections are among the best car manufacturer collections. I prefer this type of storage than Porsche, Mercedes or BMW special built museums.

PS. Citroen SM Proto Michelin and Proto Rally in 1:18 scale

https://gp1.wac.edgecastcdn.net/806614/photos/photos.500px.net/87353211/b22cbe4ad8a3e5236c0509fd67afc7a4db4d600b/2048.jpg

Christopher Diamond said...

@Maxichamp I expect about as much. Maybe I can wrangle you into finding where I might be able to purchase a part for shipment :)

If only we had junkyards full of French iron in California!

Maxichamp said...

@Chris: I'm not bringing back a bumper for you.