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We're Splitting Up!

Volo Auto Museum Posted on 2017-04-28

Volo Auto Museum and Volo Car Sales are pleased to announce that we’ve updated our social media accounts so you can easily follow us and learn more about what interests you. If you’re interested in buying a car, you’ll benefit from the inventory updates and information that we share on our Car Sales channels. For Museum visitors and fans, our Museum social channels have the latest news, updates about exhibits and fun insights that will help everyone participate in our online community!

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Volo Auto Museum after hours event supports St. Jude Hospital

Samantha E. Bradley-Pantoja Posted on 2017-04-10

  Classic car enthusiasts can give their kids a night filled with adventure, and support a great cause at the same time. This month, the Volo Auto Museum, known for the past 56 years for their unique, vintage and rare exhibits, is teaming up with Costumers With a Cause to present an after hours charity event to support St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Continue article here http://www.chicagoparent.com/magazines/web-only/2017-april/volo-night-at-the-museum

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Tumbler’s museum debut follows wild ride

volo museum press release Posted on 2017-04-07

       For immediate release   Contact: Brian Grams, director, Volo Auto Museum 815-385-3644; brian@volocars.com   Tumbler’s museum debut follows wild ride   VOLO — Transporting and preparing newly acquired vehicles for museum display is humdrum routine ops for the Volo Auto Museum — except when it isn’t.    Take the Tumbler, for example. This 1-ton, 10-by-17-foot beast from the “Batman” Dark Knight series sparked easily the most dramatic of entrances for a Volo Auto Museum movie car yet. After nearly a year of renovations, a last...

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Volo Auto Museum's stories to be told on History Channel

Angelica LaVito / Chicago Tribune Posted on 2017-01-04

      After 56 years in business, the Volo Auto Museum will embark on a new project in 2017 — starring in a television show. William Grams purchased the property for $21,000 in 1960 and opened a junk and antique resale shop. His sons, Greg and Bill Grams, worked on old cars whenever they could. They scraped together $300 to purchase a run-down Chrysler Roadster convertible. They restored it and sold it for $25,000. They used that money to purchase, restore and sell a 1929 Packard. And, so, the Volo Auto Museum began. Today, the museum ...

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Elvis Impersonator to rock Volo Auto Museum

Volo Auto Museum Press Release Posted on 2017-01-04

  VOLO — Brian Grams has been looking forward to seeing Travis Morris again ever since he saw him perform “Jailhouse Rock” at Miller’s Dog ’n Suds last summer. He’ll get his chance at the Volo Auto Museum this Sunday, Jan. 8, on what would have been Elvis Presley’s 82nd birthday. And you’re invited, too. Elvis, aka Morris, will enter the building at 27582 Volo Village Road prior to his 11 a.m. performance and will stick around for a repeat hour-and-a-half show starting at 1:30 p.m. Between sets, museum-goers can take photos with the popul...

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New 'Volo, House of Cars' teaser ushers in reality

Volo Auto Museum press release Posted on 2016-12-23

  For immediate release   Contact: Brian Grams, director, Volo Auto Museum 815-385-3644; brian@volocars.com   Volo makes History New ‘Volo, House of Cars’ teaser solidifying reality   VOLO — With a new, one-minute teaser to tout and filming well under way for Season One of “Volo, House of Cars” on the History Channel, the reality of having their own reality series is sinking in for members of the Grams family.   “It’s creating a lot of excitement and positive feedback,” said Brian Grams, director of the Volo Auto Museum, referri...

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New TV Series on History. Volo, House of Cars

Accord Production Posted on 2016-12-20

 

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Rolls Royce of Zsa Zsa cop-slap fame on display at Volo Auto Museum

Volo Auto Museum Press Release Posted on 2016-12-19

    For immediate release Contact: Brian Grams, director, Volo Auto Museum (815) 385-3644; (305) 781-0606; brian@volocars.com  Rolls Royce of Zsa Zsa cop-slap fame on display at Volo Auto Museum VOLO — It’s difficult to look back on the dramatic life of Zsa Zsa Gabor without recalling the infamous “slap heard ’round the world.”   On June 14, 1989, a Beverly Hills police officer named Paul Kramer pulled the B-movie glamour queen over for driving with an expired registration on her 1979 Rolls Royce Corniche convertible. One thing led...

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Walker’s final ‘Furious’ ride lands at Volo Auto Museum

Volo Auto Museum Press Release Posted on 2016-11-14

For immediate release   Contact: Brian Grams, director, Volo Auto Museum 815-385-3644; brian@volocars.com   Walker’s final ‘Furious’ ride  lands at Volo Auto Museum   VOLO — Cars from “The Fast and the Furious” franchise have been a favorite must-see among Volo Auto Museum visitors for more than a decade.    In fact, dozens have been on display in the years since “The Fast and the Furious” stars Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Michelle Rodriguez and others first spiked audiences’ adrenaline in 2001. None, however, has meant more to Bri...

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French military trainer jet aims for Volo Auto Museum

Volo Auto Museum Press Release Posted on 2016-10-24

    Note to editors: The press is cordially invited to be present Wednesday morning, Oct. 26, as the jet is delivered and reassembled. Delivery and reassembly is expected to be ongoing between 9 a.m. and noon. Delivery timing updates can be provided upon request. Contact information for members of the donating family also is available upon request.   For immediate release     Contact: Brian Grams, director, Volo Auto Museum 815-385-3644; brian@volocars.com   French military trainer jet aims for Volo Auto Museum   VOLO — With its di...