Contact the Canadian Automotive Museum



99 Simcoe Street South
Central Oshawa, ON, L1H 4G7

(905) 576-1222

Since 1963 the Canadian Automotive Museum has preserved and shared the history of the Canadian automotive industry.

1921 Kissel Gold Bug



The Kissel Motor Car Company of Hartford, Wisconsin, manufactured a variety of vehicles from 1906 until 1931. Its most famous model was the Speedster, affectionately called the “Gold Bug” because of its standard bright-yellow-paint colour. Its original debut came at the 1919 Chicago Auto Show, and between 50 and 100 were built per year through 1931. Years later it earned a spot on the top 100 greatest sports cars of all time list. Come into the Canadian Automotive Museum today to learn how this speedster became a legend among sports cars