Classics

Museum Hawk: South Bend’s New Studebaker
Museum Hawk: South Bend’s New Studebaker

Museum Hawk: Vegas Car Collections by Mike Davis (1/31/2005)Unheralded attractions in Sin City. Museum Hawk: London Science Museum by Mike Davis (12/13/2004)Just guess how many Model Ts they have. Museum Hawk: The Chrysler by Mike Davis (9/1/2004)Walter P.’s namesake makes Auburn Hills a little...Read More»

2004 Woodward Dream Cruise - Flame Hot Rod
2004 Woodward Dream Cruise, Part I

2004 Woodward Dream Cruise (8/22/2004) Return with us to another era... Rain, rain, go away Mother Nature hasn’t been very kind to Detroit this Summer. It’s been raining almost every weekend, which isn’t the sort of weather you look forward to if you own a classic cruiser. Yet the soggy...Read More»

2004 Woodward Dream Cruise - GTO Close-up
2004 Woodward Dream Cruise, Part II

2004 Woodward Dream Cruise (8/22/2004) Return with us to another era... Garage tales In the heydays of the cruising phenomenon, there were more than two dozen hamburger stands and diners lining the 16-mile stretch of Woodward Ave. that ran between Detroit and Pontiac . And countless garages and...Read More»

2000 Cadillac DeVille
2004 Meadow Brook Concours

The 21st Annual Concours d'Élégance at Meadow Brook, a Dodge-money estate some 30 miles north of Detroit, almost was undone — literally — this year by a line squall that late the afternoon before moved swiftly across Michigan with an infernal wind at its cutting edge. Chaos struck Detroit's...Read More»

1941 Nash Ambassador Club Coupe
Meadow Brook's Concours d'Elegance and 1941

As you may have read elsewhere, this year's Concours d'Elegance at Meadow Brook outside Detroit was the first to be seriously affected by rain since it started 21 years ago. An all-night downpour presented soggy conditions for Sunday morning, and show organizers moved hastily to reposition the...Read More»

Akron Classic show
Akron: Rubber City’s Classic Show

There is no other city in America so closely tied to the auto industry as Akron, Ohio, for decades the world home of the tire industry. Akron became Rubber City in parallel with Detroit as Motor City. So it is not surprising that Akron also stages one of the nation’s oldest car shows. Last...Read More»

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