And Now For Something Entirely Different: The 1976 Cat III

While walking the grounds of the 2008 Meadow Brook Concours D'Elegance, you'd have been excused if you mistook this next vehicle as nothing more than a shadow, or perhaps a garbage bag that had gotten away. What we have here is the creation of Swiss tinkerer Rudy Kurth, a machine dubbed the Cat III. Hand-built in… » 8/04/08 6:00pm 8/04/08 6:00pm

1931 Miller Championship Racer: Your V16 Of The Day

We're not going to beat around the bush on this one: this 1936 Miller race car is all about the engine porn. Part of an array of V16 powered cars, this one is undoubtedly the fastest, looking like it could fit into the trunk of some of the larger automobiles on display. The 45-degree, 303 cubic-inch V16 is designed… » 8/04/08 4:20pm 8/04/08 4:20pm

Lamborghini Reventon Makes First Drive Straight to Meadow Brook Concours

We grabbed a couple of words with the proud new owner of one of eleven US-bound Lamborghini Reventons at the 2008 Meadow Brook Concours D'Elegance on Sunday. Apparently he had driven it off the lot that day, straight to its spot on the Concours. Aside from causing a permanent priapism, the Reventon is Lambo's most… » 8/04/08 2:20pm 8/04/08 2:20pm

2008 Meadow Brook Concours D'Elegance Hangar Party, Complete With…

While we didn't personally attend the 2008 Meadow Brook Concours D'Elegance Hangar Party, reader extraordinaire SubyRex sure managed to. Last night's Hangar Party was the second-annual installment, held at the Oakland Country Airport — what better place to show off a 1932 Helicron in action and have the 1952 Taylor… » 8/01/08 2:20pm 8/01/08 2:20pm

2008 Meadow Brook Concours D'Elegance Preview And Event Guide

As you may have noticed when we told you about the North American debut of the Alfa Romeo Bertone B.A.T. 11, we started off the day yesterday at the 2008 Meadow Brook Concours D'Elegance press breakfast. Actually, it was more of a press "stand-around-and-sweat". August 3rd will mark the 30th Concours held on the… » 7/30/08 3:00pm 7/30/08 3:00pm