The Muscle Cars Of The 2008 Woodward Dream Cruise

One day, 40,000 cars and over a million people spread out on a ten mile stretch of Woodward Avenue in Metro Detroit. Yeah, the sheer size of the Woodward Dream Cruise is hard to express unless you've actually been there. Luckily, one good way's through photos, so here's our first of a series of round-up galleries… » 8/18/08 3:00pm 8/18/08 3:00pm

The 2008 Woodward Dream Cruise: What You May Have Missed

Jalopnik Discovers Jake's Unofficial Successor At ZR1 Ice Cream Break,…

We were cruising Woodward a couple minutes ago, scoping things out for spontaneous conflagrations of coolness, and we got way more than we bargained for. Parked outside the Dairy Deluxe, an ice cream parlor staple along the Ave, was a pair of Corvette ZR1s. So of course, like moths to a flame we descended for picture… » 8/14/08 2:40pm 8/14/08 2:40pm

2008 Woodward Dream Cruise Schedule Broken Down In Excruciating Detail

Chalk it up to personal style, but some folks prefer to wander aimlessly through the sea of cars during the big Saturday Woodward Dream Cruise event, while other like to have a plan of attack for the whole day. If you fall into the latter category, the Detroit News has breakdown of every event, by town and price, put… » 8/14/08 9:20am 8/14/08 9:20am

People-Powered Quadcycle Makes Stop At Woodward On Way To Burning Man

Last Saturday we wandered down to metro Detroit's progressive little berg of Ferndale for the Green Cruise, an anti-Woodward Dream Cruise, billed as a gasoline-free alternative to the Big Event. We were hoping for electric cars and grease-burners, but it turned out to be mostly just a big bicycle parade — with one… » 8/13/08 4:30pm 8/13/08 4:30pm

Woodward Dream Cruise Pictorial Potpourri

The tough part about the Woodward Dream Cruise is the staggering array of awesomeness that shows up. Focusing on any one car for more than a couple of minutes would test anybody's concentration. That said, here's a collection of various forms of superlative automotive excellence from last night's wanderings. Also, let… » 8/13/08 1:00pm 8/13/08 1:00pm

Seriously Awesome '34 Ford Hot Rod Hits Woodward

We were doing our Woodward Dream Cruise thing again last night and amidst the sea of classics, this gem stuck out like a pin-striped offering to the hot-rodding gods. Name the goodies and its got it: white-walled Coker bias-plys, a supercharged Chevy 350 wearing vintage Corvette valve covers, six single-barrel carbs,… » 8/13/08 12:00pm 8/13/08 12:00pm

NextCruise To Drag Woodward Dream Cruise Kicking And Screaming Into…

At a press event earlier this morning, representatives from Ford, GM and Chrysler, along with reps from The Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix and event chairman (and TheCarConnection.com guru) Paul Eisenstein announced details on the first inaugural "NextCruise." Billed as a "Lean, Mean, and Green" element to the Dream… » 7/23/08 2:20pm 7/23/08 2:20pm

2008 Woodward Dream Cruise Expands To Include Nine Days of Unofficially…

The Woodward Dream Cruise is a perennial favorite here at the house of Jalop and we're happy to see the joy of the event is spreading. For the first time in the Cruise's history, the festivities will be extending below 8 mile, though not by way of the official organizers of Woodward Dream Cruise Inc, but through the… » 4/18/08 4:40pm 4/18/08 4:40pm