For All You 60's-Era Chrysler Fans, Imperial And New Yorker, Oh My!

These two 60's-era Chryslers were rolling ahead of the Woodward Dream Cruise and parked around the corner from each other at Duggan's Irish Pub, the place where we saw the same company unveil the Chysler PT Dream Cruiser Series 5. The contrast in awesomeness could not be more poignant. The wagony goodness of the New… » 8/15/08 2:00pm 8/15/08 2:00pm

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

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

Detroit News Picks Worst Cars For Woodward Dream Cruise

Automotive taste is such a subjective thing. Two decades ago nobody would have thought Mopars would be the hottest thing on the strip and street, and yet we're staring at triple-digit Chargers these days. Given the pending Woodward Dream Cruise this weekend, the Detroit News has picked out the cars they believe to be… » 8/12/08 3:00pm 8/12/08 3:00pm

Woodward Dream Cruise Week Kicks Off Tonight With Hot Latin Nights

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This year the gets expanded to eight days of automotive celebration, kicking off tonight with the low rider show in downtown Detroit at Campus Martius. Sure, lowriders might not be everyone's cup of tea, but we think…

The El Caminos and Rancheros of the Woodward Dream Cruise

They may not be Cruisin' Classics or Sports Cars, but they're certainly prolific and always amazing — and it wouldn't be a Jalopnik round-up of the Woodward Dream Cruise without them. Whether Chevy El Camino or Ford Ranchero, there was a lot of truck-car action at the 2007 Woodward Dream Cruise. Here's our best-of… » 8/20/07 2:00pm 8/20/07 2:00pm

The Classic Cruisers Of The Woodward Dream Cruise

While for the most part the majority of cars cruisin' down Woodward Avenue in Saturday's Woodward Dream Cruise were "classic" — which the Dream Cruise folks define as being older than 30 years from that Dream Cruise — there were some that were older and more "classic" than others. These would be the cars with fins,… » 8/20/07 12:15pm 8/20/07 12:15pm

The Trucks And SUV's Of The Woodward Dream Cruise

We've got so much car-love on film from Saturday's Woodward Dream Cruise it's going to be hard for us to get it all up. But let's muster on anyway, and start off with the trucks and SUV's spotted along Woodward Avenue by the Jalopnik team and our helpful and quick-to-the-shot readers. From old school trucks by Chevy… » 8/20/07 11:45am 8/20/07 11:45am

Get A Speeding Ticket Before You Even Get A Dodge Challenger

The display sponsored by "The New Chrysler" is located over at the corner of 13 Mile Rd and Woodward Ave — just across from "Big Red," the monster-sized fire truck from earlier. The display's heavy on love of the upcoming Dodge Challenger and nowhere among the various displays, classic Mopar muscle and randomness is… » 8/18/07 2:00pm 8/18/07 2:00pm