2006 Woodward Dream Pre-Cruise: The 1963 Plymouth Belvedere "Elwood"…

One of the cooler finds out on the not-so-mean streets of Metro Detroit this weekend has to be this 1963 Plymouth Belvedere with a 6.6 liter 400, done-up for the boys in blue looking for the brothers Blues. The car with the same name as the butler, was re-built by John Hammond, a deputy sherriff in Tennessee, as a… » 8/13/06 12:50pm 8/13/06 12:50pm

Summer Cruising On Woodward Avenue: Chevy's Building The Camaro?


We guess Chevy just enjoys preaching to the converted — it's our only explanation why we've now seen a car carrier driving up and down Woodward Avenue pre-Dream Cruise with a Chevy Camaro concept and a classy classic Camaro, closely followed by the above billboard truck twice in the past two days. The billboard shows… » 8/12/06 11:03pm 8/12/06 11:03pm

Summer Cruising On Woodward Avenue: August 11, 2006 — Part II


Why yes, we do believe there's more. Anyone want to play spot the classic car? Feel free to play in the comments...on this or any of the rest of the Woodward Cruising posts. Also remember to keep checking the mini-site as we get ready for the 2006 Woodward Dream Cruise next Saturday. We've got a whole team of… » 8/12/06 2:35pm 8/12/06 2:35pm

Summer Cruising On Woodward Avenue: August 11, 2006 — Part I


We're now one week away from the official day Metro Detroit's set aside for classic cruisin' — the 11th annual Woodward Dream Cruise. But like all good "sports," there's totally a need for practice. We headed out into the setting sunlight to witness some of the best and brightest classic cars we've seen down this… » 8/12/06 11:23am 8/12/06 11:23am

Reminder! Jalopnik Team Party Crash: Woodward Dream Cruise Edition…


7:00 PM for anyone interested in helping us cover the Woodward Dream Cruise. Meet in the parking lot of Pasquale's. Wert will be there. If you need more info, e-mail him at the e-mail noted in the original post. That is all. » 8/07/06 6:35pm 8/07/06 6:35pm

Help Me, Rhonda! Jalopnik Team Party Crash: Woodward Dream Cruise…


It's that time of the year again, when thoughts turn to classic cars on Detroit's most sprawlerific avenue. That's right, it's time to get funky and clap your hands for the 2006 Woodward Dream Cruise. We're now just two weeks away from the most amazing of all amazing automotive events — and this year, we're actually… » 8/04/06 4:55pm 8/04/06 4:55pm

Summer Cruising On Woodward Avenue: Friday, June 23, 2006

It's Saturday — and another gorgeous day in Metro Detroit — and since last night was so nice out we sent Wert out again to take a quick cruise down Woodward Avenue and take a look at some of the metal goodness riding down Metro Detroit's famed central boulevard by which all other boulevards radiate. Wert got out… » 6/24/06 5:38pm 6/24/06 5:38pm

Summer Cruising On Woodward Avenue: Saturday June 17, 2006


There certainly was some classic Detroit iron Friday night on Woodward — but it didn't stop there. Saturday night was just as nice — and we'd love to share it with you. We've got a quick picture gallery after the jump with the rest of the weekend's automotive ambience. So come and follow along as Jalopnik takes in… » 6/18/06 5:45pm 6/18/06 5:45pm

Summer Cruising On Woodward Avenue: Friday June 16, 2006


We're not going to mess this up with a whole lot of words — let's just say it ended up being such a brilliant weekend of wickedly good weather, we'll have two photo galleries up — one for Friday night and one for Saturday night. Here's our Friday night gallery — and check back later after your Father's Day steak fry… » 6/18/06 10:17am 6/18/06 10:17am

Flame On! A 1954 Ford Farts Flames On Woodward Avenue — Now That's What…

Now this — this is what we call entertaiment — Woodward Avenue style! Here's some video Ray snagged last night of what we think is a 1954 Ford Crestline with a Chevy smallblock engine — but the really cool part? Fire! Fire! Fire! » 6/17/06 11:53pm 6/17/06 11:53pm