Tag Archives: Car Shows

Touch the Cars

Cars are things, and we treat them too gently. Cars are not meant to sit in climate controlled basements with soft covers on them. Cars were built to be driven, built to be experienced, and built to be touched. We’ve all seen the little decal on decades old hot rods saying “look all you want, but don’t touch”, and…

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Don’t Touch the Fucking Cars

Hello everyone. Today’s rant is born from some truly appalling behavior I witnessed this past weekend during Monterey Car Week. I expected more from the so-called “high class” but I guess even money can’t always buy manners. This one is simple: Don’t touch other people’s cars.

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I Went to a Japanese Car Meet and Came Back With Many Pictures and Opinions

Yesterday’s colossal Japanese car meet was cool enough to remind me that I am definitely still all about tuner cars. If you couldn’t make it to LA’s Petersen Museum to see it for yourself, don’t worry, I have lots of pictures and opinions for you right here.

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Come See A Huge Gathering Of Cool Japanese Cars In Los Angeles Tomorrow

If any of you car fans can get to the Petersen Museum in Los Angeles tomorrow, Sunday, July 22, I highly recommend you do so. An all-Japanese car cruise-in is going to take over the parking structure, and there’s also an excellent Japanese exhibit going on in the upper halls.

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Here Are Some Of The Incredible Cars Of The Bear Mountain Car Cruise

Jalopnik got bored earlier this week and decided to hit up the Bear Mountain Car Cruise, an enthusiast event that meets every Wednesday in the summer about an hour out of Manhattan. What we saw changed us forever, including an Alpine A110, Slantnose Porsche, Saab Sonnett, and a Toyota Sera that our hearts won’t let us…

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Find Out Why Everyone’s So Hyped On ’80s And ’90s Cars Now

1980s and ’90s nostalgia is coming back as loud and proud as the first guitar riff in the Miami Vice theme song, and it might be one of the best things to happen to car culture in a long time. Roll up to a Radwood show with us in this video and see what everybody’s freaking out about, man.

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Fifth Gear Is Back

Fifth Gear, the other British car show—you know, the one that’s still mostly about the automobiles—has been off the air for years now. But today we have great news from host and race car driver Tiff Needell: Fifth Gear is back.

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Here’s How Your Regular Old Used Car Performs In Concours-Style Judging

My 2002 Lexus IS300 Sportcross isn’t anything crazy, as used cars go. It’s nice, sure, but it’s got scratches. It’s got dents. The driver’s side seat bolstering is a little wrinkled. The dash is scratched. There’s dirt on it. The windshield has a chip. The rear ashtray is missing a piece. The check engine light is on.…

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One Little Brooklyn Car Show Drew Some Of The World’s Nicest Cars

If you haven’t spent a lot of time in the city, you might not think that a lot of cars would turn up for a car show in NYC. You certainly wouldn’t expect a multi-million dollar 1956 Maserati race car to roll out on a quiet Sunday morning in the middle of Brooklyn.

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Here Are Five Wonderful Cars At The Carlisle Import And Performance Car Nationals

I have a new appreciation for the Carlisle Import and Performance Car Nationals, a combo show for vintage import cars and modern tuner cars all sharing the same fairground in Pennsylvania. Expect to see a V8-swapped Mazda RX-7 with a rear wing as big as a tea table next to a classic Land Rover and an actual tea table.…

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