If you're the type who disappears on the weekend only to spend your first hour of work on Monday morning going through all the posts you missed on Autoblog, well, then you missed a lot this past weekend. In addition to our extensive coverage of the GM Booth Tour - Post | Gallery
When most people think of cruising, the image that comes to mind is muscle cars, hot rods, low-riders and the like. The Woodward Dream Cruise in Detroit is so big that it inevitably attracts all kinds of vehicles, some of which use no fossil fuels and emit no pollutants. Consider for example the four wheeled, pedal powered "Dogsled" four-seater pictured above. The Smart ForTwo was also visible in abundance on Saturday as were some decidedly downsized cars, electric cars and even a fuel cell Chev
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One of the cooler aspects of the Woodward Dream Cruise is that its completely open and unmoderated. It's the ultimate "run what you brung" event. Hundreds of thousands of people sit along the edge of the road and watch everything from bikes to trucks go by and the juxtaposition can be fascinating. Seeing a giant yellow high riding pickup truck with the front end of a Chevy Kodiak bearing down on a custom vinyl wrapped Smart is definitely an interesting sight.
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Click above for high-res gallery of the Gibbs Aquada on Woodward
Click above for high-res gallery of GM's display on Woodward Ave.
The 2008 Woodward Dream Cruise takes place tomorrow, and for those unaware, it's one of the largest single day auto events in the world and attendance should be on your list of things to do before you die. The famed Woodward Ave. will swell under the weight of thousands of classics, exotics, muscle cars, custom jobs and some of the weirdest things on four wheels you will ever see on public roads.