Friday, November 19, 2010

In The Parking Lot at The 2010 Winter Park Concours d'Elegance

The following is a blogpost this olelongrooffan did over at Hooniverse and I thought I would post it for those of you Counting Along With Me.

A couple weeks ago, this olelongrooffan attended the 2010 Winter Park Concours d'Elegance and got a couple hundred images to share with my fellow Hoons. Don't worry though, just a few of them will be in my posts here on Hooniverse. The rest can be seen at my flickr account, at least until I can learn how to include a flickr slideshow in a blogpost here on Hooniverse.

It is my belief, along with Daniel Strohl over at Hemmings and many others, that often times the cars seen in the parking lot are as cool as the cars in the show itself. This theory proved itself true on that Sunday afternoon at that Concours.

I totally was unprepared to capture the image of the Bugeye Sprite, chrome bumper MGB GT and the Volvo 1800 parked on the street in a row as this olelongrooffan was arriving at the show but I was able to recover quickly enough to gather this one. Yeah, let's start with a Porsche SUV, a Ford GT and a couple beige sedans!

On a side street about 1/2 through the show, I spotted these three,

a rare vintage GTO Judge ragtop, a BOSS Mustang and a Lamborghini bringing up the rear.

I am fairly certain that, at least the Goat Judge and the Boss belong to show workers as this is the image of that same side street I got at the 2009 Concours.

Maybe the Cobra guy bought a Lambo?

On another side street, this olelongrooffan spotted this Unimog, one of the few I have ever seen in person and it was parked behind a Jaguar E type roadster, a 911 and a bubble shaped Volvo sedan.

After the show, I spotted this Audi, not the one Ben reviewed but its older brother.

And a vintage Alfa sedan.

On the rear bumper of this Samari was a bumper sticker stating that it proudly serves as a tag-along vehicle for a GMC Motorhome.

And as I was almost back to my Indian, I spotted this Challenger

a Lotus, one like it was in the show.

And, of course the trailer queens carriage.

Check over at my flickr account here to view the rest of the cars seen in the lot. I especially like the previously published image of the Volvo 240, the 50's T-Bird and the 90's era Ferrari. Yeah, it takes all kinds of Hoons to make a car show successful.


kashgar216 said...

Awesome pics on flickr, dude!

Bushwacker said...

Hi there! All of those cars are all breath awesome. All the exterior designs are superb. The pictures you posted here is like a sneak peek or teaser for your pictures on your flickr account.

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