More from the 2013 Woodward Dream Cruise

Because one gallery is never enough, here’s another big assortment of vehicles from the 2013 Woodward Dream Cruise. 

 

Random observations on this year’s Dream Cruise:

+   If the cars we saw on the avenue are any gauge, It would appear that the rat rod fad is nearly played out. We found barely a handful. Meanwhile, traditional hot rodding is alive and well.

+   Every year at the Cruise you will usually see Herbie, the familiar Volkswagen Beetle from The Love Bug movie franchise. We don’t know if it’s the same guy every year, or a different one. Heck, there might be an entire fleet of Love Bugs strategically deployed from Ferndale to Pontiac. All we know is we always enjoy seeing Herbie.

+   The Dream Cruise is a car spotter’s heaven, with hundreds, maybe thousands of oddball vehicles you will rarely see anywhere else, let alone in the same place on the same day. Among the rare birds we discovered this year: a Volve ES1800 wagon; a ’66 Acadian Canso (Canadian version of the Chevy Nova, as it were) done up in ’90s Pro Street style; a ’39 Buick Special Sport Coupe street rod. Is there a more beautiful and recognizable grille than ’39 Buick? .

…these and more in the gallery below.

 

1971 Dodge Challenger Convertible
1932 Ford Highboy roadster
1955 Chevrolet Pickup red
1957 Ford Fairlane
1962 Chevrolet Impala Sport Coupe
Volkswagen Dune Buggy
1966 Acadian Canso
1938 Chrysler Royal Touring Sedan
Volkswagen Beetle Love Bug
1947 Chevrolet Coupe
Camaro Gen 5
Two Model A Coupe Highboys
1955 Chevrolet 210 2D sedan
1970 Olds 442 Convertible
Ford F-1 Pickup with trailer
1950-53 MGTD
1954 Ford golf car
1933 Ford 3W Coupe
Chevrolet SSR roadster
1965 Corvette Roadster
1969 Camaro SS
1968 Chevelle SS396
1972-73 Volvo 1800ES Sportwagon
1955 Ford Crown Victoria
1939 Buick Coupe
1948 Pontiac Two-door
1955 Pontiac Catalina
1965 Ford Mustang Coupe
1955 Chevrolet Bel Air Convertible
1965 Impala Sport Coupe
Chevrolet Pickup nosed and shaved
Corvette C5
1955 Ford Thunderbird
1967 Chevelle Malibu Sport Coupe
1964 Pontiac GTO post
1965 Corvair Corsa Convertible
1948 Chevrolet Pickup
1956 Chevrolet 210 2D post
First gen Ford Bronco
1969 Plymouth Road Runner Coupe
1929 Ford Model A Roadster wires
Dodge Challenger RT red
1941-47 Chevrolet Panel
1948 GMC Pickup
Cobra replica
2006 Ford GT
1928-29 Model A Ford rumble seat roadster
1955 Ford Fairlane Club Sedan
1938 Ford Standard Tudor Touring Sedan
1963 Ford Galaxie 500 Fastback
1972 Dodge Dart Swinger
1954 Mercury Monterey
1950 Plymouth Deluxe
1957 Chevrolet Bel Air with Lancer wheel covers
1967 Pontiac GTO Hardtop
1958 Chevrolet Apache Pickup
1955 Chevrolet golf car
1970 Pontiac GTO Convertible
1955 Chevrolet Nomad gasser
1966 Plymouth Satellite Hardtop
Volkswagen Super Beetle
1928-29 Ford Roadster highboy

1971 Dodge Challenger Convertible

1932 Ford Highboy roadster

1955 Chevrolet Pickup red

1957 Ford Fairlane

1962 Chevrolet Impala Sport Coupe

Volkswagen Dune Buggy

1966 Acadian Canso

1938 Chrysler Royal Touring Sedan

Volkswagen Beetle Love Bug

1947 Chevrolet Coupe

Camaro Gen 5

Two Model A Coupe Highboys

1955 Chevrolet 210 2D sedan

1970 Olds 442 Convertible

Ford F-1 Pickup with trailer

1950-53 MGTD

1954 Ford golf car

1933 Ford 3W Coupe

Chevrolet SSR roadster

1965 Corvette Roadster

1969 Camaro SS

1968 Chevelle SS396

1972-73 Volvo 1800ES Sportwagon

1955 Ford Crown Victoria

1939 Buick Coupe

1948 Pontiac Two-door

1955 Pontiac Catalina

1965 Ford Mustang Coupe

1955 Chevrolet Bel Air Convertible

1965 Impala Sport Coupe

Chevrolet Pickup nosed and shaved

Corvette C5

1955 Ford Thunderbird

1967 Chevelle Malibu Sport Coupe

1964 Pontiac GTO post

1965 Corvair Corsa Convertible

1948 Chevrolet Pickup

1956 Chevrolet 210 2D post

First gen Ford Bronco

1969 Plymouth Road Runner Coupe

1929 Ford Model A Roadster wires

Dodge Challenger RT red

1941-47 Chevrolet Panel

1948 GMC Pickup

Cobra replica

2006 Ford GT

1928-29 Model A Ford rumble seat roadster

1955 Ford Fairlane Club Sedan

1938 Ford Standard Tudor Touring Sedan

1963 Ford Galaxie 500 Fastback

1972 Dodge Dart Swinger

1954 Mercury Monterey

1950 Plymouth Deluxe

1957 Chevrolet Bel Air with Lancer wheel covers

1967 Pontiac GTO Hardtop

1958 Chevrolet Apache Pickup

1955 Chevrolet golf car

1970 Pontiac GTO Convertible

1955 Chevrolet Nomad gasser

1966 Plymouth Satellite Hardtop

Volkswagen Super Beetle

1928-29 Ford Roadster highboy

2 thoughts on “More from the 2013 Woodward Dream Cruise

  1. What’s with the golf carts? Are they road legal or do the police look the other way?

  2. I see those guys every year with the 2 carts. The 55 has been updated with a louder exhaust. Lots of other strange non licensed vehicles also cruising. Police seem to be OK unless you horse around.
    Drove my 56 Custom ElCamino from N.Y. again this year. Spent the week cruising and having fun.

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