Big things with little cars
Big things with little cars

Diecast spotting: Memorial Day Weekend

My wife and I loaded up our son and took a short, beautiful drive north to Northport Michigan for their annual Cars in the park car show. While we were there I spotted a diecast.

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Here is a picture from a distance.

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Another highlight was the Alfa Romeo BAT 11 concept. I knew the designer/owner lived in the area, but I had not seen the car up close before. The owner fell in love with the experimental BAT Alfas when he purchased one as a teenager. He had the car well into adulthood. His wife’s cancer diagnosis forced the sale of his beloved Alfa. Later he teamed with Bertone to design a continuation of the BAT series. Resulting in this car based on the Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione.

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And about this time, my phone died. No pictures of the Lotus Exige, Lotus Esprit S4, Porsche 914/6, a plethora of Hot-Rods, A Porsche Boxter in a classic Speedster disguise, Triumphs, MG’s, Morgans, many, many Corvettes, an AMC AMX, and a BMW 2002 retro racer to name a few.

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