AAH #115 – Woodward Ave. After Hours 2011

August 19th, 2011 at 1:54pm

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This week “Autoline After Hours” goes retro from the site of the world’s largest one-day automotive event, The Woodward Dream Cruise. Crowds and cars will be populating the sidewalks and parking lots as many of the 40,000 classics get Woodward Avenue warmed up for the big day.

Join John McElroy and Peter De Lorenzo along with special guests such as:
-Detroit News Auto Critic Scott Burgess
-The “men who know too much” Jim Hall and his twin brother Bob Hall
-Executives from Mopar and Bosch

See the some fabulous classics and new customs like:
-1953 Clean Diesel Corvette
-Fatchance 2.0 Chrysler 300
-Mopar Challenger Drag Pak
-JK8 Independence Jeep
-Plus, all the Woodward cruisers!

Thanks to our sponsors who make Autoline After Hours possible: signature sponsor Mopar, Bosch, Bridgestone, Chevrolet and Hyundai.

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3 Comments to “AAH #115 – Woodward Ave. After Hours 2011”

  1. brad Says:

    really fun show…Mopar’s new stuff is unbelievable, esp an aluminum 426 in the 300….I was too young by ten years to enjoy the 60s, had to go thru my teenage years in the 80s, and, as a consequence, never thought I’d get to enjoy crazy fast muscle cars but the mopar discussions made my friday evening.

    good work

  2. Joe Keegan Says:

    Thanks again for another great year at Woodward
    I watch your shows and enjoy all you offer a car nut like me. Thanks again
    Fast Joe from MA.

  3. Jung Says:

    Dedicated lanes may sound like a good idea, but it would be a huge loss of available lanes for relguar vehicles and parking on El Camino increasing traffic congestion for a limited benefit. I’m a relguar rider of the 22 line through Santa Clara into downtown San Jose. In the current mixed-use model, the 22 buses stay very close to schedule, even when mixing with traffic.I also live just off El Camino in Santa Clara, and the traffic congestion with 6 available lanes is awful at key times of the day. Taking away lanes will make that even worse. (And everyone will be sitting there stuck in traffic looking at empty, occasionally-used, bus-only lanes.) And the same warning should apply to the traffic signal priority system. Caltrans/Santa Clara have done pretty well in timing lights along ECR to this point. Messing up that timing for El Camino and key intersecting streets will do more harm than good, again for limited benefit.