Event Coverage: Mad dogs and Englishmen - The Rest of the show

Now that I've covered all the major marques at the Mad Dogs and Englishmen show, I'll wrap up my coverage with the smaller brands present. I'll start off with this Allard K3.

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The K3 was imported to the US as a potential "Corvette Slayer" to be sold at Dodge dealerships.

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Originaly equipped with a 331c.i.d. Chrysler Hemi engine, this example has a Cadillac V8.

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You might have seen this 2013 Morgan 3-wheeler in previous posts. This car belongs to Molly, a local car enthusiast. She is often at our local Cars and Coffee events in Okemos.

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The most entertaining thing about this car isn't even a feature of the car itself, but rather, the reaction people have to the car. People often ask if it's an old car, or if it has a harley engine, or if it's a motorcycle or a car. It's so common, in fact, that Molly has the entire thing memorized, and is more than happy to repeat it as often as necessary when at a show.

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The car has a steel chassis, and an Ash wood body structure. The 1983cc S&S V-twin making about 82hp, and mated to a Mazda MX-5 5-speed manual Transmission makes a really nice noise. Almost like a Harley-Davidson V-twin.

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Rolls Royce had a small showing. This Silver Cloud was amazing. The two-tone paint paired with the Rolls Royce contours really make for a car with outstanding presence.

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The signature chrome grille topped with the "Spirit of Ecstasy" hood ornament let you know that whoever is in this car is special.


As with the other cars from this show, you can see the attention to detail that went into the interior.

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The two-tone continues around to the rear.

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This was the 6th Iteration of the Rolls-Royce Phantom. Note the signature double headlights on either side of the iconic tall chrome grille and Spirit of Ecstasy. 

I don't remember the model on this one. What I do know is that it's a Rover.

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I'll finish up with this little TVR Vixen. I don't know much about this car, other than the fact that it used Ford and Triumph parts.

Thanks for reading. Be sure to check back often for more content.

-Phil

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