M1 Concourse C&C
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M1 Concourse C&C

M1 Concourse in Pontiac, Michigan, held the largest Cars and Coffee ever in Michigan in May, and they didn’t slow down for June’s big show! I didn’t want to be late to the party (and another 45 minutes of sleep never hurts), so I went to the garage Friday and spent the night.

Saturday, I woke up with enough time to hit the no-touch car wash a mile or so east of Woodward. Before you spit out your mocha latte and question the love I have for my car, hear me out: Everyone has their own way of celebrating their car and the car culture; and while I appreciate those who do, personally, I just don’t enjoy hand washing cars! It is, however, another reason it’s always smart money to have a detail expert like Marc Harris (@detroitdetailing) handle paint correction and ceramic coating on your ride right from the dealer. My Maximum Steel Dodge Challenger SRT® Demon looks incredible when clean, good when dirty, and washes clean with ease. If I wanted to spend 30 minutes in the morning wiping “Holy Smoke” down to make her shine, I could. But I drive the hell out of her, she’ll just get dirty again! Side note: When my Scat Pack Shaker was stolen, the insurance payout included a prorated portion of what I paid to have Marc detail that car when it was new. It’s a lot of coin up front to have it done to this level, but it is most certainly worth it in the long run.

This month, I skipped parking on the skid pad and instead followed a line of cars rounding the track and ended up parking next to a red ZR1 Corvette. 1,595 hp worth of Detroit muscle between us!

a black dodge vehicle

A couple of late model Mopar® vehicles I was digging are @pitchblack_rt’s bagged and blacked out 2015 Charger R/T and @na_stroked300srt’s forged 426 HEMI® engine-powered SRT8® 300. Is it weird that, as much as I hate washing cars, I’m always drawn to black cars, the most difficult color to keep clean!

two black dodge vehicles

2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th gen Vipers were there.

second, third, fourth and fifth generation dodge vipers

Even a Prowler showed up.

yellow plymouth prowler

Ken Cox, a long-time friend and Marketing and Media manager for M1 Concourse, told me they counted 1,500 cars and 3,500 people came to the show, a solid follow-up to May’s record-setting event. If you’re in the area and able, I’d suggest entering July 13th @ 8:30am into your phone’s calendar for M1’s next Cars and Coffee!

And if you’re gonna be there and have a dope Mopar vehicle, hit me up so I can stop by and check it out. Until then, check out the gallery below.

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