Parade of Years, Estes Park, CO

We were going to the Rocky Mountain National Park anyhow, so a stop in Estes Park was in order. Happily, the weekend also featured the Parade of Years Car Show at the Estes Park Senior Center, which included maybe about 3 dozen or so cars. Vehicles present included a couple of kit car replicas (namely, an AC Cobra and 1930s Mercedes roadster), several ‘Vettes, approximately a dozen 1960s American muscle cars, and even a 1994 Mazda Miata.

A replica of an Shelby Cobra.  It was nice but I wish it had more period-authentic wheels and a manual -- instead of automatic -- transmission like the "real" Shelby Cobras.A Mercedes replica.Leather driving gloves and wood steering wheel.  Nice.Help, an ape!This was probably my favorite car of the show, a Corvette from 1954 -- the first year they were made -- with an inline-6 cylinder engine.A C5 was there too.Also, there was a C6.  Kat and Guy seemed more interested in the Prius in the background, though.There was some British iron too.  This is a British racing green Jaguar sedan.A diminutive MG Midget, probably a '71 (note the round rear fenders).I thought Guy's PT Cruiser rental car could have looked at home in the show, but Guy (who did not particularly like the car) disagreed.

Related Posts

Your Voice

Leave a comment