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2013 Philadelphia Auto Show Update

If you thought last year’s show was big,wait until you see the 2013 show.  The Philly Auto Show is the fourth largest show in the country with about 250,000 in annual attendance. The 2013 is even larger with 2 indoor driving “experiences” .  Joining the show this year is McLaren with an impressive display.   The Jaguar F-Type, the newest open two-seat roadster from Jaguar ,  is also there and worth a look.  Check out the many new “hybrids” and cars connected to media devices. They are designed to keep our hands on the wheel and are now  all the rage.

The Black Tie Tailgate Party was a success with nearly 4000 in attendance, up from last year's number of 3200.  It was reported that last Friday’s kick-off party raised over $400,000 to benefit CHOP (Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia).   Stop down  if you have the time this week.  It’s all over Sunday January 27, at 8PM…Dave CLICK HERE FOR MORE SHOW PICTURES
Where would you find a 1966 Triumph Spitfire restored to Concours specifications? 
Come see our latest project debuting today in the Councors of the Eastern United Sates Exhibit at the Philadelphia Auto Show. 
This little Spitfire has had a full restoration and is making many folks smile and tell their car
stories from days gone by. The show opened Saturday morning and runs through Sunday January 27. For more spitfire pictures click here.

Mike Jones, former National AACA president interviewed for a segment on Action News.


Adam Joesphs and Ducis Rodgers talking about the Concours D'Elegance Display for the Burn Foundation.

Through the Windscreen

A Look At
Upcoming Events

We are changing the publication schedule for our Shop Talk
e-newsletter from monthly to quarterly in 2013. Look for our Winter Edition in early 2013.
We will be visiting several clubs at their holiday parties, some before the New Year and some after. We hope to see you at many collector car events during the next year.
As I write this, we are once again working to support the 23nd Concours d Elegance of the Eastern United States by bringing cars into the Convention Center in downtown Philadelphia for the
2013 International Philadelphia Auto Show that will be held from January 19 -27,2013.  We are excited as this is to be our first year in the "new" convention center.  It's our understanding that the Eastern Concours d Elegance exhibit will be on the main floor with all the major manufacturers. Everything will be in one hall! Stay tuned for details in our winter Shop Talk.  
If you haven't done it yet, make sure to prepare your vintage car for the winter.
Dave Hutchison

Calendar of Events
January 2013
1/13-20         42st Annual Barrett Jackson Auction, Scottsdale, AZ
1/19-27         Philadelphia International Auto Show, Philadelphia, PA  
1/25-4/28   AACA Museum Porsche Style & Design Exhibit Hershey, PA 
1/26           Delorean Club Holiday Party Princeton, NJ 
1/26-27     50th Rolex “24 Hours of Daytona” Daytona, FL
1/27             Delaware Valley Triumph Club Holiday Party, Lansdale, PA  
February 2013
2/22-24    Boca Raton Concours Boca Raton, FL 
2/28- 3/2  British Motor Trade Association Annual Convention, Denver, CO  

March 2013
3/1-3        Atlantic City Car Show & Auction, Atlantic City, NJ 
3/2            PALS Lotus Winter Stress Reliever Bethel, PA 
3/3-7        Orange Blossom Tour Amelia Island, FL 
3/8-10      Amelia Island Concours Amelia Island, FL                                                                                                                             
3/9-14      JCNA Jaguar’s “AGM “  Phoenix,  AZ                                         
3/13-16    12 Hrs of Sebring  Sebring, Fl 
3/23          Simeone Museum “Where was Mercedes at LeMans? ”  Phila, PA  
3/23-4/14  Best of Britain Simeone Museum Philadelphia, PA
                 Cars, Cycles and Coffee Wayne, PA http://www.autocycleclub.org/

Works in Progress

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