Dos Lagos First Annual Car Show

Today Perks Garage ventured out into the 100+ degree weather to check out a local event.  The Shops at Dos Lagos put on the first annual Father’s Day car show.  Pretty nice turn out, so I so hope that they continue with these annually.  There were performances from local bands and a variety of cars on display.   The weather was a pretty brutal welcome to summer.  Many people made their rounds, snapped some pics and headed to the freezer section of the nearest store.  We ended up at The Wal-Mart.  Why you ask?  Because Magnum double caramel ice cream bars rule!

Anyway check out these pics and venture over to Facebook for more content.20160618_141828

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Raging Bull20160618_14100120160618_14090420160618_140756

Ferrari 458 goodness20160618_14073220160618_14074120160618_14070720160618_14055720160618_14064220160618_14050620160618_14045720160618_14135920160618_141417

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Queue the Prince music…20160618_135859

I REALLY liked this little German invader20160618_135829

Off-road anyone?20160618_135552

A pair of Continentals bagged-out20160618_13553620160618_13552520160618_135510

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The members of Outkast would be proud to have this in their garage.20160618_13542320160618_135345

Honda 60020160618_13533920160618_135324

A father and son representing.  Just so happens that the son, driving the Mustang, was my sons 4th grade teacher.20160618_135303

My son is a littler bit taller than he was in the 4th grade 🙂20160618_135212

Another of my favs from the day20160618_13501120160618_13504520160618_13503320160618_13505420160618_134650

A little Chevy love20160618_13484320160618_13445120160618_134459

On Friday, my job was setting up for their annual car show, so I was able to take a few pics before leaving work.20160617_15134020160617_151323

Cadillac ATS-V…$85k Frost White edition20160617_15131020160617_15124820160617_15112820160617_151138

BMW i8…$152k.  I have my accountant working the numbers for me as we speak.20160617_15111720160617_15103920160617_15110220160617_15101320160617_15100120160617_150954

Chevy Corvette Z06

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Unfortunately this was the best side view photo I could get of this beautiful Z06 as so many people were crowding around it at the Classic car show this weekend.  My wife says “no you can’t have one” because for some reason, she believes it is a car for old farts going thru a mid-life crisis.  Maybe it’s because that’s usually who we see driving them around our area.  All I know is that one day I will have one of these bad boys in my stable and not because I’m an old, bald, pervy guy picking up on young stock.  Oh wait, I am bald and getting old, lol.
I must say that these cars are amazing! Just look at it with it’s light weight construction, sharp lines, led lights up front and 650hp motor to match it’s futuristic styling.  This car definitely capable of putting a smile on your face, just standing still.  I have driven around in an early 90’s Vette and and early 2000 Z06, so I know what they are about…BUSINESS!!!  Chevy really did a number on this revamp and I must say that I had my reservations, but hats off  to you Chevrolet 🙌🙌🙌.   I am truly a believer in the new Stingray and Z06, and I haven’t even driven it…yet ;).  I do know a guy that is a bit of a car guy that is currently building one, and based on what has owned and modified in the past, I’m sure the customization world will be turned on its ear (full interview to come).  Until then, I will leave you with these quick snaps of the oh-la-la interior and oh yeah…that backside!  Enjoy.

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Photos by M Perkins