2015 Michigan Renaissance

The Michigan Renaissance Festival is an interactive outdoor event that focuses on recreating the look and feel of a fictional English village called Hollygrove during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I in the latter half of the 16th Century. With all the cool things to see, perhaps the large number of patrons in costume that attend the festival are one of the favorites. Look for any number of nobles, pirates, Vikings, wizards, rogues, wenches, and an assortment of fantasy characters.

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REO Museum

Located in the heart of Lansing Michigan, the historic REO Oldsmobile Museum is a Joyful experience for both car lovers as well as history buffs. Featuring over 60 Vehicles that range from 1886 to 2003 the museum also features thousands of irreplaceable items in the archives with many on display. The Museum is a nonprofit, educational organization governed by a Board of Trustees. It is dedicated to Ransom Eli Olds, inventor, entrepreneur, and financier, and one of Lansing’s most notable

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Pro Touring

Long time collectors of 1:18 scale die cast have come to consider scale models from GMP (Acme Trading) to be some of the industries best for detail and subject matter. Tom Long and the group from Winder GA. have also been one of the most innovative in terms of creative subject matter for their model offerings. One such model that exemplifies this creative approach is the 2005 release of the 1968 “Street Fighter” pro-touring Camaro.Teaming up with Billet specialties, GMP

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1959 Nash Metropolitan

Series IV 1959 Metropolitan January 1959 saw the start of Metropolitan Series IV (NK4) production (Commencing with VIN E59048 on 12 January 1959). This major redesign saw the addition of an external decklid (previous models only allowed access to the trunk through the rear seat back) and vent windows. By this time, the engine had been upgraded by increasing the compression ratio from 7.2:1 to 8.3:1 (Commenced VIN E43116 — October 15, 1957) giving an output of 55 bhp (41

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1971 Super Bee

The Super Bee underwent drastic exterior changes in 1971. It moved from the previous Coronet body style to join ranks with the Dodge Charger lineup. It was still marketed as a lower-cost, yet high-performance package on a relatively stripped-down model. Included standard was the 383 Magnum engine rated at 300bhp, heavy-duty suspension, bee decals and the blacked-out power bulge hood. As it appeared on the cover of the May 2007 issue of Hemmings Motor News magazine, Autoworld replicated this Super

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1957 Chrysler 300

The Popular Mechanics™ 1957 Chrysler 300C may have been the 3rd of the iconic 1950’s “muscle luxury” cars from Chrysler, but it was one which captured the imagination of the buying public. With a 392 horsepower HEMI® engine this vehicle was once referred to as “America’s highest-performing automobile”. Prior to being introduced to the general public the 300C beat the unofficial stock car record at the Chelsea Proving Grounds, averaging 145.7 mph on the oval; it later won the Flying

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