|General Lee in KC!|
But if you go to enough car shows around town, so start to see a distinct Hollywood influence. Real and recreated TV and movie cars are all over the place, and you can really have a brush with fame when you see these cars for real.
In case you hadn't noticed, I'm a total sucker for old car-related movies and shows. So when I see one of these celebrity cars around here, I notice it. I mean, the General Lee can clear a barn by hitting a ramp made from hay bails. Who wouldn't want to see something like that in person?
|Starsky saves North Kansas City|
There are plenty of great replicas, too. Starky and Hutch, the Duke boys, and Jim Rockford are but a phone call away.
|Rockford goes to Gladstone|
Clearly, these are not cars for people who wish to go unnoticed. But for anyone who loves seeing their favorite big-screen rides in person, they can be a real treat.
I've sifted through a bunch of pictures and came up with mostly local cars that either are, or remind me of famous studio machines. Can you think of any others? Leave a comment and let us know!
And in the meantime, enjoy the slideshow below. And if you click on the little dialogue balloon in the bottom left corner, a caption will magically appear. You can also click this link for a nicer version.