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Porsches Rule The Roost At Caffeine & Gasoline

Thu, Aug 11, 2016 | Posted by:

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The themes we create for Caffeine & Gasoline are meant to be loose fitting, mostly describing the makes of the cars in our Auto Display. But word must have gotten out because there were a ton of Porsches at our August 6th extravaganza.  

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Detroit’s Finest Celebrated At July Caffeine & Gasoline

Wed, Jul 13, 2016 | Posted by:

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We are happy so many enthusiasts made Griot’s Garage part of their Fourth of July celebration on July 2nd. There was a lot of revving going as we had a great mix of American muscle cars, roadsters, and wicked hot rods dominating the parking lot and concours lawn. Check out some of the cool cars […]

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A Father’s Dream 2016

Fri, Jun 17, 2016 | Posted by:

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I love Father’s Day. It’s a day I get to spend time with my kids and I think of how fortunate I am to have such a great mentor in my own father. My father is still larger than life to me and I’m so thankful to have a best friend in life that I […]

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Exotics Bullish At Caffeine & Gasoline

Thu, May 19, 2016 | Posted by:

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Exotics were the theme of our April 2nd Caffeine & Gasoline and we populated the Auto Display with all the big names in the supercar game. The joint was jumping as the deck ramp were full of some outstanding rides. The weather was great and we plowed through 40 dozen donuts in the first hour.

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Ferraris Front And Center At Caffeine & Gasoline

Tue, Mar 31, 2015 | Posted by:

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The joint was jumping as we paid tribute to the creations of Enzo Ferrari at our Caffeine & Gasoline cruise-in car show at Griot’s Garage on March 7th. The Prancing Horse stable was represented by a fine mix of modern and vintage examples prominently positioned on the deck, in the parking lot, and on the […]

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Triple McLaren Fire-Up At Caffeine & Gasoline

Fri, Dec 26, 2014 | Posted by:

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The engines were piercingly loud, the cars undeniably historic. Our 2014 Caffeine & Gasoline cruise-in season went out with a bang… or make that an emphatic roar as we fired up 20 cylinders of McLaren racing glory. In total we conducted two rounds of fire-ups for crowds that were three to four people deep. It […]

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Nostalgia Dragsters Take Caffeine & Gasoline By Storm

Fri, Dec 5, 2014 | Posted by:

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Drag racing is an American pastime and the ’60s were critical in the sport’s evolution from misfit to mainstream. Griot’s Garage celebrated this epic era by featuring nostalgia dragsters at our November 1st Caffeine & Gasoline. The grounds were chock full of wicked rides and plenty of gearheads were on hand to admire them.

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France, England Square Off At Caffeine & Gasoline

Thu, Oct 30, 2014 | Posted by:

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Veyron for the win! Billed as a showdown between Earl Grey tea and Grey Poupon mustard, our France versus Britain Caffeine & Gasoline event sounded like a bit of stretch on paper. I mean the French cars would be greatly outnumbered, right? But quality trumped quantity to the tune of 1,001 horsepower… Vive la France.

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Italian Cooking At Caffeine & Gasoline

Tue, Sep 30, 2014 | Posted by:

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Di Vinci would have been impressed with the automotive aesthetic that went down during our Italian Automobili-themed Caffeine & Gasoline event on September 6th. While Ferrari and Lamborghini ruled the roost there were also tons of cool cars bred elsewhere on the European continent as well as the good ole U.S.A to drool over.

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Cars Of Europe Impress At August Caffeine & Gasoline

Thu, Aug 28, 2014 | Posted by:

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We were impressed with the collection of outstanding cars that rolled into the Griot’s Garage parking lot as we celebrated Europe’s finest automobiles at our August 2nd Caffeine & Gasoline. Rare, high-end rides from the likes of BMW, Porsche, Mercedes Benz, and Lamborghini dotted the parking lot and concours lawn.

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American Muscle In Spotlight At Caffeine & Gasoline

Mon, Jul 28, 2014 | Posted by:

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Cars are freedom. I remember how my first car, a six-cylinder ’67 Camaro, opened up my world, giving me the ability to go anywhere at any time. I’ve always thought this realization of freedom was one of the driving forces behind America’s love affair with the automobile. So the Fourth of July holiday is a […]

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Vintage Racing Celebrated At June Caffeine & Gasoline

Tue, Jul 1, 2014 | Posted by:

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Vintage Racing was the battle cry at the June Caffeine & Gasoline and the place was rockin’. A suitably loud and visceral  McLaren CanAm car was fired up twice during the morning. We were impressed with the number, quality, and diversity of the custom cars and trucks that rolled into the Griot’s Garage parking lot.

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A Father’s Dream

Tue, Jun 3, 2014 | Posted by:

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Father’s Day. Every year it swings around I think of how fortunate I am to have such a great mentor. My father is still larger than life to me and I’m so thankful to have a best friend in life that I look up to. This year though I’ve stopped to ask myself… How well […]

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First Responders Honored At Caffeine & Gasoline

Tue, Jun 3, 2014 | Posted by:

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First responders are the most important part of our community. Griot’s Garage chose May 3rd to pay tribute to these heroes by opening our doors to all things first responder. The display was full of police and fire vehicles and there were some interesting rescue and military rides in the parking lot.

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Cascade Rovers Celebrate A Snow Day

Tue, Apr 1, 2014 | Posted by:

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Rovers are among the most capable off-road vehicles on the planet. I remember watching the Camel Trophy trucks as a kid and being in awe of the terrain they conquered. Stuff like fording creeks to the point they looked more like a submarine than a truck, climbing rocky outcrops at unbelievable angles, and enduring days […]

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