Auto Conduct: A Proper Way to Present a Collection of Automobiles
Imagine this, a show based on the unique creations of those around the country. A presentation of custom built vehicles ranging from Japanese and German imports to domestic classics. A show about cars meant to draw people together. This is Auto Conduct.
If you’re new to the automotive world, you may not have yet heard of Auto Conduct. Up until about 3 days before I got to attend the show on May 20th, 2018, I hadn’t even heard of it. After discovering such a special event, I felt it was only right to share my experience.
Imagine standing atop a parking structure in Culver City on a muggy Sunday morning. You are cold, the weather is grossly humid, and the skies are grey. Now that might not sound like much fun, but when you’re surrounded by everything from a 1973 Toyota Corolla, to a 2017 Acura NSX, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a better way to spend your lazy Sunday. That is what Auto Conduct is all about. Cars belonging to everyday people, and thus you’ll find classic and new alike presented in intimate ways unlike anything else you’ve seen.
This particular show was based on 5 feature cars, with only the binding element being that they were JDM specific. These cars were curated and handpicked to be on display, placard and all.
Smiley: The world’s happiest S2000 (built by Rywire)
Mistery Mac’s Mobile: A track warrior FD RX-7
Tommy Kaira Skyline GT-R R32: Imported Perfection
Supra MKIV: Need I say more?
L’L Mango: A juicy lil’1973 Toyota Corolla
However, these were just the 5 featured cars. They were the cars meant to bring in the people that filled up the rest of the parking lot. Those people are the ones that really make Auto Conduct what it is.
At Auto Conduct, you’ll meet many enthusiasts, photographers, and journalists. Entering into the venue, you’ll see some beautiful rarities, and the owners not far off. In our case, we got to see a lovely AMG puking out its coolant all over the ground.
A beautiful Porsche always brings in a crowd:
Cars were pulling up everywhere, and with each automobile more people began to gather. German Sports cars, more JDM rarities, and one very unique lifted Lexus filled the upper floor. There were even a few bikers that were longtime fans. This is was a community rooted in the automotive world.
Boss 302 with the American flag in the background:
Porsche 964 and Subaru SVX:
There is a level of passion that goes into this initiative that many shows lack. The people were friendly, the outlets to cover the event were genuine, and the cars that showed up were special in a personable way. This is a meet full of personality, and one I am glad to have had the honor of attending.
If you get a chance I implore you to visit the next one. This is an event you should aspire to be a part of.