Future Classics Car Show packs rooftop garage

Mercedes-Benz AMG GTS enters the car show | Photography by The Function Factory

ClassicCars.com, with support from Car Street Journal and the show sponsors, celebrated future collector cars with a show of their own Monday, set during Arizona Car Week atop a parking garage at the Scottsdale Quarter, an upscale shopping district.

Overview of car show

More than 100  cars, produced from 1975 to 2017 model years,  glistened against a backdrop of the McDowell Mountains, with a view of WestWorld, and Scottsdale’s glimmering city lights.

Asian, European, and domestic brands were represented at the show, along with a blending of generations, from baby boomers to millennials and those in-between.

At the conclusion of the show, the cars rolled out together in a parade lap and then dispersed once they hit the street level.

Cars were judged by a panel led by Classic Car News East Coast editor Andy Reid.

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Classic Fairlady Z

The winners  were:

Best of Show – 1998 Toyota Supra, Alek Heit

Featured Ford Class – 2017 Shelby GT350R, Jonathan Fonggee

Instant Classic (2006-2017) Domestic  – 2016 Corvette Z06, Ryan Barstad

1995-2005 Domestic – 2005 Pontiac GTO, Kyle Baker

1975-1994 Domestic – 1981 Trans Am, Mark Miller

Instant Classic (2006-2016) Euro  – 2011 E82, Bally

1995-2005 Euro – 2001 VW Jetta custom truck, Chris Kingston

1975-1994 Euro – 1976 BMW 2002, Rav Sandln

Instant Classic (2006-2017) Import  – 2014 Nissan GT-R, Nathan Ricci

1975 – 1994 Import – 1977 Datsun 280Z, Keith Ross

Diamond in the Rough – 2005 Scion Xb, Chris Wilson

Story by Nicole James, ClassicCars.com

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