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How Cars and Coffee Became America's Most Famous Auto Meet-up

by Collin Insley | Wednesday, January 7, 2015

They're at the largest unofficial car show in Orange County: Cars and Coffee Irvine, a weekly showcase going on for eight years. The inspiration for more than 100 other such events across the world, it's a get-together so popular that people travel from China, South Africa and Sweden to attend; this edition is the largest ever. Despite the early call time and the traffic, everyone is in high spirits.
But what the attendees don't know is that in a few hours, once they get back into their cars and drive off to brunch, the most popular, influential car cruise in Orange County history will close possibly forever, too popular for its own good. See Also
Read our cover story on Cars and Coffee here.

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