Hyundai Vision G (HCD-16) conceptEnlarge Photo
Hyundai this week unveiled a handsome coupe concept called the Vision G, which is said to be a preview of future upmarket models from the Korean brand. Two models we can list straight away are next-generation versions of the Equus and Genesis Coupe.
Koenigsegg One:1 destined for customer in the United StatesEnlarge Photo
Koenigsegg’s One:1 finally landed in the United States this week. This is the only example of the 1,341-horsepower supercar coming to these shores, and it’s on display now in Monterey.
BMW M4 GTS concept, 2015 Pebble Beach Concours d'EleganceEnlarge Photo
BMW this week confirmed plans for a new M4 GTS. At the ongoing Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, we saw the covers come off a thinly-veiled concept version of the car. The production version debuts next year complete with a power-boosting water-injection system.
2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class CoupeEnlarge Photo
Another new model previewed this week—though not in Monterey this time—was the 2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe. The stylish two-door looks like the larger S-Class Coupe but will be offered at less than half the price. It also arrives in showrooms early next year.
Lamborghini Aventador LP 750-4 SuperVeloce RoadsterEnlarge Photo
The SuperVeloce moniker signifies the purest, most sports-oriented and fastest series production Lamborghini in history. The latest example is the Aventador LP 750-4 SuperVeloce, which this week was revealed in open-top Roadster form. Just 500 Aventador SV Roadsters will be built, each priced from $530,075.
1998 McLaren F1 bearing chassis #073Enlarge Photo
At an auction in Monterey, a McLaren F1 that its owner upgraded to LM spec sold for a staggering $13.75 million. This represents one of the highest prices paid for the Brit supercar, though no doubt examples—such as the uber-rare LM and GT versions—have privately traded hands for even higher figures.
2016 Lexus LX 570Enlarge Photo
Lexus has unveiled two updated vehicles in Monterey, one of which was a 2016 LX 570. The exterior has been virtually redesigned from the ground up, with only the door skins carrying over from the previous model year. Sadly, the thirsty V-8 of the previous model year also carries over.
2015 Rezvani BeastEnlarge Photo
This sexy beast is actually called the Beast. It comes from Californian startup Rezvani, which this week delivered the first example of the car. The first example happened to go to singer Chris Brown, who paid a $35,000 premium to take immediately delivery. In case you’ve forgotten, the Rezvani Beast is an ultra-exclusive, carbon fiber-bodied track weapon with 500 horsepower on tap, and it can be yours for $165,000.