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  • 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG

    The Shelby Supercars Tuatara makes its North American debut at Pebble Beach. [MotorAuthority] We drive the 2012 Hyundai Equus 5.0. [MotorAuthority] The CEO of Toyota didn't initially want to build the 2013 Lexus GS. [MotorAuthority] Toyota is preparing to set a new Nurburgring electric car record. [GreenCarReports] Mercedes-Benz announces the 2012 SLK55 AMG. [MotorAuthority] A phantom motorist in New Orleans has received 215 seatbelt violations. [TheCarConnection] Nelson's 2011 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance favorites. [MotorAuthority] The BMW Leipzig factory will be powered by wind...

  • 1934 Avions Voisin C-25 Aerodyne
    1934 Voisin C-25 Aerodyne Wins 2011 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance

    Score it a great day for lovers of vintage French four-wheeled style: the Peter and Merle Mullins 1934 Avions Voisin C-25 Aerodyne has taken the Best in Show award at the 2011 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. The meticulous restoration of the car is only part of the beauty: from the fender struts...

  • 1972 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Scaglietti Daytona Spyder
    2011 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance: Marty's Favorites

    How do you get to Pebble Beach? It's not as simple as finding your way past the 101, to Asilomar and 68, then over to 17 Mile Drive. For collectors of extraordinary cars, the road to Pebble Beach can take years to find, let alone conquer. First, you have to seek out a car that makes you want to...

  • Shelby Supercars Tuatara
    Shelby Supercars Tuatara: 2011 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance

    The 275-mph Tuatara supercar from Shelby Supercars made its official global debut in Shanghai, China earlier this month, but today was the Jason Catriota-penned stunner's North American debut. Shown on the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance Concept Lawn, the Tuatara stood out even among a crowd of...

  • 1965 Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe
    2011 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance: Nelson's Favorites

    It seems like the winner at Pebble Beach is chosen through a mixture of politics, personal history, effort required in restoration (though not necessarily that of the owner), and money spent--but picking a winner of any kind out of the stellar assortment of cars arranged here this week is bound to...

  • Rodeo Drive Father's Day 2011
    La Dolce Vita On Rodeo Drive: The Art Of Italian Motoring

    Italian Exotics aren't exactly uncommon in Beverly Hills. But when three blocks of the most famous shopping street on the West Coast are closed to traffic to showcase them, it's an event. This past Father's Day, the Rodeo Drive Concours d'Elegance celebrated "The Art of Italian Motoring" by...

  • McLaren MP4-12C

    Fresh from its first North American appearance at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, the 2012 McLaren MP4-12C is getting ready to set out on a continental tour of its new retail network. The twin-turbocharged 3.8-liter V-8 supercar will hit up its new dealerships to drum up interest in the car amongst potential buyers in advance of its launch next year. Prospective customers are the meat and potatoes of the supercar business, as most are sold to order, and well in advance of production, unlike the conventional car business. Getting out and about in the sheetmetal is the only way to impress...

  • 1927 Miller
    Pebble 2010: A Miller for the Ages

    In a past life, I wrote about the Miller 91 that Car and Driver editor Karl Ludvigsen found in a dank barn in France, and brought to the U.S.--and later saw installed in the National History Museum. Today, it's another spectacular Miller that made its way to the 2010 Pebble Beach Concours...

  • 1955 Ghia Streamline X "Gilda" 2 Door Fastback Coupe
    Pebble 2010: Ghia, In All Its Glory

      Design studios rarely receive the kind of comprehensive museum treatment of established car brands. It's no easy thing to assemble a cohesive group of cars that eventually were sold by different car companies, each with a different purpose in mind. As one of the honored marques at this year's...

  • 1937 Bugatti Type 57S Atlantic
    Pebble 2010: 1937 Bugatti 57S Atlantic

    The Bugatti 57S Atlantic was, in many ways, ahead of its time. Even now, over 70 years later, it features elements just beginning to make their way into the average passenger car, such as aluminum body panels. This example, on display this weekend at the 2010 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance...

  • Morgan EvaGT
    All-Aluminum Morgan EvaGT Revealed

    From the hydrogen-powered LIFEcar concept to the Aero SuperSports to its history of wood-framed cars, Morgan spans an incredible variety of technology and aims with its cars, all wrapped in a classically-styled package. For this month's 2010 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, Morgan is turning its...

  • 2011 Bentley Mulsanne
    2010 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance: Facts and Figures

    It's almost time for the most prestigious classic-car event in America. This weekend, High Gear Media will be covering the 2010 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance from stem to stern--with some driving time with a pair of exotics, a side trip through The Quail's impromptu collection of singular...

  • Honda S600

    Indeed, last week's Guess the Car featured the fantastic Honda S600. That has to be one of my favorite Hondas of all time, and getting to see one in person at the Ault Park Concours d'Elegance was a real treat. If you have no idea what the Honda S600 is, go out and learn a bit about it. It is in essence the grandfather of the S2000, and shares a similar redline.  Alright, I think I have been going a little easy on some of these posts. All you college kids are acting like you've actually learned a thing or two at school, so I am going to do a little twist on things this week.  First off, no...

  • Mercedes-Benz at the 2010 Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance
    Automotive Lifestyle: Concours d'Elegance

    Being a car nut is a pretty entertaining way to live one's life. The internet has masses of information for petrol heads to dig through, and there are hours and hours of YouTube videos to watch that range from turbocharged Smart cars, to the latest antics aired on Top Gear. Still, none of those...

  • 1936 Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic
    1936 Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic Sells For Record $30+ Million

    Bugatti has set a new world record for a car sold at auction with a 1936 Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic fetching more than $30 million this past weekend at a Gooding & Company auction. Formerly the coveted pillar of the world renowned Williamson Bugatti Collection, the Atlantic was the 2003 Pebble...

  • California Mille 2010
    California Mille 2010 In Downtown San Francisco

    Last weekend marked the beginning of the 20th anniversary of the California Mille, a 1,000 mile driving and social event for pre-1958 cars throughout Northern California. In the tradition of the Mille Miglia in Italy, it is more than just classics being driven around--did I mention there was a...

  • AC Cobra MkIV Roadster
    America’s Iconic Motors Boosts AC Cobra To 800 Horsepower

    One of Britain’s oldest car companies AC Cars recently announced plans for a new iteration of its classic Cobra roadster, with new car unveiled for the first time back at April’s Top Marques Monaco. The new MkVI recreation of the original AC Cobra has been designed from the ground up and will...

  • 2011 Bentley Mulsanne
    It's a Wrap: 2009 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance

    The 2009 Pebble Beach Concours may be history -- but that's par for the course for the car show held each year in August at the Lodge at Pebble Beach. Every year, Pebble Beach is about history, and the classic cars that defined their generations. This year, a 1937 Horch 853 took home top honors as...

  • bugatti veyron grand sport napa valley 011

    Few cars carry as much prominence as the Bugatti Veyron, famous for its ultra-high price tag, striking looks and other-worldly speeds, but there will always be demanding customers wanting more. For them, Bugatti is offering an even more exclusive ‘roofless’ version labeled the Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport, which recently entered production at the company’s high-tech assembly facility in Molsheim, France. To mark the production start of the new model, which will be limited to 150 units, Bugatti hosted a special day for enlisted buyers to test drive some pre-production versions at...

  • Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport debuts at Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance
    Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport debuts at Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance

    The first build slot for the Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport sold at the Pebble Beach auction for $2.9 million. Follow the jump to watch a video of the event. Few cars carry as much interest as the Bugatti Veyron, famous for its ultra-high price tag, striking looks and other-worldly speeds. Now, an even...

  • Spyker C8 Aileron makes U.S. debut at Pebble Beach
    Spyker C8 Aileron makes U.S. debut at Pebble Beach

    Update: The 2008 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance is soon to be underway, and one of the cars on show is Spyker's upcoming C8 Aileron, which is making a public appearance shortly before going into production. The occasion marks the North American debut of the Spyker C8 Aileron. Featured prominently...

  • 800HP Iconic GTR Roadster
    800HP Iconic GTR Roadster

    America’s Iconic Motors claims to have built a new roadster weighs just 2,200 pounds and has eight tenths the torsional rigidity of a typical F1 car. The new roadster is the Iconic GTR, which made its official debut at last weekend’s Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance and is now set to...

  • Callaway C16 Speedster to debut at 2007 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance
    Callaway C16 Speedster to debut at 2007 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance

    Corvette specialist Callaway is set to unveil its latest C16 Speedster flagship at next month’s Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, the third model in the C16 lineup joining the coupe and cabrio. The unique roadster features a 700hp supercharged 6.2L V8 engine, and a chopped roof with only a...

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