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  • Acura Precision concept, 2016 Detroit Auto Show

    Acura's well-received Precision concept from 2016 has already influenced the design of several models in the Japanese brand's lineup, most notably the 2019 RDX. Soon, though, we could see a model actually based on the concept. Car and Driver reported Thursday that Acura is working on a flagship sedan with a fastback body, and that a preview will come at August's 2019 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance in the form of a “production-ready” concept. Acura already has a flagship sedan in the form of the RLX, but the car sold less than 2,000 units in 2018 in the United States so perhaps...

  • Gunther Werks carbon-fiber Porsche 993 911 body
    Californian firm offers carbon fiber Porsche 911 bodies

    Enthusiasts and fans herald the 993-generation Porsche 911, but California-based Gunther Werks seeks to perfect what is widely viewed as the zenith of the 911 range. The company unveiled its carbon-fiber 993 body at The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering on Saturday during the 2018 Monterey Car Week...

  • Pagani Huayra Roadster Gyrfalcon
    Pagani Huayra Roadster Gyrfalcon takes flight at Pebble Beach

    Pebble Beach played host to oodles of new-car and concept-car reveals, and Pagani was among them. The Italian supercar maker used The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering on Saturday to celebrate the opening of its new showroom in Beverly Hill and to unveil the latest of its Huayra Roadster line: the...

  • 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO bearing chassis No. 3413 - Image via RM Sotheby's
    Meet the top 10 most expensive cars sold during 2018 Monterey Car Week

    The 2018 Monterey Car Week saw thousands of cars cross the block at various auctions, but a handful of vehicles rose to the top with eye-watering prices. What cars did the seven- and eight-figure (!) sale prices buy? Below are the top 10 most expensive cars sold at auction leading up to Sunday's...

  • 1937 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B Touring Berlinetta
    1937 Alfa Romeo 8C voted “Best of Show” at 2018 Pebble Beach Concours

    An Italian beauty with a body crafted by Touring and a twin-supercharged inline-8 sitting under its long hood took home the Best of Show honors on Sunday at the 2018 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. The car is the 1937 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B Touring Berlinetta owned by David and Ginny Sydorick of...

  • Salaff C2 - Image via Kimball Studios
    Salaff C2 coach-built supercar debuts in Monterey

    From the man who brought us 2007's stunning Mazda Furai concept comes a coach-built supercar called the Salaff C2. It made its debut Friday in Monterey, California and later presented on the concept lawn during Sunday's Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. Salaff was founded by American automotive...

  • Infiniti Prototype 10 concept - Image via Kimball Studios

    Infiniti will start switching over to an electrified lineup around 2021 when the first models based on a new modular platform are introduced. That date's a few years off but in the interim Infiniti is providing a glimpse into its future with concept cars. The Q Inspiration unveiled in January gave us a taste of what future Infinitis will look like, and at last week's Monterey Car Week a new concept called the Prototype 10 made its debut; it hints at what future Infinitis will perform like. In a nutshell, it's a speedster that signals Infiniti's vision of combining performance and...

  • Ferrari 488 Pista Spider - Image via Kimball Studios
    Ferrari 488 Pista drops its top at Pebble Beach Concours

    Ferrari surprised visitors to Sunday's Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance with the unveiling of the 488 Pista Spider. The car is the 50th convertible from the Prancing Horse, and one of the most powerful on the market today. It shares its mechanical package with the 488 Pista coupe unveiled in March...

  • SSC Tuatara - Image via Kimball Studios
    SSC Tuatara is America's 1,750-hp, all-carbon challenge to Bugatti, Koenigsegg

    It's time for the likes of Bugatti and Koenigsegg to step aside, as bespoke hypercar manufacturer SSC North America is ready to reclaim its previously held title of maker of the world's fastest cars with the long-awaited Tuatara. The homegrown hypercar was originally penned by Jason Castriota, a...

  • Mercedes' EQ Silver Arrow concept
    Mercedes' EQ Silver Arrow concept is an electric streamliner with 738 hp of grunt

    Prior to the onset of World War II, the grand prix racers of Mercedes-Benz and Auto Union (today Audi) were dominating race tracks all over Europe. The cars were referred to as the Silver Arrows, a name Mercedes-Benz still applies spiritually to its current Formula 1 cars, and one of the most...

  • Bugatti Divo
    Bugatti Divo bows with bespoke looks, focus on agility, $5.8M price

    Meet the latest member of the Bugatti family: the Divo. The French luxury and supercar maker unveiled its latest creation on Friday at The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering in Monterey, California. And the Divo isn't just about straight-line speed, but a nimble and track-focused experience. The Divo...

  • Hennessey Venom F5 7.6-liter twin-turbo V-8
    Hennessey Venom F5 breathes 1,600-plus-hp of fire from 7.6-liter twin-turbo V-8

    Almost a year on since Hennessey Performance Engineering first showed us its Venom F5 hypercar, the company has now locked in the first of the car's specs. Using the backdrop of Friday's The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering in Monterey, California, Hennessey confirmed the Venom F5 will come with a...

  • Lamborghini Aventador SVJ

    It's finally here. Lamborghini's Aventador SVJ, the current record holder for production cars at the Nürburgring, was unveiled Thursday night in Monterey, California. The covers came off during The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering, where Lamborghini confirmed all of the specs including a starting price of $517,770. The first deliveries are due in early 2019 and just 900 will be made for worldwide sale. The total includes 63 examples known as the SVJ 63 and featuring extra carbon fiber, with the number in the name marking Lamborghini's founding in 1963. The SVJ represents the highest state...

  • 2019 Acura NSX
    2019 Acura NSX: New color, new options, new tire

    It took Acura 15 years to bring back the NSX nameplate in 2017, but the Japanese automaker is giving the hybrid supercar an update after just two years. On Thursday Acura revealed the revised 2019 NSX at Monterey Car Week. It will take a keen eye to discern the 2019 NSX from earlier...

  • Jaguar E-Type Zero
    Jaguar's electric E-Type confirmed for production

    Due to popular demand, Jaguar announced Thursday that the electric E-Type Zero it showed as a concept a year ago will enter production. The cars won't be built from scratch but conversions of existing E-Types, with the work to be carried out by Jaguar Land Rover Classic. The announcement came ahead...

  • Lexus LC Inspiration Series concept
    Lexus previews next LC Inspiration Series model with Pebble Beach concept

    With concept car looks, strong performance, and impeccable build quality, the Lexus LC is one very special car. Still, Lexus has gone out of its way to dial up the wow factor with a series of special editions collectively known as the Inspiration Series. The first was unveiled last October wearing...

  • Lamborghini Aventador SVJ teaser
    Lamborghini Aventador SVJ first look

    Update: The Lamborghini Aventador SVJ has made its Monterey Car Week debut. You'll find all the details at this link. Lamborghini's Aventador SVJ is set for a reveal during this week's Monterey Car Week, which concludes Sunday with the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. However, our first complete...

  • McLaren 600LT by MSO
    MSO McLaren 600LT dashing to Pebble Beach in bespoke Stealth Gray

    McLaren Special Operations will bring its latest creation to the 2018 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance: a specially equipped McLaren 600LT finished in Stealth Gray. The supercar wears a host of upgrades developed by McLaren's official personalization department. They are grouped under the MSO...

  • 1924 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A Carrosserie Worblaufen

    Thousands may apply, but only 200 make their way to the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance's famed lawn on the Pebble Beach Golf Links. The event is known for displaying some of the most elegant and exclusive cars in the world, but what process must the cars endure to be accepted? The Concours detailed exactly how it selects vehicles in a video created after last year's event, and it's a great way to kick off this year's event. The process is actually pretty straightforward. A Selection Committee seeks out the best cars from a variety of classes, and it is always open to outside...

  • Teaser for Infiniti Prototype 10 concept debuting on August 23, 2018
    Infiniti Prototype 10 speedster concept takes shape in new teaser sketch

    Infiniti will start switching over to an electrified lineup around 2021 when the first models based on a new modular platform are introduced. That date's a few years off but in the interim Infiniti will provide a glimpse into its future with concept cars. The Q Inspiration unveiled in January gave...

  • Jay Leno drives a 1955 Ferrari 500 Mondial Series II
    1955 Ferrari 500 Mondial Series II visits Jay Leno's Garage before heading to Pebble Beach auction

    Rear Admiral Robert Phillips has owned his 1955 Ferrari 500 Mondial Series II for 58 years. That means he has owned a racing Ferrari longer than anyone. That's set to change as Admiral Phillips' car is heading to auction during Monterey Car Week. Before it gets there, the Admiral brought the car...

  • Teaser for SSC Tuatara debuting on August 24, 2018
    SSC Tuatara hypercar headed to Monterey in production form

    It's hard to believe it's been seven years since the Jason Castriota-designed SSC Tuatara concept was first shown to the world. During that time, SSC North America has been busy not only further developing the car but also securing funding as well as establishing new headquarters and modern...

  • Audi PB 18 e-tron electric supercar concept teaser
    Shocking: Audi to debut electric supercar concept at Pebble Beach

    Audi has something to show us at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance this year, and it's electric. Not just any electric car, but an electric supercar. The automaker teased what it calls the PB 18 e-tron on Monday and said the car houses a futuristic design for enthusiasts. We can also expect a...

  • Teaser for Bugatti Divo debuting on August 24
    Hardcore Bugatti Chiron-based Divo teased ahead of August 24 reveal

    In May we learned that Bugatti held a private preview showing of a new Chiron variant in Los Angeles, with one of the people claiming to have attended the preview describing the car as “controversial” and “pretty limited.” Bugatti on Tuesday finally confirmed the car as the...

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