The Quail

1949 Cisitalia 202 GT Gran Tourismo Sport Berlinetta, The Quail, 2017 Monterey Car Week

The Quail celebrates the postwar sports car, 1945-1960

Monterey Car Week draws everything from microcars to one-off coachbuilt classics of the 1920s and 1930s, all of them crowd-pleasers for the thousands of visitors swarming tasteful venues centered on Pebble Beach. But it was sports cars that lured two generations of drivers into the appeal of exotic... read more

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Bizzarini, The Quail 2012

2012 Pebble Beach: The Quail 2012

The Land Rover school's still plugging away, and the golf course still swings. But the Quail Lodge itself is closed for business--a victim of a decade of losses that don't... read more August 19, 2012 by

Lamborghini Urus concept, 2012 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

Lamborghini Urus Concept Makes Its First Pass At America

Still fresh from its world debut at the 2012 Beijing Auto Show this spring, Lamborghini’s Urus SUV concept made a first pass at a slew of likely American buyers this... read more August 18, 2012 by

The Mullin Museum's coupe body for Bugatti chassis 64002 - image: The Mullin Museum

Mullin Automotive Museum To Unveil 1939 Bugatti Type 64 Coupe At The Quail

Automotive designer Jean Bugatti was the man behind the styling of such classic Bugatti automobiles as the Type 41 Royale and the Type 57. Despite his artistic gift, Bugatti... read more August 8, 2012 by

Jaguar E-Type 50th anniversary, The Quail

Jaguar E-Type Celebrates 50 Years: The Quail 2011

After fifty years on the road, a decade off duty and with a permanent place secured in the Museum of Modern Art in New York, what's left for the venerable Jaguar E-Type?... read more August 19, 2011 by

Bugatti Veyron L'Or Blanc

Bugatti Veyron L'Or Blanc Goes Pop Art: The Quail 2011

We've told you about Bugatti's Veyron L'Or Blanc, maybe the first supercar to elevate porcelain to the pantheon of supercar cues, right up there next to digital gauges and... read more August 19, 2011 by

The Quail 2010: Odds and Ends Gallery, part two

Quail 2010: Odds And Ends Gallery, Part Two

Who needs a reason to look at photos of collectible, unique, rare, or storied racing and sports cars? We sure don't. So we won't give you one this time around. If you've... read more August 14, 2010 by

The Quail 2010: Odds and Ends Gallery, part one

Quail 2010: Odds And Ends Gallery, Part One

There are so many cars, so many objects of lust and art packed into California's central coast this weekend that it's simply too much to cover it all in detail. But ogling... read more August 14, 2010 by

The Quail 2010

Quail 2010: One For The History Books

Call it a wrap - yesterday's motorsports gathering, The Quail 2010, is over, and with this post, MotorAuthority is switching gears to tomorrow's Pebble Beach Concours. Our... read more August 14, 2010 by

Quail 2010: Shelby Mustang Mania

Quail 2010: Shelby Mustang Mania

  With a frail Carroll Shelby at the helm, The Quail 2010 paid homage to some of the greatest Mustangs in history on Friday. And if you've never seen a 'Stang older than the... read more August 14, 2010 by

Quail 2010: Shelby Cobra Corral

Quail 2010: Shelby Cobra Corral

  While The Quail 2010 celebrated 45 years of Carroll Shelby's Mustangs in a prime collection of GT500s, GT350s, KR convertibles and one bare-metal shell of an ur-Shelby... read more August 14, 2010 by

1936 Delahaye 135s Competition

Quail 2010: Three More Bugattis--And A Delahaye

Bugatti. The very name spells vintage luxury--or, if you're more modern-minded, outright speed and power. Though with its current German parentage, the Bugatti of today bears... read more August 13, 2010 by

Quail 2010: And Now, A Ferrari Limo

Quail 2010: Ferrari Limo Is 'What Not To Roll'

After you drown in high-cholesterol classics from Bugatti, Packard, Allard and Shelby all day at The Quail 2010, it's easy to overlook some of the simply amazing cars in the... read more August 13, 2010 by

1952 Allard J2X

Quail 2010: Vintage Racecars

Whether it's the technology of yore or the aesthetics of the true masters of design, there's something for every automotive aficionado to love in a good vintage race car. The... read more August 13, 2010 by

2015 Nissan GT-R LM NISMO LMP1 race car

Quail 2010: 1950s Racing Stunners

  This year's Quail motorsports gathering underscored the "motorsports" half of the equation, with a display of rare race cars that avoided the destruction you might expect... read more August 13, 2010 by

Quail 2010: VSR Concept Sports Rod

Quail 2010: VSR Concept is a Cadillac Hot Rod

  It's rare to see a new concept car at a megawatt event like The Quail, without an official manufacturer badge on its flanks. But the VSR Concept Sports Rod is no ordinary... read more August 13, 2010 by


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