At last year's Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, McLaren showed the P1 GTR design concept, previewing its most powerful, exclusive model to date. After intensive testing and fine-tuning, McLaren is nearly ready to introduce the production version, announcing plans to do so at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show in March. Show More Summary
California startup Renovo Motors showed off the ageless Shelby body and electric powertrain of its Renovo Coupe at last year's Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, but it waited until this year's CES to open up the doors to the car's high-tech interior. Show More Summary
Fifteen-year-old show coverage? Sure, why not, especially when it’s Richard Lentinello’s look (in SIA #199, February 2004) at the 2003 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance – specifically of the special classes the concours put together that year to celebrate Ford’s centennial, including pre-war coachbuilt Fords, GT40s, and woodies. Show More Summary
McLaren’s track-special P1 GTR has been revealed further, with deliveries set to begin next year. First teased in June and then unveiled in concept form at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, the P1 GTR has now progressed to the production-ready stage. Show More Summary
At this year’s Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, the Southern California performance-car manufacturer Saleen unveiled its first all-electric model, the Saleen Foursixteen. Known for building versions of U.S. muscle cars, such as theShow More Summary
The last-ever-built Jensen Interceptor belonged, until recently, to the late Kjelle Qvale. Yes, that Kjelle Qvale, the man who co-founded the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance; helped develop "the corkscrew" at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca; and "married the US to sports cars" by importing and selling over a million Aston Martins, Rolls-Royces, and Austin-Healeys. Read more...
The all-new Midual Type 1 is much more than the sum of its mechanical parts. While it was officially unveiled on the concept lawn at the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, the motorcycle (from $200,000) has been nearly two decades in the making. Show More Summary
McLaren revealed one of its latest race cars earlier this year ahead of the Pebble Beach Concours. Now the automaker has stated that the 650S Sprint is ready to hit the track. Want to see it? You'll need to get out to Donnington Park in the UK to catch the GT Cup race. The 650S Sprint is based on the road-going 650S, but the dial has obviously...
GAS2. When Saleen announced earlier this year that it was working on a tuned version of the Tesla Model S, nobody was sure what to expect. The Saleen FourSixteen was officially unveiled at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance last month,...Show More Summary
Back in 2012, Bentley presented a convertible version of its Mulsanne flagship sedan at a private event held during the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Bentley’s CEO at the time, Wolfgang Dürheimer, was later transferred to Audi and nothing further was said of the Mulsanne convertible. Dürheimer was recently reappointed...
During the concept lawn show at Pebble Beach’s Concours d’Elegance a few weeks back, Mercedes-Benz’ Gran Turismo inspired AMG VGT literally stole the show. But while that PlayStation concept enjoyed its 15 minutes of fame down by the...Show More Summary
Here's chef Thomas Keller (The French Laundry, Per Se) geeking out over the new BMW i8 (which he gets to "drive home") at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. The hybrid car (which also features gull-wing doors) is apparently very....
Here's some of what we know about the second annual Cobble Beach Concours d'Elegance coming to Owen Sound, Ontario this September: the 100-car field will be all-new and, from the sounds of it, even better than last year; they're offering...Show More Summary
Since 1950, automobile aficionados have flocked to Pebble Beach to celebrate the world's rarest and most collectible cars. This weekend’s 2014 show saw not only the gathering of Tatras and rare Ferrari Testarossas but also the latest in concept and production cars. Show More Summary
For the first time in recent history, a post-War car has won the coveted ‘Best of Show’ at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. It was also the first time in the 64-year history of the event that a Ferrari was named ‘Best In Show.’ The winning Ferrari 375 MM Scaglietti belongs to collector former Microsoft...Read More
BMW celebrated the US launch of its all-new i8 plug-in sports car in style this past weekend. With the help of Jay Leno, the German automaker auctioned off a one-of-a-kind i8 at the Concours d'Elegance in Pebble Beach. When all was said...Show More Summary
Celebrating the six Bugatti Veyron Legends Edition cars, French automaker has unveiled at Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance this weekend a special lifestyle collection. Called the “Les Le´gendes de Bugatti” the line features six outfits for men and women mirroring the theme of each Bugatti Legend. Show More Summary
Ahh, the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance: America's finest annual automotive event held under a constant stream of light mist. Oh, sure, I know the Amelia Island Concours is an excellent event with wonderful vehicles. But nothing can quite top Pebble Beach if you're discussing, for instance, overall umbrella usage. Read more...
The newest race car from Lamborghini, based on its new Huracán road-going super sports car, made its debut last week during The Quail’s festivities leading up to the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Here, we get to hear the uncorked race engine as the car gently departs its display. Sporting the same 5.2-liters of displacement...
For the Autoblog staff, we're in the honeymoon phase following the Monterey car week and Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. In terms of big, huge, labor-intensive events on the horizon, we're free until the beginning of October, when we'll ship off to Paris for its annual motor show. Show More Summary