Bizzarrini Macchinetta. Photos from the archives of Tom Fischer, courtesy of the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Before Giotto Bizzarrini designed the cars that would bear his name, or the V-12 engine that would fill Lamborghini’s engine bays (in several forms) from 1963 to 2010, or the legendary Ferrari 250 GTO, he was a mechanical engineering […]
The first ever Shelby Cobra may set a record for the most expensive American car sold at auction.The car is going on the block at the Pebble Beach Concours de'Elegance in Monterey, California next month. RM Sotheby's is calling the car...Show More Summary
The 2015 Hemmings Motor News Concours d’Elegance. Photo by author. The Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance and the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance are, without a doubt, the most impressive high-end automotive gatherings in North America. Our own Hemmings Motor News Concours d’Elegance, though held on a smaller scale, continues to receive rave reviews from exhibitors and […]
Looking like something Marvin the Martian would drive, this 1960 Abarth 1000 Bialbero speed record car will cross the auction block at the prestigious Pebble Beach Concours de'Elegance in August. Gooding & Co, the auction house, is not...Show More Summary
In 2012, Bentley showcased a teaser of a Mulsanne-based convertible at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, getting everyone excited about a successor to the stately and elegant Azure. Originally slated for low-volume production, the drop-top was cancelled a year later, when Wolfgang Durheimer was replaced by Wolfgang Schreiber as Bentley CEO. Show More Summary
Eight years ago Gordon McCall started the Quail Motorcycle Gathering, an upscale biker event meant to mimic the automotive-themed Quail Motorsports Gathering that accompanies the annual Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. That was 2008, when the economy tanked, the bottom fell out of the motorcycle...
RM's Sotheby's will sell a collection of sublime Ford and Shelby race cars at the auction house's Monterey, California sale at the prestigious Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance this August. The cars, from the personal collection of dealership...Show More Summary
Have you ever wanted to have your lobster and champagne while sitting feet from your favorite bit of precious metal? You might be able to pull off that feat at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, but that only happens once a year. Now, you can get your culinary and classic machine fix every weekend if you head over to the new Miami SuperCar...
One of Ford's most iconic GT40 racecars is undergoing a comprehensive restoration in time for the 2016 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. Continue reading Le Mans-winning Ford GT40 restoration is exhaustive, obsessive Le Mans-winning Ford GT40 restoration is exhaustive, obsessive originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 30 Mar 2016 19:30:00 EST. Show More Summary
Studebaker Indy car at Mt. Washington Hillclimb. Photo by the author. Officially, nobody ever called it by such a derisive term. The cars built under its stipulations never won a race. Its reign only lasted half a dozen years. But the so-called “junk formula” that the Indianapolis Motor Speedway implemented during the 1930s brought with […]
The Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance has been running since 1950, and for years, auto enthusiasts in Florida had been begging for a classic car show. In 1996, Bill Warner – a photographer, car collector, and writer for Road & Track – founded the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance. Show More Summary
Officially launched in the U.S. in August of 2014, the BMW i8 has been met with huge enthusiasm, selling nearly 3,000 units as of December 2015. The hybrid sports car met its first customers at the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance,...Show More Summary
BMW dealership in Berlin, 1929. Photos courtesy BMW AG. Founded on March 7, 1916, airplane manufacturer Bayerische Fleugzeug-Werke AG would go on to become Bayerische Motoren Werke (BMW), adopting the spinning propeller logo now known the world over in 1917. Regardless of the company’s name or logo, March 1916 is still observed as the birth […]
Situated between the Pebble Beach and Amelia Island car shows in the annual automobile-events calendar, the Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d’Elegance—now in its 14th year—brings vintage cars, boats, planes, and motorcycles...Show More Summary
Teased at this year’s Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in a menacing matte black with neon-orange accents, the BMW M4 GTS is officially coming to the United States as a street-legal road car. The German marque announced yesterday that only 700 of the special-edition M4s will be made, 300 of which will be allocated for the United States. Show More Summary
The latest brainchild from BMW's performance M Division was developed with the racetrack in mind but will be completely street-legal. The BMW Concept M4 GTS was unveiled earlier this month at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. "While...Show More Summary
For an episode of Jay Leno's Garage that's nearly an hour long, Jay takes a tour of the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. He interviews some top automotive designers in the industry on the Concept Car Lawn. Continue reading Jay Leno recaps Pebble Beach Jay Leno recaps Pebble Beach originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 30 Sep 2015 12:31:00 EST. Show More Summary
Dawn Patrol at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance is an experience every automotive devotee has on their bucket list. The scene is set with... The post An Inside Look At Dawn Patrol at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance appeared first on Classic Nation.
Even if you couldn’t be at this year’s Monterey Car Week and Pebble Beach Concours d’ Elegance California, you can still raise a glass in their honor with these two unique craft cocktail recipes that were served for the first time at... via JustLuxe.com
It takes a lot of confidence to introduce new vehicles at The Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance—the prestigious anchor to the annual Monterey Car Week in Northern California—so hats off to the gutsy perfectionists at Lexus for unveilin... via JustLuxe.com