Tatra, the old Eastern European automaker best known for its innovative designs and rear-engined vehicles, will get the recognition it deserves this year with an official display at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. While modern-day Tatra produces only heavy goods vehicles, its classic vehicles are often considered under-appreciated. The...
Packard Panther at Pebble Beach 2011. Photo by Mike McNessor. Not often does one car collector get an entire concours class all to himself, but the organizers of this year’s Amelia Island Concours made an exception for Packard collector Ralph Marano – not because he paid them off, but because he’s put together a unique […]
If you missed the inaugural Pebble, er, Cobble Beach Concours d'Elegance held mid-September near Ontario, Canada's Georgian Bay, don't worry—we've got all the Cobble Beach car pr0n you could ask for. For a first-time event, it felt extremely well put-together (though I can't really compare it to other concours, since it was sort of my first). Show More Summary
Posted on 09.23.2013 16:00 by Kirby Garlitos When Bentley introduced the Mulsanne Vision Concept at the 2012 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, it did so believing that the car would garner significant attention that would inevitably lead to the company green-lighting a production version sooner than later. Show More Summary
Using the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance as a backdrop, General Motors’ luxury division unveiled a new concept coupe that foreshadows an all-new rear-drive flagship line that could appear within two years. The Cadillac Elmiraj is a hardtop coupe powered by a 500 hp twin-turbo 4.5-liter V-8 driving the rear wheels. Show More Summary
1955 Lincoln Indianapolis Boano Coupe. Photos by Michael Furmanm courtesy of RM Auctions. While every car on display at this year’s Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance was exquisite in its own right, few stood out like a beacon in the night quite as much as the 1955 Lincoln Indianapolis Boano Coupe. After taking the Lincoln Trophy […]
Bugatti has just unveiled its second Bugatti Legends car ahead of the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show. Like the car it displayed at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, the Frankfurt car is based on the 1200-horsepower Grand Sport Vitesse, and honors one of the great figures from Bugatti's history - Jean Bugatti. Yes, that's a famous last name. Show More Summary
In addition to showcasing about 200 of the world’s most coveted collector cars and motorcycles, this August’s Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance also offered a sneak peak at the new Bentley Home Collection from Bentley Motors. The venerable...Show More Summary
Typically, high-end auctions cluster around established concours d’elegance events. Take, for instance, Pebble Beach, or Amelia Island or the several other concours-auction combo weekends on the automotive calendar. Rarely do established...Show More Summary
Just because he's a famous celebrity doesn't mean Jay Leno got to take it easy at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance earlier this month. Having already spent some time with the gorgeous Cadillac Elmiraj Concept and Ed Welburn for a...Show More Summary
The best part of Pebble Beach is not the Concours. It's the day-long tribute to historic racing at Laguna Seca the day before. Here our friends at Where They Race capture the uninterrupted sound of 100 years of races diving around that twisty piece of nirvana. Read more...
Check out the best machine porn of this week…. 1. 1966 Union Pacific Snowplow Locomotive [1024x768] [OC] 2. Land Rover cut a brand new Range Rover in two… No really, this was not originally built for display. Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance 2013. [OC] [2048 x 1360] 3. Eurocopter EC135 Air Ambulance [1024x680] 4. Hyster H550-700 carrying Space Shuttle Main […]
The weeklong festivities that take place in Monterey, CA for the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance draw in some of the finest cars from around the world. Unfortunately, these events also seem to be drawing in some opportunistic lowlifes looking to score to some high-dollar hardware the easy way. Show More Summary
This year's Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance saw 260 distinguished collectible autos gather on the 18th fairway of the famous links to celebrate the 63rd anniversary of the event. Nestled amongst this mouth-watering automotive arrayShow More Summary
Automotive buffs will have a new destination this fall, when Canada’s first top-level concours d’elegance makes its debut. Held on September 14 at the Cobble Beach Golf Resort Community in Kemble, Ontario, the inaugural Cobble BeachShow More Summary
I'm a fan of pretty much any Lemons-related event, and the Concours d'Lemons that's held as a much-needed counterpoint to the late-Bugatti valve-stem-cap-orginality-debaters over at Pebble Beach is a great show. After a morning of looking at cars with vastly better earning potential than you, this gathering is a much-needed reality hoagie. Read more...
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Little-known Moroccan sports car maker Laraki has rolled out its 1305kW Epitome concept at the annual Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. The Laraki Epitome, a $2-million rebodied C6 Corvette, flaunts a heavily sculpted carbonfibre skin with a near-endless amount of slashes and curves. Show More Summary
Pebble Beach-winning 1929 Duesenberg Model J Murphy roadster. Photo courtesy Artcurial. In the comments to our recent post about the 1934 Packard 1108 Twelve Convertible Victoria that won this year’s Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, Scotty G. wanted to know how frequently American vehicles have won Best of Show at the world’s most prestigious concours. After […]
Indy Roadsters at Pebble Beach. Photos by Kurt Ernst. The Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance is most often associated with luxury and sports cars, bearing names like Packard, Duesenberg, Bugatti, Mercedes-Benz and Rolls-Royce, but the show also highlights other automobiles of significance, including historic racing cars. Show More Summary