Archive for the ‘monterey’ Tag

Stuttgart in the Middle: Driving Porsche’s 918 Spyder, Cayman and Boxster GTS at Laguna Seca

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 11:58 | News | 0 Comment

The thing was impossible to parse in two quick laps. And the story’s been told and retold by practically every journalist who has driven the cerebrum-denting 918 Spyder. “There I was at [famous racetrack], chasing a very experienced racing driver caning a 911 Turbo S. And dude couldn’t shake me!” Porsche had invited us out […]

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Top 10 Race Cars at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 2:19 | Features, Tech | 0 Comment

Car-Spotting at The Historics, 2014 Read more from source:“motortrend.com” Incoming search terms:top 10 racing cars, top ten race cars, lotus race car, top race cars, top 10 race car, top racing cars, worlds top 10 race car, Racing top cars pics, racing top 10 cars hd image, Pictures of race cars

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Sette Preferiti: 7 Fascinating Cars—Including an Alfa Jeep!—from the 2014 Concorso Italiano

Wednesday, 20 August 2014, 10:55 | News | 0 Comment

This year, the Pebble Beach weekend‘s traditional Friday celebration of Italian cars moved both its date (to Saturday) and its location (to the Bayonet Black Horse Golf Course in Seaside). Many people, including your author, predicted disaster, mainly because large crowds usually flock on Saturday to nearby Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for ...

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The most expensive cars ever: Ferrari sells for $38m

Wednesday, 20 August 2014, 4:07 | News | 0 Comment

A 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO Berlinetta sold overnight for a record $38,115,000 (£22,528,626) at the prestigious Bonhams Quail Lodge Auction held during Monterey Car Week. At a stroke, the Ferrari has become the most valuable car in the world, overtaking… Read more from source:“carmagazine” Incoming search terms:the most expensive ...

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How Jay Leno, Dubya, and a ’57 Buick Wagon Became the Best Pebble Beach Story of All

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 16:46 | News | 0 Comment

In the spending orgy that Pebble Beach week has seemingly become, I witnessed something special last night that will probably get lost in all the talk of $38-million Ferrari GTOs. There was a 1957 Buick Caballero Estate Wagon on offer at Gooding that carried a pre-auction estimate of $100,000–$125,000. For those of you not familiar […]

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The Sound and the Fury: Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion [Mega-Gallery]

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 9:34 | News | 0 Comment

Monterey, California, in mid-August teems with hot cars. Pebble Beach weekend creates a gravitational pull that draws out the rarest, most expensive, and most beautiful cars in such great quantities that you’ll momentarily forget just how rare, expensive, and uncommonly beautiful these cars are. They gather en masse at events like the Pebble ...

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The Sound and the Fury: Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion Mega-Gallery

Monday, 18 August 2014, 19:10 | News | 0 Comment

Monterey, California, in mid-August teems with hot cars. Pebble Beach weekend creates a gravitational pull that draws out the rarest, most expensive, and most beautiful cars in such great quantities that you’ll momentarily forget just how rare, expensive, and uncommonly beautiful these cars are. They gather en masse at events like the ...

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Top 10 Most Expensive Cars Sold at Pebble Beach: Ferrari, Ferrari, Ferrari . . . (and a Ford!)

Monday, 18 August 2014, 17:49 | News | 0 Comment

Ferraris are the most desirable cars ever. At least, that’s the conclusion one could make based on the results of the vintage-car auctions at Monterey Car Week. Nine out of ten of the richest sales originally came from Enzo’s factory. Heck, the reddest brand even scored—with a superb 1954 Ferrari 375MM Scaglietti coupe—its first-ever ...

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The best bits of Monterey Car Week 2014: a Pebble Beach photo gallery

Monday, 18 August 2014, 13:31 | News | 0 Comment

CAR’s Ben Oliver is just back from the races, auctions and shows of Monterey Car Week, culminating in the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Here’s his completely unrepresentative photo-diary: as you’ll see, he got most excited by the oddball Concours de… Read more from source:“carmagazine”

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2014 Woodward Dream Cruise: The Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance’s All-American Foil [w/Mega-Gallery!]

Monday, 18 August 2014, 10:55 | News | 0 Comment

While the automotive elite were gathered on California’s Monterey Peninsula for a week of festivities collectively referred to as Pebble Beach, the hoi polloi of the car world converged on Detroit for the 20th annual Woodward Dream Cruise. Four lanes wide (each way) and with turnarounds strategically placed at quarter-mile ...

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