Autos: Auto Shows

Purple Swag: McLaren MSO Crafts Stunning Fuchsia 720S

Wednesday  21:41,   23 august 2017
Car and Driver

<p>No Monterey Car Week is complete without the attendance of supercar makers like McLaren showing off their latest lineup of wares.</p>The client is none other than self-starter Michael Fux, an entrepreneur who made a whole lot of money in[...]

BMW Concept 8 Struts Across the Pebble Beach Lawn at U.S. Debut

Wednesday  16:06,   23 august 2017

<p>The U.S. first date with BMW’s future coupe</p>Aside from the new surroundings, this is the same Concept 8 we were agape over at this year's Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este, where the car made its official worldwide debut. Essentially,[...]

Restored 1954 Jaguar XK120 SE Debuts at Pebble Beach

Tuesday  17:51,   22 august 2017
Motor Trend

<p>Pininfarina-bodied one-off looks minty fresh once again</p>The stunning Jaguar was unveiled in California at the 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance over the[...]

Pucker Up: The 2017 Concours d’Lemons

Monday  21:06,   21 august 2017

The worst car show on earth.&nbsp;Smack in the middle of the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, the most prestigious car show in the world, is the Concours d'Lemons—the worst car show on earth. At this event of miscreants, bribery is all part of[...]

First Bugatti Chiron in U.S. Delivered at Pebble Beach

Monday  17:30,   21 august 2017
Motor Trend

<p>Yellow hypercar brightens up Monterey</p>The first Chiron in the U.S. sports a yellow and Nocturne black paint scheme, and gets a set of "Classique" wheels. Inside, the full leather interior gets a matching black and yellow theme, with[...]

1929 Mercedes-Benz Wins Top Honors at 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

Monday  15:56,   21 august 2017
Car and Driver

1929 Mercedes-Benz Wins Top Honors at 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance A 1929 Mercedes-Benz S Barker Tourer has won one of the highest awards in the classic-car world, the 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance Best of Show trophy.Owned by[...]

Nine Unique Cars From the 2017 Quail Motorsports Gathering

Monday  05:07,   21 august 2017

<p>Our picks from the famous Monterey Car Week show</p>Bud Bourassa's Devin[...]

First McLaren F1 in the U.S. Sells for $15.62 Million

Sunday  16:15,   20 august 2017

<p>That makes it the most expensive McLaren ever sold.</p>The one that just sold is Chassis 044 and it’s one of seven F1s that have been converted and federalized for legal street use in the US. The conversion bits have since been removed, but [...]

Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet First Look

Saturday  17:01,   19 august 2017
Motor Trend

<p>Last year's 19-foot coupe concept loses its roof</p>In cabriolet form, the Vision 6 is still impossibly long, wide, and low. Only now, the peasants can get a better look at who's driving. Instead of last year's red, it's been painted[...]

Refreshing or Revolting: BMW Concept Z4 vs BMW Concept 8 Series

Saturday  16:51,   19 august 2017
Motor Trend

<p>Which two-door BMW concept wore it beter?</p>The new Z4 (not the Z5 like we originally thought) will take over for the recently discontinued roadster of the same name. We yet don't knowhow much power it will make, but BMW promises it will[...]

McLaren Debuts Fuchsia MSO 720S

Saturday  00:06,   19 august 2017

<p>Woking dips into Wild Berry Skittles colors</p>The color was created for Michael Fux, a U.S.-based entrepreneur, philanthropist, and all around car guy. He commissioned the car through McLaren's MSO division and the paint is based on a[...]

McLaren built a very purple 720S for a very particular customer

Friday  23:36,   18 august 2017

Parts of his collection feature some interesting color combinations.McLaren used the Pebble Beach Concours to show off its latest bespoke creation, a fuschia-on-white McLaren 720S. The car was built for Michael Fux, an American CEO and huge car guy. [...]

Watch the Only Koenigsegg Regera in America Head to Pebble Beach

Friday  23:36,   18 august 2017

<p>Christian von Koenigsegg is also reported to be milling about at the Koenigsegg rally.</p>YouTuber Cali Autos recorded a video of a slew of supercars in Malibu on Thursday, all preparing to head up to Pebble Beach for Monterey Car Week. The [...]

Acura ARX-05 DPi Race Car Arrives at The Quail

Friday  22:36,   18 august 2017

<p>Latest manufacturer to join U.S. prototype racing unveils its new race car in an unusual location</p>"Remember when we were here in Monterey two years ago?" Acura vice president and general manager John Ikeda asked Automobile at an[...]

10 Things to Know about Infiniti’s Amazing Prototype 9 Retro Racer

Friday  21:37,   18 august 2017
Car and Driver

10 Things to Know about Infiniti’s Amazing Prototype 9 Retro Racer1. It started with a text. “There was no memo,” explained Albaisa. “Amelia Island was coming up, and Allyson Witherspoon [former Infiniti Americas marketing director] was like, ‘Why[...]