Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

Pebble Beach to host Tuckers for the first time

Pebble Beach Week 8/21-8/26, 2018 By Ken Gross & Noah Thanos A rear-mounted flat six engine, with rear-wheel-drive—most people would say this describes the layout of a popular German sports car, but they’d be forgetting the Tucker. The Tucker 48 was the short-lived dream of Preston Tucker, a 1940s visionary who...

Duesenberg Dreams

Spotlight on cars of the 68th Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance – August 26, 2018   In 1947, a Duesenberg was often the car of dreams. For then-10-year-old Roger P. Willbanks that was certainly true. “It was definitely an over-the-top car for its day, especially in terms of its performance,” explains Roger. “The mechanics—the...

Travel to Pebble Beach with the AACA Museum, Inc.

  The AACA Museum invites you to travel with them to California August 20 to 27, 2018 and enjoy touring intriguing destinations, along with some exclusive automotive related experiences!  The Tucker #1026 from the Cammack Tucker collection at the AACA Museum, Inc. has been invited to Pebble Beach this year. In addition to...

The Indianapolis Revolution at Pebble Beach August 26

Front-engine Roadsters and Rear-engine Racecars to Compete at the 2018 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance    PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — It was the early 1960s. It was a time of change. And at the Brickyard—more formally the Indianapolis Motor Speedway—an outright revolution was underway. The composition of a racecar was being totally re-envisioned,...

Mille Miglia-raced 1956 Maserati A6G/200 Zagato Berlinetta at RM Sotheby’s Monterey Sale

  BLENHEIM, Ontario – RM Sotheby’s has added another exceptionally rare automobile to its annual flagship Monterey sale – a 1956 Maserati A6G/2000 Zagato Berlinetta, chassis no. 2124. The Maserati is one of just 21 A6G/2000 examples custom-bodied in lightweight alloy by instantly recognizable coachbuilder, Zagato, using aircraft streamlining, and purpose-built for...

Auction Recap: Gooding & Company Pebble Beach Auction

MONTEREY, Calif. _ Gooding & Company realized more than $91.5 million at the annual Pebble Beach Auctions, August 18-19. New owners were found for 110 of 135 lots, an 81% sales rate, with an average price of $832,670 per car. Twenty-two lots sold at or above the $1 million mark. The star...

1929 Mercedes-Benz wins Best of Show at Pebble Beach

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif.  — The Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance took place August 20 on the 18th hole of the Pebble Beach golf course. Just a week prior, Bruce R. McCaw’s 1929 Mercedes-Benz S Barker tourer emerged from the restoration shop of Steve Babinsky in Lebanon, N.J. The car was finished in time...

One rare Jaguar!

1954 Jaguar XK120 SE by Pininfarina to be unveiled at the 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance For the last two years thirteen staff members at Classic Motor Cars (CMC) have been working on a top secret project, the restoration of a one-off Pininfarina bodied Jaguar XK120 SE which is to be...

Pebble Beach Tour d’Elegance celebrates 20th year

The beloved driving event returns to scenic Big Sur on Thursday, August 17 PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. —The 20th Pebble Beach Tour d’Elegance returns to its traditional route tracing Highway 1 to Big Sur, allowing spectators, entrants and judges to enjoy these cars in motion and at speed—the way they were designed to be. Sean...

Pebble Beach to be adorned with Isotta Fraschinis

  PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. _ From an unlikely partnership between lawyer Cesare Isotta and car enthusiasts Vincenzo, Antonio and Oreste Fraschini came Italy’s most opulent automobile brand: Isotta Fraschini (Ee-So-ta fra-Skee-nee). A wide range of Isottas, from the very first to the last cars built, will be showcased in three full...