​If You're Doing Pebble, Do It On A Bike

Pebble Beach and the festivities that make up Monterey Car Week have gotten totally out of hand. I'm counting over 50 different events, not including private shindigs and ultra-hyper-exclusive reveals. Add in tens of thousands of people, and it's impossible to get around – let alone park. Bike is the answer. » 8/19/14 7:26pm 8/19/14 7:26pm

Owls Head collector car auction is New England's answer to Pebble Beach

Every year on the third weekend in August a week of high end car shows and auctions on the Monterey Peninsula ends with the beyond upscale and world famous Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. On the opposite side of the country a decidedly less upscale collector car event has been held the same weekend in the small… » 8/28/11 5:00pm 8/28/11 5:00pm

Steve McQueen's Porsche brings $1.25 million at auction

We told you back in March the Slate Gray 1970 Porsche 911T that appeared in the opening scenes of Le Mans and was owned by the movie's iconic star would cross the block during auction week in Monterey this month. Back then RM's pre-sale estimate for the famous Porsche was between $950,000 and $1.3 million. » 8/27/11 2:00pm 8/27/11 2:00pm

Confused police pull over Pagani Huayra

The Pagani Huayra isn't technically legal to drive on city streets in the U.S., but one of the Italian exotics is here for show/testing purposes until it can get around our pesky airbag laws. This didn't stop a cadre of local California law enforcement from stopping the car while being driven by founder Horacio Pagani… » 8/24/11 2:00pm 8/24/11 2:00pm

The concept car that survived a civil war

In the greens of metal at the Pebble Beach Concours D'Elegance, one car leapt out at me; a strange red speedster with a Plymouth badge. I had no idea just how strange it was until the owner shared the details of its five-decade journey from speeding around Detroit to dodging mortars in war-torn Beirut. Here's the… » 8/24/11 12:00pm 8/24/11 12:00pm

Hear the thunder of 42 classic '60s race cars attack Laguna Seca

The Monterey Motorsports Reunion at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca has a mind-searing array of classic racecars, from Formula 1 rides of the '70s to a 1911 Fiat. For your listening pleasure, here's the sounds of Saturday's race for 1963-66 GT cars washing the air of central California pure with their thunder. (And my… » 8/21/11 1:30pm 8/21/11 1:30pm

1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa prototype becomes most expensive car ever…

A 1957 Ferrari Testa Rossa prototype sold for $14.9 million at the Gooding auction in Pebble Beach, Calif., tonight. Adding in the buyers' premium, the final price is $16.39 million, setting a record for the most expensive car ever sold publicly. Congrats to the new owners of a vehicle that's burned twice and looked… » 8/20/11 9:42pm 8/20/11 9:42pm