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

Monterey Auto Week: The highlights

The roads surrounding the Pebble Beach Concours D'Elegance are the only place in the world where you can get jaded by the sight of a mid-'60s Ferrari in a matter of days. Here's the best of what I saw this weekend. » 8/23/11 3:30pm 8/23/11 3:30pm

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

James Glickenhaus brings the Hurst Baja Boot back to Monterey

The golf courses surrounding Pebble Beach flood with Bentleys and Jaguars and exotic Italian cars every August, but there's only one Baja racer driven by Steve McQueen. And thanks to new owner James Glickenhaus, it's been upgraded to 100% street legal. » 8/21/11 12:00pm 8/21/11 12:00pm

Edsel Ford's hotrod, once hidden for 41 years, reappears at Pebble Beach

The history of all Ford V8 hotrods traces to Edsel Ford himself, who built this two-seat roadster in 1934 dubbed the Model 40 Special Speedster. After being hidden for 41 years, then restored by the Ford family, it's debuting at Pebble Beach this year. Here are the first live, gorgeous pictures. » 8/20/11 6:30pm 8/20/11 6:30pm