How And Why You Should Follow Pebble Beach Car Week

Welcome to Pebble Beach (aka Monterey Car Week), the time of the year when exotic cars both old and new descend on a small ocean town and fill the air with the stench of opulence and the glorious burble of engines. Here's how you can follow along. » 8/16/13 12:53pm 8/16/13 12:53pm

Fisker Karma To Make Powered Debut At Monterey Historics

The Fisker Karma debuted its production-intent mustachioed shape at the 2009 Detroit Auto Show, but now the fully running prototype will take a spin at the Rolex Monterey Historic Automobile Races on August 15. » 7/23/09 5:30pm 7/23/09 5:30pm

What Color Should Junkman Paint His Olsen Eagle For The Concours…

Remember the Olds Toronado-based Olsen Eagle that filled us with such awe last year? It now sits in Junkman's garage, and he's bringing it out to Monterey for the Concours d'LeMons in August! » 4/18/09 1:00pm 4/18/09 1:00pm

Madmen Will Put Any Number Of Weber Carbs On Any Engine You Want

We saw some cool Weber carburetor setups » 8/20/08 4:20pm 8/20/08 4:20pm at last year's Monterey Historics, but the guys at the Pierce Manifolds booth have upped the Weber ante with their insane custom intakes. You want to put two-barrel Webers on your Chevy 348? No problemo- they can pull that manifold right off the shelf for you! How about a…

Are You Concours, Dream Cruise Or Sonic Parking Lot?

As you may have noticed, we divided our time this weekend between the 2008 Woodward Dream Cruise » 8/18/08 11:40am 8/18/08 11:40am and the . Both events are full of the kind of people who love cars, though the people themselves are often as different as a and a . The greatness of our car culture comes from the variety of our interests, backgrounds…

Olio, Huile, Or Oil? Gauges Of The Monterey Historics

Once I saw a tachometer with a "$$$$" marker at the redline and another driven by a leather belt coming off the camshaft, I decided I'd start shooting some instrument panels at the Monterey Historics. Italy, Germany, Japan, and Detroit are all represented in the gallery below, but Joe Lucas ( the Prince Of Darkness » 8/17/08 4:00pm 8/17/08 4:00pm)…

Win On Sunday, Still Don't Sell On Monday: Screamin' AMCs In…

Sure, there were plenty of Mustangs, Camaros, and Challengers- not to mention a few furrin jobs in the 2-liter class- roaring around the track in the Historic 1966-74 Trans Am Cars event yesterday, but: red-white-and-blue Javelins and AMXs! The sound of 40 V8s WFO on the track overwhelmed my poor camera's… » 8/17/08 3:00pm 8/17/08 3:00pm

What Do You Drive To The Monterey Historics? Leave The Camry At Home!

As soon as you arrive at the Monterey Historics and park your car, something becomes very clear: this isn't your typical bunch of parked cars! More late-model Porsches, Ferraris, and Corvettes than you can shake a briefcase full of nonsequentially-numbered $20 bills at, of course, but also dozens of funky old imports… » 8/17/08 1:45pm 8/17/08 1:45pm

Engine Pr0n From The 2008 Monterey Historics

We saw a whole bunch of engine shots from the '07 Monterey Historics, so let's make it a tradition and check out some of the vintage go-fast hardware that roared into Steinbeck country this weekend. You get a pretty interesting mix of engines at this event, with exposed-valvetrain mills in horseless carriages, big… » 8/17/08 11:00am 8/17/08 11:00am

Welcome To The 2008 Monterey Historics! Glorious Engines Everywhere,…

The temperature is a perfect 66 degrees, there's a soundtrack of wailing engines, and you can't walk 20 yards without encountering some legendary race car. Yes, it's the 2008 Monterey Historics, where I spent all day yesterday poking my camera into engine compartments and trying (in vain) to find a booth selling Deep… » 8/17/08 10:00am 8/17/08 10:00am