How To Crash America's Snootiest Car Show

The Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance is the highlight of a long weekend of events designed to celebrate the art of the automobile. It's also an opportunity for the wealthiest and most particular car enthusiasts in the world to show off their opulence. Being neither wealthy or even that particular, we did our hilarious… » 8/19/13 2:48pm 8/19/13 2:48pm

Swan Cars, Abacus Speedometers, And Other Reasons Why Pebble Beach Is…

Without a doubt, the premier classic car show in North America is the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. Each year, 200 impeccable cars descend on the 18th green at Pebble Beach and compete for the coveted Best in Show. » 8/20/12 3:30pm 8/20/12 3:30pm

2009 Volkswagen CC Priced Under $27,000, First Special Model Released

As we marveled at the 2009 Volkswagen CC » 8/19/08 3:00pm 8/19/08 3:00pm running around Monterey, the folks at VW revealed that the sleek four-door coupe will be priced below $27,000 when it goes on sale in the fourth quarter of this year. The announcement was made at the , making it less than 100th the cost of the — at least before you start…

Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Number One Auctions For $2.9 Million

The Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport » 8/19/08 12:20pm 8/19/08 12:20pm debuted at the last weekend, and chassis number one was promptly auctioned off the following day by Gooding & Company for the obnoxious sum of $2.9 million. "Standard" pricing for the ultra-exclusive convertible is set at €1.4 million, or about $2 million, so a paltry $900,000 for the …

Nick Hogan's Rolls Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe At Pebble Beach

Well, not really. But if Nick Hogan did have one, this is totally the Rolls Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe he'd drive. In fact, we bet he has a poster of this exact car on his jail cell wall right now. We'd also say the odds are high on this Phantom sticking out like a sore thumb at the Pebble Beach Concours.


(Thanks… » 8/15/08 1:40pm 8/15/08 1:40pm

2009 Mercedes SL65 AMG Black Series Back-End At Pebble Beach

Only 350 of the 2009 Mercedes SL65 AMG Black Series supercars will ever be made, but that hasn't stopped one from appearing at the Pebble Beach Concours. The $320,000 Benz has a staggering 661 HP, but that's topped by the 6.0-liter V12's 738 lb.-ft of torque.




(Thanks to J.F. Musial for the tip!) » 8/15/08 12:40pm 8/15/08 12:40pm

Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Drives Pebble Beach In Its Bloomers

The Pebble Beach Concours is scheduled for tomorrow, but all the cars are taking their places already, including the debuting Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport. Here, the Veyron Grand Sport is seen running around in its underwear, hoping to avoid photography. Gee, wonder what it looks like? (Thanks to J.F. Musial for the … » 8/15/08 11:50am 8/15/08 11:50am

Spyker C8 Aileron To Debut At Pebble Beach, Dilute Show Even More

We've just heard the Spyker C8 Aileron will make its North American debut at this weekend's Pebble Beach Concours D'Elegance. We've already seen the Aileron make it's worldwide debut at the 2008 Geneva Motor Show, so color us jaded if we're not terribly excited by this news. In fact, we're beginning to get a bit… » 8/14/08 12:45pm 8/14/08 12:45pm

Pininfarina Hyperion: Andrea's Last Hurrah Coming To Pebble Beach

Based on the Rolls Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe (plus a pile of collector money), the Pininfarina Hyperion represents the last coachbuilt automobile completed under the watchful eye of Andrea Pininfarina. Set to debut at the Pebble Beach Concours D'Elegance, the Hyperion will have to share the spotlight with the » 8/12/08 1:20pm 8/12/08 1:20pm

Bugatti Veyron Targa To Bow At Pebble Beach, Car Snobs To Feign…

The Pebble Beach Concours D'Elegance usually plays host to the reveal of at least one high profile, high-dollar piece of driveway candy every year. This year is no exception with the Bugatti Veyron Targa expected to make an appearance and drop its very expensive top. And when we say expensive, what we really mean to… » 7/11/08 11:20am 7/11/08 11:20am